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OAU Lied On Poisoning Of Its Dam – Ooni Of Ife

The palace of the Ooni of Ife has described the alleged poisoning of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) dam as absurd and unfounded. The University’s Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Olanrewaju, had yesterday accused Ife natives of poisoning the only dam supplying water to OAU. However, the spokesman of Ooni’s palace, Mr. Moses Olafare, in a statement, said the palace received ...

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Breaking News: ASUU Resumes Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Taraba State University chapter, on Wednesday resumed indefinite strike to press home its demands. The union had embarked on a strike in 2018 but suspended it when the Taraba government promised to meet its demands which included the payment of earned academic allowances from 2014 till date, and the provision of required infrastructure ...

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Breaking News: ‘Cultists’ Shoot Three Corps Members In Bayelsa

Three National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members have been shot by suspected cultists in Bayelsa State. The incident occurred on Wednesday night in the Swali community of the state. When SaharaReporters arrived at the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, where they were rushed to by men of the Azikoro division of the anti-robbery squad, it was learnt that one of the ...

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We Won’t Surrender LAUTECH Joint Ownership With Oyo – Osun Governor, Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola has stated that the state is committed to the joint ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, adding that his administration would not relent in its efforts to promote and strengthen the bond of joint ownership of the institution by the two states. Oyetola stated this while receiving the management of ...

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ASUU Chairman Suspended Over Sex-For-Marks Scandal

Professor Monday Igbafen, Chairman of the Ambrose Alli University (AAU) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has been suspended by university authorities over allegations of sexual assault. Igbafen, an Associate Professor of the Department of Philosophy, was suspended after his arraignment before a disciplinary committee on allegations of sexual misconduct. News of his suspension was contained in ...

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Buhari Sacked Me For Refusing To Give His Minister Bribes – Ex-TETFUND Boss, Baffa

The sacked Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TeTFund), Abdullahi Baffa, said he was forced out of office owing to his refusal to provide monetary kickbacks to Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu. Baffa told BBC Hausa on Wednesday that the Minister had sent a contractor to him demanding his share of N200 billion disbursed by the agency to ...

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Bowen Varsity Students Stage Protest Over Drug Test

Some students of Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, have staged a protest against the directive of the management that they must undergo a drug test. The management is, however, insisting that the affected students must face disciplinary action. Videos of an inferno from one of the rooms on the first floor of the boy’s hostel went viral on Monday with ...

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Stay Away From Our School, OAU Students Warn Osinbajo

Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife on Monday expressed their reservations against the planned visit of the Nigerian Vice -president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo into the campus to attend the 43rd combined convocation of the university holding next week. The students, through their representative, Gbenga Ololoniran, who is the Protem Chairman, Students’ Union Action Committee, described the planned visit as ...

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Buhari Approves Reduction In Cost Of JAMB, NECO Forms

The federal government has approved a reduction in the cost of forms for final year secondary school and post-secondary school examinations. This reduction, first announced by President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on new media, Bashir Ahmad, was decided at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presided over the meeting in the absence of Mr Buhari ...

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UI School Reopens After Week Of Closure Over Hijab

The University of Ibadan International School has been reopened, DAILY POST can report. The school, which had witnessed mild crisis over the use of Hijab by some female Muslim students was shut last Monday when the Muslim parents insisted that the use of Hijab is a constitutional right of their female children. This insistence made the management of the school ...

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