New Mass Comm HOD in UNILAG pledges to build on predecessors’ legacies

Dr.Tejumaiye becomes Unilag Mass Comm HOD

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Nigerian Dr. Tunde Sotunde is new President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield, North Carolina, USA.

“A man who humbles himself by his own words and actions is destined for greater things.” By Abraham Ariyo, M.D.July 15th, 2020 I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Babatunde Sotayo Sotunde as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.Prior to this, he was the President and CEO of Anthem’s Medicaid division, overseeing a revenue of $33 billion, a figure higher than our country’s (Nigeria) 2020 revised national budget. Anthem’s total revenue was $104 billion in 2019.Dr. Sotunde is a friend,…

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Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over rule that strips visas from international students

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the Trump administration over guidelines that would strip international students of their visas if their coursework was entirely online as the U.S. was still reeling with the coronavirus pandemic.© Provided by NBC News The lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeks a temporary restraining order and preliminary and permanent injunctive relief against the Trump administration’s policy, which was announced Monday. The lawsuit is also seeking an order vacating the policy…

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS HONOURS FOUNDER OF CALEB UNIVERSITY

CalebUNews/Universitytimes The National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS)  on Wednesday , June 24, honoured Dr. Oladega Adebogun, Visitor and Founder of Caleb University as ‘Icon Of Humanity and Trailblazer’. Presenting the award at Caleb University Conderence Room, Olasunkanmi Ijaduoye, National President of Polytechnic Students in Nigeria explained that the “Icon of Humanity” is the highest honour that the student body can bestow on any individual. “NAPS finds Dr.  Adebogun the Founder of Caleb Group of Schools and Caleb University, worthy of the highest honour in our association, for his passionate…

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NUC grants Ekiti varsity full accreditation

PM News/UTI: Thursday, May 14, 2020 Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, says the National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to the institution to run more undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Head, Directorate of Information, Corporate Affairs of EKSU, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Ado Ekiti. According to Olofinmuagun, the undergraduate programmes are Law, Civil Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Geology and Psychology.   Others are Building and Woodwork Technology Education; Christian Religious Studies, Electrical/Electronic Technology Education, and Metal Auto Mechanic Technology Education, Arabic…

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Caleb University First In Nigeria To Resume 2nd Semester Online and On Schedule

Caleb U. News/UTI Caleb University, Africa’s Best Private University in Research and Entrepreneurship Development scored a double when it emerged on last Monday, April 13, as the first Nigerian university to resume on scheduled date and also used the e-learning platform to engage the students amidst the lockdown due to Corona virus pandemic. Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, on April 14, recorded the milestone, when it resumed its 2nd Semester academic activities virtually on schedule. The school scored another first in its history with the record breaking commencement of its e-learning…

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UC temporarily adjusts admissions requirements in wake of COVID-19

UC Newsroom UC Office of the President | April 1, 2020 The University of California acted March 31 to implement temporary measures which relax undergraduate admissions requirements for students looking to enroll at UC for fall 2020 and future years as applicable. These measures will help mitigate some of the extraordinary challenges students and their families face in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We want to help alleviate the tremendous disruption and anxiety that is already overwhelming prospective students due to COVID-19,” said John Pérez, chair of the board of…

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Peking University to share COVID-19 expertise with Arab countries

Peking University News/APR . 07 2020 Peking University, April 6, 2020: “We will share China’s experience in fighting against COVID-19 with 400 million people from 22 Arab countries,” Professor Ning Qi, dean of PKU School of Foreign Languages (SFL) and executive vice director of PKU Institute of Area Studies (IAS), announced in a symposium on the publication of A Compilation of Literature on Combating COVID-19 (Arabic Version). At the symposium COVID-19 is rampant in the Arab world, with over 9,000 people being infected and 17 Arab nations reporting mortality. Faculty…

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Coronavirus: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Invents Disinfection Machine

PMNews/UTI The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi has invented a disinfection machine to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country. Prof. Muhammad Abdulazeez, Vice-Chancellor of the University disclosed this while speaking at the unveiling of the machine in Bauchi on Tuesday. He explained that the invention of the machine was in line with the mandate of the university as a centre of research and invention. Abdulazeez said the university was making efforts to make ventilators needed for the treatment of patients with stage II of coronavirus infection.…

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Harvard University Moving Classes Online Amid Coronavirus (HCOVID-19) Concerns

Harvard University Website President Larry Bacow Addresses Harvard University Community March 10, 2020 Dear Members of the Harvard Community, Like all of you, I have been intently following reports of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and considering the many ways in which its future course might alter my life and the lives of those closest to me. These past few weeks have been a powerful reminder of just how connected we are to one another—and how our choices today determine our options tomorrow. Fortunately, a group of extremely dedicated people has…

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