Rufus Giwa Polytechnic
Kidnappers tie lecturer to tree, shoot him dead after ransom was paid
Academic activities were yesterday suspended following the gruesome murder of a lecturer of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Mr. Taiwo Akinyemi, by kidnappers. Akinyemi was abducted on Tuesday along with three others near Amurin Village along Owo-Akure Road. The killing may be due to the inability of the kidnappers to pick the N500,000…
Polytechnic council chair tasks institutions on funding
Tertiary institutions have been admonished to brace up to current challenges of funding. The new Chairman, Governing Council, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic (RUGIPO), Owo, Ondo State, Barrister Banji Alabi, made this remark at the weekend, during a meeting with stakeholders in the school, to map out strategies for expanding sources of revenue for the institution. He…
14 students in court over violent protest
Fourteen students of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, who were arrested by the police during a violent demonstration a few days ago, have been arraigned before an Owo Magistrate Court. The students, including 13 males and one female, were brought before the Chief Magistrate Court II sitting at the GRA in the town with Charge…
Final year student drowns in Ondo State, body recovered four days after
Tragedy struck at Igbekebo yesterday, the headquarters of Ese-Odo Local Council of Ondo State, when a student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Oladotun Olagundoye, was found dead in a river.
Ondo polytechnic teachers begin indefinite strike over salary, pension arrears, others
The ASUP Chairman, Rafiu Ijawoye, who led other union leaders to a press conference in Akure at the weekend, lamented that the infrastructure of the institution is in poor condition.
Ondo poly retirees groan under unpaid N912.7m pension arrears
The statement signed by Mr Rufus Oguntoyinbo and Mr Stephen Oluwole, the Chairman and the Secretary of the association respectively, said not less than 57 of them had died in the last three years.