The University of Lagos and the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) are set to launch two new ARUA Centres of Excellence in the university.
The centres are:
- ARUA Centre of Excellence for Urbanisation and Habitable Cities in Africa.
- ARUA Centre of Excellence for Unemployment and Skills Development in Africa.
The two-day event will also include a Research Agenda-Setting Workshop, and details are as follows:
Date: Thursday, 6th and Friday, 7th September, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Venue: Tayo Aderinokun Lecture Theatre
(Beside Unilag Guest House)
There will be presentations by:
- Dr. Sunday Adebisi (Founding Director, Entrepreneurship and Skills Development Centre.) on “Entrepreneurship Roadmap in UNILAG: The Journey So Far and the Future Ahead.”
- Gbenga Nubi (Founding Director, Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development) on “Funding Housing Delivery in Nigeria through Three Real Estate Investment Portfolios: REITS, Real Estate Restricted Portfolios, and Asset-Backed Bonds/Sukuk.”
Date: Friday, 7th September, 2018 Time: 2:30 p.m.
Speakers: Prof. Ernest Aryeetey Prof. Wellington Oyibo
Secretary-General, ARUA Director, Research & Innovation Office
Host: Prof. Oluwole Familoni
DVC (Academics and Research)
Chief Host: Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, FAS
Members of the university community are encouraged to participate actively in the events.