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Twelve corpses burnt in OAU mortuary fire

It was gathered that there was fire outbreak following a power surge around 3.00 an on Tuesday at the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, where the corpses were kept.

OAU professor lists ways to attain SDGs

A Professor of Mathematics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, Samuel Segun Okoya, has hinged attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 4, which is ‘Quality Education’ by 2030 in Nigeria on effective passage of knowledge and its correct application by the society.

Tam David-West in final escape

Now, my introduction to Professor Tam David-West was on this wise: I was brought up by a very strict, educationist father, who would not allow his seven children travel during holidays, particularly the long vacation at the end of the session. He had his own way of keeping us busy.
Opeyemi Bamidele

Body of Benchers names Senator Bamidele as member

The Body of Benchers in Nigeria has named a member of the National Assembly, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, as its member.

Kwara polytechnic gets new rector

Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the appointment of Dr Abdul Jimoh Mohammed as substantive Rector of the state owned Polytechnic, Secretary to the state government Prof Mamman Saba Jibril has said.
A former General Officer Commanding Training and Doctrine Command, Minna, Maj-Gen Ishola Williams, (retd.), and a Professor of Criminology and Sociology of Law, Prof. Etanibi Alemika, on Thursday called for a radical overhaul of Nigeria’s security system in order to match the growing dimensions of criminality in the country.

Stakeholders urge federal government to overhaul Nigeria’s security system

A former General Officer Commanding Training and Doctrine Command, Minna, Maj-Gen Ishola Williams, (retd.), and a Professor of Criminology and Sociology of Law, Prof. Etanibi Alemika, on Thursday called for a radical overhaul of Nigeria’s security system in order to match the growing dimensions of criminality in the country.
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University of Calabar wins 2019 HiFL Cup

2018 winners University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM) felt the pains of losing in the final on Saturday in Lagos as they lost to their victims then, University of Calabar.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari signs five bills passed by eigth assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed five Bills passed by the 8th National Assembly into law more than six months after there were transmitted to him.

Federal government tasked on funding interdisciplinary research at varsities

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof Kayode Soremekun, and the Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the University of Ibadan, (UI), Prof. Kayode Adebowale, have urged the Federal Government to provide more funding support for interdisciplinary research in Nigerian universities.

Organisation assures OAU of 100% funding to commence degree programme in agricultural extension services

Sasakawa Global 2000 (SG 2000), has assured Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 100 percent funding to enable the institute commence to commence degree programme in agricultural extension services this year.

Cardiologist urges government not to approve schools without playfield

A Professor of Cardiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof Michael Balogun, has called on the government not to give approval to primary and secondary schools that do not have sporting field in their premises.
Prof. Charles Ayo, a former Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, has identified indiscipline and lack of fear of God as major factors contributing to the incessant cases of `sex for marks’ in the nation’s tertiary institutions.

Former Covenant vice-chancellor harps on discipline, fear of God to address sex scandal in...

Prof. Charles Ayo, a former Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, has identified indiscipline and lack of fear of God as major factors contributing to the incessant cases of `sex for marks’ in the nation’s tertiary institutions.

Crack in ASUU as lecturers form new union

Lecturers from five universities have broken away from the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to form a new union.

Obafemi Awolowo university mulls own airport to support aeronautic studies

The vice chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has disclosed plans by the university to build its own airport within the campus to support its aeronautic programme.
The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment which nullified Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s victory in the Osun governorship election.

Osun governor hails federal government’s diversification policy

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has described the diversification policy of the Federal Government as one that is appropriate and on the right course.

Ecobank Nigeria announces appointment of key officers

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of key Management Officers across various levels. Amongst those appointed are Kenneth Okere, who is now the Company Secretary & Chief Legal Counsel; Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji, Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Abiola Aderinola, Financial Controller; Adetokunbo Uko, Treasurer and Akintunde Dawodu, Chief Compliance Officer and Head, Compliance & Control.
The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment which nullified Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s victory in the Osun governorship election.

Osun government begins inauguration of 100 PHCs

Osun State government has disclosed that it would begin the inauguration of the revitalised 100 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state.
EFCC Ibadan Zonal Office, Mr Friday Ebelo presenting Sovenir to OAU VC Professor Eyitayo Ogunbodede

OAU commends EFCC for adopting crime preventive strategy

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s, EFCC, engagement of strategic stakeholders in the fight against corruption, describing it as portending great hope for the country.

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Brexit: Boris Johnson will probably win this election – Nigel Farage

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably win the Dec. 12 election with a small majority but the campaign has so far been uninspiring with a host of unrealistic promises on both sides, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday.
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Pastor Adeboye donates dialysis machine to UCH Ibadan

As the University College Hospital, Ibadan marked its 62nd founder’s day yesterday, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye donated a dialysis machine worth N10m to help patients with kidney problems across the country.

Court adjourns Senator Suswam’s fraud trial till November 26

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, till November 25 and 26.

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Governor Seriake Dickson has tendered a video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.