Social entrepreneur of renown, Ms. Ndidi Nwuneli, has advocated a combination of vision and action to combat many of the social and economic challenges facing Nigeria today.
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On April 21, seven students in the Law program were recognized for academic excellence.
On April 13, members of the Honor Society sparred on both sides of a controversial topic: “Is torture justifiable.”
“Since I have been in AUN, I’ve never won a Stallion Award. But today, I just won two.” This was Funmbi Cole’s remark immediately after she received the Stallion Student Life Leadership Award.
At the Residential Security Seminar held on April 20, AVP Nourah Bamalli of HR and Planning stressed the need for employees to keep developing themselves, even at personal costs.
“The least you can do to make the society a better place is not to be amongst the problems.” Famous blogger Japheth Omojuwa gave this piece of advice to trainee-leaders at AUN on Thursday, April 12, when the Emerging Leaders Academy held a leadership session for 68 students who met their essay-writing criteria.
On April 18, Nigerian office correspondent at Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV, Ahmed Idris, visited the campus.
Inspired by the Made In Nigeria stage performance by the award-winning spoken word artiste, Dike Chukwumerije, AUN’s Peter Nwankwor quickly sketched Dike’s replica within an hour using a bare marker and sketchpad.
The life and struggles of late anti-Apartheid icon Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela – Mandela came alive at AUN at a memorial service in her honor on April 12.
At a guest lecture on April 13, Dr. Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Chair of the Telecoms & Wireless program in SITC, highlighted the need for government to provide incentives to mobile phone companies to expand telecommunication networks to Nigeria's rural communities.
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