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.
Views: 87 A student leaders empowerment programme, titled the 2021 Excellence in Leadership Program (eLEAP 2021), has been scheduled to hold between Friday, 23rd April and Saturday, 24th April, 2021. The event, which is championed by the John Oluwadero-led Building Nations Initiative, is a capacity-building workshop for student leaders at […]
Views: 287 Theophilus Femi Alawonde The President has reconstituted the University of Ibadan Governing Council, with Chief John Odigie Oyegun, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), emerging as the Chairman of the New Council. The constitution of the new 5-man council followed the eventual dissolution of the […]
Views: 63 John ‘Dare Okafor It was one of those cool evenings; the sun had reclined into the clouds, and the flowers on the field blossomed in different colours. Under a big mango tree were two elderly men, both in their late eighties, sipping palm wine from their cups and […]
Views: 555 Theophilus Femi Alawonde and James Chibor Akilapa Janet* is a promising sophomore at the Department of Economics, University of Ibadan. Following a stellar performance in her first year, Janet was one of the first people to jump on the annual CHEVRON Scholarship. Having seen the scores for more […]
Views: 238 On this week’s Bold and Beautiful, our correspondent, John ‘Dare Okafor, met with gorgeous Adebisi Amori, a 300-level student of sociology, who had beautiful perspectives to share on issues ranging from life as a student, to the KUDA Bank Internship, to entrepreneurship among students. Enjoy! Can we meet […]
Views: 251 In this exclusive interview with Martins Isaac — a first-class graduate and erstwhile President of the Union of Campus Journalists, University of Ibadan (UCJ UI), Shamsudeen Kareem — Editor-in-Chief of the Union of Campus Journalists, University of Ibadan, and Theophilus Femi Alawonde — Indy Press Organisation’s Editor-in-Chief fire […]
Views: 68 Alvaro Nigeria and Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, emerged the Best Premier League Player in the month of March, becoming only the fourth Nigerian to win that award. He scored five goals in two games to see off competition from the likes of Harry Kane, Riyad Mahrez, Illan […]
Views: 216 Photo credit: Tech Cabal In the one year since the pandemic chose our planet for its deadly visit, Nigeria has played host to different trends. From a deluge of live senatorial drama, to a president who gained fame as a genuinely bad boy, the country has been rocked […]
Views: 197 Image Credit: GaudiLab/Shutterstock -Williams Owoeye (Dawillty) With each human invention, there most certainly is a trade-off. When we invented the electric bulb in a bid to mimic the sun, the trade-off was constantly supplying it with energy and the fact that it gets to blow up once every […]
Views: 151 By: Habeeb Abdul The University of Ibadan Debate Team defeated the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko Debate Team at the semi-finals of the recently concluded Clash of Thoughts 2021, organised by the D Zone of the National Association of Nigerian Students. The semi-fianls, which happened on 25th March, 2021 […]