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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.

John Oyegun: Muhammadu Buhari rebuilding nation’s foundation towards economic prosperity

John Odigie-Oyegun, former APC National Chairman, has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration is rebuilding the foundation of the country towards economic prosperity.

University of Ibadan targets N30 billion yearly, reduces dependence on federal government

The University of Ibadan (UI) has disclosed that it has mapped out a strategy to reduce its dependence on Federal Government for funding.

2019: Abdulsalami Abubakar warns against Nigeria’s disintegration

Former Head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday said he will forever be an enemy of anyone that tried to hinder the democratic development of Nigeria or plunge Nigeria into crisis.

ASUU vows not to relent until government revamps public education

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said that the Union will not rest until the Federal Government revamps public education from its current bad state.

Ekiti guber: Tribunal grants APC order to inspect election materials

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti on Monday granted the prayers of the All Progressives Congress to inspect election materials and results of the July 14 governorship election in the state.
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University of Ibadan renames Arts Theatre after Wole Soyinka

The management of the University of Ibadan on Tuesday renamed its Arts Theatre after Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka.
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Ekiti Governor-elect Kayode Fayemi urged to make employment, workers’ welfare his priorities

Youths under the aegis of the APC in the South-south geo-political zone have advised the newly governor-elect of Ekiti, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to make employment generation and workers’ welfare his priorities.
Kayode Fayemi with President Buhari displays his certificate of return

Ekiti Governor-elect Fayemi presents certificate of return to President Buhari

Ekiti state governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday presented his certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari.
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APC’s Kayode Fayemi wins Ekiti guber poll

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday July 14, 2018 governorship poll, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has won the keenly contested exercise with close margin.

University of Ibadan suspends student over article about poor facilities

The University of Ibadan has suspended a student, Adekunle Adebajo, over an article published two years ago.

Vice Chancellor cries out over exodus of medical doctors

The Vice Chancellor of the Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Professor Folorunsho Asaju, has alerted of an impending calamity in the Nigeria health sector following the exodus of Nigerian – trained medical doctors into the United Kingdom.

Parents reject accommodation fee hike at University of Ibadan

Majority of parents at a stakeholders meeting held on Tuesday to discuss the new fee regime introduced by the University of Ibadan (UI) rejected the N30,000 hostel accommodation proposal.

University of Ibadan shuts medical school

The University of Ibadan (UI) on Sunday closed its medical school, directing students to vacate hostels by noon on the same day.

University of Ibadan ejects medical students with controversial letter

Students of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, have noted that a letter asking them to vacate their hostels before 12 noon on Sunday was neither signed by the new registrar of the institution nor written on the school’s letterhead.

Ex-Governor Kalu establishes N100 million endowment chair at UI

A former governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, has instituted a N100 million endowment Chair at the University of Ibadan which is billed to commence in November.

University of Ibadan to expel 328 students

The University of Ibadan is set to expel 328 first-year students for “shameful academic performance” in the recently concluded 2016/2017 session, the Vice Chancellor has disclosed.

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NBCC targets increased membership in 2019

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Babatunde Fashola: Implementation of electrification plan delayed for 10 years

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said the implementation of the Strategic Rural Electrification Plan (SREP) was delayed for 10 years, leading to the setback in supplying rural communities with efficient power.
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UN: 30 milliom babies are born premature yearly

Nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick, requiring specialised care to survive beyond the first month of life, according to a new UN-backed report.

UN: One in every nine people suffers hunger globally

UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has told a top panel on humanitarian aid that maintaining a “fire-fighting approach is not sustainable” in the long term.

Supreme Court fixes date to decide on Patience Jonathan’s accounts

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment till March 8, 2019, in the appeal lodged by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, contesting the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to size funds in bank accounts that were linked to her.