8th International Conference and Workshop on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Nigeria Communique

The Report and Communique of 8th International Conference and Workshop on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Nigeria Communique. BACKGROUND After the 7th International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa (ICQAHEA) held in September 2015 in Abuja, Nigeria, there have been several notable developments in the promotion of quality in higher education in […]

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Life Depends On Birthweight

Life Depends on Birthweight – by Professor Nimi Briggs (November 2003) – A Keynote address in honour of Late John Bateman Lawson, at the 36th Annual Conference of the Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON). INTRODUCTION An unstoppable admirer of the late Horatio Oritshejolomi Thomas once asked him when he was Dean of the Medical School […]

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WHO IS A MANAGER?

A Short Address by Professor Nimi Briggs on the Occasion of the Commissioning of the NIM Office and Project. On Wednesday, 17 December, 2014. “One who manages” was the answer I gave to my self-imposed question, “Who is a Manager?” But I quickly realised that the answer was of poor quality; it was begging the […]

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UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

2015 AVCNU EXECUTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CHAIRMEN AND MEMBERS OF GOVERNING COUNCILS OF NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES LE MERIDIEN IBOM HOTEL, UYO WEDNESDAY 28 JANUARY, 2015 Introductory Remarks. Around the world, universities reflect diverse cultures and wide variations in their orientations. But their overarching goal, to pursue the impartial truth and to seek a better understanding of […]

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40 AND ON. DETERMINED TO DO BETTER

A lecture delivered on behalf of the College of Health Sciences of the University of Port Harcourt in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the university. By Nimi Briggs, Professor Emeritus. Tuesday 28 April, 2015. PROTOCOL Pro-Chancellor and members of the Governing Council Vice-Chancellor Past Vice Chancellor Deputy Vice Chancellors Principal Officers of the University […]

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University Advancement And Financial Management

In a broad sense, universities are established to seek better understanding of the world so as to contribute to improvement in the quality of life of all people. The pathways by which they seek to achieve this – innovation, knowledge generation and propagation; analytical and critical enquires that lead to discoveries; as well as sundry […]

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Conference Papers

SOME PAPERS READ AT CONFERENCES/CONFERENCES ATTENDED The contribution of malposition to birth injuries in the young. Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria. Kano 16/8/80. Malaria as a cause of megaloblastic anaemia in pregnancy: protection associated with sickle cell trait. Joint meeting of the 18th Congress of the International Society for Haemotology, the 16th Congress […]

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