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Fayemi warns Fayose of ‘grave consequences’ for misappropriation

Posted: September 13, 2018 at 5:14 pm   /   Politics

The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, has warned any act of misappropriation of public funds by the officials under outgoing Ayo Fayose administration. Speaking through a press release issued by his campaign media director, Wole Olujujobi, on Wednesday, he said the consequences of illegal appropriation of public funds would be very grave for individuals who […]

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‘Engage authorities or shun journalism’ – Professor tells campus journalists

Posted: July 22, 2018 at 7:09 pm   /   Campus

Prospective members of the Union of Campus Journalists at the University of Ibadan on Tuesday received training in the core and ethics of journalism, with a warning upfront to be ready to hold the authorities to account. The warning was issued by Jimi Agbaje, professor and former Vice-Chancellor of the university, who added that the […]

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LAUTECH Alumnus Organises Conference to bridge gap between industrialisation and academics

Posted: July 17, 2018 at 8:26 pm   /   Campus

A graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of LAUTECH and Project Manager at Intellect9ja, Ja’afar Zubair on Saturday organised a conference to bridge the gap between industrialisation and academics in Nigeria. The third of its kind and first in LAUTECH, the Star Network Conference (SNC) was organised to open the eyes of youth in tertiary […]

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PTCIJ to honour outstanding Nigerian campus journalists

Posted: June 13, 2018 at 10:50 am   /   National

Outstanding student journalists from across Nigerian universities are to be honoured in Abuja. The award ceremony is being organised by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ). In a statement, the organisers said the ceremony will be held on June 28. “This signifies the end of the pilot phase of PTCIJ’s NextGen program; a […]

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OAU reacts after Osun government shut school for tax default

Posted: May 4, 2018 at 11:25 am   /   Campus

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has reacted to the closure of the institution by the Osun State Internal Revenue Service (IRS) over tax default of N1.8 billion. Reacting to the closure, the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Abiodun Olanrewaju, appealed to the state government and promised that the institution is working […]

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To survive at Unilorin is to have ability to withstand any challenge in life – Official

Posted: May 4, 2018 at 11:21 am   /   Campus

Conditions students experience at the University of Ilorin help ensure adequate preparation for post-school life, an official of the school has said. The official, Alex Akanmu, who is the sud-dead of students affairs, spoke on Wednesday at the first public lecture of the school’s General Studies division held at the Auditorium. “If you can survive […]

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OAU probe panel submits report on sex-for-mark scandal

Posted: April 19, 2018 at 2:53 pm   /   Campus

The probe panel set up by the management of Obafemi Awolowo University, last week, following the leak of the sex-for-mark audio that got the university reeling in public attention, has submitted an interim report. The probe panel, consisting of undisclosed ‘high-powered’ officials, submitted the report on Wednesday, meeting the one-week term instructed the Vice-Chancellor, Eyitope […]

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Nigerian universities’ workers call off strike

Posted: March 14, 2018 at 2:53 pm   /   National

The non-teaching staff of Nigerian universities have suspended their strike. The staff, members of three unions, NASU, SSANU, and NAAT, announced the suspension of the strike on Wednesday, after three months and 10 days of industrial dispute. Samson Ugwoke, the national chairman of the Joint Action Committee of the three unions announced the suspension on […]

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Bayero University Resumes, But Many Students Are Not Happy

Posted: February 6, 2018 at 3:48 pm   /   Campus

Bayero University, Kano, reopened for a new semester on Monday, but many students have since not been having pleasant moments. This is due to the ongoing strike by the non-teaching staff unions of the university, who like their counterparts in other public universities in the country, have withheld their services since the beginning of December. […]

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Breaking: OAU Places Students Union On Indefinite Suspension

Posted: November 6, 2017 at 3:07 pm   /   Campus, News

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University has placed activities of the Students Union of the school on indefinite suspension, citing cases of violence and unruly behaviour contained in security reports available to the management. The Registrar of the school, Dotun Awoyemi, communicated the development was communicate through a statement on Monday afternoon. This came a […]

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