Corruption: ASUU asks EFCC to make findings on UNILORIN’s officials public

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to make its findings on a petition it wrote over corruption allegations in the University of Ilorin public without further delay. The union in a release signed by the Ibadan Zone Coordinator, Dr. Ade Adejumo, noted with dismay that since 29th December, 2016 that it submitted petition against former Vice Chancellor, Professors Isiaq Oloyede and A.G Ambali, the EFCC had maintained inglorious silence to the petition unlike the manner the agency picked up administrators in…

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UNILORIN: Obayan’s victory vindicated ASUU–Ogunyemi

  •Spokesman: Varsity ready to obey ruling   The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said it has been vindicated by the recent victory of the former Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Prof. Aize Obayan, at the Supreme Court against the University of Ilorin, Kwara State. The President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, in an exclusive interview with New Telegraph expressed regret that a university, regarded as an institution of intellectuals has been reduced to an institution known for arbitrariness and disregard for rule of law. This is…

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Miyetti Allah: God‘ll ask Buhari if he doesn’t help us

…says we won’t leave UNILORIN   Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Kwara State, Alhaji Usman Adamu, has expressed concern that President Muhammad Buhari is also not doing enough for the Fulani people despite being one of them. Besides, he urged the President not to forget the Fulani blood in his vein, warning that if he continues to neglect his people, God will ask him one day. “I want Buhari not to forget that he too is Fulani; Fulani blood is in his vein and if he does not…

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UNILORIN non-academic staff join national strike.

Non-academic staff members of the University of Ilorin, (UNILORIN) yesterday joined their national counterparts in a nationwide strike called to protest unfair deals from the federal government. The decision to join the strike was taken at a congress of the joint action committee, umbrella organ for three industrial unions in the system; the Non-Academic Staff Union ( NASU), Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the NATS. At the congress, Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Abdulkarem Age made spirited efforts to talk the workers out of them but he…

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ASUU members criticising UNILORIN, enrol their children in our varsity –Registrar

The Registrar of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) and Chairman of the Association of Registrars of Nigerian University (ARNU), Mr. Emmanuel Obafemi, in this interview with MOJEED ALABI, speaks on the relevance of registry to university administration, the raging war between the university and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), among other issues. Why are registrars described as the life wire of institutions? Any institution without registry is not an institution. The registrar is just that individual driving the registry. I can tell you clearly that if you bring…

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