NOUN solicits assembly’s support for more study centres in Plateau


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.

NOUN now has 3 deputy vice-chancellors


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.

Why we’re the gateway to the university – VICC Head


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.

Health Science students present seminar at Dutse centre


In partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of degree certificates in Nursing Science and Public Health Science by the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), students of the Faculty of Health Sciences have on 26th July, 2021 held a seminar presentation at Dutse Study Centre.

The students were drawn from Nursing and Health Science Departments who have registered for (NSC 118); Core Areas in Public Health (PHS 512) and Seminar in Public Health (PHS305), respectively.

Internship: ACETEL inspects facilities at NITDA, NCAIR


The World Bank-assisted Africa Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning (ACETEL) has embarked on a tour of facilities at the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and the National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (NCAIR) in Abuja, with a focus on giving quality internship for its postgraduate students.

The centre, led by its director, Prof. Grace E. Jokthan, was received by the representative of the NITDA Director-General, Dr. Idris M. Yelwa and his management team.