The 9th Annual Doyin Mahmoud Lecture organised by the Department of Mass Communication, University of Ilorin, in honour of the pioneer Head of the Department, the late Mr. Doyin Mahmoud, holds this Thursday (July 12, 2018).

This year's lecture, to be delivered by the Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of Premium Times Newspaper, Mr. Dapo Olorunyomi, who is also an associate of the late veteran journalist, is themed “Digital Marketing and the Future of  Traditional Media”.  

The event, which will hold at the University Auditorium by 10.00a.m, will be chaired by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, while the Dean, Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, Dr. R. G Jimoh, will be the Chief  Host.

A major highlight of this year's Lecture is the conferment of award on two former Vice-Chancellors of the University, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede and Prof. S. O. Amali, for their immense contributions towards the conception, birth and nurturing of the Department of Mass Communication. 

The annual public lecture will also feature the launch of The Lens, a training magazine produced by the students of the Department.

Members of the University community and the general public are cordially invited.

Veteran Public servant, Chief  Yinusa Folorunso Oyeyemi, will on Monday, April 30, 3018 deliver the Personality Lecture of the University of Ilorin.

Entitled “To Whom Much is Given, Much is Expected”, the Lecture is organised as part of the activities to usher in the new Registrar of the University, Dr. (Mrs.) Folaranmi Olowoleni, who formally assumes duties that day.

The Personality Lecture, which holds at the University Auditorium at 10.00a.m., will be presided over by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem. 

Other dignitaries expected at the event are the three Deputy Vice-Chancellors, other Principal Officers, the Provost and Deans, Directors of the various Centres, Academic and Non-Academic Units, as well as staff and students of the University.

Prof. Abdulwaheed Olajide Olatinwo of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, will this Thursday (February 15, 2018) deliver the 178th Inaugural Lecture of the University of Ilorin. 

The Inaugural Lecture, entitled “Help for the Helpless and Hope for the Hopeless: The Medicine of Reproductive Possibility”, will hold at the University Auditorium under the Chairmanship of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, at 5.00p.m. prompt.

Members of the University community and the general public are cordially invited.

1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ICT FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND ITS SUSTAINABILITY (ICT4NDS2018)

Date: 17th – 20th April, 2018

About the Conference

ICT4NDS2018 is the maiden International Conference on ICT for National Development and its Sustainability (ICT4NDS) organized by the Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. It tends to bring together the Academia, Industry Experts, Governments and Policy Makers to discuss and address issues bordering on the application of ICT for national development as it relates to Education, health, finance and national security among others.

ICT4NDS2018 seeks research contributions in all aspects of computing, information science and communication. All submitted papers will be peer-reviewed and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Extended versions of selected papers will be published in special issues of the International Journal of Information Processing and Communication (IJIPC) and Ilorin Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology (IJCSIT) published by Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences and the Department of Computer Science University of Ilorin respectively. 

Conference Sub Themes

The conference borders on (but not limited to) the following sub themes:

Track 1: Computing and Communication Technologies

digital communications, smart grid, cloud computing, ICT in forensics, cyber security, big data analytics, data mining and data science, bioinformatics, biometrics, social networking and computing, software engineering, spectrum management and regulatory policies, universal telecommunication access, computer, network and information security, digital and wireless communication systems, telecommunication network administration.

Track 2: Information Science and Knowledge Management 

ICT skills for sustainable national development, Information provision for sustainable development in Libraries, Library and Information Centre’s role in national development, information literacy for sustainable development, metadata for sustainable information development in libraries, ICT in Library and Information centers. 

Track 3: Broadcasting and Media Studies

ICT and new media, ICT, Training and capacity building, multimedia devices and mass communication, digital broadcasting, ICT and disaster risk management, new media, social movement and democracy.

Final Paper Submission Guidelines

  • The paper must be written in English Language
  • The paper must be single-column format with single-spaced, 12 point font in the text
  • The paper must be prepared and submitted using only the Word (doc) template [link to template doc]
  • The document should be formatted for the standard A4-size paper
  • The paper length limit for full paper: 9-12 pages including all figures (Oral presentation)
  • The paper length limit for full paper: 4-6 pages including all figures(Poster presentation)
  • All papers should be submitted through EasyChair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ict4nds2018

Important Dates

Paper submission Deadline: February 30th, 2018

Review notification: March 15th, 2018

Committees

Technical Program Committee Chairs

  • Dr. R. G. Jimoh, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. Nasir Faruk, University of Ilorin, Nigeria 
  • Dr. A.O. Bajeh, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Organizing Committee Members

  • Dr R.G. Jimoh, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria - Chairman
  • Dr. A.A. Oloyode, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. N. Balogun, University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria
  • Prof. K. A. Gbolagade, Kwara State University, Malete, Nigeria
  • Dr. L.A Olawoyin, University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria
  • Prof. A. S. Sodiya, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • Dr. Haruna Chiroma, Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe
  • Dr. R.A Oyekunle,   University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria
  • Dr. Ismail Idris, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Dr. O. C. Abikoye, University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria
  • Dr. Olarungbe, University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria
  • Dr. Olalere Morufu,Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Dr. Bashorun, University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria
  • Dr. I. R. Salman, Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Nigeria
  • Dr. Y.A Abdulrahman, University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria
  • Dr. N.T. S. Bakinde, University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria
  • Dr. Mukaila Olagunju, Federal University, Oye, Nigeria
  • Dr. Adamu I. Abubakar, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Dr. Abdullah Khan, Preston University Kohat, Pakistan  
  • Dr. Rislan Abdulazeez Kanya,  Baze University, Nigeria
  • Dr. Lubna A. Gabralla, Princess Noura University, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Younes Saadi,  University of Malaya
  • Dr. Mustapha Lambe, University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria
  • Dr. K.T Omopupa, University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria
  • Dr. R. O. Oladele, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. S. S. Abdulbaki,  University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. A. Tella, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Prof. B. O. Longe, Caleb University, Imota, Nigeria
  • Dr. L.A Azeez, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. Bashorun, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. (Mrs.) K. K. Kadiri, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. (Mrs.) AbdulBaqi, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Mrs Mustapha, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. (Mrs.) M. A. Mabayoje, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. N. A. Balogun, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. A. O. Bajeh, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Miss Ahmed Aminat (CISSA VP) , University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. Tella, Dr. L. Mustapha, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. La’aro, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. Nasir Faruk, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. (Mrs.) Aisha Salawu, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. Olaringbe, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. A.A. Oloyode, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. L.A Olawoyin, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. R.A Oyekunle , University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. O. C. Abikoye, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. Olarungbe, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. A.O Ameen, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. Bashorun, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. Y.A Abdulrahman, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. N.T. S. Bakinde, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. Mustapha Lambe, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. K.T Omopupa, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. S. S. Abdulbaki, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. A. Tella, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. L.A Azeez, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Dr. A.O Ameen, University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria
  • Dr. Shfi’i Muhammad Abdulhamid,  Federal University of Technology, Minna
  • Dr. Muhammed Joda Usman, Bauchi State University, Gadau  
  • Dr. Lanre Olatomiwa, Federal University of Technology, Minna
  • Dr. Mukhtar Fatihu Hamza, Bayero University Kano
  • Dr. Mohammed Aliyu Gadam, Federal Polytechnic Bauchi
  • Dr. Abdulsalam Ya’u Gital, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  • Dr. Dada Emmanuel Gbenga, University of Maiduguri
  • Dr. Lawal M. BELLO, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
  • Dr. Ibiseye Obiyemi, Osun State University, Nigeria
  • Dr. Bala Salihu Alhaji, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Dr. Suleiman Zubair, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
  • Dr. Emmanuel Adebata, Covenant University, Nigeria
  • Dada Emmanuel Gbenga, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria
  • Prof. Dahiru S. SHUAIBU, Bayero University, Kano.
  • Dr. Mutafungwa Edward, Aalto University, Finland
  • Dr. Maaruf Ali, University of Suffolk, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Gokop Longinus Goteng, Queen’s Mary University, London
  • Dr. Kennedy Okafor, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria
  • Dr. A.D. Usman, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
  • Engr. Segun Popoola, Covenant University, Nigeria.

Registration 

Status

Deadline 

Amount (N)

Early Bird

February 15th, 2018

20, 000

Late Registration

March 30th, 2018 

25, 000

Student

March 30th, 2018

10, 000

Contact

All questions about submissions should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Dr. R.G. Jimoh: +234 816 842 1369

Dr. A. Salman: +234 813 295 0071

Dr. Nasir Faruk: +234 803 242 8141

Dr. A. O. Bajeh: +234 809 227 2747

Bank Detail

Account Name: Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences 10th Anniversary

Account No.: 1013386202

Banker: Zenith Ban

Updates

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