Category: Africa

AD Scientific Index Ranking: LASUCOM Is Nigeria’s Best College Of Medicine; LASU Second Best State University

From Gazellenews.com The Lagos State University (LASU) continues to receive rave reviews and positive ranking among its counterparts in Nigeria, reports The Gazelle News.com. In the latest AD Scientific Index Ranking, the University excelled on two fronts making it one of the very best in the country.In the […]

14th Matriculation Ceremony of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State.

Press Release Double Perfection It was a bright day, the weather was warm and friendly, students and parents were in a joyful mode to be part of this special occasion where all students are made to undertake the university matriculation oath which signaled their official welcome as bonafide […]

UI ranks among best 500 universities in the world, best in Nigeria

University of Ibadan Kazeem Ugbodaga/PM News/UTI The University of Ibadan (UI) has been ranked among the best 500 universities in the world and first in Nigeria. The ranking was carried out by  The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, which ranked more than 1,500 universities across 93 countries and […]

Scientists appeal for calm over new Covid variant in South Africa

 Sarah Boseley/The Guardian  Ravi Gupta, professor of clinical microbiology from Cambridge University, and an honorary professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, has been working on how mutations to the virus are increasing infectivity. There is a need to strike a balance, he said, “between warning […]

Ibidapo Obe, ex-UNILAG VC dies of COVID-19

Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe: dies at 71 Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, former vice-chancellor, University of Lagos, is dead. He was 71 years old. He died today from COVID-19 complications. Ibidapo-Obe, a former President of the Nigeria Academy of Science, attended both Ilesa Grammar School and Igbobi College from 1962 – […]

Prof. Ekanola emerges UI’s acting VC

PMNews/UTI The Senate of the University of Ibadan, UI, voted on Monday and appointed Prof. Adebola Ekanola as the acting Vice Chancellor of the institution for six months. Ekanola, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic, polled 275 votes to defeat four other contestants to emerge acting VC. Others are: […]

Nigeria: UNILAG VC Ogundipe restored, Babalakin council sacked

PMNEWS/VTI President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has restored the suspended Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, back to office. He however dissolved the Governing Council of the University, formerly led by Dr. Wale Babalakin. Spokesman of the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben-Bem Goong, announced […]

ASUU orders members to boycott UI convocation

PM NEWS/Ibukun Emiola /UTI The University of Ibadan (UI) branch of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has ordered its members to boycott the 72nd convocation and Foundation day ceremonies of the institution. ASUU-UI Chairman, Ayo Akinwole, said in a statement on Tuesday that the action was in the […]

Professor Ogundipe: I remain the Vice-Chancellor of Unilag.

Unilag Release/VTI Re: Notice to the General Public on the Removal of the Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos by Oladejo Azeez, Esq. The attention of the University of Lagos (Unilag) Management has been drawn to the “Notice to the General Public on the Removal of the Vice Chancellor, University […]

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