Tag: University of Ibadan

UI 500-level medicine dropout removes his two testicles over religious belief

A 500-level drop out of medicine from the University of Ibadan (UI), Terhemen Anongo, has disclosed he removed his second testicle to kill sexual urge. The 44-year-old in an interview with The Punch said he is someone “deeply involved in religion and I read about Origen Adamantius, one of the[Read More…]

Graduands decry UI’s decision banning lower grades from Convocation Hall

Some graduating students of the University of Ibadan have decried the Nigeria’s premier university management’s decision to ban all, except first-class graduates, from its 2021 Convocation ceremony. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the university on Monday held its Convocation and Award Ceremony for the First Degrees at[Read More…]

How Professor Kayode Adebowale emerged UI 13th VC

Professor Kayode Oyebode Adebowale on Thursday was announced as the 13th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan as approved by the senate of the institution. Noting how the Adebowale became the choice of the senate among the 16 applicants, Dr John Odigie-Oyegun, the Pro-chancellor of the institution, in a statement[Read More…]

Breaking: University of Ibadan releases 2020/2021 Post-UTME results

The University of Ibadan has released the results of its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening exercise for candidates who chose the institution. This is contained in a statement by the institution’s Director of Public Communications, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, in Ibadan on Saturday. Oladejo stated that the Registrar, Mrs Olubunmi[Read More…]

Denied By The System: Nigerian students lose scholarships as Universities delay transcripts

By: Adebayo Abdulrahman “It was demoralizing because I understood that it was a rare chance. I am someone who believes in timing. I saw it as a rare opportunity and not being able to clinch it was devastating” Spurred by his interest in the intersection between law and medicine, in[Read More…]

University of Ibadan announces resumption, says first semester of 2020/2021 will hold virtually

The University of Ibadan has said that it would hold the first semester of the 2020/2021 academic session virtually. NewsWireNGR reports that the premium university would kick off the new session on February 20. The school released its approved academic calendar for the 2018/2019 and 2020/2021 academic sessions on Friday,[Read More…]

Babatunde Ekanola has been elected UI Acting Vice Chancellor

The Senate of the University of Ibadan (UI) has elected the institution’s deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Babatunde Ekanola as Acting Vice Chancellor (VC) of the university. At a Senate meeting held on Monday morning, Ekanola won with 275 votes to defeat four other nominees. Other nominees defeated Professor Ayo Oluleye[Read More…]

Governor Obaseki of Edo is our alumnus, says University of Ibadan

The University of Ibadan (UI) has confirmed Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki graduated from the institution. The university, in a statement by its Registrar, Mrs Olubunmi Faluyi, issued Wednesday, 10th June 2020, it said Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, studied Classics. Factional members in the state’s chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC)[Read More…]

Security Beefed Up At University of Ibadan Over Boko Haram Bomb Threat

The management of the University of Ibadan on Wednesday said it had no intention to make life unbearable for the university community through the recent screening exercise introduced at the institution’s gates. The university’s Director of Communication, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, said in Ibadan that the measure was in response to[Read More…]

NUC Approves University Of lbadan News School Of Business

Authorities of the University of Ibadan (UI) on Saturday said the National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of its School of Business. This is contained in a statement by Mr Olatunji Oladejo, the University’s Director of Public Communications and made available to newsmen in Lagos. The statement said[Read More…]