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Sex-for-mark: OAU lied, I was not invited by panel – student

Posted: April 23, 2018 at 9:25 am   /   Campus

The student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Monica Osagie, in the leaked sex-for-mark audio has denied the school’s probe panel invited her. Ms Osagie was on record having conversation with Richard Akindele, pastor and professor of accounting and management, in the leaked audio in which the professor demanded to sleep with her five times to pass […]

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ASUU reacts to suspension of OAU’s sex-for-mark professor

Posted: April 20, 2018 at 4:51 pm   /   Campus

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Obafemi Awolowo University branch, has commended the management of the institution for the indefinite suspension of Richard Akindele, the professor at the centre of the leaked sex-for-mark audio scandal. Mr Akindele’s suspension was announced on Thursday by the Vice Chancellor, Eyitope Ogunbodede, following the receipt of the interim report […]

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OAU suspends Professor Akindele in sex-for-mark scandal indefinitely

Posted: April 19, 2018 at 3:16 pm   /   Campus

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has directed Richard Akindele, the professor at the centre of the leaked sex-for-mark audio scandal, to proceed on an indefinite suspension. The university says he was found guilty of serious misconduct. Read the full statement signed by the Vice Chancellor: Audio Conversation: Obafemi Awolowo University Suspends Professor Richard I. Akindele The […]

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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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Video: OAU security operatives attacking students

Posted: April 16, 2018 at 12:44 pm   /   Campus

CAMPUS REPORTER has obtained a video showing attack on some students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, allegedly by the operatives of the security unit of the school. The video, we gathered, was recorded on March 21, the day the university forcibly evicted female students from the Moremi Hall of Residence on the campus. Analysing the video, […]

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Sex-for-marks: While OAU management remains silent, Lecturer’s church members speak

Posted: April 11, 2018 at 9:28 am   /   Campus

The male voice in the leaked sex-for-mark audio which has got Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife ensnared in public attention since Monday was that Richard Akindele of the school’s faculty administration, the lecturer’s church members have said, barely 48 hours without an official response from the school. Several members and a reverend of the Anglican Diocese of […]

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Top Nigerian university, OAU, enmeshed in sex-for-mark scandal

Posted: April 10, 2018 at 10:31 am   /   Campus

Nigeria’s top tertiary school, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, is ensnared in public attention after a leaked phone call recording brought out a lecturer as having tied passing a female student to having sexual intercourse with her. In the audio, which leaked out, on Monday, the student repeatedly addressed the other person in the conversation as […]

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After one week in prison, two OAU students regain freedom

Posted: March 29, 2018 at 1:18 pm   /   Campus

After a week at Koshere Prison, Ile Ife, the two other remanded students of Obafemi Awolowo University have regained their freedom. The two students, Gbenga Oloruniran, a 400 level student of Geography and Jimoh Oladipupo, 300 level student of Biochemistry were freed in the early hours of Thursday after meeting the bail conditions. Earlier, three […]

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OAU senate endorses management action on hostel

Posted: March 28, 2018 at 10:14 pm   /   Campus

The Senate of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, at its sitting today, Wednesday, 28th March, 2018, has endorsed the action, taken so far, by the University Management over the issue of students’ unauthorized occupation of the rooms in the halls of residence. A release by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, […]

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OAU Commences Renovation Of Dilapidated Hostels

Posted: March 18, 2018 at 10:29 pm   /   Campus

The renovation of the halls of residence at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has begun, CAMPUS REPORTER can confirm. This development began a month after PREMIUM TIMES exclusively reported the university’s plan to renovate the dilapidated hostels and also decongest them. The full extent of the renovation is unknown yet, but our correspondent who visited the […]

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