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We live in constant fear of robbers – OAU students


Following the killing of one Abiodun Babalola, a part three student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, by armed robbers in the early hours of Sunday, many students of the institution living outside the campus have shared their experiences in the hands of the men of the underworld who …

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‘I am guilty,’ OAU sex-for-marks lecturer, Akindele confesses

Richard Akindele,

Prof. Richard Iyiola Akindele, a former lecturer in the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, dragged to court for demanding sex to pass one of his students, Monica Osagie, on Monday, changed his plea from ‘not guilty’ to ‘guilty.’ The prosecutor, Mr. Shogunle Adenekan, said all parties in the matter had …

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Oyo 2019: Ajimobi’s SSG joins governorship race

Governor Abiola-Ajimobi

The Secretary to the Government of Oyo State, Olalekan Alli, on Friday joined the number of aspirants jostling to succeed the state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2019. In a letter to the party’s stakeholders on his aspiration, Alli said he decided to …

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OAU dismiss professor over sex-for-mark scandal


The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has announced the sacking of Prof. Richard Akindele for allegedly demanding sex from a student, Monica Osagie, to upgrade her mark. The OAU Vice-Chancellor,  Eyitope Ogunbodede, announced the sacking at a press conference in Ile-Ife on Wednesday He said the Governing Council of the institution sacked …

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