Again, Igbinedion Varsity Records First Class At Nigerian Law School


… Makes Significant Progress In Its International Effort

Igbinedion University, Okada, has produced again another First class graduate from the Nigerian Law School, and also won an international engagement grant in partnership with Liverpool John Moore University, United kingdom as part of the dividend of its Internationalization efforts.

The School has also established a Post-Graduate Studies of an Executive MBA/DBA programme in partnership with Rosular Foundation and University of London, University of Cranfield, Liverpool John Moores University, Lancaster University and Arden University.

The graduate, AbdulRasheed Bolaji Ijaodola, who graduated with first class from the Oba Erediauwa College of Law, Igbinedion University, with a First Class degree in Law is the only candidate from a Private University in Nigeria among the only five candidates who made First Class at the just released result of the Nigerian Bar Examination.

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On the winning of international engagement grant by the University, the programme is titled ‘Assesses the Challenges and Opportunities for Digital Financial Access to African women.’

The programme, which is currently being driven through a series of webinars involving other international and local partners is being led by Igbinedion University, while other participants are drawn from Sichitel UK, Project Life Design Limited, Zambia, University of Port-Harcourt, Riby Financial Limited and Centre for Sustainability and Design, UK.

Vice-Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye (4th right) at University of Cranfield, Liverpool

” In furtherance of its drive for internationalization of academic programmes in the University, Igbinedion University Okada has recently deepened its relationship with Lancaster University through a grant jointly won by the two Universities to interrogate the “Assessment of the Challenges and Opportunities of the Mental Health Sector in Africa”. Both Universities have recently signed a working MOU.

” The engagement which is expected to progress towards a huge international grant application in October is currently holding in partnership with a wide range of international partners and local institutions including Lancaster University, University of Lagos, University of Zambia, University of Botswana, University of Benin, National Health Service, United Kingdom and a host of others,” a statement.

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Similarly, Igbinedion University Okada has made significant progress in its relationship with Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom since the visit of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye to Manchester in 2019.

However, the relationship which was supposed to come to a good highlight through a July Special Summer School programme which students of Igbinedion University Okada were to attend in Manchester has been put on hold because of the Covid-19 global pandemic.

The summer programme, however, is currently being reconsidered for possible launch via an online platform.

The VC, Prof. Ezemonye (2nd left) at Manchester University

Similarly, the University recently launched an online International Career Enhancement Programme for all 200 level students in a two-week comprehensive online flexible course designed on the back of an International Bestselling Book – The Graduate Code which is part of the University’s Community Service Program (CSP).

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The course which is accredited and certified by the United Kingdom Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certification service is in partnership with Lancaster University.


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