SEE THE HALL PACKAGE THAT VEXED QUEENS HALL LADIES

Yesterday I reported how Queens Hall ladies protested against the Hall Package they were given by the Hall Executives.

Well, the image below shows the Package:

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This is the package that got people talking

The little set over there is a Manicure set that contains one tiny nail cutter,scissors, microscopic mirror.

This is enough to infuriate the Ladies who payed 3000 Naira for dues during this recession.

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QUEENS HALL LADIES GO ON EXTENSIVE RIOT

Students in Queens Hall have revolted against their Hall Executives due to the Hall Package that was handed to them this week. The Queens, as fondly called, resorted to whistles, drums and songs to register their displeasure at the package and are calling for an emergency congress.

Hall Package included a Book and One Tiny nail cutter,scissors, microscopic mirror according to the source while they paid a heavy sum of #4000 (3000 Naira for Due and 1000 Naira for Dinner)

More information will follow as the night progresses…

NEXT BIG CONFERENCE IN UI

Sustainable Economic Development: Our Nation and Probity of the Youth.

This is CONVERGE
http://bit.ly/2dEbeqh

The Student Christian Movement (SCM) of Nigeria, University of Ibadan branch, an affiliate of the World Student Christian Federation,  based in Geneva Switzerland and the first  Christian Student Organization of the premier University, has a core value of ‘reaching out to youth urgently for Christ’ through the preaching of the word and through youth based empowerment programmes and capacity building summits.
The SCM, UI has a core value of ‘reaching out to youth urgently’ through the preaching of the word and organising youth based empowerment programmes and capacity building summit.  However, because of our unique development in the Colonial Era, SCM UI had maintained the stance of a watch man in the governance of our nation Nigeria which further explains how in our 75 years of existence, we have been able to engage in activities (spiritual social and intellectual) that aim to bring about a social change and youth development also, birthing a suitable governance for this nation and the world at large. 
This passion has been handed over to us from afore generations. Therefore it is our ardent desire to achieve  a better Nigeria.
This led us to  setting a means to our end which is organising a Public Lecture tagged ‘CONVERGE 2016’ in which we are preparing to engage the topic; ‘Sustainable Economic Development: Our Nation and Probity of the Youth with Ambassador Moses Ihonde as the guest speaker and other keynote speakers. The pioneer Dean of Technology, Professor Fola Aboaba, who is also our Chairman Board of Patrons, will chair this intellectual summit. Among other things, Ambassador Moses Ihonde and other speakers will be considering how the upright youth can make use of the resources available to have positive impact on Nigeria.

Kindly click on this link to Register for Converge 2016. http://bit.ly/2dEbeqh

DATE: 11TH OCTOBER 2016

TIME: 10:00 AM

VENUE: EVENTS HALL, CHAPEL OF RESURRECTION

NEXT HOTTEST EVENT IN UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

​Home Advantage is an international standard leadership conference created in 2015 to catalyze a shift in the mindset of young Nigerians, Africans and the world at large to get them to imbibe the essence of the phrase “Conquer your Locality, Conquer the World”.
Home Advantage is a fresh and peculiar initiative with great prospects to become a platinum standard for young persons to encounter self-discovery and growth through learning from the process of experienced and seasoned professionals in various fields. 
Home Advantage is a new platform geared towards helping to create value systems and strengthening these value systems by solidifying moral institutions. It is a conclave of exceptional individuals with a thirst and passion to be the difference in their local communities. It is an avenue for communal listening, participation, learning, unlearning, relearning, application and improvement. 
In our present times, there is a need for evolving minds and personalities who are given to growth and constant improvement which is why we have tagged this edition of Home Advantage “EVOLVE”.
The vision of Home Advantage [evolve] is to see participants GROW, IMPROVE and ADVANCE their ideas by encouraging them to pursue being the difference in their local communities and to “EVOLVE” beyond the limitations of their local communities, vitiating the tendencies of small mindedness that challenges the average Nigerian youth. 
Our goal is to bring young leaders in contact with deep thinkers from diverse fields to share ideas, practical stories and experiences that would inspire participants to “EVOLVE” and enable them conquer their locality and conquer the world. 
Participants at Home Advantage would be afforded the opportunity to SHARE their ideas, CONNECT with other young professionals and supportive speakers of similar ilk and this would help ADVANCE their dreams.
To achieve this we have a combination of seasoned speakers and high caliber artistic performers that would create the perfect environment that would without a doubt catalyze “EVOLUTION” said The Seun Fakorede, Home Advantage Curator and organizing committee member. 

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Our team of Speakers already confirmed for this edition of Home Advantage;

1. Dayo Isreal (LLB Hons, MA International Relations)

He is an astute young professional and an impeccable nation builder. Dayo is an advisor to many world leaders, business executives, politicians, young entrepreneurs and sport professionals. Widely recognized both locally and internationally, he is a young man highly decorated globally for his ability to conquer his locality at a very young age.    
2. Muyiwa Babarinde

He is a digital marketing professional, an avid technology enthusiast and content creator with vast experience in business analysis, strategy, marketing, content creation and project development. Muyiwa is currently working with Red Media Africa, a media and communications group in Lagos with the designation; Opportunities Associate and his job description includes sourcing partnership for the Group’s platform and brands.  
3. VJ Femi Daniels 

Femi Daniels is an award winning VJ, TV host, Producer and a Presenter with an impeccable skill. He currently works with the popular Hip TV coordinating several delectable shows. Femi has a very strong passion for excellence and youth development in all spheres of endeavor.   
4. Dayo Nigeria 

Dayo is an excellent communicator and strategist dedicated to grooming young people into leaders and great achievers. He firmly believes in the enormity of the potential of youths to become nation builders and he has as a result worked in various capacities with diverse national and international organizations. A Mandela Washington fellow with the Young African Leaders Initiative and an alumnus of the Staley School of Leadership Studies of the Kansas State University.
5. Arole

Woli Arole as he is fondly called is a prophetic stand-up comedian in a distinguished niche of his own. He is also an event MC and Actor with quite a number of awards to his name. Arole has brought immense creativity to bear in the comedy industry today. He believes every young person has the innate abilities that can make them stand out and make a sound difference in their local communities.
6. Babatunmise 

Babatunmise is a young, vibrant music artiste with a striking track record. He is passionate about youth empowerment and Nation Building. Babatunmise had developed exceptional coordination skills in the area of event management and hosting. 
7. 9jARTitude 

Tobi Oke, professionally known as 9jARTitude is an amazing live speed painter. He is also the producer of Heard and Seen, a promising young persons talent hunt event. 9jARTitude has demonstrated strong excellence and creativity in the field of art. He is someone who has greatly maximised his gift and home advantage. 
8. Aunty Lanre 

Lanre Onasanya, popularly known as Aunty Lanre is the founder of Aunty Lanre Initiative, a non-governmental organization through which she and her amazing volunteers have reached over 500 orphans & vulnerable children since its inception in 2015. Aunty Lanre Initiative evolved out of her enormous love for children and also,  her personal conviction that with support from the community, orphans and vulnerable children can live better and have more meaningful lives. 
9. The Seun Fakorede 

Seun’s passion and work has promoted leadership development and accountability for youths as a critical indices to Nigeria’s development through seminars, conferences and other platforms. The Seun Fakorede as he is popularly called enjoys focusing on the topics of Youth Development and Leadership that result in national socio-economic transformation, with an incorruptible passion for Youth Empowerment, Good Governance and Nation Building. 

Our lineup of Artistic Performers include:

1. Asiri, one of Nigeria’s fastest growing comic acts

2. Eri, a talented and gifted music artiste 

3. DJ T-Swaggs, an amazingly talented disc jockey

      and many others… 

Speakers would speak for about 16 minutes or less and then through interactive sessions we would delve into the discovery of how potentials can be harnessed, inspired and evolved to adopt new thought patterns and functional organizational structures.
Participants are required to register online via  http://bit.ly/homeadvantageevolve  to ensure that they have access to the event venue. They are to also print (or bring along in soft copy) their online ticket which would be automatically issued immediately they complete the registration process. 
“Home Advantage” is powered by HOME ADVANTAGE AFRICA and at Home Advantage Africa we believe that by bringing events such as Home Advantage to the Nigerian Youth we are creating an opportunity for young minds to network and dialog on how to share their greatness with their society. 

You can also get updates on this event via 

twitter.com/HomeAdvantageAfrica

facebook.com/HomeAdvantageAfrica

Instagram.com/HomeAdvantageAfrica

For sponsorship and enquiries, please contact: 

Toyin, 

+234 817 648 1189

HomeAdvantageAfrica@gmail.com 

http://www.homeadvantageafrica.xyz

THE COOPERATE GAP 

​UNIPLAN INTEGRATED SERVICES in conjunction with IBADAN BUSINESS SCHOOL presents The Corporate Gap- the employee|entrepreneurs

Huge opportunities for recruitment,internships and funding. 

Limited tickets are available….

Impactful and insightful training sessions on job interview processes,CV writing and cover letter, how to secure your dream job regardless limitations

Business and marketing model generation, business plan and proposal writing techniques and very many more….

You don’t want to miss this huge opportunity, make the wise investment, give yourself the opportunity to have an edge in the labour market.

Grab a ticket

Those in the University of Ibadan can get their tickets by calling:

Emmanuel: 08031538811

Mercy:08130172123
Tickets: #2000 per person

Venue: Ibadan Business School, Francis Okediji  Street, Old Bodija, Ibadan.
For further information contact: 08130172123,08031538811

READ OLAYINKA’S MESSAGE TO ALL UITES

UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

OFFICE OF THE VICE-CHANCELLOR

LETTER TO ALL STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

Greatest UItes!

I welcome you back on campus from the vacation that was necessitated by the disruption of academic activities on campus during the last week of the month of April. In spite of the contrary readings to the intention of the Senate, Council and Management, it was a decision taken to protect the lives and interest of a very special class of people on campus; the students. 

I cannot over emphasize the fact that your lives and interests remain of utmost importance to the University Management and we will not hesitate to go to lengths to ensure that you live and learn in a safe, conducive and inspiring environment. 

Without doubt, students are bound to have their contributions, observations, complaints even grievances. As you constitute the majority of the inhabitants of the University community , you are entitled to draw the attention of the necessary bodies as well as lodge your complaints to the appropriate quarters in time particularly on topical issues that border on municipal services such as electricity and water which are vital to your well-being. Issues arising from both are being addressed to the best of our ability but when there are complaints it will be appropriate to lodge such through the relevant establishments.

Security is also another key issue particularly because of the menace of terrorism and the prevailing national situation.  You would be expected to put on your identity cards to prevent the incursion of terrorists and interlopers on campus.

 

This current administration respects the right of students  to protest and has no policy that enforces a culture of silence.  As students of the first and the best university in the country, our ultimate goal is to raise world class scholars, professionals and executives who are to thrive on dialogue, administrative processes and procedures instead of violent protests which usually leads to danger for the innocent among the students.

I reassure you once again of my goodwill and genuine commitment to your well-being. Members of the University community are aware, and I will like to reiterate, that I am available, reachable and accessible to everyone, especially the students. Irrespective of diverse opinions, some of which are obviously tainted, I like to see myself as your father, friend and mentor, all in a bid to ensure that you excel in your various fields of study. I welcome you back to the rest of the semester which has been interrupted but which with some delibrateness can still be engaged to yield the best in spite of its limitations.

The university calendar has been adjusted to accommodate the disruption and it is my utmost desire that you settle in speedily to make the most of the rest of the semester.

Part of my vision for students is to extend the frontiers of knowledge and create best practice in exposure for leadership training and professional development. All of these are being put in place by the University Management and I am certain that everyone can find a place within the scheme. 

Once again I welcome you back to a most rewarding rest of the semester and success in your examinations.

Thank you and God bless.

Idowu Olayinka

Vice-Chancellor

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BREAKING NEWS: FORMER SUPER EAGLES COACH, STEPHEN KESHI IS DEAD

The Former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, is dead. A tweet on the Nigeria Football Federation’s handle, @thenff, says the legend died in the early hours of Wednesday.

The former international football player and coach, lost his wife, Kate, last year after a prolonged battle with cancer.

Keshi has coached the national teams of Togo and Mali, qualifying the former to the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

In his last job with Nigeria, he won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations and reached the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

source: punch newspaper

PERFECTION SYNDROME

Hello guys! Her name is Opeyemi and is a new writer on the blog. She just loves to share her mind. Try reading what’s on her mind today.
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My sister has to take 20 pictures before seeing her “PERFECT” display picture,a friend of mine could cry if she doesn’t have the PERFECT 100 percent score in any mathematics test,my neighbours wish they had the PERFECT stature_ tall,light n slim all of us at one time have suffered from this perfection syndrome cos there is always a level higher than our present status there is nothing bad in wanting to be our best but we can truly be happy with who we are_even though we are not perfect.
Self-love is very important. Love yourself and others don’t have an option but to love you too. Someone once said,success is liking yourself, liking what you do n liking how you do it. Be your own kind of beautiful. Be realistic with your goals. Seek to do your best but not not to achieve perfection. Do not let mistakes make you miserable. They are part of life. Laugh a lot about yourself ,imperfections, mistakes. Don’t compare yourself to others ,they have their own struggles. You are your own kind of beautiful. Be happy!

BREAKING NEWS: MUHAMMAD ALI IS DEAD

The former world heavyweight boxing champion, one of the world’s best-known sportsmen, died at a hospital in the US city of Phoenix, Arizona, after being admitted on Thursday.

He was suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that was complicated by Parkinson’s disease.

The funeral will take place in Ali’s hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, his family said in a statement.

Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Ali shot to fame by winning light-heavyweight gold at the 1960 Rome Olympics.

Nicknamed “The Greatest”, the American beat Sonny Liston in 1964 to win his first world title and became the first boxer to capture a world heavyweight title on three separate occasions.

He eventually retired in 1981, having won 56 of his 61 fights.

Crowned “Sportsman of the Century” by Sports Illustrated and “Sports Personality of the Century” by the BBC, Ali was noted for his pre- and post-fight talk and bold fight predictions just as much as his boxing skills inside the ring.

But he was also a civil rights campaigner and poet who transcended the bounds of sport, race and nationality.

Asked how he would like to be remembered, he once said: “As a man who never sold out his people. But if that’s too much, then just a good boxer. I won’t even mind if you don’t mention how pretty I was.”

Ali turned professional immediately after the Rome Olympics and rose through the heavyweight ranks, delighting crowds with his showboating, shuffling feet and lightning reflexes.

British champion Henry Cooper came close to stopping Clay, as he was still known, when they met in a non-title bout in London in 1963.

Cooper floored the American with a left hook, but Clay picked himself up off the canvas and won the fight in the next round when a severe cut around Cooper’s left eye forced the Englishman to retire

In February the following year, Clay stunned the boxing world by winning his first world heavyweight title at the age of 22.

He predicted he would beat Liston, who had never lost, but few believed he could do it.

Yet, after six stunning rounds, Liston quit on his stool, unable to cope with his brash, young opponent.

At the time of his first fight with Liston, Clay was already involved with the Nation of Islam, a religious movement whose stated goals were to improve the spiritual, mental, social, and economic condition of African Americans in the United States.

But in contrast to the inclusive approach favoured by civil rights leaders like Dr Martin Luther King, the Nation of Islam called for separate black development and was treated by suspicion by the American public.

Ali eventually converted to Islam, ditching what he perceived was his “slave name” and becoming Cassius X and then Muhammad Ali.

source: BBC.com