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#CorpersNotSlaves: The Plight, Unjust and Unfair Treatment of NYSC Members in Elections

Posted: February 20, 2019 at 11:57 pm   /   Opinion

The youth, in any nation, represent the future because they play a very vital role in its development and are the key actors in any of its activities. A few days ago, members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) were left stranded in various polling units across the country. The lamentation and complaints by […]

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Court accepts expelled student’s audio evidence against UI

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 9:10 pm   /   Campus

A Federal High Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, has accepted audio evidence tendered by a student, Philip Olatinwo, who was expelled by the Senate of the University of Ibadan. The Counsel to the university, Sunday Ajayi, had wanted the court to adjourn the case to enable him to call the university’s security guard, who searched […]

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APC wins Lagos council by-election

Posted: December 19, 2018 at 8:00 am   /   Local, Politics

The Candidate of All Progressives Congress Olufemi Sowande has been declared the winner of the  Ward C Bariga LCDA, Lagos State by-election held on Tuesday, December 18th. The INEC Returning Officer, who made the declaration of results at CMS primary school collation centre at Bariga, Lagos, said Mr Sowande polled 1,442 votes to emerge the winner and […]

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UI to collaborate with NAF in aircraft engineering, weapons production

Posted: December 18, 2018 at 5:24 pm   /   Campus

The University of Ibadan has indicated its willingness to partner with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in achieving homegrown solutions to some of its Research and Development (R & D) issues. According to a statement on Monday, the deputy vice-chancellor, Research Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, Olanike Adeyemo, disclosed this while receiving a team of researchers […]

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#EndASUUstrike Trends on Twitter

Posted: December 13, 2018 at 8:00 am   /   National

38 days after Nigerian public universities were shut down due to lecturers’ industrial action, Nigerians on Twitter have launched a social media campaign – #EndASUUstrike – asking the Federal Government to end the ongoing ASUU strike. It should be recalled that On Sunday, November 4, 2018, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) declared an […]

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Team VINSIGHTE Wins the ONCampus Hult Prize Challenge

Posted: November 27, 2018 at 8:37 pm   /   Campus

Team Vinsighte has emerged as the winner of the ONCampus Hult Prize Challenge, hosted at the University of Ibadan. The team which has also won the Union Bank Campus Innovation challenge, listed among the top 10 innovators at the Merck accelerator program 2018, top 35 at the Google impact challenge, pitched the idea of giving […]

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Story of Edo community school in poor state

Posted: November 23, 2018 at 12:16 pm   /   Investigations

“I’m not happy, they’ve neglected us in our community, if they can help us, please let them come — there’s no borehole, we usually go to the stream. There are just cables, no light at all in this community for more than 5 years. This is the only primary school in Uroh-Uzea with no private […]

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OAU wins First Bank ethics challenge

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 11:03 am   /   Campus

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has emerged as the winner of the 2018 Ethics Challenge of the CFA Society Nigeria sponsored by FirstBank of Nigeria Limited. OAU emerged winner ahead of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and University of Nigeria (UNN), who came second and third respectively. Speaking at the Gala Night and 2018 […]

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Why NECO postpones Nov/Dec exams start – Official

Posted: November 17, 2018 at 8:12 pm   /   National

The National Examination Council (NECO) has explained the reason it postponed its November/December 2018 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) to Monday, November 19 from November 15. The Council said the exam the start date of the exams was shifted because of the Federal Government’s decision to declare a public holiday. The exam body also dismissed […]

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201 bag first class honours at UI

Posted: November 15, 2018 at 9:34 pm   /   Campus

A total of 7,577 students have graduated with first degrees from the University of Ibadan during the school’s 2016/2017 a week-long Convocation and 70th Foundation Day anniversary ceremonies. A breakdown of the figure indicates that 201 finished with First Class; 1,735 made Second Class (Upper Division); 4,363, Second Class (Lower Division); 834, Third Class; 69, […]

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