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OAU reinstate suspended union leaders, others

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 10:01 am   /   News

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has reinstated two students who were placed on suspension last year The two students – Ibukun Omole, Civil Engineering, and Oluwalade Babatunde, English language – were suspended for their role in last October’s students’ protest against power outage on campus. The Vice-Chancellor, Eyitope Ogunbodede, made announced their […]

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OAU dismisses professor involved in sex-for-mark scandal

Posted: June 21, 2018 at 12:30 pm   /   Campus, News

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has dismissed a lecturer of the institution, Richard Akindele, who demanded sex from a female student to help her improve her grades. The dismissal was disclosed during a press conference by the Vice Chancellor, Eyitope Ogunbodede, on Wednesday. Mr Ogunbodede said the conclusion was reached after the investigative panel […]

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University of Ibadan

PTCIJ, others demand recall of suspended UI student journalist

Posted: June 18, 2018 at 6:56 pm   /   Campus, News

Nigerians have been reacting to the decision by the University of Ibadan to suspend a student journalist over an article published in a national daily. Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) and groups of Nigerian student journalists asked the university to rescind the suspension of Adekunle Adebajo. The groups which joined the PTCIJ in […]

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University of Ibadan

UI rusticates journalist over article published two years ago

Posted: June 16, 2018 at 8:43 am   /   Campus

The management of the University of Ibadan has suspended a student journalist, Adekunle Adebajo, over a critical article published two years ago. Mr Adebajo, under the title “UI: The irony of fashionable rooftops and awful interiors”, wrote in The Guardian in April 2016 about meretricious projects at UI. He drew attention to the deplorable state […]

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Court strikes out case against five OAU students

Posted: June 14, 2018 at 12:34 pm   /   Campus

A magistrate court has struck out the case against five students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, accused of assaulting officials of the university. The university management handed over the students to the police on March 21 for physically obstructing the eviction of students from a female hostel in the university. On March 22, the […]

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Don’t politicise Adeleke’s death, family warns Osun government

Posted: June 13, 2018 at 8:31 pm   /   Local

The family of a late Nigerian Senator, Isiaka Adeleke, have warned the government of Osun State not to politicise the death of their brother. According to a statement signed by the deceased’s immediate younger brother, Adedeji Adeleke on Wednesday, the family said the sudden arrest of Alfred Aderibigbe, a nurse alleged to have been at […]

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After one month, Nigerian police not acting on officers caught taking bribe

Posted: June 13, 2018 at 11:05 am   /   News

The Nigerian Police are yet to take definite action one month after CAMPUS REPORTER reported two of their officers to have been caught on camera extorting motorists along Ijebu Ode-Ibadan Road in Ogun State. The two officers whose badge identified as Oyewole Afolabi and Eniola Olaiya were caught by CAMPUS REPORTER collecting bribe from a […]

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UNILAG probes allegation of sexual abuse against professor

Posted: June 9, 2018 at 10:01 am   /   Campus

The management of the University of Lagos has set up a probe panel over the allegation of sexual abuse involving a lecturer in the university. This action, announced Friday, came a week after a female student of department of English, whose name is unknown, shared her story, and nude photographs of the lecturer, Olusegun Awonusi, […]

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OAU gets new bursar

Posted: June 7, 2018 at 11:24 am   /   Campus

The Governing Council of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has appointed Samson Ayansina the new Bursar of the institution. The appointment of Mr Ayansina was announced Thursday via the official website of the university. Until his appointment, he worked in the Finance Department of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, as a Deputy […]

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