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    School fees: 4,000 UNIOSUN students could be expelled today

School fees: 4,000 UNIOSUN students could be expelled today

4,410 students of the University of Osun are owing school fees amounting to over N2bn, the management of the institution has said.A statement released by the corporate affairs unit of UNIOSUN noted that the students could be expelled if they failed to pay up today, February 28. [...]

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    ‘We’re greatly disturbed': Muslim alumni raise alarm over ‘illegal’ group in OAU

‘We’re greatly disturbed': Muslim alumni raise alarm over ‘illegal’ group in OAU

The Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA) has said it is disturbed by the activities of an illegal Muslim group in the campus.In a petition letter signed by its national president, Abdulwaheed Odeyimka, the group warned of the dire consequences of allowing such a group to operate freely on campus.  [...]

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    UNIOSUN students protest late registration fee

UNIOSUN students protest late registration fee

In the past couple of days, series of protests have taken place in several Nigerian universities.As the dust was yet to settle on the violent protest by students of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, undergraduates of two other higher institutions staged protests over money-related issues. [...]

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    OOU student achieves ‘impossible’ feat, graduates with seven distinctions

OOU student achieves ‘impossible’ feat, graduates with seven distinctions

Saheed Alabi, a graduate of medicine, is the first Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) student to have distinctions in seven courses out of 10.Alabi was the best graduating student at the combined 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 convocation ceremony that recently took place.  [...]

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    ‘To calm frayed nerves’, UNIOSUN sends students on 1 week break

‘To calm frayed nerves’, UNIOSUN sends students on 1 week break

Following the attack on two students by policemen, the management of Osun State University (UNIOSUN) has announced a week-long mid-semester break.Shittu Gafar, the acting registrar of the university, on Monday said the management consulted with the students’ leadership before the decision was reached. [...]

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    Police ‘shoot’ two UNIOSUN students on football pitch

Police ‘shoot’ two UNIOSUN students on football pitch

Policemen have allegedly shot two students of Osun State University while playing football in the Oke Baale area of Osogbo, on Saturday morning.Punch reports that one of the students, Abiola Kazeem, was hit on the stomach and was rejected at two hospitals before being taken to LAUTECH Teaching Hospital Osogbo. [...]

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    UNIOSUN undergraduate kills fellow student over ‘misunderstanding’

UNIOSUN undergraduate kills fellow student over ‘misunderstanding’

A 400-level Physics Electronic student of University of Osun, Osogbo, identified as Adekunle, has been accused of stabbing his fellow student, Kazeem Ige, a 300-level Civil Engineering student.According to a statement made available by Folashade Odoro, spokesperson of Osun police command, the killing was reported at Oja-Oba police division by Seyi Bamigbayan, another student of the University. [...]

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    Some students invested their school fees in MMM, says UNIOSUN VC

Some students invested their school fees in MMM, says UNIOSUN VC

Several students of Osun State University have been unable to pay their school fees due to their investment in Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox, a popular Ponzi scheme.Labode Popoola, vice chancellor of the university, on Saturday told Punch that students owe an estimated N2bn in school fees. [...]

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    OAU provost: Candidate who scored 320 in JAMB didn’t meet medicine cut-off mark

OAU provost: Candidate who scored 320 in JAMB didn’t meet medicine cut-off mark

A provost of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has explained why a student who did well in the University Tertiary Matriculation Examination failed to gain admission to study medicine in the institution.Aror Oghenerukewve, a student from Delta state, had lamented that she scored 320 in UTME but was unable to get admission into the university. [...]

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    OAU medical student dies after 6 days in coma

OAU medical student dies after 6 days in coma

Oluwaseun Olorunfemi, a 400 level medical student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, has died after being in coma for six days.Olorunfemi, who was hit by a vehicle on Tuesday, while going for "medical posting", was rushed to Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTHC). [...]

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    Aregbesola: Osun is broke but people don’t believe because of the massive infrastructure I built

Aregbesola: Osun is broke but people don’t believe because of the massive infrastructure I built

Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, on Tuesday said people find it difficult to believe that the state is facing serious economic challenges because of the massive infrastructural projects undertaken by his administration.Maintaining that Osun is not the only state experiencing tough times, Aregbesola said the country must learn some lessons from the current situation.He said this when he played [...]

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    EFCC summons acting OAU VC, bursar

EFCC summons acting OAU VC, bursar

Anthony Elujoba, acting vice chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), and Aderonke Akeredolu, bursar of the institution, have been summoned by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over payment of unapproved allowance.According to Punch, Elujoba, who has been in office for 4 months, was accused of paying an unapproved amount of money to the both academic and non academic staff.In a [...]

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    Ifa priest’s son, who bagged first class, announced dead at OAU convocation

Ifa priest’s son, who bagged first class, announced dead at OAU convocation

Bibilari Abayomi Elebuibon would have gotten an award at the just concluded 42nd convocation ceremony of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), instead, a moment of silence was held in his honour.Elebuibon was not alive to bask in the euphoria of being the best student with overall performance in Yoruba Language. [...]

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    Medicine graduate emerges OAU best graduating student, wins 11 awards

Medicine graduate emerges OAU best graduating student, wins 11 awards

Adeolu Tope Akinbowa emerged the best overall graduating student in the just concluded 42nd convocation ceremony of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.Akinbowa, a graduate of the faculty of Medicine, won eleven awards.  [...]

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    Senate on a collision course with Osun assembly over bailout funds

Senate on a collision course with Osun assembly over bailout funds

The Osun state house of assembly says the attempt of the senate to probe the application of N28.1 billion bailout fund allocated to the state by the federal government amounts to usurpation of power.Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, chairman of the house committee on information, said this at the plenary on Wednesday.This followed a matter of urgent public importance raised by Kamil Oyedele, [...]

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    UNIOSUN ‘sacks’ lecturer enmeshed in sex scandal

UNIOSUN ‘sacks’ lecturer enmeshed in sex scandal

Olabode Ojoniyi, a lecturer at the department of languages and linguistics in Osun State University, has been sacked by the institution's governing council.Ojoniyi, a professor, found himself in troubled waters after he was caught on video having an inappropriate relationship with one of his students, Mercy Ikwue. [...]

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