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UI mourns Prof. Akin Mabogunje

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By IBUKUN EMIOLA IBADAN- The University of Ibadan (UI) community  on Saturday,  said it received  the death of Prof. Akin Mabogunje with  shock but also...

Ladipo Adamolekun at 80: Celebrating a distinguished author, By Isaac N....

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Today July 20, 2022, marks the 80th birthday  of Prof. Ladipo Adamolekun, one of Nigeria’s and Africa’s outstanding scholars who is still standing strongly...

ASUU Strike: Students stage protest at UI, disrupt movement

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By IBUKUN EMIOLA   Ibadan- Scores of concerned students in Oyo State converged on University of Ibadan (UI) Gate on Friday to stage a peaceful...

Security implications of ASUU strikes, By Hassan Gimba

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was founded in 1978. Its predecessor, the Nigerian Association of University Teachers (NAUT), was formed in 1965...

NCC awards N233m research grants, professorial chair endowments in 7 universities

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ABUJA - Consistent with its recognition of the academia as a central stakeholder in its commitment to linkages and local development sphere of the...

Are some foreign higher institutions overrated? By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

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Almost a month into the death of Fadlullah Agboluaje, a Nigerian student admitted to Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine, the school authorities are yet...

Olubadan: Lekan Balogun, 8 others warm up to take over •Adetunji...

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IBADAN - Following the death of the 41st Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, in the early hours of Sunday, there are speculations...

UI Faculty President Found A Day After He Left Suicide Note

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Jude Nicholas has been found. The immediate past President of the faculty of Education, University of Ibadan had gone missing after leaving a suicide note. Nicholas...

Yinka Badejo, widow Of ex-Foursquare GO, dies at 72

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Rev Mrs. Yinka Badejo, widow of Rev Wilson Badejo, ex- General Overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church Nigeria, is dead. The Nation learnt she died after...

COVID-19: UI Bars Graduands Without First Class From Convocation Hall

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Graduands without first-class honours have been barred by the University of Ibadan from physically attending the 2021 convocation ceremonies of the institution. The university also...

Students, lecturers victimised when UNILORIN opted out of ASUU – VC

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Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman AbdulKareem, has said he has no regret allowing the university academic staff to rejoin the main...

US varsity appoints Nigerian, Shitta-Bey, Professor of Philosophy

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A Nigerian, Olanrewaju Shitta-Bey, has been appointed as a Professor of Philosophy and Humanities by the University of Maryland Global Campus, USA. Until his promotion,...

Drama as boy who sued JAMB for N1bn is handed over...

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There was mild drama at the headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) Bwari, FCT as a 19-year-old candidate in the 2021 Unified...

President Buhari Re-appoints Ajiboye As TRCN Registrar

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Professor Segun Ajiboye has been re-appointed for another five years as Chief Executive/Registrar of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) by President Muhammadu...

Obituary: Obiora, co-founder of popular EKO Hospital dies at 85

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One of the founders of the famous EKO Hospital, Dr. Amechi Obiora, is dead. He was the 'O' in the acronym, EKO, derived from Eneli,...

Governor Fayemi Appoints 24-Year-Old As Special Assistant On Digital Communications (Photo)

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A 24-year-old man has been appointed by Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi as his Special Assistant on Digital Communications. The young man has been identified...

Celebrating Ladipo Adamolekun at 79, By Isaac N. Obasi

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Tuesday, 20 July 2021 marked the 79th birthday of Prof. Ladipo Adamolekun (NNOM) - one of Nigeria’s most distinguished intellectual giants of our time....

Top 10 popular Nigerian lies with enormous staying power, By Farooq...

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In Nigeria, once lies and historical myths take roots, they are almost always impossible to uproot. But the stubborn persistence of lies is no...

Beyond quantity – Rethinking university education in Nigeria, By Dakuku Peterside

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The hallmark of productivity is improvement in quantity and quality. If one of these standards is sacrificed for the other, needed development is compromised....

Yoruba scholars, monarchs caution Igboho, demand decentralised govt

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A conference of Yoruba has called for decentralisation of government to allow the six geopolitical zones in the country to have autonomy to function. The...