Obafemi Awolowo University
With African art, Olamide gives relief to aching souls
Stephen Oni Olamide is a Nigerian artist who uses experimental art to impact lives and change people’s perception of themselves and their communities. With artistic rendition greatly influenced by African themes and philosophies, the Obafemi Awolowo University-trained fine artist during the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) collaborated with artists from Bangladesh, India, U.S.A, Turkey, and Nepal to…
Ooni seeks intensified collaboration on herbal medicine research, development
*Inaugurates Foundation, commits to promoting safe, effective traditional products for better well being Determined to develop traditional medicine practices in the country and as part of activities to mark the African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD) 2020, the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has harped on the need for the organised private sector…
UI ranks among best world 500 varsities
OAU yet to reopen for academic activities, says management The University of Ibadan (UI) has been ranked among 500 best universities in the world by Times Higher Education (THE). The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka, in a statement, said this was an improvement and the first time the university would be…
University of Ibadan and primordial sentiments
A group of Ibadan elders the other day requested for a Vice Chancellor of Ibadan descent for University of Ibadan (UI). Their proposition is not entirely strange, though a complete...
I made it happen in Unilag, now I make it happen in the city of lagos - Bamidele Adams
Bamidele Adams popularly called BA is an all-round social plug, an entertainment entrepreneur that focuses more on the business aspect of the entertainment business.
‘In loving memory of my angelic wife’
I had wanted to write a note in honour of Mrs. Afolasade Adenola Omole, the beloved wife of the former Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife and our Editorial Board Chairman, Professor Wale Omole. She was called home on July 15, 2020. I have found a better tribute from Professor Omole. Read on.…
Nigerian varsities lack enabling environment for academic excellence, says Gbenro Jegede
Pioneer Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) and immediate past Secretary-General, Association of African Universities, Prof Olugbemiro Jegede
Wife of OAU ex-VC, Afolasade Omole, dies
Mrs. Afolasade Adenola (nee Onakoya), wife of former vice-chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Prof. Wale Omole, has passed on.
House of Reps intervenes as varsities join ASUU warning strike
Worried about the seemingly intractable face-off between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved to intervene in the crisis.
‘It’s been 25 years since the Beijing platform for action, but women’s participation in political leadership remains abysmally low’
Professor Oluremi Comfort Sonaiya is a Nigerian Politician, Educationist, Writer and a Professor of French Language. She was the only female Presidential candidate in the 2015 Presidential elections