NOUN and the conventional university system


The Open and Distance Learning (ODL) is a success story for the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). The institution, which was established in 1983 but soon suspended in 1984, was resuscitated in the year 2002. Since then the institution has made giant strides operating this mode of learning in spite of the challenges it has encountered.

Okagbare inspects projects at Ikom Study Centre


The director, Learner Support Services (LSS), National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Gregory Okagbare, on Monday inspected some projects at the Ikom Community Study Centre of the university.

Okagbare, who, in his capacity as director, LSS, is in charge of all the 103 study centres across the country, was on a work visit to the second study centre of the university in the state of Cross River.

SIWES: Confluence Cable Network accedes to engage NOUN students


The Managing Director, Confluence Cable Network, Grace FM (95.5) Lokoja, Kogi State, Mr. Simbabi Ogbeha has agreed to accept the National Open University of Nigeria’s (NOUN) Mass Communication students from the Lokoja Study Centre for their Students Industrial Work Experience (SIWES).

Ogbeha stated this during an advocacy visit led by the Director, Lokoja Study Centre, Dr. Godwin Alhassan to his office in Lokoja on the 18th of October, 2021.

South-west Incubation Centre holds Business Plan training for students


The South-west Incubation Centre has held a sensitisation exercise to help students put together a winning Business Plan as the individual presentation looms large.

The virtual event was organised by the coordinator of the centre, Dr. Sam Awolumate and staff at the Lagos Office on the 13 October, 2021 in Lagos.

NUC Deputy Executive Secretary to present RETRIDOL October lecture


The Regional Training & Research Institute for Distance and Open Learning (RETRIDOL), National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has concluded arrangements for the October edition of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) monthly discourse.

In a press release signed by the Director, RETRIDOL, Prof. Patrick Eya, this month’s lecture is billed to hold on October 18th, 2021.