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    NUC approves 14 new courses at Oyo varsity

NUC approves 14 new courses at Oyo varsity

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved 14 courses at the Technical University in Ibadan, Oyo state.The approved programmes would be run in two faculties and seven departments in the varsity, according to a statement issued by the media office. [...]

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    Two months after students’ protest, UI to begin ID card processing

Two months after students’ protest, UI to begin ID card processing

The management of the University of Ibadan (UI) says it will soon begin photo capturing and biometrics for undergraduate students of the university.On May 29, students of the university had protested the inability of the management to provide identity cards for the past three semesters despite payments made by them. [...]

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    Ajimobi: We will not pay any money until LAUTECH is audited

Ajimobi: We will not pay any money until LAUTECH is audited

Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, has said funds will no longer be released to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, until an audit is conducted.He urged LAUTECH staff to cooperate with the auditors assigned to check the school’s books or risk not receiving funds from both Oyo and Osun state. [...]

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    Don’t further disrupt academic calendar, UI VC appeals to students

Don’t further disrupt academic calendar, UI VC appeals to students

Idowu Olayinka, vice chancellor, University of Ibadan, has appealed to students of the institution to avoid a further disruption of the academic calendar.In a statement released on Wednesday, Olayinka welcomed the students back on campus ahead of the July 2 resumption date. [...]

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    Take over LAUTECH, SUG president begs FG

Take over LAUTECH, SUG president begs FG

Debo Balogun, student union president, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomosho, has appealed to the federal government to take over the leadership of the institution.The school is currently being managed by the governments of Oyo and Osun states. [...]

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    25 days after shutting down school, UI management announces resumption

25 days after shutting down school, UI management announces resumption

The management of the University of Ibadan says that undergraduate academic activities in the university will resume on Sunday, July 2.The management made this announcement in statement signed by Olujimi Olukoya, registrar of the university, on Friday. [...]

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    Some post-graduate students can’t defend their projects, UI dean laments

Some post-graduate students can’t defend their projects, UI dean laments

Jonathan Babalola, dean of the post graduate school, University of Ibadan (UI), says that some students can’t defend research projects they claim to have conducted.Babalola, who made this statement on Monday, expressed concern over the quality of professionals being produced by the country’s universities. [...]

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    Oyo to install CCTV cameras in crisis-prone areas

Oyo to install CCTV cameras in crisis-prone areas

Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo, has said that his administration will install closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in crisis-prone areas of the state.Ajimobi said this on Monday when he hosted Stuart Symington, US ambassador to Nigeria.The governor said when he took office in 2011, Oyo was regarded as an unsafe place and since then his administration had worked to make [...]

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    Oyo gives property developers 30-day ultimatum to pull down illegal structures

Oyo gives property developers 30-day ultimatum to pull down illegal structures

The Oyo state government has given a 30-day ultimatum to property developers in the state to pull down their illegal structures or face the wrath of the government.Waheed Gbadamosi, director general of the Bureau of Physical Planning and Development Control, stated this in a statement issued on Tuesday.Gbadamosi advised the people of the state to be compliant with the necessary [...]

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    ‘LAUTECH must not die': Alumni launch N1bn crowdfunding initiative

‘LAUTECH must not die': Alumni launch N1bn crowdfunding initiative

Former students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, on Monday unveiled a plan to raise N1 billion within 90 days to be deployed in solving the problems of the institution.NAN reports that the agenda was unveiled on Monday in Ibadan at a news conference organised by the alumni of the school under the tag, #Fundlautech team. [...]

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    Without ID cards there’ll be no exams in UI, says student union president

Without ID cards there’ll be no exams in UI, says student union president

Ojo Aderemi, president of the University of Ibadan Students' Union, says there will be no examinations in the school until identity cards are provided by the university authorities.Aderemi, who spoke at a press conference in Lagos, over the weekend, says the school authorities has been unable to provide ID cards for students for three consecutive semesters, despite receiving payment. [...]

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    LAUTECH lecturers embark on strike — second time in one year

LAUTECH lecturers embark on strike — second time in one year

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) has announced the commencement of a strike action.The industrial action is coming a little over three months after the lecturers called off a strike which lasted for eight months.  [...]

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    We are not rascals but we will fight for our rights, says SU president of UI

We are not rascals but we will fight for our rights, says SU president of UI

Ojo Aderemi, president, student union, University of Ibadan, says that undergraduates of the university are not rascals, but they will fight for their rights.In a statement shared on his Facebook page, Ojo said the main grudge of the students, which culminated in the school's recent closure, is the financial implications of the use of kerosene stoves. [...]

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    After shutting down school, UI management suspends student union

After shutting down school, UI management suspends student union

The management of the University of Ibadan says it has suspended the activities of the student union and student representative council of the institution.Olatunji Oladejo, director of public communications of the university, confirmed this to TheCable Lifestyle on Tuesday. [...]

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    UI shut down after students protest management’s ‘insensitivity’

UI shut down after students protest management’s ‘insensitivity’

The University of Ibadan (UI) has been shut down after students protested an alleged insensitivity on the part of management.The students have been asked to leave campus on or before 6pm. [...]

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    Cancel LAUTECH as JAMB centre, students say as they lock out candidates

Cancel LAUTECH as JAMB centre, students say as they lock out candidates

Students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo state, on Monday, prevented Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates from entering the school premises.The students urged the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) to cancel the institution as a centre for the UTME examination. [...]

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