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    How Instagram user ‘drugged, blackmailed UNILORIN student with sex tape’

How Instagram user ‘drugged, blackmailed UNILORIN student with sex tape’

A University of Ilorin female student has narrated how a man she met on Instagram drugged, had sex and took her nude pictures in a Lagos hotel. [...]

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    Appeal court upholds election of Kwara governor

Appeal court upholds election of Kwara governor

The court of appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld the election of Abdulfatah Ahmed as governor of Kwara state.At its sitting on Wednesday, the court dismissed the suit filed by Simeon Ajibola, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 governorship election in the state.A three-man panel of judges at the sitting ruled that Ajibola's appeal against Ahmed's [...]

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    UNILORIN: 89 first class graduates produced in 2016/17 session

UNILORIN: 89 first class graduates produced in 2016/17 session

AbduGaniyu Ambali, the outgoing vice-chancellor, University of Ilorin, said on Friday that the institution had produced a total of 89 first class graduates for the 2016/2017 academic session.Ambali made this disclosure in Ilorin during the handing over and valedictory press conference which signaled the commencement of the 33rd convocation ceremony of the university. [...]

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    UNILORIN holds UTME screening for 64,000 applicants — but will admit only 11,000

UNILORIN holds UTME screening for 64,000 applicants — but will admit only 11,000

The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) on Monday commenced the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening for no fewer than 64,000 candidates seeking admissions there for the 2017/2018 academic session. Kunle Akogun, the deputy director, corporate affairs department of the university, told NAN in Ilorin that 104,000 candidates applied for the screening. [...]

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    Landmark University gets new vice chancellor, registrar

Landmark University gets new vice chancellor, registrar

The board of regents of Landmark University, Omu Aran, has appointed Adeniyi Olayanju as the third substantive vice-chancellor of the institution.Olayanju’s appointment was contained in a statement released by the institution’s corporate affairs unit and made available to the NAN in Omu-Aran on Wednesday. [...]

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    UNILORIN gets new vice-chancellor

UNILORIN gets new vice-chancellor

The management of the University of Ilorin has appointed Sulyman Abdulkareem of the department of chemical engineering as its 10th vice-chancellor.Abdullahi Oyekan, the university’s pro-chancellor and chairman of council, announced the appointment on Monday at a press briefing. [...]

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    Ahmed lays foundation for new workers’ secretariat in Kwara

Ahmed lays foundation for new workers’ secretariat in Kwara

Abdulfatah Ahmed, governor of Kwara state, on Monday laid a foundation for a new secretariat complex in the state. Speaking at the occasion, Ahmed said the construction of the secretariat was necessary as office spaces had become insufficient for the state's workforce. He said the project was being funded through the state's Infrastructural Development Fund (IFK) which pools funds for critical infrastructure projects. "The [...]

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    ASUU calls on Osinbajo to help avert potential crisis in UNILORIN

ASUU calls on Osinbajo to help avert potential crisis in UNILORIN

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) University of Ibadan chapter has urged Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to call the University of Ilorin management to order to avert another legal crisis.The union also called on Adamu Adamu, the minister of education, to wade into the alleged plan by the university management to sack the chairman and secretary of the branch [...]

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    ‘Four killed’ in Kwara communal clash

‘Four killed’ in Kwara communal clash

Four people have been presumed dead following a clash between neighbouring communities of Ilofa and Odo-Owa in Oke-Ero local government area of Kwara state.According to NAN, an unidentified graduate was among the four victims. The deceased was said to have accompanied his wife to the market when he was allegedly hit by a stray bullet.Many victims with gunshot injuries were [...]

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    Kwara Poly secures accreditation for 29 courses

Kwara Poly secures accreditation for 29 courses

Mas’ud Elelu, rector of Kwara State Polytechnic, says that the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has approved all the 29 courses submitted for accreditation.Elelu disclosed this on Tuesday in Ilorin while responding to questions from journalists at the 2017 Ramadan Iftar. [...]

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    UNILORIN develops device ‘that can detect electricity theft’

UNILORIN develops device ‘that can detect electricity theft’

The department of electrical and electronics engineering, University of Ilorin, has unveiled a prototype anti-theft device capable of remotely monitoring and detecting customers stealing electricity.Mudathir Akorede, the acting head of the department, told journalists that the device could also cut off electricity supply to the premises of customers stealing electricity. [...]

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    Kwara shuts three schools over examination malpractice

Kwara shuts three schools over examination malpractice

Kwara state government has shut three schools in the state for alleged examination malpractice.Musa Yeketi, the state commissioner for education and human capital development, announced this to journalists on Friday in Ilorin, the state capital. [...]

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    Vice-chancellor orders herdsmen out of Unilorin

Vice-chancellor orders herdsmen out of Unilorin

Abdulganiyu Ambali, vice-chancellor of the University of Ilorin, has given a seven-day ultimatum to herdsmen allegedly encroaching into the university's land, to leave.Ambali, while speaking at a meeting with representatives of the herdsmen on Tuesday, said their presence was a violation of the laws governing the university.The vice-chancellor lamented that the activities of the herdsmen on the university's land is [...]

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    Rainstorm renders many homeless in Ilorin

Rainstorm renders many homeless in Ilorin

Heavy rain destroyed property worth millions of naira and rendered many residents homeless in Ilorin on Monday.The downpour that started around 7am lasted for about one hour forty-five minutes in many parts of the capital.Accompanied by storm, the rain led to the damage of many houses.The areas where the rainstorm wreaked havoc included Isale Banni, Oloje, Okelele, Alore and Offa Garage.Two [...]

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    Landmark University gets accreditation for six courses

Landmark University gets accreditation for six courses

Aize Obayan, vice-chancellor of Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara state, says the National University Commission (NUC) has given accreditation for six undergraduate courses in the institution. [...]

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    We are not owing workers, says Kwara

We are not owing workers, says Kwara

The Kwara state government has denied reports that it is owing workers in the state.Demola Banu, the state commissioner for finance, said this in a statement on Wednesday.He said the government was up to date with payment of salaries and pensions to workers and retirees.“Salary delays only exist at the local government level due to the decline in allocations accruing [...]

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