Category Archives: Politics

OAU STUDENT UNION PARLIAMENT SUSPENDS SUG PRESIDENT AND FINANCIAL SECRETARY, P.R.O ISSUES PUBLIC STATEMENT

The controversy that generated over the SUG president purchasing a 14 seated Toyota Hiace bus without the knowledge of other executives and the permission of the Parliament has led to students forming a group to mount pressure on the Parliament Speaker to convene a session. The Parliament Speaker finally convened a session on Monday, June 3rd.  Deliberations in Parliamentary session  saw to the suspension of the President and Financial Secretary over Procedural error and Constitutional Aberration.

Read the details as provided by the Union’s Public Relations Officer. Continue reading OAU STUDENT UNION PARLIAMENT SUSPENDS SUG PRESIDENT AND FINANCIAL SECRETARY, P.R.O ISSUES PUBLIC STATEMENT

OAU GETS NEW DEAN OF STUDENTS’ AFFAIRS, AS FORMER DEAN BECOMES GOVERNORS SPECIAL ADVISER

 

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OAU: DIVISION OF STUDENTS’ AFFAIRS GET NEW DEAN AS PROF. AKINOLA HANDOVER

By Bamidele Williams

Obafemi Awolowo University today appoints Prof.  I. O. Aransi of the department of local government studies, faculty of administration, of the university as the new Dean of students’ affairs. Continue reading OAU GETS NEW DEAN OF STUDENTS’ AFFAIRS, AS FORMER DEAN BECOMES GOVERNORS SPECIAL ADVISER

OAU STUDENT UNION CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON STUDENTS LIVING OFF-CAMPUS, SEEKS COMMISIONER’S INTERVENTION

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GREAT IFE STUDENTS’ UNION

GREAT IFE STUDENTS’ UNION CONDEMNS INCESSANT THREATS TO LIVES, PROPERTY AND GENERAL SECURITY OF STUDENTS IN MAINTENANCE AND IN OTHER PARTS OF TOWN

Great Ife Students’ Union condemns the incessant attacks against students living in Maintenance and in other unsecured parts of Ile-Ife. Continue reading OAU STUDENT UNION CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON STUDENTS LIVING OFF-CAMPUS, SEEKS COMMISIONER’S INTERVENTION

UNICAL SUG SENATE HOLDS 1ST PLENARY SESSION

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON MEDIA AND PUBLICITY.

BY SEN. DANIEL FAITHFUL

🔸 Handing over of Gavel of Justice by Emeritus Senate President

🔸 Senate President Inaugurates absentee Senators

🔸 Senate President Inaugurates Senate Standing and Adhoc Committees

🔸 Executive President Presents 71.9 Million Naira Proposed Budget to Senate for ratification

🔸 Senate Amends First Paragraph of Proposed Budget

🔸 Director of Information to Face Fact Finding Committee

The activities of the 2016/2017 Student Union Government is fast taking shape; as the legislative arm convened its first plenary session with the beginning of the new semester. Continue reading UNICAL SUG SENATE HOLDS 1ST PLENARY SESSION

RSU CULTURAL DAY TURNS SOUR, AS CSO STOPS EVENT

The minds of a majority RSU Students were spoilt when in the mid of the cultural celebrations, the school’s Chief Security Officer, intervened when some ‘ethnicals’ began fighting for speculated unequal disbursement of dues. Continue reading RSU CULTURAL DAY TURNS SOUR, AS CSO STOPS EVENT

RIVERS @ 50; A Student’s Perspective. A Must Read!!

                    RIVERS GOLDEN JUBILEE

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                                 Umoh Abraham

              OVERVIEW OF RIVERS STATE

Rivers state is located in the South-South geo-political zone of Nigeria. Rivers State, the treasure Base of the country was created on May 27, 1967 by the General Yakubu Gowon’s administration. Continue reading RIVERS @ 50; A Student’s Perspective. A Must Read!!

LAGOS AT 50: LAGOS TURNS UP IN STYLE

LAGOS CELEBRATES ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY IN GRAND STYLE

By Orhungul ‘OD’ Usha

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Lagos State Flag

The history of Nigeria and its beautiful people is littered with historical events with some glorious, noteworthy, and joyful while some others, tragic. The year 1967 would be forever etched as one of the darkest years in Nigerian history in the hearts of Nigerians as the massacres that would go on to birth the Nigerian civil war took place. 50 years later and Nigerians are celebrating the date, not because of its tragedies however but because the country’s most enterprising state, Lagos state was created.

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PROF. YEMI OSIBANJO DEMOCRACY DAY SPEECH

DEMOCRACY DAY SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, THE ACTING PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, COMMEMORATING THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE BUHARI ADMINISTRATION, MAY 29, 2017

Dear Nigerians, I bring you good wishes from President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, who as we all know is away from the country on medical vacation.

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#BeBoldForChange: International Womens Day 2017 in Nigeria and beyond

By Orhungul ‘Odee’ Usha

International Women’s Day

A lot of people around the world woke up today oblivious to the fact that today was not just “another day” but the day we set aside to celebrate our ‘heroes without capes’ worldwide, Women. Continue reading #BeBoldForChange: International Womens Day 2017 in Nigeria and beyond