Tagged: Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka


Entrepreneurship critical to recession exit sooner than expected —MD, UI Ventures

The University of Ibadan, in conjunction with Firstmost Education and Training Limited is graduating its fourth set of postgraduate students in Social Entrepreneurship and other discipline this week. Mr Philip Areo, Managing Director, University of Ibadan Ventures Limited, speaks with Ruth Olurounbi on the upcoming two-day event, in this interview. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


UI VC decries the effects of economic recession on staff

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka has decried the harsh realities of the economic recession confronting the premier university, stressing that its implications on the university community is unimaginable. Olayinka disclosed this in a mail he wrote to the staff of the institution and uploaded on Facebook. According to him, “The Management of the University of Ibadan once again restates its understanding of the harsh realities of the economic recession and its implications on members of the university community. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email


How to save Nigerian varsities —UI VC

Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, speaks with KUNLE ODEREMI on key issues in university administration and the polity. Excerpts: After six months of being in the saddle as vice chancellor, how would you rationalise your experience so far? My experience, over the first six months, has been very interesting and quite challenging. But we are on top of the situation and, God helping us, we are going to reposition the university as we promised. While applying for the position of vice chancellor, we knew it was not going to be a tea party. Read...