The Indy Hall Alumni Association, an assoication of past occupants of Independence Hall, University of Ibadan, has sent out official calls for membership to graduate Katangites and present final-year Katangites. The first call, released in form of broadcast messages via the current administration of the hall, addresses graduates from the […]
In the aftershock of the #ENDSARS Protests and the Lekki Massacre of Tuesday, 20 October, 2020, Ofure Ebhomielen – a University of Ibadan’s 2018 Overall Best Graduating Student and a vocal campaigner during the #ENDSARS Protests, Martins Isaac – a student of history and seasoned analyst, and Gbenga Sadiq – one-time President of The Literary and Debating Society, University of Ibadan and a veteran poltical commentator joined Theophilus Femi Alawonde at the Roundtable to discuss issues surrounding the #EndSARS Protests and Lekki Massacre, complicit parties, the Nigerian governments reactions, and the likely effects that the protests will have on the Nigerian nation in general and Nigerian universities in particular. Enjoy and learn!
This is the second discourse in the Roundtable Discourse with Theophilus series, and it touches on sexual assault, sexual assaults in the University of Ibadan, causes of sexual assaults in the University of Ibadan, the University’s provisions as regards sexual harassment, the Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill at the Senate, and potential solutions to sexual assaults in the University of Ibadan.
By: Emmanuel Utibe The sight of lynching or mob beating is not uncommon in Nigeria. Growing up at a point, it was like “The Mob Court” was the surest court in the land in delivering popular justice. It was not uncommon to hear people talking about how there was no […]
By: John Eriomala As a 2nd year student of the University of Ibadan, I’ve had the opportunity of witnessing a number of student body elections. Of these, however, three, in particular, have involved my direct participation as an electorate; the Student Union elections, that of my Hall of residence, Great […]
Students of the University of Ibadan on Tuesday held a protest to express their displeasure over the continuous shutdown of activities in Universities across the country. Students of the University described the strike as an indication that the Nigerian government has failed in one of its primary responsibilities. Recall […]
By: _THE BobbyJay Fourteen years since Edwin Van Der Sar’s brilliant save won the UCL, nine years since United’s last English league triumph, and as of the time of writing, four years, 350 days, 22 hours, 4 minutes, and 37 seconds since the red devils last won a silverware. The […]
By: Aduwo Ayodele In twenty-three years of Nigeria’s surviving democracy, there have been sixteen dire gestures of a nationwide strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, including other staff unions that have also had intermittent records of strike. Actions that protest for or demand a better education system in […]
By: Emmanuel Utibe On the 27th of April, 2022, it was announced that the Biden government had set up the “Disinformation Governance Board” under the United States Department of Homeland Security. People on the Right Wing went on to call it the “Ministry of Truth”- a reference to George Orwell’s […]
By: John Eriomala I’ve listened to you all rant for the last two weeks; shaking my head at your lack of understanding. You people do not seem to comprehend the importance of what men like me do. See, it is necessary oh, very necessary what we the polygynists of Nigeria […]
By: Covenant Odedele Upon the announcement by the UIMSA Electoral Committee, Jaachimma Nwagbara emerged as the First Female President of the Association after polling 445 votes, edging Eniola Akinnuoye who polled 337 votes. The result of the elections, which took place online on Saturday, 30th of April, 2022 was announced, […]
By: _THE BobbyJay “corner taken quickly, ORIIIGIIIIIIIIIIIII”, these were the words ensuing from the match commentator as the Belgian forward converted Trent Alexander-Arnold’s quick delivery. Fast forward to the present, a time when the roles of full-backs have been redefined from the traditional sit-back, defend the ball and thump it […]
By: Lawal Oluwadamilare The contrast between settling down and being in a relationship is miles apart. The reason is that: to marry anyone, there may be need for deliberations on backgrounds, values, sexual desires, and the financial decisions both parties might need to make. It is for this reason that […]