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Osun declares public holiday for traditional believers worshipers

Posted: August 16, 2018 at 7:08 pm   /   Local

The Osun State Government has declared August 20 as a public holiday to commemorate the annual Isese festival, a day set aside for traditional believers in the state. According to a statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Home Affairs, Adebisi Obawale, and obtained by CAMPUS REPORTER on Thursday, the holiday is in recognition of […]

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Osun govt begins payment of full salaries, three years after

Posted: August 15, 2018 at 7:45 pm   /   Local

The Osun State Government has begun the implementation of full salary payments to all civil servants in the state. The state Commissioner of Information, Adelani Baderinwa, confirmed this development to our correspondent in a telephone interview on Wednesday. According to Mr Adelani, the full salary payment started with the July payment. The state started ‘modulated’ […]

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Three months after, police fail to act on officers caught extorting motorists

Posted: August 15, 2018 at 7:39 pm   /   Local, News

The Nigeria Police are yet to take definite action three months after CAMPUS REPORTER reported how two of their officers were caught on camera extorting motorists along Ijebu Ode-Ibadan Road in Ogun State. The two officers, whose badge identified them as Oyewole Afolabi and Eniola Olaiya, were caught by our correspondent collecting bribe from a […]

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Nigerian undergraduate stabbed to death by fellow student

Posted: August 11, 2018 at 11:37 am   /   Campus

A Nigerian university undergraduate at Kogi State University, Ayingba, Alli Sharif, has been stabbed to death by his colleague, police have confirmed. Mr Sharif, a 300-Level student of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, was allegedly stabbed to death on his birthday by a fellow student in 100-Level identified as Santa Cruise, of the […]

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EXCLUSIVE: ASUU speaks on sex-for-mark scandals involving lecturers

Posted: August 8, 2018 at 10:41 am   /   National

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has spoken on the recent sex-for-mark scandal involving lecturers in some Nigerian universities. The President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, a professor, spoke with CAMPUS REPORTER in a telephone interview on Tuesday. Since April, three Nigerian universities have been in the spotlight, after their lecturers got involved in sexual […]

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OAU reacts to loss of Law, Dentistry accreditation

Posted: August 6, 2018 at 5:48 pm   /   Campus

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has officially reacted to the withdrawal of accreditation of some of its courses by the National University Commission, (NUC). CAMPUS REPORTER earlier reported that the NUC has withdrawn the accreditation for Law, Dentistry, Fine Arts, Botany and Family Nutrition at the university, prompting JAMB to ask […]

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Osun Election: Adeleke speaks on certificate scandal

Posted: August 6, 2018 at 11:03 am   /   Politics

Following the alleged involvement of the People’s Democratic Party’s governorship candidate for Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, in a secondary school certificate scandal, the embattled lawmaker has reacted to the raging controversy. The Nigerian Police last week Wednesday invited the Principal of Ede Muslim High School 1, Abass Khalib, for investigation over the issuance of a […]

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OAU’s Law, Dentistry, Others Lose Accreditation

Posted: August 4, 2018 at 7:18 pm   /   Campus

The National Universities Commission has withdrawn the accreditations of five programmes offered by the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, over the school’s failure to meet the required standards, CAMPUS REPORTER has confirmed. Spokespersons for the university, the NUC and the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board confirmed the development, which affects courses the school’s Law, Botany, Fine […]

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Osun lecturers not paid ‘since September 2015’, start indefinite strike

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 2:35 pm   /   Campus

The lecturers of the four tertiary institutions belonging to Osun State are proceeding on an indefinite strike over non-payment of their salaries, their leader has announced. According to the Chairman of the Council of Academic Staff Unions of Osun State-owned institutions, Olusegun Lana, the strike commenced today, Friday, with Osun State College of Education, Ilesa, […]

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Statistics bureau warns Omokri not to play politics with data

Posted: August 1, 2018 at 10:18 am   /   National

The Statistician General of the National Bureau of Statistics, Yemi Kale, has warned the former Special Assistant to Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, to keep the NBS away from politics and fake news. Mr Kale reacted to Mr Omokri’s tweet on ‘unemployment figures’ which he used to berate Muhammad Buhari administration. Mr Omokri’s […]

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