Vinsighte Wins Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge [2018]

Kolawole Tomisin and Erioluwa Morenikeji, from the University of Ibadan have emerged 1st prize winners of 1.5 million for their initiative – Vinsighte, in the Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge held in Lagos.

Vinsighte is a health technology project that makes use of technology to help blind and visually impaired persons live a happier, more comfortable life.

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Nigerian Prisons Service Wins 2018 UNESCO Confucius Prize For Literacy

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has emerged winner of the 2018 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy due to an education for prisoners programme being run by the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), which was selected as one of the five winners of this year’s prize, got the laurel in recognition of its innovative literacy programme of equipping prisoners with useful skills and professions to facilitate income generation upon discharge and discourage future crime.

Winners of the prize are awarded a silver medal, a diploma and US$20,000 prize money, as well as a trip to the birthplace of Confucius.

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Covenant University Emerge 1st Position Globally By Scholarly Output (In Option Pricing; Hedging; Black-Scholes Equation)

Covenant University has emerged number one in the list of the top 5 institutions globally, by scholarly output, in the field of Option Pricing; Hedging; Black-Scholes Equation.

According to the latest computations by Elsevier’s SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8,500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide, Covenant University had 13 scholarly outputs, 128 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 4.92, and 64 citation count, with the overall research performance worldwide put at 128 scholarly outputs, 1,080 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 1.02, and 251 citation count.

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