GUNMEN INVADE UI FEMALE HOSTEL,

Ademola Babalola, Ibadan Armed robbers on Friday morning invaded female hostel of the Obafemi Awolowo hall, University of Ibadan and carted away valuables. The invasion of the female hostel, The PUNCH gathered, occurred around 1:30 a.m. and was carried out by armed men numbering about 10. During the robbery operation, which lasted for several hours, the thieves made away with the students’ phones, laptops, cash and other valuables. The Director of the Public Communication of the institution, Mr. Olatunji Oladejo confirmed the development in a telephone chat with our correspondent. Oladejo said,…

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UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN LECTURERS PROTEST OVER ILLEGAL DEDUCTIONS

Since September 2018, a senior lecturer at the University of Ibadan, Chukwuemeka Diji, has been experiencing ‘illegal’ deductions from his salary. Mr Diji, a PhD holder, acted as the Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering from September 2015 to July 2017 before a substantial head was appointed. Investigation and documents obtained by PREMIUM TIMES revealed that Mr Diji complained about various controversial, financial actions by his predecessor, Ademola Dare, and successor, Leke Oluwole, both professors. Also, efforts by the lecturer to question the deductions from his salaries have been…

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