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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday November 18, 2019 enjoined the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and other unions of tertiary institutions, to embrace peaceful means of resolving issues than embarking on strike actions.

343 bag PhD at University of Ibadan as President Buhari pleads against strikes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday November 18, 2019 enjoined the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and other unions of tertiary institutions, to embrace peaceful means of resolving issues than embarking on strike actions.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

12,386 candidates pass University of Ibadan Post-UTME

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka on Saturday September, 2019 rolled out a breakdown of the result of the 2019-2020 Post-UTME, conducted in the university recently.
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University of Ibadan admits 4,500 postgraduate students for 2018/19 session

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, has declared that out of 6,500 applicants into the institution’s Postgraduate College, 4,500 were offered admissions and 4,080 have been cleared and fully commenced study.
The Oyo State Governor-elect, Seyi Makinde, on Friday 15 March, 2019 donated N25m to the University of Ibadan, UI, as his contribution towards the repair of structures damaged by the recent rainfall that came with thunderstorms in the institution.

Oyo Governor-elect Seyi Makinde donates N25 million to University of Ibadan

The Oyo State Governor-elect, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Friday 15 March, 2019 donated N25m to the University of Ibadan, UI, as his contribution towards the repair of structures damaged by the recent rainfall that came with thunderstorms in the institution.

University of Ibadan announces new professors

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, on Thursday announced that 23 academic staff has been promoted to a substantive professorial cadre.

UI VC laments poor access to university education in Nigeria

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka has lamented the problem of access to tertiary education in Nigeria saying that out of over 1.5m university admission seekers into the nation’s 168 universities, less than 500,000 candidates could be admitted annually.

University of Ibadan begins work on new Arts Faculty building

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, recently laid the foundation of a six storey building in the institution’s Faculty of Arts, which is expected to provide classrooms, offices and utility rooms.
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Dangote donates N.3 billion business school to University of Ibadan

Leading businessman and Chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has challenged the government to muster the will to provide critical infrastructure that will make the nation’s environment conducive to commerce and industry.
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Ekiti guber: It’s people power – Yoruba group

The outcome of 2018 governorship poll in Ekiti has shown that the electorate, not political parties nor leaders’ clout determines victory in fair contest, says Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum.

University of Ibadan promotes 20 dons to professorial cadre

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, has announced that the institution’s Appointments and Promotions Committee for Academic Staff today approved the promotion of twenty lecturers to professorial cadre.

University of Ibadan pardons student expelled for ‘insulting vice-chancellor’ on social media

The University of Ibadan has shown leniency to a student who allegedly insulted the vice-chancellor on Facebook.

Don blames 1978 land use decree for decline in livestock production

Prof. Olusoji Adejumo, a professor of Reproductive Physiology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, has lamented that the greatest obstacle to accelerated livestock production in Nigeria “is the cerebrally deficient Land Use Decree of 1978, later Land Use Act of 1999 inserted into Federal Constitution,” even as he called for the establishment of a new Ministry of Livestock Production in the country.

University of Ibadan to commence semester exam January 8

The University of Ibadan has announced that its second semester examinations for the 2016/17 academic session would commence as scheduled from January 8, 2018.

Agriculture only solution to end poverty in Nigeria – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Friday that the only way to eradicate poverty in Nigeria was to take agricultural business serious as well as encouraging Nigerians to go into agricultural business if they must bid farewell to hunger.

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NCPC partners CAN, JNI to end Southern Kaduna killings

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