NOUN : Ofulue, Bandele, Marafa to assume new office


The Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof Olufemi Peters, has approved certain changes in the leadership of some directorates in the institution.

This was contained in a memo dated November 3rd, 2021 and signed by the Director, Human Resources, Mr John J. Ubaji, on behalf of the Registrar.

The changes will see Prof. Christine Ofulue of the Faculty of Arts assuming office as the new Director, Regional Training and Research Institute for Distance and Open Learning (RETRIDOL), with effect from 2nd November, 2021.

Entrepreneurship education key to graduate employability – VC


The Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Olufemi Peters, has said that developing and possessing entrepreneurial skills is a way to reduce unemployment amongst graduates of higher institutions in the country.

He said students with entrepreneurial education are better suited for flexibility and adaptability in the labour market, especially with the uncertainty and dynamic changes within the economic environment.

NOUN's centre director bags award


The Director of Makurdi Study Centre of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Fidel Onefeju Okopi, has been bestowed with a distinguished award.

The award was conferred on him by the Ahmadu Bello Advocacy for Good governance and leadership centre, Abuja,on Thursday 28th October 2021 in Makurdi, the Benue State capital for his meritorious  service to humanity, peace advocacy, job creation and upliftment of educational standard in Benue Dtate and Nigeria at large.

Ensure due-diligence in handling students’ projects, facilitators told


The Director, Gulak Community Study Centre of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Mrs. Margaret Yamtu, has appealed to facilitators at the centre to ensure due-diligence and professionalism in handling the projects of students.

Yamtu made the appeal during a meeting held with facilitators in Mubi, Adamawa State.

The director emphasised on the zero tolerance to extortion of students by any facilitator, which has been the known stand of NOUN.