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SPECIAL REPORT: How children battle for survival in Oyo capital

Posted: September 15, 2018 at 9:50 pm   /   Investigations

In this special report, Kabir Adejumo follows the children who have to labour for survival even as they are denied access to basic education. The report has been published in PREMIUM TIMES. Enjoy, please. At Iwo Road in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, men and women shout as they make quick deals and hawk goods. However, […]

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Ex-judge mobilises funds for rebuilding of Ayefele’s demolished radio station

Posted: August 20, 2018 at 7:46 pm   /   Local, Politics

A retired judge in Osun State, Olamide Oloyede, has begun the mobilisation of funds to rebuild Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM radio that was demolished by the Oyo State Government on Sunday. Mrs Oloyede, now deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress, urged Nigerians to assist Mr Ayefele to build a better structure than the […]

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More Ibadan Poly workers join strike

Posted: August 19, 2018 at 3:43 pm   /   Campus

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics (SSANIP) of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, has declared a strike action, joining the non-academic academic staff of the school protest against Oyo State government’s handling of workers’ welfare. In a statement, signed by the Secretary of SSANIP, Ajibola Oyetunde, on Friday, all senior workers have been notified not to […]

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Srike: Ibadan poly workers get backed by national body

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 4:52 pm   /   Campus

The national body of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Nigerian polytechnics, NASU, has backed the industrial action declared by The Polytechnic, Ibadan, chapter. The solidarity was declared during a meeting held earlier today in Ibadan. The national body also threatened to start a nationwide strike if nothing is done to salvage the situation in Oyo […]

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LAUTECH, Ibadan Poly workers on strike; Oyo Government reacts

Posted: August 9, 2018 at 3:45 pm   /   Campus

The Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Adeniyi Olowofela, has reacted to the agitations of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) of The Polytechnic, Ibadan. The strike commenced on Wednesday, same day lecturers at the Ldoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, co-owned by Oyo State and Osun State also commenced strike amid semester exams. Adeniyi Olowofela, in […]

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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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Two OAU Professors Appointed VCs In New Universities

Posted: March 8, 2018 at 5:33 pm   /   Campus, National, News

Two professors from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, have been appointed as Vice Chancellors of two newly established universities, a statement by the spokesperson for the school says. In the statement released on Thursday, Abiodun Olanrewaju,  said “while “Professor Muheez Alani DUROSINMI, of the Department of Haematology and Immunology in the Faculty of […]

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