Canadian varsity appoints Nigerian academic, Nduka Otiono, director of African Studies

By Opeyemi Babalola Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, has appointed Nigerian academic, Nduka Otiono, as the Director at the varsity’s Institute of African Studies. Otiono’s appointment, which is for a three-year term, will take effect from July 1. The Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Pauline Rankin, who confirmed this in a statement yesterday, noted that Otiono, who is an associate professor in the institute, has contributions that cut across creative writing, cultural studies, oral performance and literature in Africa, and postcolonial studies. “His recent publications include the co-edited volume…

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UNILAG, Carleton University, Hold Nigeria-Canada Transnational Ventures Acceleration Program

Unilag General News The University of Lagos in partnership with Carleton University, Canada and the Scale Early, Rapidly and Securely (SERS) Project will hold a 3-day Transnational Ventures Acceleration Program (TVAP) scheduled as follows: Date:          Thursday, November 7 – Saturday, November 9, 2019 Time:         8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. daily Venue:       Arthur Mbanefo Digital Research Centre (AMDRC) University of Lagos The Nigeria-Canada TVAP is birthed from the University Management’s visits to foreign institutions for collaborative opportunities with international actors. It is…

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