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The immediate past Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Ibadan (UI), Professor Idowu Olayinka, said the UI VC selection process had always been marred with conflicts of interest that had made the process tough and competitive from time immemorial.
The Senate of the University of Ibadan, on Monday, elected Babatunde Akanola as Acting Vice-Chancellor of the institution.
Following the crisis that trailed the selection of a new Vice-Chancellor for the University of Ibadan, UI, that led to the process becoming inconclusive. the National Universities Commission, NUC, has directed the Governing Council of the university to appoint an Acting Vice-Chancellor to take over from the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka, on Monday, November 30.
The senate of the University of Ibadan will hold a special meeting on Monday to select an acting vice-chancellor.
Soldiers have been deployed to the University of Ibadan as the process for the selection of a candidate to replace the incumbent Vice Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, has raised the tension on campus.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that anybody found violating the processes of selecting vice chancellors for federal universities in the country will be sanctioned.
The University of Ibadan (UI) branch of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has ordered its members to boycott the 72nd convocation and Foundation day ceremonies of the institution.
Some workers at the University of Ibadan in Oyo State on Wednesday protested the selection process for the position of Vice-Chancellor of the institution.
A legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola, has advanced reasons why he turned down ministerial appointments twice.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the abolishment of ‘acceptance fees’ paid by students offered admission into various institutions in Nigeria.
Prof. Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says that improving the integrity of elections is key to democratic development of any nation,
The National Secretary of the Nigerian Association of Social Work Educators (NASWE), Professor James Ayanrinde Ayangunna, is among the 16 academic staff newly appointed as full-fledged professors at the University of Ibadan.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof Idowu Olayinka, has handed over six officials of its Distance Learning Center to the Department of the State Security over examination malpractice.
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Prof Idowu Olayinka, has called on both the staff and students of the institution to familiarize themselves with the various laws guiding against sexual harassment in the school saying ignorance will not be taken as an excuse for anybody found wanting by the law.
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.
The organisers of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced recently evicted Big Brother Naija contestant, Khafi Kareem, as season host for the 14th edition of the event scheduled to hold in c.
Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development Services, University of Lagos, says more than 600 million people in Africa lack access to electricity.
The University of Ibadan on Tuesday imposed a partial curfew on its campus following cases of robbery recorded in halls of residence.
The Chairman, Council Committee on Security, University of Ibadan, Prof. Ademola Aremu, says the university is reviewing its security apparatus to forestall future attacks.
Prof. Ademola Aremu, the Chairman, Council Committee on Security, University of Ibadan (UI), says the university is reviewing its security architecture to forestall future attacks.
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 Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has insisted that the recent Supreme Court judgement affirming the de-registration of 74 political parties is only binding on the National Unity Party (NUP).
The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria on Monday donated some food items to support some Muslim families in the on-going Ramadan fasting in the country.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the government would continue to demolish shanties across the state.
The commissioner of police in the state, Amiengheme Andrew, disclosed this on Monday while briefing Governor Udom Emmanuel who visited the police headquarters in the state to condole with the families of the slain officers and the police over the loss.
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has donated N60 million to families of slain policemen by unknown gunmen in the state.
After arriving at Villa Park for Sunday afternoon’s Premier League match against Aston Villa, Manchester United youngster Amad reportedly got lost while trying to find his way around the stadium.
Chidera Ejuke found the net as CSKA Moscow recorded a 3-1 triumph over FC Krasnodar in Saturday’s Russian Premier League encounter.
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has charged Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to embrace modern packaging of their products to make the required impact on both domestic and export markets.
Indian coronavirus infections and deaths held close to record daily highs on Monday, increasing calls for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lock down the world’s second-most populous country.
Israel said it was beefing up security forces on Saturday in anticipation of more confrontations with Palestinian protesters, a day after fierce clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque.