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    Amosun closes down OOU over student protests

Amosun closes down OOU over student protests

Governor of Ogun state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has ordered the closure of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) with immediate effect, citing continuous student protest in an attempt to force a reduction of their tuition fees.Earlier in August, the governor slashed fees across all its state-owned tertiary institutions, but while students of other institutions welcomed the development, those of OOU expressed dissatisfaction, engaging in [...]

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    Amosun, four others win Egba Diaspora awards

Amosun, four others win Egba Diaspora awards

Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun will lead eminent Egba indigenes who will be honoured this year by the Egba National Association Inc. USA and Canada.The event, to be hosted by the Egba Descendants Association, Dallas, holds on August 31 in Texas, US. It is the highpoint of the 5th biennial convention of the association with the theme, ‘Celebrating [...]

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    Ogun slashes fees for higher institutions

Ogun slashes fees for higher institutions

Less than a week after governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Fashola, reverted the tuition fees of the Lagos State University (LASU) to old rates, his Ogun state counterpart, Senator Ibikunle Amosun (pictured), has approved a reduction in the fees of virtually all the state-owned tertiary institutions.The reduction, which will take effect from the 2014/2015 academic session, abolishes the preference of [...]

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    Man imprisoned for robbing groom on wedding eve

Man imprisoned for robbing groom on wedding eve

A Magistrates' Court in Abeokuta, Ogun State, has remanded 32-year-old Daniel Akpos in prison custody for allegedly robbing a man of his ring and other valuables on the eve of his wedding.The magistrate, Mr. Emmanuel Adekunle, said the court lacks jurisdiction to hear the case, but he ordered the remandment of the accused at Ibara Prisons, pending advice from the State Director of [...]

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