Dress code and search for moral sanity on campuses
Academic scholarship is waning in many Nigerian universities as students and teachers are caught in the web of corruption and cheating. Thrown into that mix is the burden of deciding for students what they wear and when, writes Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL. Like a caryatid, the bent figure revealed rotund buttocks as the transparent…
UNILORIN wins national debate contest
University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has won this year’s edition of the Masters’ Round Debate Tournament, the fifth in the series, held at University of Calabar (UNICAL).
Unilorin arrests three suspected miscreants
The University of Ilorin says its security operatives have arrested three suspected miscreants who have been terrorising the university community for some time now. According to the University of Ilorin Bulletin issued on Monday, the arrest was made on Feb. 22 after the University Security Patrol Team raided the hoodlums while operating in one of…
‘Why Nigerian universities can’t attract foreign students, lecturers’
A renowned playwright, Prof. Olufemi Obafemi, has attributed the inability of Nigerian universities to attract students and lecturers from around the world to the decay in the country’s educational sector.
UNILORIN to enforce dress code on students, staff
The University of Ilorin says it has constituted a committee to look into the modalities for the enforcement of a dress code for members of staff and students of the institution. Dr Rasheed Jimoh, the Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences (CIS) made this known in a statement made available to newsmen…
ASUU lauds judgment voiding sack of UNILORIN lecturers
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan zone, has lauded the judgment by the National Industrial Court, Akure, which nullified the sacking of two of its executives by the University of Ilorin.
Falz excites students, as Pulse invasion hits UNILORIN
An excited young lady grinned in satisfaction as she grabbed onto Falz’s jacket during the Surprise Celebrity Visit of the MTN Pulse Campus Invasion.
Disregard for rule of law worse than corruption, says U.S. envoy
Ambassador of the United States (U.S.) to Nigeria, William Stuart Symington, has said that disregard for justice and rule of law is more...
Unical subdues Unilorin, meets University of Agriculture, Makurdi in HIFL final
The University of Calabar (UNICAL Malabites) on Wednesday defeated University of Ilorin 2-0 at home to qualify for the Higher Institutions Football League (HIFL) final, where they will meet University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM Tillers). The final match of the inaugural HIFL will hold at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on November 3, 2018. In an…