FUT Minna Holds 27th Matriculation Ceremony

It was all fanfare on the 6th of May as new students took their oaths and committed themselves to excellence at their matriculation ceremony. The ceremony was richly attended by principal officers of the University, staff, students, parents and well-wishers. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Musbau Akanji, in his speech, admonished the newly matriculated students to…

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Facebook Buys Whatsapp for $19B

Facebook is purchasing messaging giant WhatsApp for$16B in cash and stock, according to aregulatory filing. The deal is being cut for$12B in Facebook shares, $4B in cash and an additional $3B in RSUs for employee retention. A termination fee is attached to the deal that would cost Facebook $1B in cash and $1B in shares…

Apply for Heineken International Graduate Internship 2014

The Heineken International Graduate Programme (IGP) is aimed at developing a pool of internationally minded individuals with the potential and capability to become leaders within HEINEKEN. Applicants, once on board will enjoy responsibility, development opportunities, training, coaching, travel and an environment that both stimulates intellectually and rewards high performance. HEINEKEN is driven forward by having…

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FUT Minna Appoints Musbau Akanji as New Vice Chancellor

The University Governing Council has approved the appointment of Professor Musbau Adewumi Akanji, FNSBMB, Faculty of Science, University of Ilorin as the 6th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University. He is to take over from the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Prof. M. S. Audu, FMAN, whose tenure expires on Monday, November 26, 2012. Council approved the appointment at…

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Prof. Osunde now Acting Vice Chancellor at FUT Minna

The University Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, has approved the appointment of Professor Akim Osarhiemen Osunde, FSSN, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University. He is to take over from the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Prof. M. S. Audu, FMAN, whose tenure expires on Monday, November 26, 2012. Council approved the…

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African Entrepreneurs Eye Europe for Business Success

Qualifications body launches Diploma in Entrepreneurship across Africa Just 1 per cent of business students see more foreign aid as the primary solution to Africa’s job’s crisis African entrepreneurs rank the EU as the region offering the most profit potential to new African Business, despite Europe’s recent economic woes. One in three (32 per cent)…