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    Meet Adeyemi, Nigerian lady who built Android app that tells time in Yoruba dialect

Meet Adeyemi, Nigerian lady who built Android app that tells time in Yoruba dialect

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    OAU loses second prof in two days

OAU loses second prof in two days

Less than 48 hours after Jerome Elusiyan, a professor of pediatrics at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state, was shot dead, the university has lost yet another professor.Victoria Adeniyi, acting head of the department of dramatic arts, died at institution's clinic in the early hours of Sunday.Although no detailed information on her death, Abiodun Olarewaju, public relations officer of [...]

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    ICYMI: Gunmen kill OAU prof in Edo

ICYMI: Gunmen kill OAU prof in Edo

Jerome Elusiyan, a paediatrics professor at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has been killed by gunmen.Elusiyan, who was the chairman of the medical advisory council of the OAU Teaching Hospital Complex, was shot dead along Benin-Ekpoma expressway in Edo, on Friday.The late professor was said to be heading back home from Ambrose Ali University in Ekpoma where he went to supervise [...]

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    OAU lecturer found dead in his office

OAU lecturer found dead in his office

Nicholas Igbokwe, a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun state, was found dead inside his office on Saturday.PUNCH quoted a source as saying the lecturer might have died late Friday, disclosing that the deceased was confirmed dead at the university’s health centre.“His lifeless body was already cold when it was discovered around 12.00 a.m. Saturday,” the source reportedly said.“That [...]

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    VIDEO: OAU lecturer stunned as students interrupt class with Naira Marley’s ‘Soapy’

VIDEO: OAU lecturer stunned as students interrupt class with Naira Marley’s ‘Soapy’

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    12 corpses burnt as fire hits OAU mortuary

12 corpses burnt as fire hits OAU mortuary

About 12 corpses were burnt in a fire that engulfed the mortuary of the anatomy department of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun state.The fire incident was said to have occurred on Tuesday morning.However, the inferno did not claim any life.Speaking on the incident, Abiodun Olanrewaju, the university public relations officer, said the fire outbreak was as a result of [...]

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    Crack in ASUU as lecturers from five universities form new union

Crack in ASUU as lecturers from five universities form new union

Lecturers from five universities have broken away from the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to form a new union.The lecturers announced the formation of the Congress of University Academics (CONUA) at the end of its stakeholders' forum at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), on Saturday.Members of the new union are OAU, Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma; Federal University, Oye Ekiti [...]

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    OAU student commits suicide over ‘poor academic performance’

OAU student commits suicide over ‘poor academic performance’

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    Commotion as OAU students attack each other with Sniper

Commotion as OAU students attack each other with Sniper

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    OAU to enjoy 24-hour electricity as varsity begins power generation by October

OAU to enjoy 24-hour electricity as varsity begins power generation by October

Eyitope Ogunbodede, the vice-chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun state, says the institution will exit the national grid by October to generate its own electricity.Speaking on Monday at a biennial conference of the African Institute for Science Policy and Innovation (AISPI), Ogunbodede said the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has provided the university with a gas-powered turbine that will [...]

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    Police nab ‘kidnapper’ of OAU lecturer

Police nab ‘kidnapper’ of OAU lecturer

The Osun state police command says it has arrested one of the suspected kidnappers of Yinka Adegbehingbe, a professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.Parading the suspects on Tuesday at the command’s headquarters in Osogbo, Abiodun Ige, the commissioner of police, said the lecturer identified Ladan Usman from Sokoto state, among those who kidnapped him.In May, Adegbehingbe, who [...]

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    More trouble for OAU ‘sex-for-marks’ prof as court denies him bail

More trouble for OAU ‘sex-for-marks’ prof as court denies him bail

In an audio which went viral online, Akindele was heard demanding five sessions of sex to award Monica Osagie, a postgraduate student, a pass mark in a course she failed.Francis Omotoso, counsel to the defendant, filed an application for his bail, but it was opposed by Kehinde Ayantoye, a senior legal officer with the ICPC.Ayantoye filed a counter affidavit deposed [...]

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    Court remands OAU ‘sex-for-marks’ prof in prison

Court remands OAU ‘sex-for-marks’ prof in prison

Richard Akindele, a former lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has been remanded in prison.Akindele was arraigned on Monday by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) before Maureen Onyetenu, a justice of a federal high court in Osogbo, Osun state capital.He was arraigned on four counts bothering on alteration of age and demanding sex to pass his [...]

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    Sex-for-mark scandal: Victim says OAU prof was her mentor

Sex-for-mark scandal: Victim says OAU prof was her mentor

Monica Osagie, victim of the sex-for-mark scandal rocking the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, says Richard Akindele, the professor at the centre of the crisis,  was her mentor.Osagie told CNN that she developed a mentor-mentee relationship with Akindele after she helped him edit his book.She, however, said their relationship went sour after he made sexual advances towards her.Osagie claimed the professor [...]

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    Sex-for-mark victim appears before OAU probe panel

Sex-for-mark victim appears before OAU probe panel

Monica Osagie, a student of the  Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, at the center of the sex-for-mark crisis rocking the school, on Tuesday appeared before the committee set up by the university.In a leaked telephone conversation, Richard Akindele, a professor in the institution, was heard demanding sex from Osagie, a postgraduate student of business administration.Akindele solicited sex to award her a [...]

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    Report: Panel recommends indefinite suspension of OAU prof over sex-for-mark scandal

Report: Panel recommends indefinite suspension of OAU prof over sex-for-mark scandal

The committee set up by the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, to probe the sex-for mark scandal plaguing the institution has reportedly recommended the indefinite suspension of Richard Akindele.Akindele, in a leaked telephone conversation, allegedly demanded sex to award a pass mark to an unidentified female student who had failed a course.According to PUNCH, a source said the members of the [...]

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