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Former Kwara State University Lecturer commits suicide

A former lecturer at the Department of Crop Production, College of Agriculture, Kwara State University, Malete, Dr. Solomon Osunlola, committed suicide yesterday Friday, November 17th.
According to reports, the registrar of KWASU had written to inform him of his conversion to a contract staff from a full-time appointment. This reportedly got the deceased so depressed that some of his friends had to seek spiritual help because it became a serious case.
The deceased had lost his wife three months ago. One of his friends had offered to assist him with a job at Landmark University but Osunlola declined and refused to submit his credentials.
Yesterday, his family members had to force his room door open after he did not step out in the morning. Sadly, they discovered that he had committed suicide.
Confirming his death, the director, Public Relations, KWASU, Dr. Isiaka Aliagan, said
“The Management of KWASU, Malete, would like to clarify that the late Dr. Oluremi Solomon Osunlola, was a Lecturer 1 in the Department of Crop Production, College of Agriculture. He joined the services of the Institution on a full-time appointment in 2010. However, during staff verification, it was discovered that the late Osunlola had already retired from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Kwara Office, before taking up a full-time appointment with KWASU.
Despite the fact that the deceased violated the rule of his engagement, the university, in August, 2017, converted his appointment to contract on compassionate grounds. This is all we can say about the late Osunlola.”
His remains have been deposited at the morgue.

Married Lecturer caught in hotel room with female student in Cross River State

It’s not so much of a new news, hearing Lecturers having affairs with students, most especially as a consideration for academic marks/privileges. Same was the story in Cross river State were a married lecturer was arrested yesterday for inviting a female student he was assigned to supervise her final year project to a hidden hotel in barracks road, Igoli Ogoja, Cross River state.

In a video gone viral on social media, the lecturer was caught asking the student, “Have I done any wrong? Then he turned to explained to the officers that he was set for his promotion interview before the female student called him.

The officers then ordered him to their vehicle.

From the video, the man was seen begging to be allowed to go for his promotional interview which he missed due to the arrest.

The lecturer is alleged to be working at the College of Health Technology, Iboko, Yala LGA of Cross River State.

He’s also the HOD of the Laboratory Services Department of General Hospital Ogoja Cross River State.

” Just bring your baby”, Professor tells Student Mum

A professor in Tennessee has a solution for a student who missed class after she couldn’t find someone to babysit her 3-year-old girl: Just bring the child to class.

The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Professor Sally Hunter at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville emailed Morgan King that she would be “absolutely delighted” to hold King’s daughter, Korbin, while teaching class.

“I’m very serious with this offer— just bring Korbyn with you!” the professor wrote, excusing the student for missing a class.

King later posted on Twitter that she cried with gratitude. And her professor’s email wound up being shared widely on social media, even by Chancellor Beverly Davenport.

Wrote Davenport: “Morgan, thanks for showing us challenges college students face. Prof Hunter, thanks for being part of the solution.”

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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!!

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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!!