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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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VC promises to reinstate OAU students’ union – but no date!

Posted: June 21, 2018 at 11:26 am   /   Campus

The vice-chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Eyitope Ogunbodede, has restated a promise to reinstate Students’ Union activities in the school. However, Mr Ogunbode did not spell out a specific timeline for the reinstatement. Students said the VC had made a similar promise before without fruition. The OAU SU was suspended in November 2017. Speaking […]

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In Kwara, residents abandon government clinics for herbalist, ‘mummy’ midwife

Posted: May 27, 2018 at 10:28 am   /   Investigations

Kehinde Adebayo, as is his wont, speaks boastfully of his traditional medical practice. His pride is rooted in the curious fact that Egosi and Odo-owa families seeking care for their pregnant women prefer him to the community healthcentres. “Most times I take three deliveries in a night,” he told our correspondent. “I’ll handle one, my […]

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Special Report: Blurry hope for OAU, UI students over restoration of their unions

Posted: May 17, 2018 at 1:13 pm   /   Campus

For the students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, uncertainties surround expectations they would have their respective unions reinstated by the authorities of their schools in the near future. CAMPUS REPORTER exclusively interviewed the vice-chancellors of the two universities, who were not timid in stating that students’ demands for the […]

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10,000 applicants jostle for 600 NDA admission slots

Posted: May 4, 2018 at 11:40 am   /   Campus, National

The Commandant of the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, Adeniyi Oyebade, a major general, says over 10,000 candidates have applied for the 600 available admission spaces in the institution. Mr Oyebade disclosed this on Thursday when members of the Kaduna State Council of the National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) paid him a courtesy visit. He said […]

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PHC tracking: In Kwara, health workers walk miles to fetch water for clinics

Posted: April 30, 2018 at 3:09 pm   /   Investigations

Nurat, drenched, came into the old building hosting the Ajoko-Oja primary health centre, visibly exhausted. “I just returned from where I went to get water,” she told the probing journalist at the centre. “It’s miles from here.” For any purpose, the Ajoko-Oja health centre does not have water supply facility. So, a health worker, like […]

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Investigation: In Offa, Kwara State, government clinics running without doctors, pharmacists, water

Posted: April 4, 2018 at 1:20 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Investigations

With an urgent haste, a middle-aged man, Olasunkanmi, was moved from a public health centre in Offa local government area of Kwara state to a private hospital at the Alubata area of the town. That was last year, but often such occurrence – referral from a public health centre to private centres – happens Olasunkanmi, at […]

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Five OAU Students Arraigned

Posted: March 23, 2018 at 11:30 am   /   Campus

Five students of Obafemi Awolowo University were on Thursday charged to court. CAMPUS REPORTER reported how the students were handed over to the police by the university management on Wednesday. The school accused them of assaulting a university official. Witnesses told this paper the students opposed the forced eviction of students from a female hostel, […]

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OAU hands own students to police for allegedly harassing staff

Posted: March 22, 2018 at 10:14 am   /   Campus

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has asked the police to detain five of its students over alleged harassment on Campus. According to a statement signed by the Chief Security Officer of the school, Babatunde Oyatokun, the institution alleged that the warden of Moremi Hall of Residence ordered the hall security assistants to clean the […]

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Confusion as OAU management forces students out of hostels

Posted: March 21, 2018 at 5:04 pm   /   Campus

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University on Wednesday the process of forcing out students from its hostels in a bid to renovate the buildings. CAMPUS REPORTER learnt that officials of the schools began to ‘throw’ the luggage of students out of the halls of residence after a short notice was issued 24 hours earlier. […]

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