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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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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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HIJAB CONTROVERSY: University of Ibadan School to reopen Monday

Posted: November 25, 2018 at 4:14 pm   /   Local

After a week of closure due to the hijab controversy, the International School, Ibadan will open tomorrow, Monday. The chairman of the school’s board and deputy vice-chancellor of the parent University of Ibadan, Abideen Aderinto, made the disclosure to our correspondent by phone on Sunday. Mr Aderinto said the status quo regarding dress code for […]

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Uniforms are to Unite: Let Religion make allowances: ISI should be spared

Posted: November 20, 2018 at 11:37 am   /   Opinion

In the past few days the International School, University of Ibadan (ISI), has suddenly come into the limelight due to the religious controversies it has been caught in. In light of this, to say that the ISI management by maintaining that the wearing of hijabs by female Muslim students to school do not form part […]

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Hijab Controversy: University of Ibadan school reopens, shut again amidst protests

Posted: November 19, 2018 at 10:27 pm   /   Local

A group under the aegis of Muslim Community of Oyo State (MUSCOYS) on Monday held a demonstration in front of International School Ibadan over the ban on hijab as the school was again forced to shut down. The management of the secondary school run by officials of the University of Ibadan shut it down last […]

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JUST IN: Hijab Controversy: UI school closed indefinitely

Posted: November 19, 2018 at 3:11 pm   /   Local

The management of University of Ibadan International School has shut the school till further notice, following the hijab controversy rocking the school. The school had said that the status quo be maintained and therefore, banned the use of hijab by female Muslim students in the school. The closure of the school was announced through a […]

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UI@70: The Beginning, Fall and Resurgence of The Inherited Culture

Posted: November 18, 2018 at 2:11 pm   /   Opinion

“The attributes of World-class Universities comprise complementary sets of factors a play among most top Universities, namely; a high concentration of talent (Faculty and students), abundant resources to offer a rich learning environment and to conduct advanced research, and favourable governance features that encourage strategic vision, innovation, and flexibility and that enable institutions to make […]

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Ibadan School Hijab Controversy: What Parties Involved Are Saying

Posted: November 17, 2018 at 8:15 pm   /   Local

As the hijab controversy in the International School, Ibadan, enters day five, students seen putting on hijab have been asked to pull off their hijab or they return home. This directive is in accordance with the resolution of the meeting held by the school’s Board of Governors on Wednesday which is a followup to the […]

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UI school speaks on hijab controversy

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 8:54 am   /   Local

The Board of Governors of International School, Ibadan, on Thursday morning, issued a press release on the ongoing crisis over about the use of hijab in the school following an emergency meeting of the board the previous day. In a document signed by the board, the following resolutions were made: The status quo as regards […]

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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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