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Refuse Dumps On OAU’s Academic Area

Posted: February 16, 2018 at 9:39 am   /   Campus

A few parts of the academic area on the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, now host refuse dumps, which students say are not only eyesores but unhealthy. Our campus correspondent took some pictures of the unusual dumps around the school’s Amphi Theatre, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Administration and First Bank Lecture Theatre. The […]

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UNIBEN Reinstates Five Students Earlier Suspended Over Protest

Posted: February 14, 2018 at 1:59 pm   /   Campus

The management of the University of Benin has reinstated the five student unionists, who had earlier been rusticated, at the beginning of the month, over anti-fees hike protest. The spokesperson for the school, Michael Osasuyi, confirmed the development in a statement on Tuesday. “The management lifted the rustication of the students sequel to the letter of appeal from the […]

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Suspended OAU Student Begs Management For Reinstatement

Posted: February 9, 2018 at 9:18 am   /   Campus

A student under suspension following a protest at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife last October, Ibukun Omole, has written the University vice-chancellor Eyitope Ogunbode, appealing the school’s decision. Mr Omole, a 500 level student of Department of Civil Engineering, in the appeal letter dated February 6, 2018, and obtained by our correspondent on Thursday, claimed not […]

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Nigerian university rusticates five students over protest

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 11:50 am   /   News

The management of the University of Benin has rusticated five students for allegedly staging protest with the aim of disrupting officials programmes of the school last year. The affected students included Elvis Ogbidi, Students’ Union president; Justus Aidenagbon, secretary-general; Innocent Momodu, assistant secretary-general; Goodnews Ehisbhi, public relations officers; and Benjamin, also known as Samkara, an […]

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Female undergraduate speaks on her work as motorcycle mechanic

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 10:28 am   /   Featured

Clement Chidinma is a final year student of mechanical engineering at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. In this interview with our correspondent, Kabir Adejumo, speaks on her passion for the rather male-centric work of a motorcycle mechanic. Enjoy. CR: Why did you choose to be a mechanic? Chidinma: I have always wanted to […]

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Striking OAU Workers, Management Reach Understanding As Exams Commence

Posted: January 30, 2018 at 10:06 am   /   Campus

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, commenced its second-semester examinations for the 2016/17 academic session on Monday, following an understanding between the management and the striking non-teaching staff unions. The examinations started with special elective courses SEE002, SEA002 and SEL002 – which are general knowledge courses that do not count towards cumulative grade point average, CGPA. A student […]

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OAU Students Prepare For Exams in Darkness

Posted: January 15, 2018 at 10:00 am   /   Campus

Since Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, reopened for academics on January 2, there has not been power supply to the academic area. This has made reading difficult exercise for students preparing for their examinations. Our correspondent captured still pictures of students studying with touch and candle light in various classes. “There is high tendency of students failing this […]

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OAU Students Back To Classes, Get Date For Exams

Posted: January 8, 2018 at 2:07 pm   /   Campus

A month after Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, was forced to close due to the strike the non-teaching workers embarked upon in December, lectures officially began in the institution. Our correspondent who visited the university saw students go to their various lecture halls. “CHM102 held today and were told to start preparing for exam. Exam may […]

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TASUED Gets Acting Vice-chancellor

Posted: January 8, 2018 at 9:09 am   /   Campus, News

Adelaja Arigbabu has been appointed as the acting Vice Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun in Ogun State. A professor of Mathematics Education, he was deputy vice chancellor until his appointment. He will take over from Oluyemisi Obilade on Monday, January 8. The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the institution, Olufemi Bamiro, […]

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OAU striking workers vow to beat ad hoc staff as school reopens

Posted: January 2, 2018 at 11:31 pm   /   Campus, News

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, reopened for academics on Tuesday, almost a month after it was forced to close due to the strike the non-teaching workers embarked upon in December. “We welcome our students back to school,” the Dean of Students’ Affairs, Isiaka Aransi, told CAMPUS REPORTER on Tuesday. However, the striking non-teaching workers comprising members Non-Academic […]

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