A tour of the
campus showed the massive programme of renovation and
refurbishment well under way. This is the face of a university
with the nations people at the heart of its priorities.
research into anti-viral compounds which can be extracted from
native plants - much like 90% of all pharmaceuticals - has borne
fruit. Extensive field tests have attracted commercial sponsors
and full scale production of life extending capsules will be
under way this autumn.
Commercial scale production equipment delivered and ready for
While there is no cure for HIV, this treatment has been shown to
significantly extend the life expectancy of infected people. A
number of other African countries are showing a keen interest in the
project. If successful, the treatment will start to impact on the
steadily falling life expectancy for the country.
(Life expectancy has fallen from 39 to 34 over the last few years
according to the WHO)
Our invitation came from
Prof. Nyagura who we met while he was visiting the Open University
in Milton Keynes.
WORLD CUP RESULTS – TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA 2005
– ESSEC Business School Paris
– Kaduna Polytechnic
- Students in Free
"Mobilizing university students
to create economic opportunity for others
while discovering their own potential."
SIFE World Cup
Universities in the UK also compete in this world cup
competition each year.
This international competition success shows the students and their
lecturers are world class.
Prof. Nyagura in his post as Vice Chancellor has radically changed
the ethos and standing of the university.