63RD BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY: PROF. NAOMI NARI JAMES-RUGU

63RD BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY: PROF. NAOMI NARI JAMES-RUGU
Friends, brothers, and sisters in the Lord, please join me in being appreciative to the Almighty God, the giver and owner of life, who has made it possible for me to celebrate today as my 63rd Birthday.
Our God has been so loving, merciful, and faithful to me.
I am indebted to Him for His unfailing love, protection and abundant grace, His unlimited grace has indeed catapulted me to where I am today,
As you join me in celebrating this memorable day, may you be generously blessed.
Thank you so much for your attention.
Prof. Naomi Nari James-Rugu

Prof. Naomi Nari James-Rugu in a Prayer Session with 400 Level Zoology Students of the University of Jos

2021/2022 Session
Prof. Naomi Nari James-Rugu in a Prayer Session with 400
Level Zoology Students of the University of Jos on Tuesday,
28 th November 2023 in Zoology Laboratory 1, University of Jos.

Prof. Naomi Nari James-Rugu delivering a Lecture to 400 Level Zoology Students of the University of Jos

2021/2022 Session
Prof. Naomi Nari James-Rugu delivering a Lecture to 400 Level
Zoology Students of the University of Jos on Tuesday, 28 th
November 2023 in Zoology Laboratory 1, University of Jos.

71ST BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY: ELDER (HON) JAMES RIGYE RUGU

71ST BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY: ELDER (HON) JAMES RIGYE RUGU
Another 25th has come, and I am therefore delighted to inform you, my dear friends that our Almighty God has done it again. My daddy, elder brother, husband and special friend celebrate his 71st Birthday today. Congratulations to you, my dear.
My daddy, you are a bundle of joy to me, my children, and grandchildren.
We acknowledge you so dearly and are indebted to you for always being there for us. You are indeed one of our destiny’s helpers. Your indescribable love, encouragement and assistance are quite appreciated. Congratulations to you once more.
As we celebrate you, we ascribe honour and adoration to the giver of life for what He has done for you and what He will be doing for you in the nearest future. Congratulations!
Friends, join in this celebration.
Remain blessed.
Prof. Naomi N. James-Rugu

EXTERNAL EXAMINATION AT AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA. (with pictures)

EXTERNAL EXAMINATION AT AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA.

To the glory of God, on Monday, 7th August, 2023, I served as an External Examiner and Chairperson of an M.Sc Oral Examination of Opeyemi Kolawole Oyelakin in the Department of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Other members of the Examination Panel were Prof. Ezekiel Kogi- Head of Department and Supervisor, Professional. S.A. Luka (Co-Supervisor), Prof. Sohnap James Sambo (Internal Examiner), Dr. Usman Bashir and Dr. Kemba Bayo (members).

At the end of it all, I appreciated the contributions of all members of the Panel.

In his remarks, the H.O.D was thankful for my meticulous contributions and expertise. He stressed that the Department has no regret recommending me as External Examiner.

It’s important to state that the Student performed creditably well. All honor and adoration are returned to the LORD.

Prof. (Mrs) Naomi N. James-Rugu.

 

M.Sc Applied Entomology and Parasitology 2020/2021

M.Sc Applied Entomology and Parasitology University of Jos 2020/2021

The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU)

The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) in collaboration with the Advancement Office, University of Jos organized an interactive session with candidates vying for the position of Vice Chancellor, UniJos on Thursday, being the 15th of April 2021. The venue was at ASUU Secretariat, UniJos . Prof Naomi Nari James-Rugu was also among the ASUU Members that attended the event.
Good luck  to all the aspirants in race to succeed the outgoing Vice Chancellor.
Posted by Okpanachi Mark on 16th April, 2021.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS (NANS) RESTORE SANITY ON CAMPUS CAMPAIGNS OFFICIAL FLAG-OFF

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS (NANS) RESTORE SANITY ON CAMPUS CAMPAIGNS OFFICIAL FLAG-OFF.
The Flag-off of this program me was held on Tuesday, 5th October, 2021 by 10:00am at the Main Auditorium, Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja. It was attended by Students and elites of different field of endeavor who served as special Guests of honor.
Of great interest, Prof. Naomi Nari James-Rugu  also served as one of the Guests of honour and a Keynote Speaker. She delivered a scintillating Keynote/Lecture on Examination Malpractice and Flagrant violation of School Rules and Regulations.
There was an ovation when the Citation of the Academic giant was read.
Firstly, she started by Appreciating God for His immeasurable love, protection and provision. Furthermore, she elucidated on the relevance of Education, Forms of Education, attributes, types of attributes, need to posses Positive attributes for one to succeed. She reiterated that adherence to School Rules and Regulations  should be the watchword.
Furthermore, she highlighted on Malpractice, Forms of Malpractice, process involved when caught in Examination Malpractice. She also highlighted on Disadvantages of engagement in Exam Malpractice. She outlined the Positive attributes of Students who never engage in Exam Malpractice.
She called on thee Students to emulate this category of Students who know the importance of education and are ready to be achievers through hard work and not cheating.
Additionally, in her indept in Lecturing and Mentoring, she advised that Students should desist from acts that will ruin their lives and she always go to the Lord in Prayers and always ask God for mercy since we are all sinners.
Emphatically, she stressed the importance of Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) in Higher Institutions and recommended the need to establish it, because it bridges the gap between the Students and the Institution, and it helps the Parents to monitor the performance of their children children/wards among many others.
Lastly, she gave some strong recommendations to the Students, Executive Council Members of NANS, Parents and Government.
It was indeed an educating, rich and beneficial event. Thank you Ma for making us benefit from your pocket, filled with broad spectrum of experience and knowledge.
Long live the Academic Giant!!!
Posted by Okpanachi Mark on 8th October, 2021.

M.SC PROJECT SEMINARS

M.SC PROJECT SEMINARS
 The Department of Zoology in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Jos held its 2018/2019 M.Sc Project Seminars on Wednesday 24th March to Friday, 26th March, 2021.
Prof. N.N. James-Rugu  chaired the M.Sc Seminar Presentations on Day 3, being Friday. Eight (8) M.Sc Students of the Department presented on the said Friday. The Seminar Presentations were attended by Postgraduate Students, Lecturers of various cadres with Professors inclusive, Technologists, Technicians and other Staff.
The exercise was educating, interesting, motivating and encouraging particularly to the Students who highly appreciated the academic exercise. Various topics were exhaustively discussed and constructive criticisms were advanced by different Lecturers.
The Chairman, Prof. N.N. James-Rugu was openly thankful to all that attended and equally appreciated the contributions made by all. She was of the view that their immense contributions will no doubt improve the quality of Students’ Projects. The Chairman also commended all the Students that presented and noted that they all performed creditably well.
In his remarks, the Head of Department, Dr. D.D Pam thanked all that attended the exercise and commended all the Professors that chaired the presentations on Day 1 to Day 3.
Dr. B.S Audu the coordinator of Postgraduate Programme in the Department of Zoology was delighted and impressed with the turnout of Lecturers and Students. He was particularly happy with the immense contributions made by the various Lecturers. He however was indebted to all for the success of the academic exercise.
Posted by Okpanachi Mark on 31st March, 2021.

THE SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP

THE SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP
The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), Plateau State branch organized the Annual Scientific Conference on Tuesday being the 6th July, 2021 at the APIN Laboratory Seminar Hall, Old Juth, Jos, Plateau State. It was attended by Students, Researchers and Scientists from different parts of the Country.
In the bid for better understanding about different subject matters,  Intellectuals and experienced Research Persons were given the opportunity to share from their bucket of experience and expertise on different topics. Among these icons and Guest Speakers was Prof. Naomi Nari James-Rugu  who delivered a powerful presentation on the topic titled “Developing a befitting Research Topic and Proposal” on Thursday being the 8th July, 2021. Her technique of delivering the Presentation was quite exquisite and proficient.
The Presentation was so interesting, educating, informative and exciting. It also revived the “Research Spirit” in the minds of the listeners and some of them showed interest to be mentored by the erudite Professor. She concluded the presentation by saying we should be Researchful Workers. It was an exciting prospect for me.
Thank you Prof for explaining the Concept on how to develop a befitting Research Topic and Proposal in a very simplified manner.
Posted by Okpanachi Mark
9th July, 2021.