NIRPSA Picnic

The Nile Internal Relations & Political Science Association of Nile University of Nigeria had a picnic on Saturday 3rd November 2018 at the Nile University Staff Quarters.

The purpose of the picnic was for entertainment, while discussing and making plans for their conference which is scheduled to hold on the 28th of November 2018.

The discussion was to talk about pressing issues like the need to create an atmosphere which will foster students taking leadership roles such as actively participating in the youth revolution movement, not only foster the growth of Nile University of Nigeria but Nigeria at large.

The discussions included creating and establishing support from parents and professionals in order to build connections and reform student involvement inside and outside the university, for both the association and the school at large.

 

 

Freshers Week 2018

The Student Affairs Department of Nile University of Nigeria in collaboration with the Student Representative Council (SRC) organized the 2018 Freshers Week for its new and transfer students.

The activities for the Freshers Week included: Orientation Lecture, Picnic, School Tour, Sports Competition, Picnic/Video Games, Treasure Hunt, Movie Night, BBQ, Awards/Concert.

To make this session’s Freshers Week more interesting for the students, the theme of the weeks activities was Game of Thrones. As such, the students were divided into six houses, each with a house captain. These houses were:

HouseBaratheon

House Stark

House Lannister

House Targryen

House Dothraki

House White Walkers.

The houses participated in various activities such as: Treasure Hunt, Tug of War, Basket Ball, Volleyball, Video Games, and much more. Points were awarded to successful houses, and at the end, the house with the highest point was declared the winner.

The Houses all did their best to get as much points as possible and at the end the winner emerged.

House Dothraki came first with 61 points

House White Walkers came second with 50 points

House Lannister scored 47 points

House Stark fourth scored 46 points

House Baratheon came fifth with 37 points and

House Targryen were left behind with only 30 points.

It was an exciting week for the new students and the aim was to welcome them in a way they will never forget.

Career Afrika Workshop 2018

Nile University of Nigeria in collaboration with Career Afrika organised a career workshop on the 3rd of November, 2018. This workshop was targeted at the final-year students; however, it was also open to other individuals who showed interest.

The workshop was themed: LAND ON YOUR DREAM JOB. It featured four trainers who spoke and enlightened the students on how to prepare for life after school. The CEO of ITEX FURNITURES, Mr. Tony Ezekiel, gave an inspirational speech on his success story in business, and necessary knowledge and skills needed to succeed in life. He emphasised on the area of entrepreneurship saying: Not everyone will get a white-collar job. Some of you have to go out there and start something. There is something that each one of us knows how to do and derives passion from. We should not belittle whatever we do and we should be patient while nurturing our businesses until they are successful.

 

Richard Knowdell, an American psychologist and the founder of Career Development Network, USA was another speaker who gave the students tips on how to cope in the world of work. He gave them tips on how to write their resume (CV) and also, what companies look out for in potential employees before hiring. One of the highlights of Dr. Knowdell’s session was a career test which he administered on all the students present. The test was administered in form of a card game. There were two of these tests: The Motivated Skills test and the Career Values test. The results of these card tests opened the eyes of the students to those skills, enjoyable activities and values inherent in them which could harness their success in various occupations.

It was an indeed an interesting, enlightening and motivational workshop.

Alumni Reunion 2017

The Alumni Reunion 2017 was a memorable event that had in participation many graduates from the first set of 2015 to the last graduating set of the then year 2017. The reunion took place on Saturday 29th of July 2017. The event was cheered by  Barr. Ismaeel Ahmed who was the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Social Investment Programmes.

He gave a career talk to all the graduates. He advised our graduates on the need to do their best to move the country forward by first of all changing themselves.

 

 

The reunion has also a football tournament where by all the graduating sets competed on a 5-aside football tournament to remember the old days where by the winners were issued gold medals.

 

 

2018 Nile Premier League

Nile Premier League which is an annual events organised by the Sports unit, Student Affairs Department on Nile University of Nigeria is taking place for maximum of 8 weeks. It has 11 teams that participated for the league. After weeks on intense heart melting performance from all teams, the struggle was tough and challenging.

All teams fought but at the end, only the bravest stood on top to prove worthy having Footy FC as the standing winners at the end of the season with 30 points which is three points ahead of their second runner up, Nile Stars having 27 points. The third on table were legend FC with 24 points, Goal Machines FC with 18 points and the fifth on the table was Coventry. Having same points as the Goal Machines FC but were down with goal  difference

Zobo Drink Competition

The first edition Nile Zoo Drink Competition organised by the Student Affairs Department, which had in collaboration the Student Representative Council (SRC), Cuisine Club and Business Club, took place as scheduled on the 11th May 2018.

The competition had in participation 15 contestants who presented their Zobo having their “Killer Recipe”.
The competitors were judged based on these criteria which are:
Taste, Presentation, Aroma, and Appearance.
After the judges had decided, there were 5 winners at the end.
The fifth winner was contestant 13 (Hauwa Mohd Yakasai), who happened to score 86 points.
The fourth winner was contestant 1 (Fatima Ibrahim Maikarfi), having 87 points
There is no third position as two of the contestants came head to head in points. The contestants were: Jibril Tukur Othman and Yasmin Amal Yakubu who both scored 89 points each.
And the winner in all was contestant 12 (Khadija Yunusa), who scored 91 points

Business Plan Competition

The Business Plan competition organized by the Student Representative Council (SRC) of Nile University was open to all students to participate. The purpose of the competition was to let students think and come up with a great business plan idea, see the feasibility of their plan and reward them based on their creativity. It has in participation 4 contestants after rigorous screenings. The competition took place on the 11th of April 2018 and after the judges decision and screening on which business plan was the best, they had 3 winners at the end of the day.

The first position winner who won the competition was Adeola Aminat with business name “Catfish Business“, who carted away with N40,000 prize

The second winner was Aisha Usman with business name “The Root Honey” who also got N30,000 as a prize

The third place winner was Aisha Musa Kaibo with business name “The Mystique” who got N20,000 as the third prize

The cash prize they got was to support their business.

Maiden Paintball Series

The Maiden Paintball Series organized by the Student Affairs Department in the university premises had in participation a total number of 11 teams.

The tournament was open to all and a breakthrough was achieved considering the fact it was the first of its kind. After hours of battle between the participating teams,  the final battle which took place between the two best teams: GARIBANLAR and SAMBISA RANGERS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was an intense battle and finally it ended with the GARIBANLAR TEAM winning the tournament and carting away with the prize money of N30,000 and Gold Medals while the SAMBISA RANGERS went away with only Silver Medals.

Although the tournament finished successfully, it couldn’t have been possible to see them in pictures without the help of our expert photographer Fatih BILEN (@photogrfabi)

 

When do you want the next tournament to take place?