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PTCIJ to honour outstanding Nigerian campus journalists

Posted: June 13, 2018 at 10:50 am   /   National

Outstanding student journalists from across Nigerian universities are to be honoured in Abuja. The award ceremony is being organised by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ). In a statement, the organisers said the ceremony will be held on June 28. “This signifies the end of the pilot phase of PTCIJ’s NextGen program; a […]

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OAU reacts after Osun government shut school for tax default

Posted: May 4, 2018 at 11:25 am   /   Campus

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has reacted to the closure of the institution by the Osun State Internal Revenue Service (IRS) over tax default of N1.8 billion. Reacting to the closure, the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Abiodun Olanrewaju, appealed to the state government and promised that the institution is working […]

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To survive at Unilorin is to have ability to withstand any challenge in life – Official

Posted: May 4, 2018 at 11:21 am   /   Campus

Conditions students experience at the University of Ilorin help ensure adequate preparation for post-school life, an official of the school has said. The official, Alex Akanmu, who is the sud-dead of students affairs, spoke on Wednesday at the first public lecture of the school’s General Studies division held at the Auditorium. “If you can survive […]

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OAU probe panel submits report on sex-for-mark scandal

Posted: April 19, 2018 at 2:53 pm   /   Campus

The probe panel set up by the management of Obafemi Awolowo University, last week, following the leak of the sex-for-mark audio that got the university reeling in public attention, has submitted an interim report. The probe panel, consisting of undisclosed ‘high-powered’ officials, submitted the report on Wednesday, meeting the one-week term instructed the Vice-Chancellor, Eyitope […]

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Nigerian universities’ workers call off strike

Posted: March 14, 2018 at 2:53 pm   /   National

The non-teaching staff of Nigerian universities have suspended their strike. The staff, members of three unions, NASU, SSANU, and NAAT, announced the suspension of the strike on Wednesday, after three months and 10 days of industrial dispute. Samson Ugwoke, the national chairman of the Joint Action Committee of the three unions announced the suspension on […]

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Bayero University Resumes, But Many Students Are Not Happy

Posted: February 6, 2018 at 3:48 pm   /   Campus

Bayero University, Kano, reopened for a new semester on Monday, but many students have since not been having pleasant moments. This is due to the ongoing strike by the non-teaching staff unions of the university, who like their counterparts in other public universities in the country, have withheld their services since the beginning of December. […]

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Breaking: OAU Places Students Union On Indefinite Suspension

Posted: November 6, 2017 at 3:07 pm   /   Campus, News

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University has placed activities of the Students Union of the school on indefinite suspension, citing cases of violence and unruly behaviour contained in security reports available to the management. The Registrar of the school, Dotun Awoyemi, communicated the development was communicate through a statement on Monday afternoon. This came a […]

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OAU VC To Students: I’ll Proscribe Your Union, If You Don’t Stop Bringing Shame To School

Posted: November 6, 2017 at 11:23 am   /   Campus, News

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife has threatened to proscribe the Students’ Union because recent developments around the body are causing the school embarrassment. The Vice-Chancellor, Eyitope Ogunbodede, issued the warning during a meeting with leadership of the SU and campus journalists on on Sunday. “We are not scared of proscribing the […]

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Participants, facilitators and mentor of LASU Campus Journalism Clinic

Premium Times Centre trains campus journalists, launches reporter app

Posted: August 7, 2017 at 3:43 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured

In the last two months, the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) team has been on the road training campus journalists across Nigerian universities.

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