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CONSTRUCTION OF PS - NEW COHS ROAD AND INSTALLATION OF STREET LIGHTS

After consistent and concerted efforts of the leadership of the Union, we are glad to announce that the University through Federal Government Intervention has began the rehabilitation and expansion of about 2km road linking PS and New COHS.

The Management has also began the overhaul repair and installation of new Street lights across our campus. Places that have been illuminated so far are S.U.B./private hostels, Works/Pharmacy road, the road to new Environmental Science building and private hostel road.

Recall that the leadership of the Union in various meetings with the University management has raised these issues as trivial issues affecting the wellbeing of Unilorites. We hereby appreciate the University Management ably led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem Age for fulfilling his promises.

Be assured that the road linking New COHS and UITH is also going to be fixed as the contract have been awarded and is expected to commence soon.

We are also using this medium to advise members of the University community to desist from vandalization of the street lights and overspeeding.
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MATTER ARISING: LACK OF POWER SUPPLY

Focused Unilorites,

We express our displeasure on the unavailability of electricity supply on campus due to a fault from the IBEDC. However, the University has made provisions for generator which was powered through out this afternoon till later this evening. Unfortunately, the generator plant was overheated due to heavy load and it was put off for some time.

We hereby urge Unilorites to remain calm and focused as work on the reactivation of generator in a couple of hours is ongoing.
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SU KEROSENE DEPOT REVAMPED

After three years of absolute dormancy, the leadership of the People Focused Administration ably led by Comrade Taofik Waliu Omoluabi has successfully revamped the Students' Union Kerosene Depot.

The revitalisation is borne out of our unflinching commitment to make lives easy for all hostelites to enable them have acccessbility to Kerosene.

Below are the important details about the depot:

Location: Beside Grub Town, opposite Zamfara Hostel
Working hours: 11:00am - 6pm (Mondays - Fridays)
10am - 2:00pm (Saturdays)
Price per litre: N350

We hereby implore all members of the University community to patronize the Union Kerosene Depot for quality and affordability.
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2020/2021 RAIN SEMESTER EXAMINATION

Be reminded that the Rain Semester 2020/2021 Academic Session examination starts tomorrow Monday 24th January, 2022 and ends Friday 11th February, 2022 as scheduled by the University Management.

Students are hereby charged to meticulously consult the timetables in order to adequately prepare for their
examinations.

However, we are not unaware of the stress-load on both Students and Lecturers and as a Union, we are going to ensure that all necessities are put in place to achieve a hitch-free examination period.

In the same vein, the 2020/2021 Harmattan Semester CBT Make-up examinations earlier scheduled to come up on Monday 24th January, 2022 has been rescheduled to Monday 16th February, 2022 by 8:00am at the CBT Centre.

NB: It is imperative that students should always be at the examination venue 30 minutes before the schedule for each examination.
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2020/2021 INTER-FACULTY QUIZ AND DEBATE COMPETITION

This is to announce and invite you all to the University 2020/2021 Inter-faculty Quiz and Debate Competition which is scheduled to hold as follows:

DAY 1: Monday 17th January, 2022
QUARTER FINAL: Wednesday 19th January, 2022
FINAL: Friday 21st January, 2022

Time: 3:00pm (each day)
Venue: University Auditorium

The objective behind the annual competition is to evaluate the knowledge of students within academics as well as beyond academics. Further, the debate is basically a form of discussion on national and global contemporary issues. Traditionally, there are awards, trophies, and cash prizes for winners.

We therefore implore you all to come en-masse and support your respective faculty. It would also be an opportunity to widen your prospect of knowledge beyond classroom activities.
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2020/2021 HARMATTAN SEMESTER CBT MAKE-UP EXAMINATION

This is to announce that the CBT make-up examination for the 2020/2021 Harmattan Semester will hold as follows:

Date: Monday 24th January, 2022
Venue: CBT Centre
Time: 8:00am

Concerned Students are enjoined to kindly check the attached list and make themselves available.

NB: Only CBT courses are going to be done at the CBT Centre
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UNILORIN INDEPENDENT STUDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION (UISEC)
2020/2021 ACADEMIC SESSION

PRESS RELEASE
Monday, 10th January, 2022.

NOTIFICATION OF LIFT OF BAN

This is to bring to the notice of the entire student populace that the enforced embargo on all election campaign in and around the campus is hereby lifted from 11:00pm today.

This is an effort to begin the 2020/2021 electioneering processes as the full electoral timetable will be released in due time. Candidates and the electorates alike are therefore implored to carefully follow the rules of election and avoid any action that will disrupt the peace of the University or frustrate the efforts of the electoral commissioners.

SIGNED:
SHUAIB, Babatunde Adebayo
Chairman, UISEC (2020/2021)

ONIFADE, Joshua Pamilerin
Secretary, UISEC (2020/2021)

THROUGH:
SANYA, Joshua Oluwasegun
PRO, UISEC (2020/2021)
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UPDATE ON THE UNION'S WEBSITE

This is to bring to your notice, some newly added and existing features of the Union's website.

Check the links below for the features:

Union's Constitution:
https://unilorinsu.com/assets/files/compendium.pdf

History:
https://unilorinsu.com/union-history

Executive members:
https://unilorinsu.com/executives

Leadership of the Senate Council:
https://unilorinsu.com/senate

Leadership of the Judicial Council:
https://unilorinsu.com/judiciary

Also, you can now place your advertisement on the Union's website.

For enquires, contact the Public Relations Officer, Comrade O' SMART via https://wa.me/2348140861402 or send a mail to [email protected]
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COHS TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS FOR GNS 212

OLD COLLEGE: Bus would be made available at the old college in front of the Student Union Relaxation Center.
Price: N50
Take-off time: 10:30am

NEW COLLEGE: Keke (Tricycles) would be available at the park.
Price: N80
Take-off time: 9:00am

We wish you success in your examination.
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FRESHERS' ORIENTATION PROGRAM

This is to invite all 100-level and 200-level (Direct Entry) students for the 2020/2021 Freshers' Orientation Program as scheduled by the Student Affairs Unit. The event is to take place at the University Multipurpose Hall as follows:

Day 1 - Wednesday 12th January, 2022
Faculties: Agriculture, Education, Engineering and Technology, Communication and Information Sciences and Law

Day 2 - Thursday 13th January, 2022
Faculties: Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Physical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Arts

Day 3 - Friday 14th January, 2022
Faculties: Clinical Sciences, Basic Medical Sciences, Basic Clinical Sciences and Veterinary Medicine

All fresh students are to note that attendance is compulsory.
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PROBLEM OF WATER SUPPLY

The water supply problem which has been prevalent for the last few days is as a result of a major fault at the treatment plant that supplies water to the University Community.

To mitigate the effect of this problem on hostelites, the appropriate quarters have decided to make alternative provisions to supply water for use in hostels via water tankers.

However, the officials of the Works Department are already working to solve the problem.

We assure you that water supply will be effective sooner than expected.
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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL UNILORITES

The People Focused Administration under the leadership of Comrade Omoluabi felicitates with esteemed Unilorites as we coast into the New Year, 2022.

The previous year posed numerous challenges on us as Unilorites. All Glory to the Almighty God who endowed us with the strength and grace to scale through, despite the hiccups.

New Year comes with chances to do more, opportunities to thrive and a beacon of hope to excel. May this year bless you all with love, peace, happiness, success and empowerment.

Wishing you and yours a prosperous New Year. Happy New Year 2022!
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REMINDER: APPLICATION FOR WORK AND STUDY SCHEME DEADLINE

This is to inform you that application for the Work and Study Scheme ends 11:59pm today.

Work and Study is a Scheme put in place to augment the financial incapabilities of Indigent Unilorites.

Successful applicants would be posted to different units of the University as workers and get paid per month.

We hereby urge Indigent students (less privileged) only to apply via the link below:

https://forms.gle/sAmVq1WQJUJjwsy97

For more enquires, contact:
Annie: https://wa.me/2348089470966
O'Smart: https://wa.me/2348140861402
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2020/2021 FINAL RAIN SEMESTER CBT CA TIMETABLE

This is to inform you that the University has officially released the Final CBT CA Timetable for the 2020/2021 Rain Semester. The Continuous Assessment is scheduled to commence on Wednesday 5th January, 2022 and end on Friday 14th January, 2022.

Students are charged to consult the timetable and adequately prepare for the forthcoming Continuous Assessment.

Kindly find the attached timetable on the website.

We wish every Unilorites a prosperous New Year in advance.
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THE STUDENT UNION, UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE

CALL FOR PAPERS

8th Edition of the Leadership Summit and Journal Publication

The Editorial Board of The Erudite: (Journal of Leadership and Development), a publication of the Students' Union, University of Ilorin hereby invites the submission of original papers from academics, public analysts, students and informed members of the University community and the general public towards the publication of the 8th Edition of the journal.

The previous editions to delight, have received several applauds upon their international standards in terms of quality of content, production, and the scholastic contributions made to education, leadership and development all over the world.

Concurrently, the leadership of the Students' Union of the Better by Far University, therefore, solicits for your scholastic contributions to this edition of her journal.

GUIDELINES

Above all, priority will be given to papers which cater for Nigerian content and also meet up with international standards. Likewise, submission will only be accepted, if it adheres to the following:

The THEME of the journal β€œYOUTH INCLUSION IN NIGERIA LEADERSHIP: AN UNPRIVILEGED OR A NEGLECTED SPECIE"

Although, all papers are expected to have a nexus with the theme, but articles on all areas of human endeavor are welcomed.

- All papers must bear the name(s) and institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s).

- In addition, it must be segmented into abstract, keywords (typed under the abstract), main content of the paper, reference and author(s) biography.

- The word count for an abstract should be between 150 and 250 words. Also, the word count for the body of a paper should be between 1500 and 3000 words (6-12 pages of A4 size paper) excluding the footnote and reference.

- All papers must be submitted as email attachments in MS WORD 2016 or earlier versions. No submission in hard copy or PDF would be accepted.

- All papers must be formatted to Times New Roman, font size 12, double line spacing (2.0 line spacing) justified and page numbered.

- All direct quotations in block format must be put to font size 10 and italicized while other quotations should be in font size 12 and italicized.

- Any contentious assertion, statement of facts or statistics must be fully referenced in footnotes.

- All cited works, whether quoted or paraphrased, must be duly acknowledged in footnotes, submitted papers would be scanned in CopyScape and any form of plagiarism, if detected, would result to instant disqualification of the paper.

- A listing of all the material consulted must be provided at the end of the paper in the reference section.

- All references, citations and acknowledgements must be given in the APA (version 6) referencing style. Kindly consult www.apastyle.org for quick tutorial on APA style if necessary.

- All papers must be publishable with little or no correction. Submission will be judged blindly on correctness, originality, technical strength, logical presentation and organization of points and relevance to the theme of the journal.

- All papers must be received no later than 11:59 pm on Friday, January 7th, 2022. No extension will be granted.

N:B: The editorial board reserves the right to accept or reject any submitted paper depending on its suitability for publication in the journal.

ALL SUBMISSIONS AND ENQUIRIES SHOULD DIRECTED TO:

- The Students' Union Public Relations Officer, Comrade Olabode Stephen via: [email protected]
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APPLICATION FOR WORK AND STUDY SCHEME

This is to inform you that application for the Work and Study Scheme for Unilorites is now open.

Work and Study is a Scheme put in place to augment the financial incapabilities of Indigent Unilorites.

Successful applicants would be posted to different units of the University as workers and get paid per month.

We hereby urge Indigent students (with poor financial state) only to apply via the link below:

https://forms.gle/sAmVq1WQJUJjwsy97

Application closes on 31st December, 2021.

For more enquires, contact:
Annie: https://wa.me/2348089470966
O'Smart: https://wa.me/2348140861402
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MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL UNILORITES

The union under the leadership of Comrade Omoluabi wishes Unilorites a Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year celebrations in advance.

We equally pray that peace and love that this yuletide season profess be with you and your family this time and beyond.

As we look forward to the commencement of CBT Continuous Assessment on 5th January, 2022, we implore every Unilorites to remain focused and judiciously use the break for adequate study and preparations.

May God's blessings be with you and yours this season. Compliment of the season from all of us.
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UNILORIN INDEPENDENT STUDENTS' ANTI-CORRUPT PRACTICES COMMISSION [UISAPC]

UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN
2020/2021 ACADEMIC SESSION


PRESS RELEASE

25/12/2021
08:00AM

πŸ””πŸŽ„ THE BELL OF MERRY CHRISTMAS RINGING πŸŽ„πŸ””


The members of the UISAPC UNILORIN do outspread her palsy-walsy compliment to all-embracing students of the Better by far University a ringing Merry Christmas.

May this Christmas sparkle you with moments of love, laughter and goodwill to feel the vivacity.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year full of contentment and joy!

SIGNED:
AMUSAN, Israel Oluwabunmi
UISAPC CHAIRMAN
https://wa.me/+2348090687119

THROUGH:
BAGBANSORO, Fahd Taiwo
UISAPC Public Relations Officer
https://wa.me/+2349069077212
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