Sacked EKSU staff give govt ultimatum for reinstatement

Some of the disengaged staff of EKiti State University (EKSU) in Ado- EKiti, have petitioned management of the institution over recent retrenchment carried out by the institution. The affected staff issued a 30-day ultimatum to the school authorities to rescind their sack, as failure to do so they said would compel them to take legal action against the management. The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Eddy Olanipekun, had in December last year announced the disengagement of about 1,000 staff based on what he described as irregularities on the part…

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EKSU College of Medicine receives full accreditation

Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has granted the long awaited accreditation of the MBBS programme of the College of Medicine, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti for five years. The approval was relayed to the university authorities through an email from the Medical Council. The college, with this development, can now go ahead to hold the final professional MBBS examination very soon. The institution’s Director of Information and Corporate Affairs, Mr. Bode Olofinmuagun, said in a statement yesterday that the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof (Mrs) Olubunmi Ajayi, received the news with…

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Bowen, UNILAG, EKSU emerge winners of 3rd Maritime Competition

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Three universities emerged winners in the Maritime Blueprint Competition in which law students from six universities participated. The universities are Bowen, University of Lagos and Ekiti State University. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the competition, held in Lagos on Monday, was sponsored by SIFAX Group as part of activities of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference which entered its third edition. SIFAX Group is one of the terminal operators in Lagos ports. The competition was also held in partnership with the Maritime Forum of Faculty of Law,…

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ICPC institutes anti-graft monitoring unit in EKSU

Towards building capacity for corruption-free and transparent system, the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has inaugurated the Ekiti State University (EKSU) chapter of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit (ACTMU). The inauguration of the unit, according to the university, is in line with the vision of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele, to run a corruption-free system and transparent financial operations. The vice-chancellor, during his meeting with the unit, expressed satisfaction with the establishment and operation of the anti-corruption and transparency monitoring unit, even as he commended their efforts towards…

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