1. UNN/ExxonMobil/NNPC Joint Venture Partnership
In December28th 2015, at a meeting held in the Vice Chancellor’s Office, with Mr. Paul Arinze, an Alumnus of the University and Country General Manager Public and Government Affair ExxonMobil. An agreement for partnership with ExxonMobil and University in funding an Advancement Centre that will serve as a nucleus of collaboration between the University and external partners. Also, that an Advancement Officer will be engaged for the execution of the project.
In line with the request for funding, ExxonMobil has released the money for the project which was collected on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor Prof. B.C. Ozumba by Prof. O.U.Njoku, Director, University of Nigeria Consultancy Services Limited. Some of the derivable of the project will include, management of engagements with donors and development of partners creating an electronic data base of all available opportunities for funding, assist in developing proposals and also, co0ordinate the activities of friends of the University.
2. University of Nigeria British School of Project Management Meeting
A group led by Dr. Tochukwu from the British School of Project visited the University of Nigeria Consultancy Services Ltd on the Vice Chancellor’s approval for consultancy partnership in the area of capacity building.
During the meeting, the DVC Academic Prof. James Ogbonna who represented the Vice-Chancellor welcomed the group and promised that the University will continue to engage in partnership that will give the University the needed visibility and capacity building. Earlier on, the Director of the UNN Consult has briefed the team on the unimaginable business opportunities the Consultancy offers and promised to work out and acceptable business partnership with the group.
3. partners with sealandsafety Ltd on Training and Capacity Building.
The agreed areas on training will include, health and safety, scaffolding, onshore and offshore Rigging and Lifting Operations.
This will definitely benefit our students especially people in Engineering, Geology, Environmental Sciences and the general public who have interest in working in the Oil and Gas sector.