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Rufus Giwa Polytechnic

30 Dec
Decries non-payment of over 10 months salary arrears to lecturers The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) chapter of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), has condemned the proposed move by Ondo State Government to upgrade the state-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo (RUGIPO) into university status. The SSANU chapter of AAUA, which opposed the creation…
29 Dec
Ondo State government has concluded plans to upgrade the state-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo (RUGIPO), to a university.
31 Aug
A staff of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Josephine Akinfotire and son, Destiny Olusegun, were yesterday, arraigned before an Akure Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting
9 Jul 2022
There was tension in Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, (RUGIPO) Owo, Ondo State as students protested the alleged killing of a student by operatives of the state Southwestern Security Network..
8 Oct 2019
Lecturers at the Ondo State-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo (RUGIPO), under the auspices of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), have demanded urgent removal of the Chairman of Governing Council, Mr. Banji Alabi, to save the institution from total collapse.
11 Dec 2018
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…
13 May 2018
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…
24 Jan 2018
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…
5 Sep 2017
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.
4 Sep 2017
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.
13 Jul 2017
A twenty-one-year-old student of Adeyemi College of Education (ACE), Ondo State, name withheld, was serially raped by a gang of five boys, who recorded their sex escapade with a mobile phone. 
28 Feb 2017
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.


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