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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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    Pastor ‘caught with human head’ in Oyo

Pastor ‘caught with human head’ in Oyo

The Oyo state police command on Friday paraded a 55-year-old pastor over unlawful possession of a human head, buffalo horn as well as gun powder and charms.Abiodun Odude, commissioner of police, told reporters in Ibadan that the pastor said to be the founder of  Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Idapomimo  Zion, Alagbado, Lagos,  was arrested by operatives of the federal highway [...]

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    UI student mysteriously jumps to her death

UI student mysteriously jumps to her death

Effiong Imarbong, a 100-level female Law student of the University of Ibadan, on Wednesday jumped to her death during a movie show at her hall of residence.Olatunji Oladejo, the university’s director of public communications, in a statement, said the deceased student had displayed a “strange attitude” and had “wildly danced” before leaving the show venue. [...]

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    LAUTECH: ASUU says ‘no work, no pay’ as strike looms again

LAUTECH: ASUU says ‘no work, no pay’ as strike looms again

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said lecturers of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) will no more work unless paid their salary arrears.Biodun Olaniran, chairman of the ASUU, LAUTECH chapter, made this known in a statement on Wednesday. [...]

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    Ajuwape, veterinary biologist, to deliver inaugural lecture at UI

Ajuwape, veterinary biologist, to deliver inaugural lecture at UI

A.T.P Ajuwape, a professor of veterinary, will deliver the 407th inaugural lecture of the University of Ibadan on Thursday, April 27.The inaugural lecture is titled "Contending with wall-less cities and fortified kingdoms that cannot be captured; A veterinary microbiologist’s testament". [...]

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    After 28 days in prison, blogger granted N1m bail

After 28 days in prison, blogger granted N1m bail

Kemi Olunloyo, daughter of Omololu Olunloyo, former governor of Oyo state, has been granted bail by a federal high court sitting in Port Harcourt.The blogger, who was arrested on March 14 by officers of the Oyo state criminal investigation department office, was granted bail in the sum of N1 million.Olunloyo was arrested alongside a Port Harcourt-based publisher, Samuel Walson, for [...]

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