NUC okays six new programmes for Open University
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has given approval to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to commence six academic programmes beginning from the current session.
Makinde’s election victory and the ‘controversial agreement’
The victory of Governor Seyi Makinde in the 2019 gubernatorial election in Oyo State was initially assumed to have been made possible based on the agreement the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
Six persons returning from pilgrimage die in Osun crash
Tragedy struck yesterday in Eripa, Boluwaduro Local Government Area of Osun State when six persons died in a motor accident, leaving nine severely injured. The victims were Catholic parishioners who were returning from an annual Oke Maria Pilgrimage in Otan Ayegabju, Osun State.
Six die, seven injured in Ogbomoso road crash
Tragedy struck the Ogbomoso community of Oyo State yesterday when at least six persons died after an accident, which involved a truck and a commercial bus at Abuduka area along Ogbomoso-Ilorin expressway.
Transferring LAUTECH ownership to Oyo govt will end crisis, says Makinde
Oyo State governor Seyi Makinde on Tuesday said the persistent strike action by workers at Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) will be resolved if ownership of the institution is transferred to the Oyo State Government. Makinde spoke during a visit to LAUTECH to meet with all stakeholders of the institution. The governor said his visit…
Osun State government releases N472m to LAUTECH
Osun State Government has released N472 million to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, to enhance smooth running of the institution.
Varsity students recount effects of strike on learning
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government are always at loggerheads over issues of funding, allowances and better working condition among other demands.
LAUTECH workers seek resolution of dispute between Oyo, Osun
Workers at the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH), Osogbo, on Monday appealed to the Osun and Oyo governments to resolve their dispute in order to ensure the smooth running of the institution.
10 facts to know about LAUTECH’S funding
1. Joint responsibility of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) is only to the Teaching Hospital in Osogbo and the University in Ogbomoso. 2. It does not include the Teaching Hospital in Ogbomoso, exclusively owned by the Oyo State Government. Osun is not and cannot be responsible for the payment of salaries of workers of…