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University of Ibadan student dead, two Injured as tricycle rams into truck in Ibadan

A lady, identified as Adeniyi Balikis Olajumoke, suspected to be a student of Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan (UI) on Friday died when the tricycle she was in rammed into a waiting waste disposal truck at Leventis, along Sango-UI road, Ibadan.

University lecturer set self ablaze after resignation

A Kaduna-born lecturer at the department of Mathematics, University of Ibadan, Mr A.O. Subair, has reportedly set himself on fire at his resident, Phillipson road, University of Ibadan.
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.

Court admits 120 documents as exhibits against sacked UI lecturer

The National Industrial Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Wednesday admitted about 120 documents as exhibits tendered against a senior lecturer at the University of Ibadan (UI), Adenike Ogunshe.

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.

Lecturers, students resume at UI after ASUU strike

Students of the University of Ibadan on Monday resumed academic activities after staying three months at home following the suspension of the national strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities.

Election postponement: Oyo residents shocked, disappointed

Residents of Oyo State have expressed shock and disappointment over the postponement of Presidential and National Assembly Elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, describing the development as devastating and monumental.

ASUU branches vote on proposal to end or continue strike

The end of the three month strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, seems not in view based on information filtering out from the nationwide referendum conducted by the chapters of the union to decide on whether to suspend the strike or not.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU agrees to participate in elections

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has agreed to participate in the forthcoming general election.

FUTA unveils plans to focus on PG programme

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof Joseph Fuwape, has unfolded plans of the university to focus more on the training and production of postgraduate students.

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.

ASUU: Nigerian leaders lack integrity

Dr. Deji Omole, Chairman of the University of Ibadan (UI) branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, declared that those leading Nigeria lacked integrity.

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.
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Abike Dabiri-Erewa calls for end to slave trade, illegal migration in Nigeria

The Senior Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has declared that slave trade and illegal migration common among Nigerians youths in countries like Libya, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Morocco, India, Russia, Indonesia and Europe.
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Yemi Osinbajo: Nigeria earned $1.1 trillion from oil in 28 years

Nigeria made over $1.1 trillion from oil in 28 years, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, said at the weekend, stating that corruption and the lack of will to diversify the economy over the years made it impossible for Nigerians to feel the impact of the oil reciepts on development.

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.

Labour strike partially succeeds in Oyo

The nationwide strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Trade Union Congress, TUC, and the United Labour Congress, ULC, which began on Thursday was partially successful in Oyo State.

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