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Oyetola Proposes 11% of 2019 N152 Billion Budget To Education

Posted: December 28, 2018 at 10:59 pm   /   Local

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, on Thursday presented the 2019 budget before the state house of assembly. Mr Oyetola presented N152.756 billion. The education sector has an allocation of N10,447,801,800. This is equivalent to 11% of the budget. The financial sector has N37,093,313,000 which is 40.34% and infrastructure has N24,929,917,120 which is 27.11%. […]

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How hospital’s negligence caused death of Nigerian undergraduate

Posted: December 26, 2018 at 12:24 am   /   Campus

About six hours after he was brought to a public hospital, a student injured by armed robbers was not treated by hospital staff, witnesses have said. The student, Abiodun Babatola, eventually died. Mr Babatola, a 200-level student of the Department of Management and Accounting at the Obafemi Awolowo University, could have survived if the police […]

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2019: IPC trains 40 journalists on election coverage

Posted: December 21, 2018 at 9:50 pm   /   National

Barely two months to the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, the International Press Centre (IPC) concluded a two-day workshop for 40 journalists from media organisations in the South-west on Friday. The training was tagged: ‘Best Practices and Professional Reporting of the Electoral Process’. The workshop held in collaboration with the project of the European Union […]

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Atiku, Saraki, others react to vice presidential candidates’ debate

Posted: December 16, 2018 at 7:19 pm   /   Politics

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, and other Nigerians have reacted to the vice-presidential candidates’ debate which took place on Friday. The parties and candidates at the debate were Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Abdulganiyu Galadima; Alliance for […]

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Two ladies break OAU’S 21-year record

Posted: December 13, 2018 at 8:10 am   /   Campus

Two female graduates of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have broken the 21-year first-class record in Department of English at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. The duo Kehinde Lawal and Roheemah Arogundade finished with 4.56 CGPA to break the record of Akinmade Akande, now a professor of English, who achieved such feat in 1997. They both […]

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Student expelled by UNILORIN denies allegation of examination malpractice

Posted: November 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm   /   Campus

A final year student of the Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, at the University of Ilorin, Alada Babatunde has been expelled by the authorities of the school for alleged examination misconduct. According to the expulsion letter signed by the Registrar, Modupe Olowoleni, on July 12, 2018, and obtained by CAMPUS REPORTER, Mr Babatunde was […]

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SARS operative killed by mob following LASTMA man’s death – Officials

Posted: November 29, 2018 at 11:27 am   /   Local

The officer of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) who allegedly killed an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Adeyemo Rotimi in Lagos on Wednesday has been killed by a mob, an official said. PREMIUM TIMES reported on Thursday how Mr. Rotimi was allegedly murdered at Iyana-Ipaja around 6 pm on Wednesday […]

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ASUU Strike: Lecturers vow to continue until demands met

Posted: November 25, 2018 at 9:33 pm   /   National

As the industrial action embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) enters its fourth week, the union has vowed not to return to class until its demands are met. This was disclosed in a statement by the ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi, on Sunday. We reported how the lecturers commenced an indefinite […]

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Fee Hike: LAUTECH Alumni Inaugurate Scholarship Board For Indigent Students

Posted: November 22, 2018 at 7:10 am   /   Campus

Following the increment of tuition fee at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), the alumni association of the institution has inaugurated a scholarship board for indigent undergraduates students. This was disclosed by the National President of the association, Solomon Onilede, at the 12th annual lecture of the association themed: “State Universities and Funding: The Intrigues” […]

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Sex-for-Marks Scandal: Sacked OAU lecturer remanded in prison

Posted: November 19, 2018 at 4:56 pm   /   Campus

Richard Akindele, the lecturer sacked by Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife for demanding sex from his student, Monica Osagie, has been remanded in prison by a Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo. Mr Akindele was arraigned before Justice Maurine Onyetenu by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) on a four-count charge on […]

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