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[News] : SSANU set to shut down FUNNAB over sack of 23 members

The National leadership of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) is set for a show down with the management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, over the sack of 23 of its members. The union claimed its members were sacked for exposing alleged corrupt practices by the Vice Chancellor and […]

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[News] : The eight new private universities

The Federal Government last week granted provisional licences for the establishment of eight new private universities in the country, following a recommendation by the National Universities Commission (NUC). The decision to this effect was taken at the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. The new universities, which will run programmes for […]

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[News] : Internal crisis: FUNAAB sacks 23 staff

The Governing Council of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta on Thursday  sacked 18 staff members of the institution while five others were also relieved of their appointments by the  Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Olusola Oyewole. The sacking, our correspondent gathered, came at the end of a meeting presided over by the Chairman of the […]

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[News] : OOU Emerges Best State University For The Year 2016

  Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye has again emerged as the Best State University in Nigeria for the year 2016. The award was presented to the University by the Institute for Governance Research, Leadership and Technology at a colourful event that took place on Friday, 28th October, 2016 at the Nicon Luxury Hotel , Abuja.Abayomi 1305 […]

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘LATER TONIGHT’

BOOK REVIEW: ‘LATER TONIGHT’ AUTHOR: TUNDE OSOSANYA PUBLISHED: AUGUST 1, 2016   Reading previous short stories by TundeOsosanya will always give you an appetite to ask for more, in terms of reading the very experience of characters portrayed as people you see every day on the streets, on a transit home and everywhere else in […]

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Breaking: WAEC releases WASSCE results

True to its promise, the West African Examinations (WAEC) has just released the 2016 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results. The Head of Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Mr Olu Adenipekun, who briefed journalists this afternoon, disclosed that the results of 137,295, representing 8.89% were withheld in connection with various cases of […]

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STUDENT UNIONISM; A Platform For Good Leadership

Students Union are found in all higher institutions in Nigeria and are generally very effective until recently when the strength of Student Unionism becomes weaker. Students Unionism began in 1925 with the emergence of West Africa Student Union (WASU). and was partly pioneered by some Nigerian students in London. They fought the colonial masters for […]

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THIS MADNESS CALLED POST-UTME!

Sometime in 2005, University admission seekers received perhaps the most shocking news of their lives. The then Minister of Education, Mrs. Chinwe Obaji, introduced a strange policy of subjecting candidates another round of psychological torture of having to sit for another examination which will later be called post-UME or post-JAMB depending on who is doing […]

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SAVE FUNAABITES FROM RAMPAGE

SAVE THE LEGISLATIVE ARM OF FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, ABEOKUTA STUDENTS’ UNION (FUNAABSU) FROM EXTINCTION   “He that stands for nothing dies for nothing” Looking back to time and history, executives and the leadership of the Legislative arm of the Union-SRA of this regime, were to attend a leadership Conference organized by the University Management […]

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Temple of lies

The OAU VC crisis has turned to a mine from which news correspondents, public analysts and even university lecturers represent the University in different lights. Some representations are true but some are not. Seasoned artful liars have, unfortunately, appropriated the crisis to practice their art. One of such is Wumi Raji, the writer of “Crisis […]