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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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UNIBEN ASUU Condemns Management Over Rustication Of Students

Posted: February 8, 2018 at 4:24 pm   /   Campus

The University of Benin Chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities has condemned the rustication of five student leaders by the management of the school. The union expressed their displeasure over the rustication of the students in a statement signed Julius Iyasele, the chairman, on Thursday. “The union wishes to state that protest is a […]

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Nigerian Students Lament Deplorable Conditions Due To Strike In Universities

Posted: January 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm   /   National, News

Students across Nigerian public universities have expressed displeasure over the ongoing strike by the non-teaching staff unions in their various schools. Aggrieved unions, comprising the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU; the Non Academic Staff Union, NASU; and the National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, have been on strike since the beginning of December. […]

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ASUU Rejects LASU Fee Increment

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 12:49 pm   /   Campus, News

The Lagos State University (LASU) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has flayed the management of the school for increasing the acceptance fee for 2017/2018 session by 100 percent. Newly admitted students at LASU would have to pay N20 thousand for acceptance fee, N10 thousand more than what was charged last session. […]

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OAU Pays Controversial Allowances; Aggrieved Unions Say Strike Continues

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 11:12 pm   /   Campus, News

The Management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, Osun has paid earned allowances to its workers in  line with the sharing ratio, that fueled the industrial crisis, which led to the emergency closure of the school at the beginning of the month. The controversial sharing ratio is 89:11. While the Academic Staff Union […]

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Nigerian Tertiary Institutions: An Endangered Species under the Proposed 2018 Budget

Posted: December 9, 2017 at 8:59 am   /   National, News, Opinion

Since President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2018 Appropriations Bill to the National Assembly at the beginning of last month, quite a number of reservations have trailed that development. Standing out easily among these reservations is that which concerns the educational sector. The government has proposed ₦435.01 billion as allocation the education out of ₦8.612 trillion, […]

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OAU Pensioners’ Associations Fight Trade Corruption Allegations

Posted: December 9, 2017 at 8:40 am   /   Campus

The Federal Universities Pensioners Association, FUPA and The Nigerian Universities of Pensioners, NUP, at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have been locked in dispute as both groups of retirees seek recognition and accuse each other of corruption. The branch Chairman of NUP, Ayotunde Ashafa, in a telephone interview with CAMPUS REPORTER said that NUP is the […]

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OAU Asks Students To Go Home, As Staff Shut Down Campus Activities

Posted: December 6, 2017 at 10:39 am   /   Campus

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Tuesday evening announced “end of the year break” in a forced response to the strike strike action declared by the joint congress of  Non – Teaching Staff, which comprises Non Academic Staff Union (NASU), Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT). The […]

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OAU Staff Unions Ground School Over Sharing Of Money Released By Government

Posted: November 28, 2017 at 9:55 pm   /   Campus

Non-academic staff and academic technologists at Obafemi Awolowo University on Monday blocked access to the academic areas on campus and withdrew their services at the school’s library and laboratories as they protested the proposed sharing ratio of the earned allowances, EA, released to the school by the federal government.  The federal government had, two months […]

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OAU Students In National Assembly, Demand Improved Funding For Education

Posted: November 1, 2017 at 2:09 pm   /   News

Delegates of Great Ife Students Union Parliament visited the National Assembly, Abuja on Tuesday, asking Nigerian lawmakers to use their lawmaking powers to improve education in the country. During the Plenary session, Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of the Representatives, Yakubu Dogara recognised and welcomed Parliamentarians from OAU with the […]

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