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Colleagues, fans mourn Tosyn Bucknor

Posted: November 20, 2018 at 6:25 pm   /   National

Reactions have followed the death of Oluwatosin Bucknor, a journalist with Inspiration FM, born with sickle cell anaemia. Tosyn, as she was popularly known, was found dead by her husband, Aurelien Boyer, a French national, when he arrived home from work on Monday night. The People’s Democratic party Governorship candidate in the 2019 Lagos gubernatorial, […]

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Police stop bank robbery in Osun

Posted: November 19, 2018 at 4:59 pm   /   Local

The police, on Monday afternoon, prevented a robbery attack on a bank at the Lagere area of Ile-Ife, Osun State, this newspaper can report. According to an eyewitness, the robbers who were sighted around noon were shooting in the air before the security operatives resisted their operations at the Ile-Ife branch of Diamond Bank. Also, […]

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Again, OAU suspends students’ portal page, queries others after congress

Posted: November 13, 2018 at 10:42 pm   /   Campus

The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have denied two students access to their electronic portal page while two others have been queried following a congress held to discuss the welfare of the students. CAMPUS REPORTER has several times published reports on how students, who have opposed certain policies of the school, have been placed […]

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Why Osun governorship tribunal was moved to Abuja – Appeal Court

Posted: November 11, 2018 at 6:16 pm   /   Politics

The Court of Appeal has explained why it relocated the Osun State governorship election petition tribunal from Osogbo, the state capital, to Abuja. The tribunal was set up to hear cases arising from the September 22 and 27 governorship polls in the state which returned Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The reshuffled […]

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71 bag first-class honours at Bowen University

Posted: November 9, 2018 at 10:23 am   /   Campus

Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, is turning out a total number of 888 graduates at the end of the 2017/2018 academic session and 71 of them have first class honours. The Vice-chancellor of the University, Joshua Ogunwole, disclosed this on Thursday ahead of the convocation ceremony holding on Friday. While giving the breakdown, Mr Ogunwole […]

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Why Nigerian leaders don’t value education – Fela Durotoye

Posted: November 8, 2018 at 9:18 am   /   Politics

The presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Fela Durotoye, has said Nigerian leaders do not value the nation’s education sector because they (leaders) lack ‘qualitative’ education. Mr Durotoye made this known at an annual leadership and entrepreneurs’ conference organised by the students of the Department of Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University, on Wednesday. […]

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Certificate: Sowore slams ‘idiot’ Buhari; calls Nigerian leaders ‘morons’

Posted: November 7, 2018 at 8:54 pm   /   Politics

The Presidential candidate of African Action Congress (AAC) Omoyele Sowore has dismissed Nigerian leaders as ‘morons’ who ‘don’t think.’ “Starting from Obasanjo’s administration, we have been ruled by morons,” said Mr Sowore at a public forum on the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Tuesday. “Our leaders don’t have intellect, they don’t think.” Aiming […]

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Senator crtiticises colleagues, decries delay in budget passage

Posted: November 1, 2018 at 1:08 pm   /   Politics

Babajide Omoworare, the senator representing Osun East Senatorial District, has condemned the ‘usual’ delay in the passage of the budget in Nigeria. Speaking at a lecture at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Wednesday, Mr Omoworare said, “If the legislative arm of government can hold on to the budget for months, then there is something […]

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Ooni denies betraying Facebook woman over promise of marriage

Posted: October 24, 2018 at 6:00 pm   /   News

The Ooni of Ife, Enitan Adeyeye, has denied betraying Elizabeth Odunlami, a woman who claims the monarch promised to marry her. Ms Odunlami made the claim on Facebook on Monday, further alleging that Oba Adeyeye had even used her name for business concerns which were worth millions in dollars. This was just days after the […]

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OAU medical students reject introduction of N85,000 training fees

Posted: October 24, 2018 at 2:54 pm   /   Campus

Medical and dental students of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), have objected to the resolution of the Association of Provosts Colleges of Medicine (APCOM) to introduce professional training fees for medical and dental students in Nigeria. We gathered that APCOM, following a meeting held on September 18, approved N75,000.00 for the 200 – 300 level […]

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