Calabar centre visits host monarch


The management of Calabar Study Centre of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Calabar, Cross River State, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, paid a courtesy visit to the newly installed Ndidem of Ikot Ansa, HRH Nte Paul Assema Ita, in furtherance of the centre's advocacy campaign.

The visit, led by the director of the centre, Prof. Onyeka Iwuchukwu, afforded an opportunity for the centre to pay homage to the royal father, especially as Ikot Ansa, the domain of the new king, is the immediate host community of Calabar Study Centre.

E-ticketing: NOUN trains managers, desk officers for quality service delivery


As part of its efforts in providing seamless service delivery, resolving challenges bedevilling students, the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has trained about 25 staff selected as e-ticketing desk officers and managers to handle students' various complaints within 24hours.

The 2-day training workshop held between 5th - 6th May, 2022, at the university headquarters in Abuja, was organised by the office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Technology, Innovation and Research (DVC-TIR), Prof.Monioluwa Olaniyi.

Gombe Study Centre hosts staff to Iftar dinner


The second edition of this year's 'Iftar Night Out' at the Gombe Study Centre has turned out to be a huge success in the sense that it was a reflection of the unity and harmony that exists among staff at the centre.

The Iftar dinner held on the 27th day of the Ramadan fast was coordinated by Dr. Adamu Bappah, Director, Gombe Study Centre.

In an opening address, the Centre Director welcomed all Staff to the interfaith iftar night and stated that Ramadan is one of the most important months of the Islamic Calendar.

Ugbeje okays conduct of POP exam at Azare, Bauchi, others


An External Examination Monitoring Officer, Dr. Ernest Ugbeijeh, has visited the  Bauchi, Azare and Bogoro Study Centres, where he commended the process and the orderly conduct of the ongoing 2022_1 POP examinations.

While at the Bauchi Study Centre,  Ugbeijeh was given a tour of the facility by the centre director Engr. Dr. Buba Shani, which afforded the visitor the opportunity to inspect facilities at the study centre.

Butswat monitors exams at McCarthy Study Centre


The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Issac Butswat, has on Thursday, April 28, 2022, visited the McCarthy Study Centre where he monitored the conduct and administration of the on going 2022_1 POP examinations.

The DVC was warmly received by the centre director, Prof. Rotimi Ogidan with other staff at the centre who took him round to monitor the on-going examination.

2022_1 PoP examinations seamless, hitch free says Emeritus Prof. Sogolo


The administration and conduct of the ongoing 2022_1 Pen-on-Paper (PoP) examinations is top-notch, seamless and hitch-free, Emeritus Prof.Sogolo has said.

Sogolo stated this while monitoring the 2022_1 PoP examinations at Enugu Study Centre, Enugu State.

The Professor of Philosophy who toured Enugu, Opi and Agwu study centres said the conduct of the students were satisfactory as they focused on their examination squarely and independently; adding that there were no chaotic instances, or irregularities at any of those study centres.

NSMCS elections: Beyond the euphoria of victory


In every contest, one basic thing occurrs naturally at the end: the emergence of a winner and a loser. This is natural and there is no doubt about it! In a transparent, credible, free, fair and acceptable election, a winner wins not only on the basis of their popularity but also on the ground of people's verdict occasioned by the winner 's tract record and sometimes their past experiences.

Jegede's birthday celebration in NOUN and the rest of us


Without fear of contradiction, it is patently obvious that Wednesday, 2nd March, 2022 remains indelible in the annals of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). The NOUN's headquarters at Jabi, Abuja, was agog as people from all walks of life and members of staff of the university thronged to the Convocation Arena to honour a seasoned academician, an icon and apostle of Open and Distance Learning(ODL), the Ogurefa of Ogori in Ogori Mangongo Local Government Area of Kogi State, Emeritus Professor Olugbemiro Jegede, who clocked 70.