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In Akure :  NUT urges ODSG to recruit more teachers

NUT State Acting Secretary, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Akure that there was shortage of teachers. The Nigeria Union of Teachers...

Again, FUTA Governing Council overrules Minister, reinstates suspended Bursar

The governing council of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, has again directed the reinstatement of the school’s suspended Bursar, Mr. Emmanuel Oresegun. SUNSHINE...

British Council honours Mimiko over outstanding performance

Miss Kikiayo Mimiko, daughter of the former Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state was on Saturday in Lagos, presented, along other outstanding students, with...

International Olympiad: Ondo student to represent Nigeria in Thailand

Sayikanmi John, a student of Model Secondary School, Akure, Ondo State is set to represent Nigeria in the International Olympiad Chemistry competition. John who had...

Remove Education Minister now, FUTASU tells FG

More reactions have continued to trail the suspension of the Vice-Chancellor of Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Prof Adebiyi Daramola and the institution’s...

Joy in FUTA over VC, Bursar suspension

Wild jubilation erupted at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA when information came in that the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola and the...

UPDATED: FG suspends FUTA VC, Bursar

The Federal Government has suspended the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA Prof Adebiyi Daramola alongside the Bursar, Mr Emmanuel...

How Ondo-born Prof Ogunbodede emerged new OAU VC

60-year old Professor of Oral Maxillofacial in the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede has emerged the new Vice Chancellor of...

5 bag first class at Elizade maiden convocation

Four years after its establishment, Elizade University in Ilara Mokin, Ondo State on Friday, April 28, 2017 graduated its first set of students at...
AAUA

BREAKING: AAUA governing board dissolved 

Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has dissolved the governing council of Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko.  Details later... 
AAUA

AAUA ASUU members disagree with leadership over letter to Akeredolu

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, Ondo State chapter have accused the leadership of the union...

PHOTO NEWS: Elizade graduates 24 at maiden convocation

Elizade University is today holding its inaugural convocation where 24 students are expected to graduate. The event holding at Ilara Mokin has Ondo state...
JAMB

Again, JAMB fails on its promise

Few weeks after it failed to deliver on its promise to organise mock examinations for candidates prior to the UTME date, the Joint Admission...
Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi representing Gov. Akeredolu

I have no iota of doubt that Akeredolu would perform as Ondo Governor, says...

The Vice Chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Rt Rev. Prof. Dapo Asaju on Tuesday said he had no iota of doubt that the...
AAUA

Akeredolu must probe Ondo varsity VC, says ASUU

The Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has urged the Governor of Ondo State, Mr Oluwarotimi...

Ondo bitumen exploration to kick off soon, says Fayemi

The Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Saturday said that Bitumen exploration in Ondo and other parts of the country would soon...

Adeyemi College of Education commences work on hostel construction

The College of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo chapter has embarked on the construction of a multi-million naira hostel...

Parents should encourage excursion – Obaseki

The priopritress of Complete Child Development Academy Owo, Mrs Helen Obaseki has urged parents and guardian to encourage there wards to embrace excursion as...

Students in Ondo state experience hardship registering for JAMB UTME examination

Students in Ondo State preparing to gain admission into tertiary institutions of learning were subjected to unfavourable experience while attempting to register for the...

Alleged fraud: Trial of FUTA VC, Bursar stalled as Judge steps down

The trial of the embattled Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Of Technology Akure, FUTA,  Prof. Adebiyi Daramola and the Bursar, Mr. Ayodeji Oresegun...

Alleged fraud: Trial of FUTA VC, Bursar continues today

The joint trial of the Vice Chancellor Of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, Gregory Daramola, over allegations of fraud to the tune...

Fund and accord universities of technology the needed recognition, Professor implores FG

The Secretary-General of the Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian universities, Prof. Michael Faborode has implored the Federal Government to fund the universities of technology...

​ASUU gives FG, states 14-day ultimatum on salary deduction 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities,  ASUU yesterday gave federal and state governments a 14-day ultimatum within which to pay the shortfall in their...

​Students: Catalysts for global peace-building. Takeaways from Akure Commonwealth Day Celebration 2017

  By Oghenechovwen Oghenekevwe "Let us pick up our books and our pens, they are the most powerful weapons." - Malala Yousafzai; youngest Nobel Peace Prize...

Betty Akeredolu encourages all to embrace sports at all strata

Ondo State first lady, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu, has admonished schools,stakeholders,parents,governmental and non-government bodies to embrace and support sports at all spheres,saying it is...

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Sponsored Post Are you tired of writing the UTME year in year out and not meeting up with the cut-off mark? Are you interested...

85 FUTA graduates bag First Class

The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has said that a total number of 4, 241 students would be graduating for the 2015/2016 academic...

​’Sunshine Herald’ rewards winners with cash prizes at inter-varsity debate

An online based newspaper in Ondo State, Sunshine Herald (www.sunshineherald.news) on Friday gave out cash prizes to winners of an inter-varsity debate competition at...

Akeredolu’s administration set to organize educational summit

Ondo State Governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, has declared that an all encompassing educational Summit  will soon be organized by his administration to proffer...

Ondo varsity begins academic activities after six-week strike

The Ondo State University of Science and Technology, OSUSTECH, Okitipupa has resumed academic activities  after a six-week strike. A visit to the institution on Tuesday...
Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko AAUA

Ondo varsity’s VC drums support for Akeredolu

The Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Prof. Igbekele Ajibefun, has urged members of the University Community and the entire...

FUTA matriculates 4,772 students

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure,   FUTA Professor Adebiyi Daramola has admonished the 2016/2017 matriculating students of the Institution...

FUTA VC, Bursar arraigned in court for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday in Akure arraigned the Vice Chancellor Of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, Gregory...

Alleged fraud: EFCC to arraign FUTA VC, Bursar in court today

Barring any last minute change in plan, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign the embattled Vice Chancellor of the...

​Alleged fraud: Court adjourns trial of suspended Elizade VC to Feb.17

Magistrate Ayodeji Akinsanya of an Akure Magistrate Court has again adjourned the trial of Professor Kunle Oloyede, the suspended Vice Chancellor of Elizade University,...

‘ODSG has invested more on maternal and child programmes than any other State’

​The commissioner for Health in Ondo State, Dr Dayo Adeyanju has said that the state government in the last eight years has invested so...

APC lawmaker describes mega schools built by Mimiko-led govt. as ‘waste of resources’

The lawmaker representing Akure North/South Federal Constituency of Ondo State in the House of Representatives, Mr. Afe Olowookere, has described the mega primary schools...

Ondo varsity students receive stipends over work-study scheme

No fewer than 102 students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State,  who took part in the Institutions 2015/2016 academic session (First Semester) Student...

Don advises government on ways to end recession, food shortage

A Professor of Agricultural Engineering, Professor Michael Alatise has advised government at different levels and the Nigerian populace to take adequate care of the...

Mimiko charges corps members to be patriotic

The Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko on Thursday charged the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to the state on the...

Ondo varsity labour unions begin indefinite strike

The labour unions in the Ondo State University of Technology, Okitipupa on Tuesday began indefinite strike following the alleged failure of the school authorities...

Ondo govt. promises to pay bursary, scholarship to students before Mimiko’s exit

The Ondo State Government has promised to pay some of the outstanding bursary and scholarship entitlement to students from the state in all tertiary...

Mimiko, a perfect replica of Awolowo, says Bakare

President of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare on Tuesday described the Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko as a perfect replica of the...
Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko AAUA

Ondo varsity gets new Deputy Vice Chancellor

The Senate of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, has elected the immediate past Chairman of Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission, Prof. Olugbenga...

FUTA: Union leaders petition Police IG over staff ‘crushed’ by VC, seek justice

The Joint Action Congress, JAC, of the Federal University of Technology, FUTA, has written to the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to...
Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko AAUA

Ondo varsity suspends ASUU chair, five others

The authorities of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, AAUA have suspended six lecturers over alleged misconduct and disturbance of the peace of...

Ondo varsity, AAUA increases acceptance fee to N50,000

Ondo state-owned university Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA has increased its acceptance fee for newly admitted students of the institution by 100 percent for...
Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko AAUA

UPDATED: AAUA ASUU suspends strike, students to resume lectures October 17

The Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has suspended its 97-day industrial action. The lecturers had embarked...

World Teachers Day: Oke, Jegede promise better packages

As Teachers the world over celebrate this year's Teachers ‎Day today, the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, SAN and...
Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko AAUA

Stakeholders seek end to industrial action in AAUA

Over the years, Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, AAUA ,Ondo state  had enjoyed uninterrupted academic calendar in its academic activities. The non-break in the...

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AAUA defies looming strike, to commence semester exams June 26

...as school matriculates new students. By Olufemi Damilola Despite threats by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embark on strike actions, the management of Adekunle...
Rotimi Akeredolu at Isiaka Adeleke's burial

Akeredolu donates cash to families of slain soldiers

Following the event that claimed the lives of three soldiers in Ajakpa, Ese Odo local Government Area of Ondo state, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on...

ODSG dolls out N221m OSOPADEC bursary for 2014/2015 session to students

The Ondo State Government today flagged off the 2014/2015 academic session bursary and scholarship awards for students from the oil producing areas of the...