The Union of Campus Journalists, University of Ibadan is set to have her annual Awards Ceremony which will also feature the hand over of the 30th administration led by Arowosafe Samuel leadership to 31st UCJUI administration.

The Awards Ceremony/Luncheon which will hold on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Tafawa Balewa Post-Graduate Hall will feature the Famous Five Awards as well as the announcement and awarding of the winners for the annual Fisayo Soyombo Essay Contest and the Kola Tubosun Prize for Campus Journalism.

The event is where several award will be given to as many campus journalists in the University of Ibadan who stood themselves out of the rest in the 30th administration. The categories of awards and their nominees are:

Best Local Press organization

Mellanby Hall Press

NAPS press

NUESA press

AFAS press


Best Faculty press organisation (Sponsored)

NUESA press

AFAS press

Law press

FASSA press


Best Hall press organisation

Mellanby Hall press

Sultan Bello Hall Press

Indy Hall press

Abdulsalami Hall press


Departmental press of the year

NAPS press

Voice of Managers

ACLAS press



Press man of the year

Haleem Olatunji (MHPO)

Alao Abiodun (NUESA press)

Kanyinsola Olorunisola (Indy Hall press)

Seyi Adedokun (Agro press)


Best editorial of the year

The team legacy; journey so far (NUESA press)

Strikes, law school and the convocation conundrum (Law press)

Mr. Chairman, now is the time for congress (MHPO)


Column for the year (Sponsored)

The Courtroom

Chronicles of Consciousness



Investigative article of the year (Sponsored)

Rich Awoites versus Penurious Management: The Tale of a Broken Sewage Pipe by Ogeroju Robiah and Seyi Adedokun

The Unheard Pains and Grans of Special Students in the University of Ibadan by Haleem Olatunji


Cartoonist of the year

Black Ink (MHPO)

Ejizz/Skyfall (SPE media/ NUESA press/ Zik Press)

Erivic (NAPS press/ Indy press)


Poet of the year

Inque (SBHPO/ NAPS press)

Petandra (Tree Club Press)

Kanyinsola (Indy press)

Prince Law (ACLAS press)


Sports journalist of the year (Sponsored)

Olawale Adeniran (VOM)

d_hood (NAPS press)

First Lady (QEH press)


Entertainment Journalists of the year

Oladosu Olayinka (MHPO)

iam_whizdhom (AASA press)

Helen Obot (ACLAS press)


Reporter of the year

Owoyokun Dolapo (MHPO)

Alao Abiodun (NUESA press)

Vikram (Tree Club press)

Coy (NAPS press)


Features writer of the year 

Chidera Anunsiem (Indy press)

Raechel Ogunmuyiwa (AFAS press)

Adebimbim (FASSA press)

Legal Ninja (Law Press)


Political journalist of the year

Martins Isaac (Indy press)

Alao Abiodun (NUESA press)


Creative Writer of the year (Sponsored)

Tejuoso Olamide (Idia Hall press)

The_Aduke (QEH press)

Linda (ACLAS press)


Post-Graduate journalist of the year

Chukwudi Nwoko (Abdulsalami Abubakar Hall press)

Farook Gajo (Abdulsalami Abubakar Hall press)


Most supportive press organisation (Sponsored)


NUESA press

Abdulsalami press


Satirical journalist of the year

To be announced at the luncheon


However, the 31st administration led by President elect, Akinteye John, will be sworn in at the peak of the event.

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