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Bursary: Students accuse Kwara Scholarship Board Chairman

Our Reporters Some students of the University of Ilorin have accused the Chairman of the Kwara state Scholarship Board, Hon Isiaka Magaji, of corruption and extortion, describing the deduction of N500 out of the N5000 bursary awards as ‘illegal and the height of insensitivity.” The students, who protested the alleged extortion when the Chairman visited […]

Unilorin expels eight students for misconduct

The management of the University of Ilorin has expelled eight students for various acts of misconduct. The students, who were recently tried by the University Students’ Disciplinary Committee (SDC), are Temidayo Olakunle of the Department of Educational Technology; Dennis Adams Adeniji of the Department of Sociology; Ademola Justice Oguntade of the Department of History and […]

Unilorin student wins UNESCO contest

Mr John Usman, A 200-Level Computer Science student of the University of Ilorin, has won the grand prize at a UNESCO contest, tagged “Pathways to a Culture of Peace’’. Mr Kunle Akogun, a Deputy Director in the University, said in a statement on Monday that the contest, which took place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was […]

Unilorin to get 5 MW solar power plant soon

Top level discussions have begun between the management of the University of Ilorin and an indigenous company, Egja Mecheng Nigeria Limited, on how the two can collaborate on the generation of 5 megawatt of electricity for the University. A preliminary meeting was held last Friday (January 31, 2014) between the two parties. The University of […]

AT LAST: KWSG Releases 27Million Bursary Fund

The Kwara State Governor, Dr. AbdulFatah Ahmed has released additional 27million Naira to the Kwara Scholarship Board for the continuation of the payment of Bursary to students of Kwara origin across tertiary institutions in the country. The chairman of the Kwara State Scholarship Board, Hon. Isiaka Mogaji stated this yesterday in a release signed by […]