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    UI at 70: VC speaks at Chatham House, says less than 6% of high school leavers in Nigeria get into varsities

UI at 70: VC speaks at Chatham House, says less than 6% of high school leavers in Nigeria get into varsities

Idowu Olayinka, the vice chancellor of the University of Ibadan, says less than six percent of secondary school leavers get into universities in Nigeria.Speaking at Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, UK, on Thursday, the vice chancellor said for Nigeria to develop sustainably, the country has to do more in investing in its tertiary education."We know that higher education [...]

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    UI to hold ‘PTA’ meeting over school closure

UI to hold ‘PTA’ meeting over school closure

The University of Ibadan (UI) will be holding a parent and stakeholders forum to resolve the crisis, which led to the closure of the university, a few weeks ago.The meeting titled “University of Ibadan parents/stakeholders’ forum” is scheduled to hold at Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan, on Tuesday, 7 June, 2016, at 11am.In a statement signed by Olujimi Olukoya, registrar [...]

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    PROFILE: Olayinka, ‘lover of Jesus’, new VC of UI

PROFILE: Olayinka, ‘lover of Jesus’, new VC of UI

Abel Idowu Olayinka, a professor of Geology, was on Wednesday announced the 12th vice chancellor of Nigeria’s premier university, the University of Ibadan (UI).Olayinka, who attended Ilesa Grammar School, from 1970 to 1975, takes over from Isaac Adewole, who attended the same school from 1966 to 1972. His five-year tenure goes into effect from December 1, 2015.Umar Mustapha, the pro-chancellor and [...]

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