In a significant stride towards global sustainability and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal, and in line with the Vice-Chancellor’s vision to create an institution of excellent researchers, a distinguished faculty member of the Civil Engineering Department of Osun State University, Dr. Murtadha Adekilekun Tijani, has secured a grant through the ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme.
The initiative, led by the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (OACPS), and generously financed by the European Union (EU), is implemented by the prestigious United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
A statement released by the University’s Public Relations Officer, Ademola Adesoji, on Saturday, 30th September, 2023, revealed this information, stating that Dr. Tijani has been chosen for a prestigious opportunity to conduct a scoping study on low-carbon materials, a pivotal aspect of sustainable development.
“This study will take place in Uganda and Cameroon, allowing for an enriching exchange of expertise and ideas. Dr. Tijani will also serve as a key resource person during workshops integral to this project. The primary aim of this €11 million Programme is to enhance the management of the mineral sector in the Africa, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States.”
Adesoji further said that the scoping study, titled "Low-carbon materials and circularity in mineral value chains," is set to take place from September 24 to October 11, 2023 and Dr. Tijani's role during this period will encompass engaging with stakeholders, partners, and fellow experts, with a focus on promoting sustainable practices within the mineral value chains.
Expressing his enthusiasm for this exceptional opportunity, Dr. Tijani affirmed, "This grant provides a unique platform to contribute to the global discourse on sustainable practices within the mineral industry. It is an honor to represent Osun State University in such a prestigious international endeavor."
The Vice-Chancellor, Osun State University, Professor ‘Ayo Clement Adebooye while speaking on the grant, commended Dr. Murtadha Adekilekun Tijani on this remarkable achievement, which exemplifies the caliber and expertise of the University's faculty.
He said, “This grant reinforces our commitment to fostering academic excellence and promoting sustainable development on a global scale. The University wishes Dr. Tijani a productive and successful study, and is confident that his contributions will further elevate the institution's reputation in the academic and research spheres.”
The Deputy Minority Leader of the Nigerian Senate and Senator representing the Osun West Central District, Senator Akogun Lere Oyewumi, has expressed satisfaction with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor ‘Ayo Clement Adebooye, for positioning the University as a leading player in the education sector, a global competitor, and for the landmark achievements he has recorded since assuming office.
This is to inform all the prospective applicants intending to transfer their studentship to Osun State University that the University has commenced the sale of Inter University Transfer Form for the 2023/2024 Academic Session.
Osun State University (UNIOSUN) continues to make waves in academia, as one of her Alumni, Obasanjo Okekunle, bagged the prestigious University of Westminster Business School PhD Studentship, which includes a full tuition waiver for three years worth £12,623 per year and an alumni discount of £2,227 per year.
In a significant stride towards the preservation of Nigeria's rich cultural heritage, Osun State University (UNIOSUN) has been chosen as the exclusive academic partner to collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in the formulation and execution of the proposed Nigerian Living Human Treasure Commission, an affiliate of UNESCO.
Notice is hereby given that the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening exercise will hold for candidates who chose Osun State University as their first choice or those willing to change their institution and make UNIOSUN their first choice, who have a minimum score of 160 marks . However, candidates who scored less than 200 marks would not be considered for admission into any of the underlisted programmes: Nursing, Medicine, Law, Common and Islamic Law.
A lecturer from Osun State University, Dr. (Mrs.) Bayo-Olugbami Adedamola has won two international travel grants amounting to the sum of three thousand six hundred Euros. A statement released by the University’s Public Relations Officer, Ademola Adesoji, on Friday, 14th July, 2023 confirmed the award, citing a letter signed by the Director of Grants and Programs of the International Britain Research Organization (IBRO), Dr. Rebecca Hadid.
...As Eleven Students receive scholarships
The Vice-Chancellor of Osun State University, Professor 'Ayo Clement Adebooye, has lauded the Osun Development Forum, Dallas, Texas Chapter for awarding the sum of one million, one hundred thousand naira (N1,100,000) scholarships to eleven (11) indigent but diligent students of Osun State University.
...admonishes Muslims to sustain their prayers for peace, love and national unity
The Vice-Chancellor of Osun State University, Professor 'Ayo Clement Adebooye has sent out his best wishes to Muslims in Nigeria and the world at large in celebration of Id-El-Kabir.
........As Unions appreciate Adebooye-led Management
The Management of Osun State University under the leadership of Professor Oduanyo Clement Adebooye, on Wednesday, 14th June, 2023 doled out palliative to all staff of the University to cushion the effect of the fuel subsidy removal.
The Executive Governor of Osun State and Visitor to Osun State University, Senator Ademola Nurudeen Jackson Adeleke, will be commissioning two completed projects in Osun State University on Thursday, 8th June, 2023.