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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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University workers’ strike near resolution

Posted: March 14, 2018 at 11:29 am   /   National

The striking non-teaching workers of Nigerian universities are expected to announce an end to the ongoing industrial dispute on Wednesday. “We are planning to call off the strike after a meeting on Wednesday,” said Abdulsubbur Salam, the spokesperson for the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, one of the three striking non-teaching unions. Apart from […]

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Osun Community Deifies Well After Claim Of ‘Spiritual Voice’

Posted: March 10, 2018 at 6:29 pm   /   Local

Some residents of Modakeke in Osun State have claimed an existence a spiritual being in a well, which they now deify. The residents claimed they heard a voice, thought to be that of Osun, the goddess of water in Yoruba mythology, from the well on Wednesday. The well is on the Jatina Street of the community. […]

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OAU Union Leader Regains Freedom After Two Days In Prison

Posted: March 8, 2018 at 5:20 pm   /   Campus

The chairman of the Obafemi Awolowo University branch of Non-Academic Staff of Universities, Wole Odebunmi, has regained freedom after spending the last two details in detention. The chief magistrate’s court, Ile-Ife, which ordered Mr. Odubunmi be remanded in prison on Tuesday, granted the unionist’s application for bail today, Thursday. Mr. Odebunmi was arraigned for allegedly […]

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Ago-Iwoye Residents Lament Police Extortion Causing Auto Accidents

Posted: February 27, 2018 at 9:00 am   /   Local

The residents of Ago-Iwoye in Ogun state have decried the illegal activities of the officers of Nigerian police in the town. Our correspondent during the weekend witnessed a scene where a police officer at Ita-Merin area of town threatened to shoot a driver for not giving him a bribe of a hundred naira, which has become a kind of […]

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OAU Unveils Plan To End Years Of Filth, Dilapidation At Hostels

Posted: February 16, 2018 at 10:11 am   /   Campus

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, is set to embark on an ambitious review of its students’ accommodation policy to decongest and renovate the halls of residence on the campus, a top official has exclusively told CAMPUS REPORTER. The university, established in 1962 as the University of Ife, has nine halls of residence, mostly dilapidated due to […]

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Special Report: Nigeria’s major garri-producing town suffering from negligence

Posted: February 11, 2018 at 6:24 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Investigations

As aged as she appears, Modupe works hard daily to meet the demands of her garri customers in Ilorin. “If I don’t finish this sack of garri that I’m frying, my customers will be disappointed,” she muttered while adjusting the firewood under the frying pot. Sweating profusely, she shouted at Kehinde, a teenage girl, who […]

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