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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.
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 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.
The University of Ibadan (UI) has disclosed that it has mapped out a strategy to reduce its dependence on Federal Government for funding.
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.
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.
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.
The management of the University of Ibadan on Tuesday renamed its Arts Theatre after Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka.
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.
Ekiti state governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday presented his certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The University of Ibadan has suspended a student, Adekunle Adebajo, over an article published two years ago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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The Nigeria-British of Chambers and Commerce (NBCC) recently held its 41st Presidential dinner and awards in Lagos.
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.
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 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.
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.
Though the tell-tale signs are there, considering the unusual electoral malpractices in Ekiti, Osun, Kwara and other places where voters have allegedly been brazenly intimidated, disenfranchised and disillusioned.
Liverpool delivered a clear sign they intend to push Manchester City all the way in the Premier League with an emphatic 4-0 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday that was capped by a hat-trick from Mohamed Salah.
Kaduna state’s male cricket team on Monday beat their Edo counterparts by 8 wickets at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja.
Speaking in Ilorin, Kwara State, when he came to formally launch the scheme, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, said the scheme was duly approved by the National Assembly since 2015 but that federal lawmakers also delayed its implementation till now.
Senate majority leader Ahmad Lawan has backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, saying there was nothing to worry about.