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A former Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Communication and Information Science at the University of Ilorin, Adesina Azeez, has been promoted to the position of a professor.

UNILORIN names first professor of mass communication

A former Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Communication and Information Science at the University of Ilorin, Adesina Azeez, has been promoted to the position of a professor.
The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

UNILORIN announces phased resumption

The management of the University of Ilorin, on Friday, has announced a phased reopening of the institution for academic activities beginning from January 25.

Unilorin commences virtual classes for students

The authorities of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) on Monday directed the students of the institution to commence online lectures with immediate effect.

UNILORIN, UNIBEN, BUK announce resumption dates

The senate of the University of Ilorin has approved January 11 for the resumption of academic activities in the university.
The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) at the weekend instructed its returning international students to go for medical examinations.

UNILORIN to resume academic activities January 11

The statement read: “following the recent suspension of the nine-month industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Senate of the University of Ilorin has approved the resumption of academic activities for the Rain Semester as from Jan.11, 2021”.
Prof Ayo Akinwale, a prominent Nollywood actor and lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts, University of Ilorin, has died at 74.

Nollywood actor Ayo Akinwale passes on at 74

Prof Ayo Akinwale, a prominent Nollywood actor and lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts, University of Ilorin, has died at 74.
The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

IPPIS: UNILORIN ASUU begins two weeks warning strike action

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ilorin Chapter, has declared to obey the national body and commence a two-week warning strike on Tuesday.

University of Ilorin rewards associate professor with car as best researcher of academic session

The University of Ilorin has rewarded Akorede Mudathir, an Associate Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering with a Toyota Corolla car for emerging as the Best Researcher of 2018/2019 Academic session.

UNILORIN elevates 968 staff in 2019 promotion exams

The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) says it has promoted 968 staffs in the 2019 promotion examination.

59,000 candidates for Unilorin post-UTME screening

No fewer than 59,306 candidates are expected to sit for the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) post-Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).

No Unilorin student died during CBT exams – management

The management of the University of Ilorin has said that no student of the school died during the stampede that occurred while students rushed to write exams at the CBT Centre on Friday.

Abdulrasheed Na’Allah’s choice as Uniabuja vice-chancellor applauded

The University of Ilorin has described the appointment of Prof. Abdulrasheed Na’Allah as Vice-Chancellor of University of Abuja as well deserved, describing it as a “fascinating antecedent”.

Protesting workers barricade UNILORIN gate

The entrance gate of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Kwara State, was on Monday barricaded by protesting workers, causing heavy traffic for both human and vehicular movements.
Pius Adesanmi

Ethiopian Airlines crash: UNILORIN plans candlelight procession for Pius Adesanmi

The University of Ilorin, says it will organise a candlelight procession for one of it’s alumni, Prof. Pius Adesanmi, who died aboard the Boeing 737 Max–8 that crashed on Sunday.

UNILORIN attributes student’s suicide to drug addiction

The management of the University of Ilorin has stated that the final year student of the institution, late Mr. Adigun Emmanuel Adewale, who committed suicide recently in Ilorin, was due to eventual culmination of his drug addiction.

UNILORIN: Student committed suicide due to drug addiction, not project failure

The Management of the University of Ilorin on Friday said that investigations by the institution, revealed that its student, late Mr. Adigun Emmanuel, committed suicide as an eventual culmination of drug addiction.
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Muhammadu Indimi pledges to intervene in Unilorin’s infrastructure needs

The Executive Chairman, Oriental Energy Resources Ltd, Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, has pledged the readiness of his company to partner with the University of Ilorin towards “a robust synergy” that would be of mutual benefit to his outfit and the university.

University of Ilorin increases fees by 35 percent

The Management of the University of Ilorin on Tuesday disclosed that it had hiked its school fees by 35 per cent.

We do not charge tuition in Unilorin

The University of Ilorin on Sunday said it does not charge tuition fees in line with the policy of the Federal Government.
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NYSC extends deadline for registration to October 27

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has extended the deadline for registration of corps members at the various camps to Saturday, Oct. 27, especially for newly mobilised Unilorin graduates.

ASUU wants EFCC to publish findings on alleged scam in UNILORIN

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to make its findings on its petition over University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) corruption allegations public without further delay.

EFCC urged to probe corruption allegations against JAMB’s Ishaq Oloyede, Abdulganiyu Ambali

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) at the weekend asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately make public its findings on the union’s petition to it, in which corruption allegations were made against the University of Ilorin.

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Liverpool are joint-top at the Premier League with Tottenham Hotspur, following their 3-0 win over Leicester City on Sunday.

Premier League to renew £5 billion TV deal

The English top-flight sought and secured government approval in principle to roll over its existing rights agreement with Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime Video and BBC Sport.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.

President Buhari pledges action against bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his administration will “use all available resources and manpower in dealing with bandits” who have been terrorising several parts of Nigeria.
Joe Aribo featured prominently as Rangers secured a 4-1 victory over Celtic in Sunday’s Scottish Championship group game.

Joe Aribo relishes new left-back role at Rangers

The Nigeria put up a superb display in the game and earned special praise from manager Steven Gerrard, who picked him as the man of the match.
A woman uses her phone while experiencing a blackout due to an outage at a power plant, in Taipei, Taiwan, May 13, 2021. REUTER-Ann Wang

Taiwan power resumes after outage, TSMC hit by brief dip

Tech powerhouse Taiwan resumed power early in the evening on Thursday following several hours of phased blackouts islandwide, a problem that briefly impacted major semiconductor firm TSMC.
With James Rodriguez set to miss the clash with Aston Villa on Thursday due to another injury, Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has spoken out on the Colombian’s problems.

Carlo Ancelotti speaks out on James Rodriguez injury frustration

With James Rodriguez set to miss the clash with Aston Villa on Thursday due to another injury, Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has spoken out on the Colombian’s problems.

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Manchester United executive co-chairman Joel Glazer has promised the board will become “better listeners” in light of recent supporter protests.

Joel Glazer writes open letter to Manchester United supporters

Last weekend’s Premier League clash with Liverpool had to be postponed due to protests in and around Old Trafford against the Glazer family’s ownership of the club and their recent involvement in plans for a European Super League.
Chelsea’s German head coach Thomas Tuchel celebrates at the end of the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on March 4, 2021. (Photo by Oli SCARFF - POOL - AFP)

Thomas Tuchel: Why I won’t repeat PSG mistakes at Chelsea

Tuchel made this known in an interview with Sky Sports, where he stated that he has learned from his PSG’s mistakes and will be prepared to search for players that will blend with his philosophy.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christain Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has expressed concerns over the attack on monarchs in Ekiti State.

Baptist Convention admonishes Pastor Adeboye to take son’s death as trial of faith

The Nigerian Baptist Convention has admonished the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to take the death of his son, Dare Adeboye, as a trial of his faith.
Maiden flight on Friday landed at the newly constructed Anambra International Cargo Airport, Umueri, done by the Anambra State Government.

Official: Anambra airport fully owned by state

Anambra State government has said the newly constructed International Airport in Umueri is fully owned by the state and no loan was procured for the project.

INEC establishes 2,239 additional polling units in Delta

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has created two thousand, two hundred and thirty nine new polling units in Delta State for the conduct of future elections.