Still on hijab-for-school controversy
Recurrent controversy and litigation over use of hijab in place of school uniforms has become part of needless issues in our quest for nation building. There should be elite consensus on the issue as soon as possible. While the nation is still smarting from the University of Ibadan International School’s crisis on the same issue,…
LAUTECH slashes proposed tuition fees, announce resumption
The Governing Council of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso has announced a reduction in the proposed tuition fee which generated heavy controversy in the institution.
Improved research funding critical to raising education standard – Researchers
Until the nation prioritises funding of research and research institutes, the education sector would remain in the woods, so says Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso Nanotechnology Research Group (NANO).
Oyo students lock in Ajimobi over schools closure, tuition hike
Students of Oyo State-owned tertiary institutions, yesterday, shut down the state capital and the governor’s office in protest against the continued closure of the schools and increase in tuition fee. Roads leading to Oyo State Secretariat, Ibadan, were blocked by the enraged students of Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology (OSCATECH), Igboora; Emmanuel Alayande…
Makinde promises to restore LAUTECH’s glory
Oyo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, Seyi Makinde has asked the people of the state to hold accountable to his promise to return the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso to its past glory within 18 months of his administration.
Osun releases N500m to LAUTECH
The Osun State government has released the sum of N500m to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State for its continued existence.
Researchers task Southwest farmers on fonio cultivation
As part of efforts to increase economic gains, farmers in the Southwest have been urged to embrace the cultivation of Fonio, known in some quarters as hungry rice.
LAUTECH and the politics of ownership
In this piece, Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL, examines the perennial problems of a once glorious tertiary institution in the country – Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), exposing the intrigues, the accusations and evident scorn demonstrated – wittingly or unwittingly – by the owner-states of the university. In the long run, its students and…
Sokoto zonal ASUU condemns 300% hike in LAUTECH fees
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday condemned a 300 per cent hike in school fees of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Oyo State. The union also berated owners of the institution- Oyo and Osun state governments- for their failure to allocate subvention and inability to pay salaries of its workforce…
ASUU flays neglect of LAUTECH, warns against its commercialization
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Calabar zone, has condemned the deplorable state of affairs at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho. Zonal Coordinator of the union, Dr. Aniekan Brown, told newsmen in Calabar yesterday that ASUU would not allow co-owners of the school, Oyo and Osun states, to abdicate its funding. The…