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Tag: Oyo State

Oyo Residents complain as road contractor abandons bridge since August

Posted: January 5, 2019 at 10:55 pm   /   Local

The residents of several communities, including the popular Iwo Road in Ibadan, Oyo State, face difficulties regarding mobility because of the decrepit road linking the areas. In what would surprise most of the people and make them happy initially, efforts to expand the road linking Iyana Church Bus Stop and the New Ife Road express […]

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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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Oyo government starts reconstructing Ayefele’s music house

Posted: November 19, 2018 at 11:39 am   /   Local

Three months after the demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s Music House, Fresh FM in Ibadan, the Oyo State Government has begun the reconstruction of the building, CAMPUS REPORTER has learnt. Sources from both the government and the company confirmed the development to our correspondent. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Communication and Strategy, Bolaji Tunji […]

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LAUTECH further reduces student fees

Posted: November 2, 2018 at 9:33 pm   /   Campus

The management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) and the students union have agreed on new tuition fees following a downward review of the fees announced last week. Officials of the university and students’ union leaders told CAMPUS REPORTER on the telephone the latest review followed a meeting involving them and other stakeholders on […]

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Osinbajo commissions UI’s new medical research complex

Posted: October 28, 2018 at 3:57 pm   /   Campus

Nigeria’s vice-president Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday commissioned the Nathaniel Idowu Multidisciplinary Translational Research Centre at the University of Ibadan. The N350 million facility was donated to UI’s medical school by the Nathaniel Idowu Foundation. UI is the flagship of tertiary education in Nigeria owing to the fact that the institution is the recipient of about […]

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Fee Hike: Osun, Oyo govts react to crisis

Posted: October 27, 2018 at 8:10 am   /   Campus

The Osun and Oyo State Governments have distanced themselves from the increase in tuition fees of students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), an institution co-owned by the two states. CAMPUS REPORTER reported how the university announced that students who are indigenes of the states are to pay N200,000 while non-indigenes will pay […]

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Tributes as UI’s emeritus prof. Akinkugbe retires

Posted: October 27, 2018 at 12:18 am   /   News

Eminent personalities, including former President Olusegun Obasanjo, have paid glowing tributes to Emeritus Prof. Oladipo Akinkugbe for his contribution to national development, especially in the areas of medicine, governance, business education, community development and traditions. Mr Obasanjo while speaking as the chairman of the occasion during the Hanging up the Stethoscope and 85th birthday of […]

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NANS asks Ibadan Poly to withdraw demand for acceptance fee

Posted: October 26, 2018 at 8:42 pm   /   Campus

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the management of the Polytechnic Ibadan to withdraw the N32,000 charges as acceptance fee for new students. In a statement made available to journalists on Thursday, October 25, 2018, NANS Spokesman, Adeyemi Amoo described the fee as “fraudulent extortion.” He said that the students union […]

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Islamic school sets to establish university in Ibadan

Posted: October 22, 2018 at 3:31 pm   /   National

The Arabic Institute of Nigeria has announced the acquisition of 50 acres of land for the establishment of a university in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. AbdulWahab Ahmod, the Director of the institute, made the disclosure in Ibadan on Sunday at the grand finale of the institute’s 60th anniversary. The institute, also known as Al-Ma’had […]

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Unpaid Salaries: Students Shut Oyo State Secretariat

Posted: October 19, 2018 at 10:55 am   /   Local

The students of tertiary institutions owned by Oyo State Government on Thursday under the aegis of the National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) shut down the state’s secretariat over unpaid salaries and allowances of their teachers. The schools are currently on strike. We gathered that the students blocked the road linking to the secretariat with […]

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