Olabisi Onabanjo University
Two abducted OOU students regain freedom
The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the release of the two students of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ayetoro campus, who were kidnapped on Sunday night.
Gunmen kidnap two female students of OOU, demand N50m ransom
Two female students of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro campus in Yewa-North Local Government Area of Ogun State were, on Sunday night, reportedly kidnapped.
Ibitoye… Young Nigerian graduate builds own car
He bears same first name with the renowned scientist, Faraday. Although he is not yet a national hero, many who know him believe his recent creation will birth him national honours and international celebrations.
Alumnus urges wealthy Nigerians to fund education
An alumnus of Olabisi Onabanjo University, (OOU) Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State has appealed to wealthy Nigerians to support the Federal and State governments in their efforts to improve education standard. Dr Segun Oyebolu who spoke with reporters after a meeting with the management of OOU to rub minds on how to improve infrastructure in the school…
Economist tasks CBN on credit expansion policies for private sector
An economist, Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella on Friday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to pursue policies geared toward credit expansion for private sector in 2020.
Ranking our universities high
Many challenges are facing Nigerian universities. They range from brain drain, poor funding, examination malpractice, unstable academic calendar, and the low global ranking, among others. Over the years, the issue of ranking has become important to many universities in the country and beyond. Reviewing the important discourse in the life of our educational aspiration is…
Oba Sikiru Adetona professorial chair lecture holds tomorrow
The second Distinguished Governance Lecture of the Oba Sikiru Adetona Professorial Chair will hold tomorrow July 8, at the OGD Hall, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State. The lecture will be delivered by Professor Toyin Falola, the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities, University of Texas, Austin, United States. Falola, a…
When varsities bar brilliant minds
What has age got to do with a university education? The answers from education experts, parents and the government provide an interesting moment for Nigeria to reflect and perhaps review the country’s university’s admission policy in view of its bulging youth population, writes Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal. Almost every year, Nigeria’s universities are a…
Sickle cell patient seeks help for hip, knee replacement surgeries
A 28-year-old graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Bakare Abiodun, who is a sickle cell anemia patient is seeking help from well-meaning Nigerians for surgeries that would cost N12 million. According to him, he has been bedridden immediately after writing his final examinations four years ago and had already spent so much to manage…
Awakan: We need dance policy to protect practitioners, promote profession
Olayiwola Awakan is a dancer, dramatist, author and motivational speaker, who believes in using dance and the stage to address social ills. The thespian cum broadcaster added another feather to his cap at the just concluded World Dance Day celebration held at Ajegunle, Lagos. He tells OMIKO AWA what dance is to him among other…