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Press Release – #FreeKunleAdebajo

Posted: June 16, 2018 at 9:48 pm   /   News

The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) has released the statement below, appealing to the management of University of Ibadan to consider its decision to rusticate Kunle Adebajo over a critical article published two years ago. Mr Adebajo, in the article, drew attention to the deplorable state of the facilities at Nigeria’s premier university. […]

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UI rusticates journalist over article published two years ago

Posted: June 16, 2018 at 8:43 am   /   Campus

The management of the University of Ibadan has suspended a student journalist, Adekunle Adebajo, over a critical article published two years ago. Mr Adebajo, under the title “UI: The irony of fashionable rooftops and awful interiors”, wrote in The Guardian in April 2016 about meretricious projects at UI. He drew attention to the deplorable state […]

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Special Report: Blurry hope for OAU, UI students over restoration of their unions

Posted: May 17, 2018 at 1:13 pm   /   Campus

For the students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, uncertainties surround expectations they would have their respective unions reinstated by the authorities of their schools in the near future. CAMPUS REPORTER exclusively interviewed the vice-chancellors of the two universities, who were not timid in stating that students’ demands for the […]

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UI to expel 328 students, blames absence of post-UTME test

Posted: March 28, 2018 at 9:37 am   /   Campus

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. The VC, Idowu Olayinka, in a statement we obtained on Tuesday, blamed the situation on the absence of post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination test before the affected students and others in […]

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UI students launch pioneer book on campus journalism

Posted: February 26, 2018 at 9:23 am   /   Campus

A campus journalism-focused book, The Road Before the Fourth Estate written, by two students – Kunle Adebajo and Kanyinsola Olorunnisola – of the University of Ibadan, has been launched. The launch took place on Friday on the sideline of the National Union of Campus Journalists South-West Convention, which held at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye. The launch of the […]

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Strike: UI non-teaching staff chairman blows hot

Posted: February 8, 2018 at 2:24 pm   /   Campus

The Joint Action Congress (JAC), comprising the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) in the University of Ibadan has embarked on an industrial strike action since December 2017 thereby leading to the withdrawal of services in strategic areas controlled by the members […]

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Only Six Per cent Of JAMB Applicants To UI Successful

Posted: January 12, 2018 at 9:25 am   /   Campus

Only six per cent of the candidates that applied, in 2017, to the University of Ibadan for studies towards Bachelor’s degree were offered admission, figures released by the school showed. According to an official disclosure obtained by our correspondent on Thursday, a total of 56,172 candidates applied to the institution through the Joint Admission and […]

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UI Commences Exams Amid Tight Security

Posted: January 9, 2018 at 10:01 am   /   Campus

The University of Ibadan commenced its second semester examinations for the 2016/17 academic session amid tight security on Monday. CAMPUS REPORTER had earlier reported that the Vice Chancellor of the University, Idowu Olayinka, had stressed the need for the commencement of the examination, and also assured students of the provisions of security and other means […]

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UI To Conduct Exams, Brush Aside Aggrieved Staff, Students’ Threats

Posted: January 8, 2018 at 10:09 am   /   Campus

The University of Ibadan has resolved to commence its second semester examinations on the 8th of January, 2018 amidst the ongoing strike by the non-teaching staff of the university, as well as threats from students’ movement. This was made known in a release by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Idowu Olayinka, during the weekend. […]

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UNIBEN Suspends Students’ Union After Protest Against Fee Hike

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 10:51 pm   /   Campus, News

Following the protest led by the University of Benin Students Union leaders against fee hike, the management of the institution has suspended the executives and the parliamentarians of the union from office. This was made known in a statement signed by the school’s spokesperson, Mr. Osasuyi on Monday. The release reads: “The senate of University […]

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