Connect with us


Robberies: UI imposes partial curfew



The University of Ibadan on Tuesday imposed a partial curfew on its campus following cases of robbery recorded in halls of residence.

The Nigeria News Agency reports that the curfew imposition was contained in a release signed by the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof.  Idowu Olayinka.

The partial curfew, which takes effect from Wednesday, would last between 12 midnight and 5am.

According to the release, the decision was taken at a meeting of the  university’s Security Committee which reviewed the current security situation at the institution.

Olayinka stated that all students and members of staff must have means of identification when asked by security operatives.

According to the Vice Chancellor, all male visitors to the three female hostels–Awolowo Hall, Queen Idia Hall and Queen Elizabeth II Hall –are to be received outside the halls while female guests will be screened.

He added that any male visitor seen loitering around female halls beyond 8:30 pm would be considered as a suspect.

NAN reports that two female hostels had recently been the targets of attacks by armed robbers.


(Edited by Mufutau Ojo)

Contact US:,

Recent Posts

January 2020
« Dec    

NNN News Nigeria: NNN is an online Nigeria news portal that publishes breaking news in politics, business, entertainment, sport, security, features, opinion, environment, education, technology, and the world news at large. NNN publishes only news that is factual, credible, verifiable, authoritative and investigative. NNN is a media subscriber of the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a unique media organization that is founded in the spirit of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, comprising of ordinary people with an overriding commitment to seeking the truth and publishing it without fear or favor. Contact:

© 2014 - 2019 NNN News Nigeria. All Rights Reserved.