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ABUSE OF POWER: CLERICAL SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS (A Five-Day Workshop for Priests) November 11-15, 2019

The Order of Preachers (Province of Saint Joseph the Worker, Nigeria and Ghana) in collaboration with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) and the Center for Child Protection (CCP), Rome invites Catholic priests in the Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan to a five-day workshop focused on addressing issues concerning abuse of power, especially sexual abuse […]

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Eleventh International Thomistic Congress. Theme: Vetera novis augere. The Resources of the Thomist tradition in the current context. Call for Papers

The Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas in Rome in collaboration with the Thomistic Institute at the Angelicum is hosting the Eleventh International Thomistic Congress, September 21-25, 2020 (Angelicum Rome). The theme is: Vetera novis augere. The resources of the Thomist tradition in the current context.https://romathomism2020.com/The official languages are English, Italian, Spanish, French.Over 100 presentations are foreseen, on a […]

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2019 Graduation Lecture: Hermeneutics of Religion and Manipulation of Politics in Nigeria

On 29 May 2019, the Graduation Lecture for students at Dominican Institute took place in the outstanding, Tom and Carolyn Walker hall of the Dominican University in Samonda, Ibadan. The event began at 4 pm with Friar Joseph Abba as the MC. The opening prayer was led by Rev Emmanuel Ezugwu, MST. With the welcome […]

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YOUTH, FAITH & VOCATION DISCERNMENT: A REFLECTION ON CHRISTUS VIVIT

The maiden edition of the Weekend Symposium organized by National Association of Catholic Theologians (NACATHS), Dominican Institute chapter was held at the Tom and Carolyn Walker Hall, Dominican University, Samonda, Ibadan. It was centered on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, “Christus Vivit”, Christ is alive, directed to Young People, on Faith and Vocational Discernment. The moderator […]

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On the Duties of the Clergy of St. Ambrose: Its Relevance in our Time.

The NACATHS Chapter of the Dominican Institute, Samonda, Ibadan held her first public lecture of the year on the 22nd of March, 2019 at Tom and Caroline Walker Hall, Dominican University, Ibadan. The Guest speaker was Rev. Fr. Ajewole Emmanuel Adeyinka who spoke on the theme: “On the Duties of the Clergy of St. Ambrose: […]

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Photos from PLM Workshop 2019

The three-day event which began on Wednesday, February 20 and ended Friday, February 22, 2019 had as it focal theme: “Effective Pastoral Ministry.” The choice of this theme was informed by the need to imbue candidates for the clerical state with zeal for pastoral life as well as equip them with practical knowledge for effective […]

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The Priestly Life And Ministry (PLM) Workshop

The maiden edition of the Priestly Life and Ministry (PLM) Workshop drew participants from eight (8) different Institutes of Consecrate Life and Societies of Apostolic Life with the Archdiocese of Ibadan. This event recorded forty-four (44) participants cutting across members of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans), Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists), Congregation of […]

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Welcome Address By the President of the Dominican Institute

Welcome Address By the President of the Dominican Institute on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Seminar on Priestly Life and Ministry[ Theme: Effective Pastoral Ministry The Vice Chancellor, Dominican University, Ibadan, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Akinwale, OP, The Registrar, Dominican University, Ibadan, Rev. Fr. Kenneth Nkadi, OP., Other Principal Officers of the Dominican […]

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Naps Inauguration

“I like the dreams of the future than history of the past”, says Thomas Jefferson. On this plane of aspiration laden with dreams of the future, The Dominican University, Ibadan on the 18th of January, 2019 inaugurated The National Association of Philosophy Students (NAPS). This was a historical event befitting of such citadel of learning […]

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A Three-Day Workshop for Candidates for Diaconate and Priestly Ordinations

Priestly Life and Ministry (PLM) workshop is a programme that draws its inspiration from the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Saint John Paul II, Pastores Dabo Vobis, a document that speaks to the question of the formation of priests in our contemporary context. Observing the interconnectedness of the four areas of priestly formation, namely human […]

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Welcome Back

Welcome back from the Christmas and New Year Break! We trust you had a blessed and wonderful Christmas celebration and New Year experience. It’s exciting to resume academic work in anticipation of the goals of integral learning experiences. As academic activities resume, Dominican Institute wishes all students a happy new year and a wonderful semester […]

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Redesigning African Universities for Today’s Challenges

DU invites all the members of the university community and indeed every well meaning African who dreams of a better Africa to participate in her first distinguished lecture towards repositioning African Universities… On Nov 15, by 4pm at the Tom Carolyn Walker hall the founder and director of Songhai Regional Centre, Porto-Novo, a man who […]

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Dominican University Hosts Meeting Of Officials Of World Bank, N.U.C And Some Private Universities

On Tuesday, November 06, 2018, the Dominican University played host to a meeting held at the instance of the World Bank to look critically into the problems and challenges, dreams and aspirations of private universities in the task of providing sound tertiary education. Only eleven of all the private universities in Nigeria were selected for […]

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How to Achieve Academic Excellence

The Seminar on ‘HOW TO ACHIEVE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE’ BY FR. PATRICK AKUNNE, O.P on the 19th of October, 2018 started at 11:00am prompt with an opening prayer The speaker presented to us some tips on how to achieve academic excellence, how to retain knowledge, how to write Long Essays and finally, examinations. Below are some […]

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Welcome to 2018/2019 Academic Session

To mark the resumption of academic activities for the 2018/2019 academic session at the Dominican Institute, an Inaugural Mass of the Holy Spirit was celebrated in the Chapel by the Chancellor of the University, ably represented by his Vicar, Very Rev. Fr Felix Onemeghie, OP. In attendance at this opening event held on October 2, […]

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Rethinking Education and National Development in Nigeria

Ahead of the full resumption of academic activities at the Dominican University (DU), after a long vacation, DU will open the 2018/2019 academic year with an Inaugural Mass on October 02, 2018 at 9.30am. This would be immediately followed with an Opening Lecture by a distinguished Speaker, Chief Anthony Idigbe, SAN on the topic: “Rethinking […]

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Annual Graduation Lecture
The graduating students of the Department of Philosophy organized the yearly graduation lecture which took place on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at the Tom and Carolyn Walker Hall of the Institute. The 2018 Graduation Lecture titled, “Philosophizing in the Age of Technology: A Disconnect between Town and Gown?” was delivered by Prof. Francis Ofor, the [...]
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Dominican University Ibadan Fund Raising Dinner

It was a memorable evening at The Colonades Hotel, 21 Alfred Rewane Street, Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday, 17th of March, 2018 as dignitaries from around the country gathered for the Fund Raising Dinner organized by the Dominican University Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. This event was organized to generate funds to enable the university to commence […]

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Easter Break Resumption

Welcome back after the Easter break! We trust you had a spirit-filled Easter celebration. It’s exciting to resume academic work in anticipation of the goals of integral learning experiences. As academic activities resume, the Institute wishes all students a wonderful semester of excellent outcomes.

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Duquesne University, Pittsburgh Commends the Dominican Institute, Ibadan
Marinus Iwuchukwu, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Theology, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has commended the Institute for the sustenance of its affiliation with Duquesne University. Since 2000, the Institute has successfully run a Master of Arts Theology programme in affiliation with the Duquesne University. He equally conveyed the good will message of [...]
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