UNILAG Journal of Politics: Call for Papers Special Issue

At the core of human security is “people-centred, comprehensive, context-specific and prevention-oriented responses that advance physical protection, economic empowerment and dignity of all people”. With growing insecurity around the world, human security question has continued to resonate with scholars and policy-makers alike.

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IDHN to hold 2nd 2021 Workshop

The Islamic Digital Humanities Network, a network of scholars with focus on Islamic digital studies is to hold an online workshop titled Islamic Digital Humanities in the Field on Methods and Ethics. The workshop, which is to be hosted by Professor Scot Reeves of the University of Hamburg, Germany, is scheduled for 1pm, West African Time on Wednesday 29th September, 2021. This was contained in a promotional flier circulating online.

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US Based Nigerian Scholar, Oyeronke Oyewumi, Wins Distinguished Africanist Award

A Nigerian born gender scholar, Oyewunmi Oyeronke recently bagged the award of The Distinguished Africanist Award of the African Studies Association of the United States. This was contained in a congratulatory message posted on the Facebook page of Lagos Studies Association (LSA) by its president, Prof. Saheed Aderinto.

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Aibinu to Speak at Wits CEM Research Seminar

A Nigerian Associate Professor of Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics, Ajibade A Aibinu, is to deliver the a lecture at the  Wits University’s Construction Economics and Management Seminar Series. The information was contained in a promotional flier shared on social media. The seminar series holds on Thursday, 16 September, 2021. The lecture titled “Towards the Circular Built Environment: How to Accelerate the Uptake of Digital and Data-Driven Processes” will hold virtually.

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Fountain University, Osogbo- Advertisement for Staff Vacancies

Fountain University is a Private University LICENSED in May 2007 by the Federal Government and commenced academic activities in January, 2008.The Vision of the University is to be a pace -setting institution in terms of learning, character building and service to humanity. Its Mission is to produce competent and resourceful graduates with high moral standards; and the Philosophy is the total development of men and women in an enabling environment through appropriate teaching, research and service to humanity, influenced by Islamic Ethics and Culture.

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FUO Mass Communication Holds 2021 PMSW; Students Pitch for Two MSMEs in Osun

The Department of Mass Communication, Fountain University, Osogbo, will hold its Professional Media Skills Workshop (PMSW) for the end of the 2020/2021 session. This information was contained in a release by the Coordinator of the Department, Salaudeen Kamoru while speaking to the press in Osogbo on Friday. According to the Strategic /Development Communication expert, the PMSW with the theme Upskilling, Mediapreneurship and Skills Marketing will hold from 6th  to 8th September, 2021.

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UI Former DVC Appointed to World Food Security Steering Committee

A former Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Olanike Adeyemo, has been appointed as a Member of the Steering Committee of the World Food Security (CFS) High-Level Panel on Experts on Food Security and Nutrition. This was announced on Prof. Adeyemo’s LinkedIn page. Adeyemo said “I am pleased to announce that I have been appointed to the membership of the Steering Committee of the World Food Security (CFS) High-Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE).” The appointment made her the only appointee from the African Continent.

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Attaining a Degree in Nigeria is not as bad as people think –Hammed Kayode Alabi

Hameed Kayode Alabi is a Nigeria Social Impact Prodigy. He is a Social Entrepreneur, Author, SDGs Youth Champion, as well as Education and Youth Activist. He recently concluded his Master’s Degree programme in Africa and International Development at the University of Edinburgh on a fully paid Mastercard Foundation Scholarship. Talking about his experience as a student, he reflected that tertiary education in Nigeria is not as bad as it is claimed.

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