The Nigerian 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna has agreed to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Kaduna Study Centre, towards utilizing the hospital facilities for the Clinical Practicum by the B.Sc Nursing students of the university.
The Vice-Chancellor, NOUN, Prof. Olufemi Peters, has felicitated with the former Dean, Faculty of Sciences, Prof. Monioluwa Olaniyi on her new appointment as the pioneer NOUN Deputy Vice-Chancellor on Technology, Innovation and Research.
Peters, represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Prof. Isaac Buswat, said the position was a well-deserved one for the former dean, who now occupies the third DVC office, the first time in the university’s history.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has expressed its desire to go into partnership with the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) in the areas of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), among others.
The Director, Admin and Human Resources, EFCC, Ibrahim Mohammed stated this on Thursday when he led a 7-man delegation on a working visit to the Vice-Chancellor at the University's headquarters, Jabi, Abuja.
The National Open University of Nigeria has solicited the support of the Plateau State House of Assembly (PLHA) for the establishment of more study centres in the state.
Associate Professor, Phillip Tachin, Director of the Jos Study Centre of NOUN, made the request during a courtesy call on the assembly’s Speaker, Abok Ayuba, on Tuesday in Jos, saying that the state deserved more than one study centre.
Tachin stated that the Jos Study Centre was among the first study centres in the country but had remained the only one in Plateau.
As part of its statutory mandate to educate the public on corruption and related offences, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Kaduna office, has on Wednesday July 28th 2021, engaged the staff of National Open University of Nigeria, Kaduna Study Centre, on a 1-day sensitisation lecture.
For the first time, the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) now has three deputy vice-chancellors as opposed to the two it used to have.
The move was unprecedented in NOUN where the practice used to be two deputy vice-chancellors.
The innovation came with the recent appointment of two new deputy vice-chancellors by the Governing Council of the institution based on the recommendation of the University Senate.
The Head of Unit, Visitors Information and Call Centre (VICC), National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Mrs. Margaret Merari, has described the unit as the gateway of the institution.
Merari, who stated this in a chat with NOUN news in her office recently, explained that VICC occupies that critical position due to the nature of its responsibilities.