• SO SAD!!! UNILORIN PhD graduand dies on convocation day

    SO SAD!!! UNILORIN PhD graduand dies on convocation day

    A postgraduate student of Arabic at the University of Ilorin, AbdulHafeez Adedimeji, died on Saturday, the day he was to receive his doctorate at a convocation.

     

    Sources told our correspondent that another doctoral graduand died shortly before the ceremony.

    Soon after the Dean, Faculty of Post Graduate Studies, Prof. Badmas Yusuf, informed attendants of the graduands’ demise, a gloomy atmosphere enveloped the lively UNILORIN auditorium where the 32nd graduation activities were being held.

    Adedimeji, who until his death was a lecturer at the […]

  • Unilorin to inaugurate 15 projects during convocation

    Unilorin to inaugurate 15 projects during convocation

    No fewer than 15 newly completed projects are to be inaugurated at the University of Ilorin as part of activities marking the institution’s 32nd Convocation Ceremonies.

    The University of Ilorin Bulletin issued on Monday in Ilorin stated that the projects would be inaugurated on October 22.

    It said the projects would include the 6.5km Main Campus-College of Health Sciences link road, the new Senate Chamber, the new Office Block for Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the new Block of Laboratories for Faculty […]

  • Unilorin College of Health Sciences rated third best in Nigeria

    Unilorin College of Health Sciences rated third best in Nigeria

    According to reports, the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin has been ranked as the third best medical college in Nigeria after the University of Ibadan and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

    This was revealed by the Clinical Director, St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, Dr. Ebun-Ladipo Bamgboye, on Monday during an interactive session with newsmen in Ilorin.

    Bamgboye, who is also a Consultant Neurologist, said this feat has shown that the college can be on the top of the first 10 medical programmes […]

  • UNILORIN inducts 53 new medical doctors

    UNILORIN inducts 53 new medical doctors

    It was gathered that the University of Ilorin on Tuesday inducted 53 new members of the Batch B medical graduates of the institution.

    The Registrar of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Dr. Ibrahim Abdulmumini, who addressed the new doctors, urged them to treat patients with love and passion.

    Represented by a member of the Council, Zainab Saádu, the Registrar, however, cautioned that indiscipline would not be tolerated.

    Saádu said: “The MDCN will not hesitate to sanction erring doctor who does not […]

  • Ranking: UNILORIN emerges University of first choice + full table

    Ranking: UNILORIN emerges University of first choice + full table

    According to reports, the University of Ilorin in Kwara State has emerged the 2016 university of first choice among student-applicants as the foremost citadel of learning in the country.

    It is followed by 16 others drawn from the Federal, State and Private Universities, the Economic Confidential can authoritatively report.

    In a new report obtained and carefully computed and analyzed by Economic Confidential from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on preferred first university of choice in 2016, the University of Ilorin has […]

  • UNILORIN Sacrificing N50m To Host National Youth Games – Prof Obiyemi

    UNILORIN Sacrificing N50m To Host National Youth Games – Prof Obiyemi

    As a result of the premium it attaches to talent development by accepting to host the second edition of the National Youth Games, the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Kwara State is losing nothing less than N50 million which would have been generated from accommodation rates charged students that attend its sandwich programmes at the institution.

    This was disclosed by the Director of Sports UNILORIN, Professor Olawole Obiyemi while commenting on the level of preparation of the institution about the game.

    He explained […]

  • 300-Level UNILORIN Student Withdraws Himself From University Because He Got His WASSCE Grades Through Malpractice

    300-Level UNILORIN Student Withdraws Himself From University Because He Got His WASSCE Grades Through Malpractice

    The management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has reacted to a letter by one of its student (now a former student) who voluntarily withdrew from the university.

    Jephthah Abolarin, who was a 300-Level Sociology student, had written to the university confessing to cheating during his West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), hence, continuing his education with his WASSCE result – which he described as a faulty foundation – was unjust and immoral.

    The letter, which he addressed to the institution’s […]

  • 300L UNILORIN Student who gained admission through exam malpractice writes school to withdraw and start over again … See Photo

    300L UNILORIN Student who gained admission through exam malpractice writes school to withdraw and start over again … See Photo

    A 300 level sociology student of the University of Ilorin UNILORIN, Abolarin Akin Jephtaph, has written to his school management asking for his withdrawal. See photos detailed below:

    According to a letter he sent to his school management (a copy above), he came into the school with WAEC papers he got through examination malpractice and as a new born again christian, he cannot build his career on a faulty foundation. He hopes to start all over

  • Oloyede’ll repeat UNILORIN wonders in JAMB – NASU

    Oloyede’ll repeat UNILORIN wonders in JAMB – NASU

    The Registrar/Chief Executive of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, would repeat the wonders he performed at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), where he was Vice Chancellor.

    This was the position of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), an affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).

    NASU added that with his appointment, the Federal Government has done the right thing because Oloyede would reposition JAMB and place it in the global map of examination agencies.

    A statement […]

  • UNILORIN Warns Candidates Seeking For Admission Against Fraudsters

    UNILORIN Warns Candidates Seeking For Admission Against Fraudsters

    The University of Ilorin has warned candidates seeking admission into the institution for the 2016/2017 not to fall victims of fraudsters asking for screening fees.

    Mr. Kunle Akogun, Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs Department of the university, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday.

    Akogun said that the recently circulated post-UTME procedures slated for Aug. 22 and Aug. 27 was a scam.

    I am not aware of any circular from the university management to this effect, […]

  • UNILORIN wins Nigerian varsities debating championship

    UNILORIN wins Nigerian varsities debating championship

    The University of Ilorin has won the 2016 All-Nigeria Universities Debating Championship, beating 19 other universities that participated in the competition.

    The championship, which is the fourth in the series, held at the Covenant University, Sango-Ota, Ogun between July 9 and July 16, 2016.

    Other universities that participated in the tournament were: the University of Lagos, Osun State University, the University of Calabar.

    It also included the Federal University of Technology, Akure; the Federal University of Technology, Owerri; the University of Port Harcourt; […]