Category: University of Ibadan

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

Nigerian Dr. Tunde Sotunde is new President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield, North Carolina, USA.

“A man who humbles himself by his own words and actions is destined for greater things.” By Abraham Ariyo, M.D.July 15th, 2020 I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Babatunde Sotayo Sotunde as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective […]

University of Ibadan presents 2019 best graduating student

By Gbenro Adesina/PM News All eyes were on Tuesday on Miss Ofure Mary Ebhomielen of the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science as she was presented as the best graduating student at the 2019 Convocation ceremony of the University of Ibadan, UI. Ebhomielen, who graduated with the […]

University of Ibadan Graduates 241 Students with First Class

By Gbenro Adesina/PM News A total of 241 students have graduated with First Class honours from Nigeria’s oldest citadel of learning, University of Ibadan (UI). The students stand out from the 7,430 others churned out by the school at the 2019 Convocation ceremony which began on Tuesday. The […]

ASUU distances itself from arrested UI staff

PM News The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan chapter, on Tuesday, said no single academic staff was involved in the examination malpractices allegedly discovered at the institution’s distance learning centre (DLC). The ASUU Chairman, Prof Deji Omole, while reacting to some newspaper reports, said […]


University of Ibadan, Nigeria/Release Times Higher Education (THE) recently released its World University Rankings 2020  at the THE World Academic Summit holding at Zurich, Switzerland. The University of Ibadan was ranked in the 501-600 category. According to UI VC, Idowu Olayinka, “This is our best showing since THE World University […]

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