University of Ilorin
Girl-child education, panacea for uplifting womanhood
Professor Mosunmola Florence Tunde-Ayinmode of the department of behavioral sciences, University of Ilorin has said that if girl-child education is encouraged, it will become an important driver that will catalyse the socio-economic and political development of communities in Okun land. Speaking as the guest lecturer in a paper titled, "A challenge to accelerate and diversify…
At 50, I am fulfilled, says Adetoyi, former tea hawker - turned millionaire
The first lesson that quickly comes to the mind of anyone privileged to be at the 50th birthday ceremony of the Chief Executive Officer of Hi-Nutrients (a member of Neovia Group), Prince Olabode Adetoyi, at the Civic Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos, after listening to the story of his life, is that it is only…
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…
Angry spectators chase ‘over-age’ athlete from stadium
The fourth edition of the National Youth Games (NYG), taking place in Kwara State witnessed a major drama yesterday, as spectators at the University of Ilorin Stadium practically chased away one of the participating athletes...
Unilorin gets 22 new professors, 15 readers
The Governing Council of the University of Ilorin has approved the appointment of 22 new frofessors and 15 readers. The new professors, whose appointments were announced by the Registrar, Dr. (Mrs.) Folaranmi Modupe Olowoleni, at the 270th Meeting of the University Senate, are Dr. AbdulWahab O. Issa, the University Librarian; Dr. G.B. Adesiji of the…
VC urges graduating students to prepare for new life challenges
Prof. Sulayman Abdulkareem said this during a convocation lecture preparatory to the 33rd Convocation for the 2016/2017 Graduation of the university in Ilorin.
Registrars without IT knowledge will soon become irrelevant, says ARNU
Association of Registrars of Nigerian Universities (ARNU) has counselled its members to get acquainted with modern Information Technology (IT), so as to remain relevant in the university corporate system.
Mosquitoes are our friends, stop killing them – Don
A Professor of Entomology at the University of Ilorin, Adeolu Ande, has decried killing mosquitoes, saying the insects are friends to humans that deserved to be properly managed.
Unilorin raises age limit of VC applicants to 65
“The Governing Council of the University of Ilorin has approved the change in the age limit of prospective applicants of the university’s vice chancellor to be from 60 to 65 years by October 16, 2017,’’ the statement said.