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    Shun pornography and cultism, UNILORIN VC warns new students

Shun pornography and cultism, UNILORIN VC warns new students

AbdulGaniy Ambali, vice chancellor of the University of Ilorin, has warned its newly admitted students against getting involved in cultism and watching pornographic materials.Ambali, who spoke at the matriculation ceremony for the 2016/2017 academic session, advised the students to obey university rules, adding that anyone found contravening the school rules will be shown the door.  [...]

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    Kwara state University is first Nigerian uni to offer aeronautical engineering

Kwara state University is first Nigerian uni to offer aeronautical engineering

Kwara State University (KWASU) has broken the record of being the first Nigerian higher institution to establish a degree programme in aeronautical and astronautical engineering.Abdulrasheed Na’allah, vice-chancellor of the institution, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.Na’allah said the National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the commencement of the course at KWASU, Malete.He revealed that the institution had formally submitted an invitation [...]

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    Cultists ‘smash skull’ of UNILORIN graduate in Ikorodu

Cultists ‘smash skull’ of UNILORIN graduate in Ikorodu

Korede Adeyanju, a fresh graduate of University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), has been killed by a cult group known as Badoo, in Ibeshe, Ikorodu, Lagos.Adeyanju, who studied History Education in UNILORIN, was attacked in his residence on Friday, Punch reports. [...]

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    UNILORIN promotes 112 academic staff, 471 others

UNILORIN promotes 112 academic staff, 471 others

583 staff of the University of Ilorin, Kwara state, have been promoted, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.AbdulGaniyu Ambali, the vice-chancellor of the institution, approved the promotion of the university workers. [...]

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    UNILORIN produces speed limiting device ‘that works with any vehicle’

UNILORIN produces speed limiting device ‘that works with any vehicle’

An automobile speed limiter which could be used by any type of vehicle has been produced by the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Kwara state.AbdulGaniyu Ambali, the vice-chancellor of the institution, made this known on Tuesday while speaking with journalists. [...]

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    UNILORIN medicine graduate wins 19 prizes on convocation day

UNILORIN medicine graduate wins 19 prizes on convocation day

Yusuf Ololade Faidat, a graduate of medicine from the University of Ilorin, won 19 prizes on her graduation day.Yusuf was awarded the prizes during the 32nd convocation of the school which held on Saturday.The academic star who’s in her early 20s received the cash prizes for being the ‘best graduating student’ in the department and faculty. [...]

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    FG to UNILORIN graduands: We are doing everything to restructure the economy

FG to UNILORIN graduands: We are doing everything to restructure the economy

The Federal Government has said it is doing everything possible to make sure the economy bounces back from recession.Chiedu Mafiana, professor and deputy executive secretary, National Universities Commissions (NUC) said this on Saturday at the 32nd convocation ceremony at Unilorin. [...]

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    5 students expelled from Kwara state polytechnic, 1 rusticated

5 students expelled from Kwara state polytechnic, 1 rusticated

Five students of Kwara state polytechnic, Ilorin have been expelled for committing offences tantamount to breach of their matriculation oath.AbdulRahman Muhammad, assistant registrar (Academic Affairs), made this known in a statement released in Ilorin on Monday. [...]

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    10 private schools ‘unsuitable for human beings’ closed down in Kwara

10 private schools ‘unsuitable for human beings’ closed down in Kwara

The Kwara state government has closed down 10 private schools that are illegal and unsuitable for learning and assimilation.Zainab Bello, director, Quality Assurance Bureau of the Kwara ministry of education and human capital development, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the schools had been operating without due authorisation.  [...]

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    I’m touched, concerned by the plight of my people, says Kwara gov

I’m touched, concerned by the plight of my people, says Kwara gov

Abdulfatah Ahmed, Kwara state governor, has told the people of his state that he feels the pain that they are going through.According to Abdulwahab Oba, Ahmed's chief press secretary, the governor said this in Ilorin, the state capital, when he played host to Ibrahim Gambari, emir of Ilorin."I'm concerned; I'm touched. I feel more than you feel because I'm supposed to make [...]

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    TRENDING: 300-level student ‘withdraws’ from UNILORIN after ‘encounter with Christ’

TRENDING: 300-level student ‘withdraws’ from UNILORIN after ‘encounter with Christ’

Abolarin Akin Jephthah, a 300-level student of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), has notified the school management of his decision to withdraw from the institution.Jephthah, an undergraduate in the sociology department made this known in a letter addressed to the deputy vice-chancellor Academics, University of Ilorin. [...]

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    I’m glad that the candles weren’t burnt in vain, says first class graduate

I’m glad that the candles weren’t burnt in vain, says first class graduate

Halima Anate, a microbiology graduate of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara state, has expressed delight over making distinction.Speaking with TheCable on her convocation day, Anate said she worked very hard to achieve the feat."I wish I could find a word that best describes how happy I to have made first class," she said."I am delighted that all the night reading, the [...]

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    Illegal recruitment ‘costs’ Kwara over N400m

Illegal recruitment ‘costs’ Kwara over N400m

The Kwara state government has lost over N400 million within two years as a result of the illegal recruitment of 516 employees by the State Teaching Service Commission.This was revealed by the administrative panel of inquiry instituted by Abdulfatah Ahmed, the governor.While presenting the report to the governor, Yusuf Daibu, chairman of the panel, said the commission illegally employed 965 [...]

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    Kwara imposes curfew after communal clash claimed 5

Kwara imposes curfew after communal clash claimed 5

The Kwara state government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Share and Tsaragi communities in Ifelodun local government area of the state.This is as a result of the clash which claimed five lives.Abdulfatah Ahmed, Kwara state governor, condemned the violence, lamenting the murder "of some farmers in Share, headquarters of Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state by yet to be [...]

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    Medical doctor declared missing in Kwara

Medical doctor declared missing in Kwara

The Kwara state chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has declared Abdulkareem Abdulrahman, one of its members, missing.Victor Iroha, secretary of NMA in the state, announced this in a statement issued in Ilorin on Saturday.Iroha said Abdulraheem, a medical officer with hospital management bureau, was posted to General Hospital in Omu- Aran.He said Abdulraheem had not been found since [...]

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    UNILORIN Teaching Hospital performs 3 open heart surgeries

UNILORIN Teaching Hospital performs 3 open heart surgeries

The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) carried out successful open heart surgeries (OHS) on three children on Thursday.The feat was recorded barely seven months after the hospital performed its first OHS on two female children.Speaking at a press briefing Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, the chief medical director (CMD) of the hospital, explained that a team of cardiologists and anesthesia from Apollo [...]

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Exchange Rates

March 20, 2017USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK316.00392.15339.92
LAGOS449535470
KANO450545470
PH454547480
ABUJA450540472
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