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Uniosun shut down indefinitely

Posted: May 29, 2018 at 4:10 pm   /   Campus

The management of Osun State University has indefinitely shut down the institution workers’ protest. This was contained in a release signed by the university registrar, Gafar Adebayo, on Monday. The statement read: “The Governing Council of Osun State University has approved the closure of the University with immediate effect. This is sequel to the notorious […]

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In 40 years, JAMB generated N52 million under my ‘certified thieving’ predecessors – Oloyede

Posted: May 29, 2018 at 4:07 pm   /   National

For forty years preceding the commencement of the tenure of Is’haq Oloyede at the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board in 2017, the examination body generated N52 million, a nugatory amount compared to the N9 billion generated in 2017, it has been disclosed. Mr Oloyede made the disclosure at a ceremony marking the 61st birthday anniversary […]

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Oluwo, clad in Igbo dress, harps on national unity

Posted: May 27, 2018 at 1:47 pm   /   National

Controversial monarch, Oluwo of Iwo, Osun State, Abdurasheed Akanbi, on Saturday doned customary Igbo dress as he installed an ‘Asiwaju of Igbo Assembly’ in his kingdom. The Oluwo had recently made himself an object of controversy after he announced he would be taking a new title of ‘Emir (of Yorubaland)’, a title commonly used for […]

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UNIOSUN workers shut down school, accuse VC of embezzlement

Posted: May 27, 2018 at 1:38 pm   /   Campus

The staff of Osun State University shut the gate of the institution on Thursday, disrupting academic activities The action was to protest the alleged move by the university management to suspend their union executives for exposing alleged fraudulent activities of the Vice Chancellor, Labo Popoola. The protesting workers under the aegis of Joint Action Committee […]

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Security fears at OAU as students allege cultists’ penetration

Posted: May 27, 2018 at 10:22 am   /   Campus

Concerns are growing about the security situation at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, as some students allege some of their colleagues exhibit tendencies similar to those of cultists. Cultism is believed to be a rarity on OAU campus, with the sustained consciousness and movement against the act, following the infamous July 10, 1999 killings of five […]

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OAU’s new policy takes effect on students’ mobility

Posted: May 20, 2018 at 7:39 pm   /   Campus

The new on-campus accommodation policy implemented by the management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has forced many students to live off-campus, thereby increasing the pressure on the public transport system available town-campus shuttle. The policy, in effect, bans unauthorised student residents at the school’s hostels, marking a departure from what was obtainable up to the last […]

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PHOTOS: Nigerian police officers caught on camera taking bribe

Posted: May 14, 2018 at 1:29 am   /   National, News

Checkpoints are normally manned barriers where security checks are carried out on travellers. However, but corrupt officers within the police, across Nigeria, have bizarrely inverted the purpose of the checkpoints, where they now commonly extort money from travellers. In two of such bizarre situations, CAMPUS REPORTER caught police officers on camera taking a bribe from motorists on […]

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Tax default: OAU misleading public – Osun Government

Posted: May 10, 2018 at 3:43 pm   /   Campus

The Osun State Government has accused Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, of misleading the public with the amount the university claims it owes the government in unremitted tax. OAU says the size of its default on tax remittance to Osun State amounts to N384 million, but the Osun Internal Revenue Service, IRS, insists on N1.8 billion. […]

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Ogun community residents, students decry deplorable road causing accidents, hardship

Posted: May 9, 2018 at 5:21 pm   /   Campus, Local

The residents of Igbesa, a community in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, have decried the difficulties they face daily due to the deplorable condition of the main access road, Igbesa-Lusada Road, in the community. Igbesa is home to thousands of people, including students Ogun State Institute of Technology, OGITECH, which the community […]

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OAU reopens week after closure over tax default

Posted: May 9, 2018 at 3:19 pm   /   Campus

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has reopened one week Osun State authorities shut the school over tax default. Workers returned to the reopened Senate Building and other administrative blocks on Tuesday. “The Senate Building is presently open and I am in my office likewise other staff, the Senate was reopened yesterday evening for activities,” said Abiodun […]

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