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Young Engineering Graduate Unveils Naija Made Kits

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A lot has been said about the Nigerian youth over the past months, and not all have been positive with comments that have questioned the desire and ability of our youths to excel in challenging circumstances. Hence, it is always encouraging when Nigerian youths excel as it demonstrates that we are still willing and able to rise above our challenges.

Last month, Nigeria created a ripple across the globe because of the wonderful jersey Nike made for the national team at the ongoing World Cup with the jerseys getting sold out in less than five minutes in major stores across the globe.

These events promptly shifted the focus to what could have been if an indigenous brand had handled the design and production of these beautiful jerseys with a well-known senator leading the charge. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t support local content as the said senator published a book he wrote in the US.



JaniCuts fashion house decided to create a similarly beautiful design with a retro feel whic…

OAU Management Reinstates Students, Unblocks Eportal Of Others

By Farombi Oluwaseun &Uthman Samad

In a meeting at the University Senate meeting today, The management of Obafemi Awolowo university Ile Ife has ordered the reinstatement of suspended Students and unblocking of Eportal of the other students whose electronic studentship accounts has been blocked.

The meeting which was chaired by the Vice Chancellor of the institution Prof Eyitope Ogunbodede had the two deputy vice chancellors, Registrar, Dean& Vice dean of students affairs and the University Chief security officer in attendance

The meeting was ably attended by the Members of the Association of Campus Journalists, NANS south west coordinator and other key element of the University with the embattled students.

The students suspended are Hon. Omole Ibukun(Hon.IBK) and Oluwalade Babatunde(Babatee) while Gbenga Olorunniran(VON),Kareem Olalekan(Gani), Oyedeji Samson(Proficient) and Afolabi Alawode(AfooRevo) got their accounts blocked.

While addressing the Meeting, the Vice Chancello…

Sex Scandal: OAU Management Sacks Prof. Akindele

OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY
ILE-IFE, NIGERIA

PRESS RELEASE


COUNCIL DECISION ON THE AUDIO CONVERSATION BETWEEN PROFESSOR RICHARD AKINDELE AND MS MONICA OSAGIE

Around the 7th of April, 2018 or thereabout, there was an audio conversation between a man and a lady which was sensationally trending on social media because of its explicit sexual tone.  After thorough investigation, it was discovered that the said audio conversation was between a lecturer and a student of our University (OAU) who were later identified to be Professor Richard Akindele and Ms Monica Osagie.

To save the image of the University and to unravel the circumstances that surrounded the whole saga, the University Management set up a committee and mandated it to submit its report within a week.  Furthermore, the Management issued a query to Professor Richard Akindele to explain his role after which he was suspended pending the final determination of the case in line with the University regulations.

Although the committee …

Campus Journalists Across  Nigeria Frown Against Suspension of Colleague, Demand for Reinstatement

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By Uthman Samad



A body of Campus Journalists drawn across different universities in Nigeria, "Free Campus Press Movement" has frowned against the draconic actions of the University of Ibadan management on the suspension of Kunle Adebajo, a notable/award-winning campus Journalist, a student of Law, University of Ibadan who's expected to proceed to law school this year.

In a press statement released by the group of Campus Journalists, it highlighted the group was aimed at ensuring that Press Freedom is guaranteed on campuses across Nigeria and also raising voice in unison against any attempt by University managements to victimize campus Journalists for doing what they do objectively on campuses.

While registering their grievances at the recent development in University of Ibadan as regards the two-semesters suspension of Kunle Adebajo, the group registered their displeasure towards the actions of the management under the Leadership of Prof. Idowu Olayinka.

An excerpt of t…

Press Statement Of The Osun Youth Coalition After Her Meeting Held At Osogbo

BEING THE PRESS STATEMENT OF THE OSUN YOUTH COALITION AFTER HER MEETING HELD AT OSOGBO ON THURSDAY 12TH JUNE, 2018

● We condemn the failure of APC in Osun state and reject any mission of continuity from the party
● The past failures of the PDP admnistration and its undemocratic tendencies disqualifies it from being a viable alternative
● The emergence of a masses-oriented third force is inevitable.

 Dear compatriots! As the 2018 Osun gubernatorial election in which the direction which our dear state will tow for the next four years will be determined draw nearer; it is pertinent that all concerned citizens of the state gear up to take critical decisions that will influence the mission to develop our state for the general good. In lieu of the above statement, the Osun Youth Coalition; an assembly of youths across the state met with delegates cutting across all local government of the state. The meeting which deliberated on the history of the state of Osun since her creation in 1991 ti…