Saturday, June 15, 2019

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    UI confirms death of mathematics lecturer

UI confirms death of mathematics lecturer

The management of the University of Ibadan (UI) has confirmed the death of Aminu Zubair, a lecturer in the institution's mathematics department.Olatunji Oladejo, the university’s director of communication, who confirmed the incident, said Zubair did not commit suicide.Oladejo said the lecturer died due to suffocation from the fumes of the inferno that razed his residence on the campus.According to him, the [...]

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    UI students win Mentor4Edu global e-learning challenge

UI students win Mentor4Edu global e-learning challenge

Two students of the University of Ibadan have defeated undergraduates from across the world to win the Mentors4Edu global e-learning challenge. The winning "Team XChange" was made up of Toheeb Ojuolape and Temilade Adelakun (pictured), 400 level students of petroleum engineering and mechanical engineering respectively clinched the overall prize.The global e-learning challenge aimed to seek the most disruptive ideas for online [...]

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    PHOTOS: UI Campus journalists on learning visit to TheCable

PHOTOS: UI Campus journalists on learning visit to TheCable

Students from Union of Campus Journalists (UCJ), University of Ibadan, paid a visit to the head office of TheCable, Nigeria's independent online newspaper, at Alausa, Lagos.The students, who were led by Martins Isaac, president of the UCJ, said their visit to the team at TheCable was to maintain the existing relationship between the union and the newspaper.As campus journalists leading the [...]

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    UI secondary school shut over hijab controversy

UI secondary school shut over hijab controversy

The International School Ibadan (ISI), University of Ibadan, has been closed indefinitely following a controversy over the use of hijab. [...]

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    UI partners First Bank for graduate recruitment fair

UI partners First Bank for graduate recruitment fair

The University of Ibadan (UI), in partnership with First Bank, recently organised a graduate recruitment/career fair.The event, which took place on Tuesday, is part of the activities lined up for the commemoration of the institution’s 70th anniversary and 2018 convocation ceremonies.UI was established in 1948.The fair was convened to promote the engagement between organisations, spanning diverse industries and exceptional talent [...]

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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 students launch maiden anthology of speeches

UI students launch maiden anthology of speeches

BY HALEEM OLATUNJIStudents of the University of Ibadan (UI) have launched the first anthology of speeches by students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria.The book, titled "Lines from the Fount" was edited by Kunle Adebajo, a final year law student of the university."Lines from the Fount" is a compilation of speeches from several writers and public speakers who are either students [...]

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    Scholars to attend Ofeimun’s book launch in UI

Scholars to attend Ofeimun’s book launch in UI

Tunde Adeniran, former minister of education; Bolanle Awe, a professor; and M.K Yahaya, also a professor are among the scholars that will converge on the International Conference Centre of the University of Ibadan for the book launch of Odia Ofeimun, foremost poet and gubernatorial aspirant in Edo state.The event is scheduled to hold at 2pm on Monday.Ofeimun will read the [...]

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    Osinbajo: We’re targeting 7,000mw in 18 months

Osinbajo: We’re targeting 7,000mw in 18 months

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government is planning to generate 7,000 megawatts of electricity within the next 18 months.Osinbajo said this at the presentation of a book ‘Nigeria: The Challenges of Growth and Development, an In-Depth Analysis by Experts’, at the Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan.Osinbajo stated that power remains a major challenge that the federal government has been facing, [...]

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    UI, OAU, UNILAG missing as UNIPORT makes Africa’s top 30 universities

UI, OAU, UNILAG missing as UNIPORT makes Africa’s top 30 universities

The University of Ibadan, Obafemi Awolowo University and the University of Lagos are missing from the list of the 30 best universities in Africa for 2015 in a rating released by the World Economic Forum (WEF).The University of Port Harcourt was named as the sixth best university in Africa, trailing four South African and one Ugandan university.The list, which was [...]

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    Protest as 10 UI DLC students collapse at exam hall

Protest as 10 UI DLC students collapse at exam hall

About 10 students of the University of Ibadan collapsed in the examination hall on Sunday, forcing some of their colleagues to assault officials of the university's Distance Learning Centre (DLC).A student said poor arrangement on the part of the organisers of the programme was responsible for the incident.He said each of the DLC students, paid over N118,000 per session, arguing that they [...]

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