Peters: COL’s workshop on employability timely


The Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Olufemi Peters, has said the Commonwealth of Learning’s (COL) sensitisation workshop on the development of an institutional employability framework was appropriately timed.

He said it was timely because the country continues to seek ways of addressing the employment challenge bedeviling the Africa’s most populous nation.

Int’l Literacy Day: KSMC hosts Kaduna centre director


In a move to commemorate the International Literacy Day, the Kaduna State Media Corporation(KSMC) has hosted the Director of Kaduna Study Centre, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Dr. Aminu Umar to partake in a special education programme.

It was aimed at showcasing the importance of education and the need to exploit the abundance of opportunities brought to the populace by the university.   

Students’ practicum: Army hospital, Kaduna centre ink deal


The Nigerian Army 44 Reference Hospital and the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that paves the way for the students of the Faculty of Health Sciences to utilize the hospital’s facilities for their practicum.

The MoU will see students of BSc Nursing and Public Health Science in the institution effectively and efficiently making use of the hospital facilities and other relevant equipment for the exercise.

Butswat bags ASAN award


The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Isaac Sammani Butswat, has received a fellowship award from the Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN).

Prof. Butswat, in a chat with NOUN News correspondent in his office, went down the memory lane of what prompted the award and encouraged staff of the university to be the best in their careers.

NOUN operates purely by NUC standard – Chukwuma


The Director, Port Harcourt Study Centre, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Dr. Nnenna Nancy Chukwuma, has stated that the university operates purely by the standard set by the National Universities Commission (NUC), the apex regulatory body of the university education in Nigeria.

Chukwuma made the explanation during a live phone-in interview programme on Treasure FM, an FM station of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) in Port Harcourt on Monday, 13 September, 2021.