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Guber election: Osun APC to pick Oyetola’s running mate from west district

Posted: August 1, 2018 at 10:00 am   /   Campus

The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has indicated its deputy governorship candidate in the coming governorship election in the state has been zoned to the West Senatorial District. The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, is from Osun West. The APC governorship candidate, Isiaka Oyetola is from the Osun Central […]

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Protest rocks LAUTECH over expulsion of students

Posted: July 31, 2018 at 3:23 pm   /   Campus

Some students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, on Monday staged a protest against the expulsion of four students and suspension of eight others by the university authority last week. The protest which resulted to blocking of the university’s gate at the early hours of Monday was led by the National Association of […]

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Osun blames federal government as floods hit Ile-Ife

Posted: July 30, 2018 at 6:26 pm   /   Local, News

The Osun State Government has blamed the Federal government for the flood incident that affected Ile-Ife and Modakeke communities of the state. Several communities including the popular Mayfair, Parakin, Aserifa, Damico and Ede Road, were flooded following the downpour on Sunday. The flood affected many families and businesses as homes and shops were submerged by […]

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Roundup: Sexual harassment scandals in Nigerian universities since April

Posted: July 29, 2018 at 8:44 pm   /   National, News

Since April, three Nigerian universities have formed subjects of harsh spotlight, after their lecturers got involved sexual harassment scandals. These scandals followed actions of female students who opened up on abusive conducts of lecturers towards them in the three universities namely Obafemi Awolowo Universities, Ile-Ife, the University of Lagos, Akoka, and the Lagos State University, […]

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LAUTECH Students’ Union threaten to sue school over fees spike

Posted: July 26, 2018 at 10:31 am   /   Campus

The Students’ Union of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, has threatened to sue the institution over the recent tuition fees spike announced by the management of the school. The students of the troubled school, jointly owned by Oyo State and Osun State, are now to pay between N200 thousand and N300 depending on […]

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LAUTECH increase fees ‘beyond reach of most students’

Posted: July 22, 2018 at 10:24 am   /   Campus

The governing council of the Ladoke Akinola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, has increased the tuition fees to be paid by its students across levels. Medical, Nursing and Biomedical students are now billed N300,000, while their counterparts in Engineering are to pay 250,000. Students of the Faculties of Agricultural Sciences, Basic Medical Sciences, Environmental Sciences and […]

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Osun governorship: APC postpones primary election

Posted: July 19, 2018 at 3:13 am   /   Local, Politics

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the postponement of its Osun State governorship primary election initially scheduled to take place on Thursday due to “unforeseen development.” According to a statement signed by the Director of Publicity of the party in Osun, Kunle Oyatomi, the new date for the primary election will be communicated soon. […]

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OAU students want school farm ‘properly managed’

Posted: July 19, 2018 at 3:00 am   /   Campus

The students of the Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have demanded proper operation of the university farm. The students made this demand during the Sahel Scholar’s Conference, organised by Sahel Consulting in collaboration with Faculty of Agriculture on Monday at the university’s Conference Centre. The conference was aimed at introducing students to […]

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OAU Five: 19 years after campus attack, family of slain students, survivor still cry for justice

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 12:53 pm   /   Campus

On Tuesday, students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, will gather to mark the 19th anniversary of a cultists’ attack in which five of their union leaders were murdered in cold blood. The attack carried out in the early hours of Saturday, July 10, 1999, led to the death of 21-year old 400-Level Law student […]

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Cult Attacks: Ife residents narrate ordeals amidst police raid

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 12:42 pm   /   Local

For months, the residents and students of Ile Ife, Osun State, have been in fear, following the struggle of supremacy between different cult groups. Apart from fighting among themselves, the cultists also attack homes and rape female students and residents. Speaking with CAMPUS REPORTER, a rape victim and student of Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, who preferred […]

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