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    Adeleke sets up panel on viability of University of Ilesa

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State on Tuesdaya inaugurated an ad-hoc committee for the newly established University of Ilesa, with a mandate to provide a road map for a great institution. Adeleke, while inaugurating the committee accused former governor Adegboyega Oyetola of politicising the university project. He said the last administration avoided due diligence and comprehensive…

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    Abiodun renames College of Education after Awujale

    By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has renamed the Tai-Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Omu-Ajose as the Sikiru Adetona College of Education, Science and Technology (SACOETEC) with a pledge that the institution would remain a College of Education with the mandate to groom middle level teachers for the educational system. Abiodun, who made this known during…

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    AbdulRazaq mourns KWASU VC, Prof. Akanbi

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has described as painful and shocking the death of the Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University (KWASU) Prof. Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi, SAN. His condolence message was contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary Rafiu Ajakaye on Sunday. “We submit to the decree of Allah who gives and takes. It…

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    Ogun mandates principals on 60 students per class

    By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta Ogun State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu has mandated Principals of all the 42 flagship schools, to ensure the implementation of 60 students per class policy of the state government for better productivity. Arigbabu made this known in Abeokuta during a strategic meeting with the Zonal Education Officers (ZEOs), Principals and School…

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  • Elujoba

    OAU debunks rumour of ex-acting VC, Elujoba’s death

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife has debunked the rumour that a former vice chancellor of the institution, Prof. Anthony Elujoba is dead. A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the university, Abiodun Olarewaju, on Thursday described the rumour as false, wicked, malicious, unfortunate and downright satanic.  Olarewaju also expressed disappointment with some conventional…

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    Many trapped as fire guts WAEC office in Lagos

    Many people are feared trapped as fire in Wednesday gutted the West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) building in Yaba area of Lagos State. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. However, emergency responders are at the scene and the fire was being put off. Sources said the inferno was caused by power surge in one of the…

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    Kwara Poly graduates 7,781 with 118 distinction

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin The Rector, Kwara State Polytechnic, Dr Abdul Mohammed said the institution is moving its Institute of Technology (IOT), to its permanent site in Araa, a suburb in Ilorin, the state capital. The relocation is coming 59 years after the school was created. The rector disclosed this at a media briefing to mark the 28th convocation ceremony of…

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    OAU announces resumption of academic activities

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife has announced the resumption of academic activities. The management, in a statement signed by the Registrar and Secretary to Council, Mrs. Margaret Omosule, said full academic activities will commence on Thursday 20th October, 2022. The statement reads: “Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have been directed to return…

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  • ASUU

    ASUU’s strike: The pain, the anguish

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin Academic activities are to resume nationwide soon, following the suspension of the eight months’ strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The suspension of the strike was pronounced after the intervention of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila by ASUU President, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke. The lecturers had been adamant…

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    Ogun SSG offers scholarships to 100 youths

    By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta One hundred students of Oru-Ijebu in Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State have been given scholarships by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tokunbo Talabi. The gesture was in furtherance of various initiatives to uplift people out of poverty and engender self-actualisation for youths in the area. Mr. Talabi who made the declaration…

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