Friday, November 16, 2018

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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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