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INVITATION TO THE US EMBASSY DELEGATION VISIT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN FOR SCHOLARSHIP PARTICIPATION

Excellent Unilorites,

We are pleased to extend a cordial invitation to you for the reception of the Public Diplomacy Officer (PDO) at the US Embassy in Abuja, Mrs. Katarina Lage Ramos, and some members of her staff who will be paying a working visit to the University of Ilorin, recognized as one of the Fulbright affiliated institutions in Nigeria.

The details of the visit are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 21st May 2024
Time: 3:00 pm
Venue: The University Auditorium

The visit will include a presentation specifically tailored for UNILORIN undergraduate students in the STEM category, focusing on "Postgraduate Opportunities in the United States."

We look forward to your presence at this significant and beneficial event.
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ANOTHER YEAR OF EXCELLENCE

The Excellence-Driven Administration graciously marks the birthday of Comr. AGEZEH, Victor Oghenetaga (VICTEG), the Financial Secretary of the Students' Union.

May your special day reflect the exceptional leadership and contributions you've made in promoting financial transparency and accountability within the University community. We wish you another year of excellence, influence, and impactful leadership.

Wishing you a very Happy Birthday!
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UPDATE ON THE 2022/2023 INTER-FACULTY QUIZ AND DEBATE CONTEST GRAND FINALE

Excellent Unilorites,

Today marks the culmination of the inter-faculty quiz and debate competition, and we are thrilled to invite you to the University Auditorium.

Join us today, Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at 3:00 PM, to witness the exciting conclusion of this event, showcasing intellectual prowess, oratory skills, and academic excellence, featuring:

- Public Speaking Contest Final
- Debate Contest Final
- Quiz Contest (Quarter, Semi, and Finals)
- Awards Presentation Ceremony

The schedule for the grand finale is as follows:

- 2:00 PM - Public Speaking Contest Final
- 2:15 PM - Debate Contest Final
- 3:15 PM - Quiz Contest (Quarter and Semi-Finals)
- 4:30 PM - Quiz Contest Final
- 5:30 PM - Awards Presentation Ceremony

QUESTION CATEGORIES FOR SEMI-FINALS

SF 1
1. Better by Far University
2. African Leaders
3. Collective Nouns
4. Animality

SF 2
1. Better by Far University
2. Peculiarities of Various Countries
3. Information Communication Technology
4. Countries in West Africa

Your presence on this auspicious occasion will add to the grandeur of the event, making it a truly unforgettable Grand Finale of the University of Ilorin Inter-Faculty Quiz and Debate Competition.
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LIST OF FACULTIES (TEAMS) PROCEEDING TO THE QUARTER-FINALS OF THE INTER-FACULTY DEBATE COMPETITION

Excellent Unilorites,

After a sequence of rigorous and intellectually stimulating debates, the outcomes of the ongoing Inter-Faculty debate competition are provided below, along with the teams (Faculties) that have advanced to the partial semifinals.

1. Faculty of Education (Team Scholarly Squad)

2. Faculty of Law (Team Justice League, Team Courtroom Crusaders, and Team Legal Eagles)

3. Faculty of Communication and Information Science (Team Tech Titans and Team Digital Dynamos)

4. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Team Pharma Force)

5. Faculty of Clinical Sciences (Team Medical Mavericks)

6. Faculty of Life Sciences (Team Microbial Masters and Team Genetic Giants)

7. Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences (Team Clinical Crusaders and Team Healthcare Heroes)
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UNILORIN INTER-FACULTY QUIZ COMPETITION SCHEDULE, FEATURES, MODALITIES, AND QUESTION CATEGORIES

Excellent Unilorites,

Join us on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at 3:00 PM at the University Auditorium for an electrifying showdown of wit and knowledge in the Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and Final of the University of Ilorin Inter-Faculty Quiz Competition.

QUARTERFINALS FEATURES:

• QF1: (Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences) vs. (Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences)

• QF2: (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences) vs. (Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences)

• QF3: (Faculty of Engineering & Technology) vs. (Faculty of Life Sciences)

• QF4: (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) vs. (Faculty of Clinical Sciences)

QUESTION CATEGORIES FOR QUARTERFINALS:

1. QF1: My country, Anagrams, Grammar & Semantics, Geometry & Algebra, General Knowledge

2. QF2: Nigerian Music and Artistes, Phobias, Stadia & Arena for Sporting Events, Latin and Greek; Usages and Relationship, Politics

3. QF3: Kingdom Animalia, Latin and Greek; Usages and Relationship, Study of What?, Legal terms and Jargon, Playing with figures

4. QF4: Car producing Companies and their Products, Use of Infotech, Nigeria is mine, Musical Legends, Animal Kingdom

SEMI-FINALS FEATURES
• SF1 = Winner of QF1 vs Winner of QF3
• SF2 = Winner of QF2 vs Winner of QF4
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THE UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN GROUP C AND D INTER-FACULTY QUIZ COMPETITION RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT

Excellent Unilorites,

The Day 2 Rounds of the Quiz Competition at the Auditorium yesterday were thrilling, with intense ties between the faculties of Arts, BMS, and Social Sciences in Group D leading to a competitive extra-time.

The Quiz committee had to resort to its reserved questions after exhausting all available ones due to the ties following a fiercely contested competition marked by unprecedented ties

Results Breakdown of Qualified Teams

GROUP C:
1. Faculty of Engineering and Technology - 1st place with 100 points
2. Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences - 2nd place with 70 points

GROUP D:
1. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - 1st place with 90 points
2. Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences - 2nd place with 40 points (Won on tiebreaker)

Congratulations to the top two teams from each group, who have qualified for the Quarterfinal round, all teams are praised for their outstanding performance and sportsmanship, making this quiz competition memorable.

Stay tuned for more exciting events on Grandfinale slated for Wednesday, 15th May 2024 at the University Auditorium, don't miss it.
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INVITATION TO THE UNILORIN INTER-FACULTY QUIZ AND DEBATE PRELIMINARY ROUNDS FOR GROUPS C AND D

Excellent Unilorites,

We cordially invite you to the University of Ilorin's Inter-Faculty Quiz and Debate preliminary rounds for Groups C and D. This promising event will be held tomorrow, Friday, May 10th, 2024, at the University Auditorium at 3:00 pm.

Some participating faculties, namely the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Communication and Information Sciences, Clinical Sciences, and Life Sciences, have all successfully advanced to the quarterfinals following the preliminary rounds of Groups A and B on Wednesday, May 8th, 2024, also held at the University Auditorium.

Inter-Faculty Quiz Competition scheduled for Friday, May 10, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. in the University Auditorium.

Group C:
- Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences
- Faculty of Environmental Sciences
- Faculty of Engineering and Technology
- Faculty of Management Sciences

Group D:
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
- Faculty of Social Sciences
- Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

We extend our congratulations to the qualifying teams and eagerly anticipate your presence at the University Auditorium tomorrow at 3:00 PM for the continuation of the Quiz and Debate Competition.
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ANOTHER YEAR OF EXCELLENCE

The Excellence-Driven Administration gracefully celebrates Comr. AJIBOLA, Daniel Ayomide, (HURAM-ABI), the Welfare Secretary (COHS) of the Students' Union, on his special day.

You shine bright with creativity and innovation, may this special year be filled with joy, inspiration, and the realization of all your dreams and aspirations. Cheers to another year of amazing accomplishments and groundbreaking ideas!

Wishing you a very Happy Birthday!
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2022/2023 UNILORIN INTER FACULTY QUIZ COMPETITION GROUPS

Excellent Unilorites,

Are you ready for the 2022/2023 UNILORIN Inter Faculty Quiz Competition where students from different faculties come together to test their knowledge and teamwork. There are four groups, each with different faculties. Come join us at the Auditorium on May 8th and 10th, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. to see who will come out on top.

Dates:
08/05/2024 (Wednesday)
10/05/2024 (Friday)

TIME: 3:00 P.M.

VENUE: THE UNIVERSITY AUDITORIUM

08/05/2024 - Wednesday - 3:00 p.m.

Group A:
- Faculty of Agriculture
- Faculty of Clinical Sciences
- Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences
- Faculty of Law

Group B:
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Life Sciences
- Faculty of Physical Sciences
- Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

10/05/2024 - Friday - 3:00 p.m.

Group C:
- Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences
- Faculty of Environmental Sciences
- Faculty of Engineering and Technology
- Faculty of Management Sciences

Group D:
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
- Faculty of Social Sciences
- Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL FINAL YEAR STUDENTS

Excellent Finalists,

Following the earnest efforts of the Students' Union Executives in engaging with the University Management, we are pleased to announce the approval of an extension to the deadline for the substitution of current passport photographs with recent ones featuring a red background on the university portal.

In light of this development, we implore all final year students to proactively engage with their respective Faculty IT Officers for the exercise, effective immediately upon the public dissemination of this information and will remain in effect until further updates are provided.
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INVITATION TO THE STUDENTS' UNION NOVELTY MATCH AND FITNESS SESSION

Excellent Unilorites,

We are delighted to extend to you a cordial invitation to join us for an upcoming event hosted by the University of Ilorin Students' Union. We are thrilled to announce the Students' Union Novelty Match between the Central Executive Council and the Senate Council, promising an exhilarating display of talent, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

Date: Wednesday, May 1st, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM
Venue: University Main Bowl

Prior to the match, we warmly welcome you to partake in a Fitness Session at the University Main Bowl, commencing at 7:00 AM. This session aims to promote your sense of physical well-being.

We assure you that this event will be an unforgettable experience brimming with excitement.
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TRANSPORTATION FARES STAY UNAFFECTED DESPITE FUEL SCARCITY

Excellent Unilorites,

In light of the current fuel scarcity nationwide, we've received reports and complaints from students about the sudden rise in transportation costs. Korope drivers have hiked fares from ₦250 to ₦300, while keke fares have surged to ₦150 at the College of Health Sciences.

As the Students' Union, we want to clarify that there has been no meeting or consultation with the Students' Union regarding these fare increases. Therefore, the agreed-upon fare for a korope drop remains ₦250, and ₦100 for a keke drop.

We strongly advise all students not to exceed these agreed prices when dealing with korope drivers.

However, consultations will be made, with the assurance that they will serve the best interests of you, Excellent Unilorites.
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INVITATION TO THE NOVELTY MATCH BETWEEN THE UNILORIN TEAM AND FUNAAB SPORT TOURIST

Excellent Unilorites,

We are pleased to extend an invitation to you for an exciting novelty match between the UNILORIN Team and FUNAAB Sport Tourist

Details for the match are as follows:
Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Tomorrow, Friday April 26th, 2024
Venue: Unilorin Main Bowl

Let's come together to support our university and enjoy an unforgettable sporting experience as our team takes on FUNAAB.

We anticipate your presence and support at this thrilling match.
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ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 2022/2023 ACADEMIC SESSION INTER-FACULTY QUIZ AND DEBATE COMPETITIONS

Excellent Unilorites,

We are excited to announce the commencement of this year’s Annual University Inter-Faculty Quiz and Debate Competitions, scheduled to take place from May 8th to May 15th, 2024. This event presents an excellent opportunity for students from all departments and faculties to showcase their knowledge, engage in friendly competition, and promote cross-disciplinary collaboration.

The competition will encompass a range of topics including Science, Arts, History, Technology, and more, involving faculties across the university.

Faculty teams will consist of a required number of participants for debate, public speaking, and quiz categories, with the following participant breakdown:
- Quiz: 3 main participants with 2 substitutes
- Debate: 2 participants
- Public Speaking: 1 participant

We encourage teams to include members from various departments/disciplines to enrich the collaborative experience.

All interested students are invited to participate in this enlightening and engaging event. To register, please contact your faculty's quiz and debate clubs or coordinators.

Let's work together to make this year's competition a memorable and intellectually stimulating experience for everyone involved!

Please await more details about the Inter-faculty quiz and debate competition.
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ANOTHER YEAR OF EXCELLENCE

The Executive Arm of the Students' Union sends warm wishes to the phenomenal Senate President of the Students' Union Senate Council, AZEEZ, Opeyemi Abdulhakeem (UPSYLEE).

Your commitment to serving our student community is admirable. We hope your birthday is as outstanding as your leadership.

May this year bring you abundant accomplishments, cherished moments, and the achievements you deserve.

Wishing you a very Happy Birthday!
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EID MUBARAK GREETINGS

Excellent Unilorites,

As we joyously celebrate Eid, we extend warm greetings and best wishes to all our Muslim brothers and sisters.

Eid is a time for strengthening the bonds of unity, compassion, and mutual respect. Embrace these values as you gather with your families and friends in celebration.

May Allah's guidance illuminate our path towards personal and academic growth. Let us continue to strive for excellence and uplift each other in our endeavors.

Eid Mubarak to all Excellent Unilorites observing this special day!
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INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION RANKING SURVEY

Excellent Unilorites,

We invite you to be the voice of our excellent university in the TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION Ranking. This survey aims to capture your unique experiences and perspectives.

Your insights are pivotal in highlighting Unilorin's excellence globally. Your participation not only influences our university's ranking but also illuminates its strengths and areas for growth.

Please take a moment to complete this survey, as it plays a significant role in shaping the perception of our institution. Access the survey through the link provided below:

https://questionpro.eu/t/AB3u03OZB3vp7E?qprouniid=111057836
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EASTER CELEBRATION WISHES

Excellent Unilorites,

As Easter Sunday dawns upon us, the Students' Union extends sincere wishes to each of you. May this special day bring forth feelings of rejuvenation, optimism, and happiness.

As you gather with your loved ones, may the essence of Easter resonate deeply within your hearts, prompting reflection and gratitude for the blessings bestowed upon us. With the 2022/23 Rain Semester approaching, may this occasion serve as a source of inspiration, empowering you to persevere with renewed determination.

We send warm greetings for a joyful and meaningful Easter Sunday. May your day be filled with bliss and the precious moments that make life meaningful.
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