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OsunDecides: ‘I’ve worked 24 hours of every day spent in office’ – Aregbesola

Posted: September 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm   /   Local, Politics

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State says he has worked 24 hours daily to serve the interest of the state’s residents since he assumed office in 2014. Mr Aregbesola said this in his address at the All Progressive Congress (APC) mega rally in Osogbo stadium on Tuesday, ahead of Saturday’s poll to elect his successor. […]

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Confusion as Oyedepo pronounces Covenant University Registrar’s office vacant

Posted: September 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm   /   Campus

Uncertainty surrounds the declaration of the Chancellor of Covenant University, David Oyedepo after he pronounced the office of the registrar vacant on Thursday. It was unclear whether the institution has sacked its registrar or the office holder has resigned. Mr Oyedepo, while addressing 100 and 200 level students of the university last Thursday, warned the […]

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#OsunDecides: Ex-speaker Adejare Bello joins APC

Posted: September 15, 2018 at 9:54 pm   /   Local, Politics

A former Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly, Adejare Bello, has joined the All Progressive Congress (APC) after he resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). CAMPUS REPORTER reported the resignation of the former speaker from the PDP on Monday. Mr Bello, who served in the assembly from 2003 to 2011, said his reason […]

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#OsunDecides: Tinubu reacts to Osogbo protest over ‘I’m richer than Osun’ comment

Posted: September 11, 2018 at 9:58 am   /   Local, Politics

Former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu has reacted to the protest by aggrieved Osun State residents after he remarked he was richer than the state. Mr Tinubu had made the remark on Friday during a visit to the Ataoja of Osogbo’s Palace in a leg of effort to help the All Progressives Congress’ candidate in […]

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Sowore, AAC members attacked at Ooni’s palace

Posted: September 11, 2018 at 9:51 am   /   National, Politics

The presidential candidate of Africa Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, and his party members were on Monday teargassed during a courtesy visit to the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwusi. CAMPUS REPORTER gathered that the meeting was scheduled for 12 noon but was delayed because the monarch did not show up until about […]

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30 police commissioners for Osun governorship election

Posted: September 9, 2018 at 2:03 pm   /   Local, Politics

The Independent National Electoral Commission has stated that 30 commissioners of police will be deployed to Osun State for of the September 22 gubernatorial election. 48 political parties have been listed to contest the governorship election which brings in a new administration after Rauf Aregbesola’s eight-year tenure. The deployment of the security chiefs was made […]

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28 arraigned for allegedly burning of police station in Iwo

Posted: September 8, 2018 at 1:38 pm   /   Local

The police have arraigned 28 persons allegedly involved in the burning down of a police station in Iwo, Osun State before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court. CAMPUS REPORTER reported the razing of an Iwo police station on August 24 by angry protesters, following the killing of a young man, Tunde Nafiu, by a Special Anti-robbery […]

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#Reform9jaBanks: Nigerians accuse banks of exploitative charges

Posted: September 6, 2018 at 7:11 pm   /   National

Nigerians home and abroad are accusing Nigerian banks’ exploitative practices ranging from the deduction for card maintenance and electronic payments to double deduction of stipulated charges. Using #Reform9jaBanks on the social media, they are campaigning for reforms. The campaign started on Monday. It should be recalled that in 2017, The Central Bank of Nigeria introduced […]

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Africa doesn’t need to go borrowing from China — Ezekwesili

Posted: September 5, 2018 at 11:11 am   /   National

A former vice-president of the World Bank’s Africa division and Nigerian former minister for education, Oby Ezekwesili, has criticised the decision of African countries to borrow from China. China has announced a $60 billion facility in aid and loan to Africa. President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders are currently attending the Forum on China-Africa […]

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OAU records growing cases mental illness during students’ exams

Posted: September 2, 2018 at 2:53 pm   /   Campus

Lunatic displays have been the subject of discussions among the students of Obafemi Awolowo University since the second-semester examinations commenced. CAMPUS REPORTER confirmed that at least students have shown signs of mental illness either during examinations or while preparing in the lecture theatres. Okeya Sunday, a 300 level student, who witnessed one of the scenes, […]

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