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Unilorin student beats female lecturer to coma

A female lecturer of the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Ilorin, Mrs Zakariyyah, who was beaten to coma on Thursday by a 400 level student of the institution, is now in stable condition and recuperating. The student, simply identified as Captain Walz, reportedly attacked the lecturer in her office and assaulted her leading to severe injuries. The Director of Corporate Affairs of the institution, Kunle Akogun, confirmed the development to DAILY POST in a text message to our correspondent on Saturday. He said “a visit by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, in company of the
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UNILORIN Matriculates Over 12,630 Freshers for the 2020/2021 Session

The Management of University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has admitted over 12,630 students for the 2020/2021 academic session out of 102,000 that applied for admission into the institution through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Suleman Abdulkareem, disclosed this on Monday in Ilorin during the matriculation ceremony for the newly admitted students. “About 102,000 candidates picked our university as their first choice during the 2020/2021 admission exercise that is culminating into this ceremony today". “Out of the 102, 000 candidates that chose our university as their first choice,
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UNILORIN Awards 50,000 to the best graduating student in petrochemical Engineering

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, has instituted an annual prize award for the best graduating student of the Department of Chemical Engineering. This was contained in a July 28, 2021 letter the Professor of Chemical Engineering wrote to the Chairman of the University’s Committee on Scholarship, Examination & Prizes, a copy of which was sighted by UNILORIN BULLETIN last Friday (August 6, 2021). To be known as “Prof. S. A Abdulkareem’s Award For The Best Graduating Student In Chemical Engineering”, the award, in the sum of N50,000 is to run for 10years. Towards this
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Unilorin set to award N50,000 yearly to the overall best Graduating student of Law

The book Launch Committee of History and development of judiciary in Kwara State 1960-2020 has initiated the giving #1,000,000 annual prize for the overall best student in faculty of Law, University of Ilorin. The endowment fund is to be for the next 20 years. In a jointly signed letter by both the chairman of the committee and the author of the book, judge Adeleye Adegboye and Ahmed S. Abdulyekeen, and addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, the committee stated that the scholarship/prize winning award is being created in the name of the legal icon, incorruptible jurist and Retired
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UI, UNN & UNILORIN Ranks top three Universities in Nigeria based on scientific quality

The University of Ibadan, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and the University of Ilorin has ranked the top three universities in Nigeria by AD Scientific Index, a leading global ranking body based in Turkey. The ranking contained in the list of 2021 ‘World Scientists and University Rankings,’ according to a UNILORIN bulletin issued on Monday, cited UI, UNN, and UNILORIN as the best three universities in Nigeria based on the quality of their scientists. AD Scientific Index stated that the University of Ibadan ranked 19th in Africa and 1,350 in the world, while the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, occupied the 25th
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Relative of the slain Unilorin student: she was stripped naked and hands tied before she was killed

A relative of slain 300-level UNILORIN student, Omowumi Olajide revealed she was stripped naked and her hands tied by her assailants before she was killed. Omowumi’s cousin, Mrs Stowe Opeyemi who stated this while testifying in court on Tuesday, July 13, recalled how the victim’s naked corpse was found in the sitting room at her sister’s residence in the Tanke area of Ilorin. Opeyemi told the court that the deceased was living with one Dr Dupe Shittu, however, On the day of the incident Shittu became suspicious when Omowumi’s phone number was not reachable which was unusual. The media quoted
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