Chairman’s Address At One-Day Retreat For Head of Departments of College of Medicine, University of Port Harcourt

Chairman’s Address Let me commence by congratulating the Provost of the College, Professor Christy Mato for deeming it fit to convene this important retreat. Under her as provost, the college has reviewed the MB. BS curriculum and is currently having another look at and seeking to fine-tune the requirements and work content for the MD […]

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Address By The Pro-Chancellor and And Chairman of Council at Maiden Convocation of Federal University Lokoja

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LOKOJA MAIDEN CONVOCATION AND INSTALLATION OF THE FIRST CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY. ADDRESS BY THE PRO-CHANCELLOR AND CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL. Protocol. Today marks a remarkable day in the history of this young university. As we install our first chancellor and graduate our first intake of students at this maiden convocation, the Federal University […]

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Internship Is An Important Component of Medical Education, by Prof Nimi Briggs

Over the years, I have had the good fortune of receiving invitations from educational institutions, university departments, academic organisations, professional associations and structured societies to deliver one lecture or the other in memory or honour of a member or someone who, in the opinion of that body, has impacted society positively.1-6 As much as time […]

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ADDRESS AT THE 24TH CONVOCATION LECTURE, UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT – FULFILLING THE MANDATE

FULFILLING THE MANDATE, RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 24th CONVOCATION LECTURE By Nimi D. Briggs. JP,KSC, OON, MB, BS (Lag); MD (Lag); FRCOG; FWACS; FICS; FMOG (NIG); FAS. Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Port Harcourt on 3 may, 2012 OPENING REMARKS To be invited to deliver a university convocation lecture is a unique privilege […]

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ADDRESS AT THE 21ST CONVOCATION (SPECIAL), AT THE HAGUE, HOLLAND

Nigeria and Petroleum Oil It was on the 15th of March 1956, that crude oil — which is often referred to as the black gold — was first discovered in Nigeria, in commercial quantities. The site was a little village called Oloibiri which was then in the Eastern Region of Nigeria and following the creation […]

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Address at the 21st Convocation Ceremony (Special) in Paris, France

ADDRESS BY THE VICE-CHANCELLOR AT THE 21ST CONVOCATION (SPECIAL) ON THE OCCASION OF THE CONFERMENT OF AN HONORARY DEGREE ON THIERRY DESMAREST IN PARIS, FRANCE ON 21ST JUNE, 2005 Your Excellency, Ambassador Geofrey Prewariye, Nigeria’s Ambassador to France. Alhaji L.A.K Jimoh, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the University of Port Harcourt. Mr. […]

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Address at the 21st Convocation Ceremony of University of Port Harcourt

AN ADDRESS BY THE VICE-CHANCELLOR PROFESSOR NIMI D. BRIGGS TO MARK THE DAY OF THE 21ST CONVOCATION CEREMONY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT ON SATURDAY, 5TH MARCH, 2005 Prefatory Remarks January 2000, the commencement of a new millennium, fortuitously, coincided with my appointment as the Vice-Chancellor of this great university. My appointment was first […]

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