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Staff Unions “Totally” Shut Down OAU

Posted: December 6, 2017 at 10:27 am   /   Campus

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has been hit by the strike action declared by Joint Action Committee of Non Academic Students Union (NASU), Senior Staff Academic of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), with vital services shut down and main gate locked in effect. The strike action commenced on Monday, following opposition of […]

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At OAU’s English Department, EXCO Members Kicked Out For Alleged Corruption, Abuses

Posted: December 5, 2017 at 1:33 pm   /   Campus

The National Association of Students of English and Literary Studies Representative Council, at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, impeached the six executive members of the association, and suspended three others. The impeachment and the suspension processes were parts of the proceedings of the parliamentary held on Sunday. In a resolution, signed by the speaker of NSRC, Rt. […]

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Corruption Destroying Nigeria’s Education Sector – Femi Falana

Posted: December 4, 2017 at 9:52 am   /   Campus, News

Activist and lawyer, Femi Falana, has decried the rate of corruption in Nigeria’s public education sector, making learning a torrid exercise for students. Mr. Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, said this on Saturday, when he spoke at the Lagos State University SU Leadership Conference at Ikeja, Lagos State. Speaking on the topic: “Value-Driven Nation: […]

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How ‘Oba Awon Universities’ Is Fast Becoming ‘Omoodo Awon Universities’

Posted: December 4, 2017 at 9:10 am   /   Opinion

“Home is where children find safety and security, where we find our identities, where citizenship starts. It usually starts with believing you’re part of a community, and that is essential to having a stable home” – Matthew Desmond History teaches what many of our departmental and faculty courses will not teach us. So, by virtue […]

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OAU Murder: “Over 45” Suspects Arrested

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 7:23 am   /   Campus

Authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Friday confirmed a man, Adewumi Omoboriowo, was murdered on the school’s campus late on Thursday, following “a fight that went out of hand”. Reached by phone, the Chief Security Officer of the University, Babatunde Oyasode, told CAMPUS REPORTER the deceased, child of junior staff of the school, was […]

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Missed Opportunities, Harassment As OAU Fails To Give Students ID Cards

Posted: November 26, 2017 at 6:36 am   /   Campus

Both fresh and returning students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, are yet to be given valid identity cards for 2016/2017 session, which is almost over, CAMPUS REPORTER’s findings have revealed. Our correspondent found returning students still use now expired identity cards given to them last session, while fresh students several months after gaining admission are […]

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1000-Seat Class For 2000 Students: OAU Faces Worsening Infrastructural Crisis

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 12:19 pm   /   Campus

One of Nigeria’s foremost tertiary schools, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, faces worsening infrastructural deficit, a problem that questions the institution’s routinely touted capacity for quality education, findings by CAMPUS REPORTER have shown. Apart from deplorable living conditions in the school’s halls of residence, scarcely do students have adequate classrooms and lecture theatres for learning. In […]

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Suspended OAU SU Leaders Resolve To Beg VC, Pledge Good Conducts

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 11:59 am   /   Campus

There are strong indications that the leaders of the suspended Students’ Union of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have decided to write the management, pledging to be of good conducts as condition to reinstate the SU. The development followed a meeting the leaders, drawn from the three arms of the SU, held with the Director […]

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Save Our Future, Frustrated Students Task Amosun As MKO Abiola Poly Converted To Varsity Remains Closed

Posted: November 19, 2017 at 11:29 am   /   Campus

The conversion of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic to a university by Ogun State Government has brought uncertainties around the futures of the of the students enrolled for diploma programmes in the institution before the conversion. With the conversion, CAMPUS REPORTER learnt, authorities, in August, asked members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics chapter in the […]

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Just in: Unilag Becomes Nigeria’s First University To Operate TV Station

Posted: November 10, 2017 at 9:52 pm   /   Campus, News, Technology

The National Broadcasting Commission has licensed the University of Lagos to operate a television station, making Akoka Nigeria’s first varsity to operate TV broadcasting service. The Chairman of Unilag Radio and TV, Ralph Akinyemi disclosed this development on Friday in a statement made available to CAMPUS REPORTER. According to Mr. Akinyemi, a professor, approved Unilag’s […]

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