Showing posts from May, 2019


The University is preparing the following programmes for NUC and Professional Bodies’ Accreditation in the 2019: Accountancy Mechanical Engineering Medical Laboratory Science Agricultural and Environmental Engineering Civil Engineering Petroleum Engineering


The skills acquisition orientation programme has been scheduled for Wednesday 22nd May, 2019. The time is 1 pm in the University Auditorium. All are invited. The Vice Chancellor is expected to be the Special Guest to kick-start the programme


The following books were donated to the University Library through the Special Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor on the 15th of May, 2019. Two (2) copies of 2017-2018 Edition of Local Content Digest, Three (3) copies of quarterly publication of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), one (1) copy of Nigerian Regulatory Agencies Directory Volume III, one (1) copy of Capital Markets, African & Global, Two (2) copies of ABU News Vol. 5 No. 2, Four (4) copies of Federal Government of Nigeria Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, 2014 Annual Report and Four (4) copies of Accountant General of the Federation office (Federal Ministry of Finance) Annual Report 2013.


Officials of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) Yenagoa Branch, Bayelsa state paid a courtesy call on the University Administration on Thursday, May 16, 2019. The University was also informed that the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Samuel G. Edoumiekumo would soon be inducted as a Fellow of the Institute of Management.


The Executive Members of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Bayelsa state chapter paid a courtesy call on the University Administration on Thursday, May 16, 2019. They briefed the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Samuel G. Edoumiekumo about the forthcoming programmes of ANAN in relation to the study of Accountancy in Tertiary Institutions in the country. The Vice-Chancellor responding expressed the desire to cooperate with ANAN for the furtherance of knowledge and capacity building in the profession.

MoU between the University Administration and College of Christian Education and Multi-Skills Limited (CCEAMS)

A Memorandum of Understanding between the University Administration and College of Christian Education and Multi-Skills Limited (CCEAMS) was signed on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 for the purpose of providing professional Christian Education at both Diploma and Advance Diploma levels.

Basic Molecular Biology and Computational Biology Workshop

Basic Molecular Biology and Computational Biology Workshop comes up from 19th - 25th May, 2019.

Forensic Auditors, Panacea for Fraud Control Says NDU VC

The Vice Chancellor of the Niger Delta University, Prof Samuel G Edoumiekumo has advocated for a greater role for Forensic Auditors to stem the epidemic called corruption that has become endemic in the society. He made the call at the 2nd Graduation and Induction Ceremony of fifty-two (52) Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation Professionals  (FAFIP) held at the Main Auditorium of the Niger Delta University on April 12, 2019. He said, the complexity of today's social and economic transactions occasioned by ICT have made the demand for these specialized professionals more imperative. The Advanced Diploma in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation is a nine months intensive course designed to equip participants with skills, tools and the science of forensic accounting, internal control, fraud prevention, detection and investigation, digital forensics, tracking and recovery of stolen assets, and presentation of forensic evidence in legal proceedings,  It is a collaboration b…

NDU Host Nigeria Political Association Conference

The Nigeria Political Association, South-South Zone held its 1st National Conference at the Niger Delta University from May 5 - 7 2019. The theme of the Conference was "Federalism, Democracy and Development in Nigeria´".  Papers were presented on the following sub-themes: Theoritical Issues on Federalism, Democracy and Development in Nigeria, Nigeria and the Federalism Question, Democracy and Development in Nigeria, Elections and Democracy in Nigeria, Federalism and Development in Nigeria,  Prof Eme Ekekwe of the University of Port Harcourt gave the keynote address while the Conference was declared open by the Vice Chancellor, represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof Allen Agih. visit for photos; for videos

NDU DON Advocates Proper Management of Virus Infections

The 36th Inaugural Lecture of the Niger Delta University took place on April 17, 2019 at the University's Main Auditorium. Speaking on the topic "Viruses: Ignored, Neglected, Poorly Understood with Resulting Devastating Consequences", the Guest Lecturer, Kemebradikumo D Pondei, a professor of Medical Microbiology (Virology) at the College of Health Sciences , explained the seriousness of the threat of viruses. Viruses, he said are troublesome non-cellular organisms;  they present many diagnostics and treatment challenges; are fatal and deadly as they invade and destroy cells  in the body and is a major cause of most public health crises and hazards such as the Spanish Flu (after the 1st World War that claimed about 10% of the World Population by then) and recent outbreaks like Monkey Pox, Zika, Lassa Fever, Bird Flu, Rabies, Polio, Mumps, Measles, Yellow Fever, Ebola and even many cancers, just to mention a few.  If viruses have these serious public health implications, …

NDU Graduates Seventy (70) New Nurses

NDU Graduates Seventy (70) New Nurses
Develop Exponential Minds for Exponential Possibilities. This was the powerful message to graduating Nurses by the Dean of Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Niger Delta University Prof (Mrs) Izibeloko Jackkide at the 5th Induction Ceremony of seventy (70) new Nurses held  at the Main Auditorium on April 30, 2019.The nursing profession like other professions , she said, has been revolutionized by technology. She cited the case of the Qualcomm Tricorder , a low cost medical device that is capable of diagnosing 13 medical conditions independent of a medical personnel and the trend towards DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) revolution  where malaria, HIV and pregnancy test etc could be done at the convenience and comfort of home. Added to these technological developments, she continued, are the emergence of new diseases and the increasing awareness of patients towards their rights to quality healthcare. All these developments mean that the old model of nursing education …

Professorial Inaugural Lecturers Honored

The Niger Delta University has honored professors that have delivered their inaugural lectures in an Investiture Ceremony held on April 17 2019 at the Main Auditorium, In his opening remarks, the Vice Chancellor, Prof Samuel G Edoumiekumo said, the learned professors were celebrated for their contributions to knowledge and quality research output that has put the University at the global academic community by having their research findings cited all over the world. The Pro Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council in his congratulatory message felicitated with the learned professors for their achievements and charged them not to rest on their laurels but to continue to strive for excellence and contribute more to the development of the University and the community by practical applications of their research work. He pledged his support to the University in their pursuit of excellence. Visit for photos
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