‘Academic Milieu shouldn’t be exclusively for learning, recreation is important too’

For Professor Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi, Vice-Chancellor, Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Moro Local Council of Kwara State, the aphorism, “Found Worthy in Learning and Character,” would continue to be the benchmark for awarding degrees to deserving students of the institution. In this encounter with ODUN EDWARD, the Vice Chancellor insisted that he would prefer to unleash on the public, criminally-minded, non-graduates who would have suffered varying degrees of punishments from the school for breaching its statute than releasing into public morally bankrupt graduates. A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), who…

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Students remain major stakeholders in University- KWASU VC

By Moyosore Salami The Vice Chancellor of the Kwara State University (KWASU) Malete, Professor Muhammed Mustapaha Akanbi, SAN, has described students as important stakeholders that deserve utmost care and best treatment. Professor Akanbi disclosed this yesterday during the opening of a three-day Vice Chancellor’s interactive session with students, held at the University Convocation Arena (CVA). The Senior Advocate of Nigeria said without students, there can never be University, let alone the Vice Chancellor and other staff members, saying that such critical stakeholders must be handled with love and affection not…

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Kwara State university VC seeks bank’s support on digital economy training, green initiative

By Moyosore Salami The Vice Chancellor, Kwara State University (KWASU), Prof. Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi has reiterated the institution’s commitment to the effective deployment of digital technologies for teaching and learning in order to prepare students for the future. He stated this while receiving a three-man delegation from the United Bank for Africa (UBA), in his office at the KWASU Business School, Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, recently. Prof. Akanbi said that processes have been set in motion for training in digital economy and emerging technologies at the University. The Vice…

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Poor funding, irrelevant curricula, and disparate grading system undermining university education– Student leaders

 By Opeyemi Babalola and Moyosore Salami  Two student leaders in Nigeria, one from Kwara State University and the other, University of Ibadan, lamented over some of the challenges preventing the universities and the students from attaining some of their goals. The Student Union Government (SUG) leader of KWASU, Azeez Okikiola, contended that the lack of uniform grading system across the universities in the country, is responsible for one of the many misfortunes in the university system. Adewole Adeyinka of the University of Ibadan, described poor funding in the education sector as…

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KWASU Establishes Centre for Complementary and Alternative Therapy

By Moyosore Salami The management of Kwara State University (KWASU) has established centre for Complementary and Alternative Therapy(CAT). The Vice Chancellor, Kwara State University, Professor Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi (SAN), said the rationale behind the centre in KWASU is to promote Complementary and Alternative Therapies for the well being of KWASU community as well as the general public. He explained that the CAT will be saddled with responsibility of providing Acupuncture, Acupressure, cupping, Herbal medicine, Nutritional medicine, Exercise Therapy, colour therapy, psycho therapy, natural diagnosis among others. Professor Akanbi added that…

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