• Heartbreaking: Students of the University of Ibadan Mourn Death of Final Year Colleague (Photos)

    Heartbreaking: Students of the University of Ibadan Mourn Death of Final Year Colleague (Photos)

    A report reaching us from social media reveals a promising student of the premier university in Nigeria has passed away as a result of prolonged illness.

    The Department of Educational Management in the University of Ibadan has been thrown into a state of mourning following the shocking demise of a student due to months of illness which he failed to recover from.

    A colleague of the late student made the sad announcement on a popular Nigerian online forum with a […]

  • Fuji star, Saheed Osupa Matriculates At The University Of Ibadan (photo)

    Fuji star, Saheed Osupa Matriculates At The University Of Ibadan (photo)

    Fuji star, Saheed Osupa, has returned to school. He matriculated into the University of Ibadan Distance Learning Center yesterday June 14th where he will be pursuing a degree in Political Science.

    Fuji star, Saheed Osupa, has returned to school. He matriculated into the University of Ibadan Distance Learning Center yesterday June 14th where he will be pursuing a degree in Political

  • University of Ibadan students resume June 20, commence exams July 4‎

    University of Ibadan students resume June 20, commence exams July 4‎

    Just exactly six weeks after they were forcefully sent home and their school shut following protest over poor water and electricity supply in their halls of residence, the Senate of the University of Ibadan Thursday asked its students ‎to resume on June 20 for academic activities.‎

    According to the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof Abel Idowu Olayinka: “The Senate has agreed and resolved to re-open the school for full academic activities on the 20th June, 2016 while examinations will commence […]

  • University of Ibadan to remain shut for one month to avoid deadly outbreak – Senate insists

    University of Ibadan to remain shut for one month to avoid deadly outbreak – Senate insists

    The senate of University of Ibadan, UI, has ratified the steps taken by the authorities towards resolving the crisis which engulfed the premier university following the rustication of a 400 level Petroleum Engineering student, Tunji Epeti Michael.

    The students had embarked on violent protest over Epeti Michael’s expulsion whom they alleged was punished for participating in a protest over lack of light and water sometimes on November 19, 2015.

    The authority, in a step seen as forestalling serious outbreak of order, shut […]

  • University of Ibadan shut indefinitely over NANS protest

    University of Ibadan shut indefinitely over NANS protest

    The University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, has been shut indefinitely. This followed a two-day protest by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), seeking the reinstatement of a rusticated 500 Level student of Petroleum Engineering, Tunji Ekpeti Michael.

    Students left their hostels as early as 7am, singing solidarity songs and mobilising their colleagues to shut down vehicular movement within the campus.

    They also used the opportunity to protest the lack of power and water among other needs on campus. The protesters […]

  • University of Ibadan closes for two weeks amid fuel scarcity

    University of Ibadan closes for two weeks amid fuel scarcity

     

    A directive by the Authorities of the University of Ibadan , (UI) on Monday was issued and asked its students to vacate the premises immediately, pending the time the problem of shortage of water and electricity would be addressed.

    The Director of Communication of the institution, Mr Muhammed Oladejo ,who confirmed the development, said the management only asked the students to proceed on a two-week mid-semester break.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that students of Independence Hall of the institution […]

  • Professor receives “surprise” Car gift after nominated by Students in University of Ibadan

    Professor receives “surprise” Car gift after nominated by Students in University of Ibadan

     

    Prof Anthony Durojaiye Ologhobo of the University of Ibadan (UI), has received a surprise car donation from MTN Nigeria as a reward for professionalism. The Professor who is of the University’s Animal Science Department, was nominated by his students who considered him a positive influence.

    The reward is part of MTN’s Surprise Your Professor campaign.

    It was a surprise for Ologhobo who had no idea such an award was coming. He said about the gift car:

    “This is a gift from the Almighty […]