UI set to resume physically

News emerged on the 17th May, 2021 from several sources about plans of the University of Ibadan to resume physically. The senate is said to meet to discuss and make an official statement soon. The halls of residence will also be opened to students according to the reports. It has been more than a year since the University of Ibadan fully opened its doors to her students. As the 2020/2021 first semester runs to an end, students are preparing for…

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A BRIEF REPORT ON THE WOMEN IN SURGERY PROGRAMME

Women in Surgery, a webinar to promote interest among female medical students in the University of Ibadan, hosted by UIMSA was held on the 15th of May, 2021. There were three speakers present, all successful consultant female surgeons and the event had over a hundred participants. Semiloore Atere, coordinated the programme. There was a minute of silence at the beginning of the occasion to commemorate the death of Olusegun Eniayekan, a member of the 2k18 set who lost his life…

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NEWS UPDATES: ISSUE II

UI SENATE APPROVES PHYSICAL RESUMPTION    On the 17th of May, Campus News reported on the approval of physical resumption for the rest of the first semester of the 2020/2021 session. The article included details on the proposed amount of fees paid, hostel accommodation capacity and the process by which new students are to check their allocated halls.     This development raised a lot of comments and concerns by the student populace especially on the subject of accommodation within the…

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NIGERIAN SENATE CONSTITUTION REVIEW

The Senate has called for Nigerians to express their views and opinions about the 1999 constitution. The review of the 1999 constitution has been an arising matter for a long time. There have been many criticisms of the deficits in it. Many complained that it started when it was foisted on us by the military. The Senate appealed to Nigerians to voice out the defects in the 1999 constitution in an announcement during its plenary activities. The zonal public hearing,…

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Categories Of TDB-ites

  In my opinion, TDBs are a great way to pass the time. Though it is ideally meant for reading till day-break, book was made for man and not the other way round, hence, the flat-out refusal of some people to kill themselves. However, the reverse is the case for others and this brings us to the first category; The Dedicated Bookworms  As the name suggests, these guys were made for books, studying and more studying. They are the ones…

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Lessons WhatsApp Taught Me

Pre-script (or whatever is the opposite of Post-Script): To be honest, it would be lovely to send this piece to my mom and dad, and yours too. The goal is for them to see that something good can come out of “pressing phone too much.” For the first time ever, I lost all my WhatsApp chats a few weeks ago. Being someone who has 80% of her social interactions on WhatsApp, it was a very harsh reality to accept. I’m…

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Staying happy in overwhelming climes

It is easy to get overwhelmed by the daily dose of bad news around us. There is UI doing its thing, Nigeria testing our endurance and the world just “turnioniown”—literally. There are also our personal struggles but we refuse to be depressed, right? Our eyes are fixed on maintaining happiness. Distractions may come, but no! We have got to remain focused on being happy (*inserts smug look.) These are some tips on how to stay happy even with the gloom…

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Stress Management

I don’t know about you but I can already the heat this semester. We have exams coming up (CAs as they call it, but we know they’re not), slides piling up, rushing on a whole new level, PSM on one side and GES 102 just doing its own. Asides from these, you have to keep up with your daily life activities and everything can seem overwhelming. It is a never-ending cycle of due assignments and stuffing tons of information into…

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NOT WHAT YOU THINK

I spotted him in the distance among the crowd. Elegant, bold and jovial. His frame hung in the right proportion. His gait was commanding and his confidence was as neat as his clothes. My Gosh! I could tell he was every lady’s heart desire. “ This Babe don foh!” my friends concluded as they saw my eyes tracking his movement like a magnetic radar. “Wait…” I tried to feign a solid stony countenance, “what?” They all stared at me, expectantly.…

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Fatal Familial Insomnia (FFI)

Inside the gloomy world of people who cannot sleep Not long ago, I came across a short story. Many of us will be familiar with the plot. A wealthy man, two wives, the usual rivalry, a promising first son, then the death of the first wife after several mysterious symptoms. After a few years, the first son developed the same symptoms. The doctors didn’t know what was wrong and he died a couple of years later. Accusations flew; the second…

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Ground floor, E.O. Oluwole Akande Building,

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Ibadan,

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