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BOWEN University expels 29, suspends 26 students indefinitely

Posted: January 5, 2019 at 10:36 pm   /   Campus

The authorities of BOWEN University, Iwo, Osun State, have announced the expulsion of 29 and indefinite suspension of 26 of its students. In a statement, the Registrar of the school, K.A Ogunleye, published the names of the expelled and suspended students, with their matriculation numbers. “This is to inform the University Community and the general […]

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Child rape; Group accuses Oyo police, victim’s mum, accused of conspiracy to prevent justice

Posted: January 2, 2019 at 4:16 pm   /   Local

The Child Protection Network (CPN) has accused the police command in Oyo State of conspiracy to prevent justice in a case of child defilement allegedly perpetrated by a man, identified as Mr Adetunji. This newspaper gathered a seven-year-old girl (name withheld) was allegedly defiled by Mr Adetunji, a taxi driver and neighbour of the victim’s family, on […]

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Strikes, sex-for-marks scandals, fee hikes, victimization of students, top stories of 2018 in Nigerian tertiary institutions

Posted: December 30, 2018 at 7:38 pm   /   National, News

Across Nigerian campuses, in the year 2018, stories around incessant industrial actions by workers, sex-for-marks scandals, the increment in tuition fees and victimization of students gained prominence in media reports. STRIKE ACTIONS Strike actions have been the results of various agitations by workers of colleges of education, polytechnics and universities for improvement in their welfare […]

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Offa poly students protest

Posted: November 23, 2018 at 7:55 pm   /   Campus

Students of Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State have shown their grievances over the postponement of the Students’ Union Government elections and the hostel fee then made compulsory for new intakes by the management. CAMPUS REPORTER witnessed a protest staged by the students on Thursday, which ought to be the manifesto day preceding the election day- […]

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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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