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KolaDaisi University, Ibadan, Oyo State Capital has added smiles to all its undergraduates as it announced a special subsidy package spreading across all degree programmes of the insitution.

The University's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kolade Ayorinde, said it was a management decision, influenced by the vision of the founder of the institution, to make education not only available to the teeming Nigerian youths, but also ensure its affordability without compromising standards.

A statement issued by Head, Corporate Affairs of the University, Lasun Somoye stated that the founder, in furtherance of his educational endowment programmes, had agreed to subsidise all fees and levies payable by each undergraduate student of the University to the tune of a minimum of N50,000.

He stressed that the subsidy "will be solely funded by the University's Founder, Chief Kola Daisi and we thus owe him a lot of gratitude for his untiring interventions in education and youth empowerment initiatives".

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested Rector of Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo, Osun State, Olaolu Olugbenga over alleged forgery of a Doctorate Degree Certificate.

Penpushing gathered in a statement from the Spokesperson of the Commission, Rasheedat Okoduwa, that the suspect who was also a former Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor of Oduduwa University in Osun State was arrested following a petition which revealed that he was working with a suspected fake PhD Certificate purportedly from the University of Ibadan. .

She said preliminary investigations conducted and during interrogation at the Ibadan office of the commission where he (Olugbenga) is being held, insisted in his statement that the certificate was genuine.

The Commission image maker said that the action, if proved, violates Section 465 of the Criminal Code and Section 25 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000 respectively,stating that ‘further action in accordance with the laws will be taken at the conclusion of investigation,’’

 

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday debunked reports that, the examination conducted for police recruitment was done in Arabic alongside other subjects, declaring further that, such rumours are not only misleading, but also malicious and wicked

The Head, Public Affairs of the Board, Fabian Benjamin dispelled the speculations in a statement made available to Penpushing explaining that the candidates were examined on only English Language and nothing more.

He emphasized that, the instructions were clearly stated and announcements too were made severally to the effect that candidates were to answer only English language, and expressed shock that some mischievous elements painted a different scenario about the examinations.

‘The Board still find it hard to believe some speculations trailing the police recruitment examination that candidates were also examined in Arabic, alongside other subjects. Such rumours are not only misleading, but also malicious and wicked’, Benjamin said.

Let me state clearly that the candidates were examined on only English Language and nothing more. The instructions were clearly stated and announcements too were made severally to the effect that candidates were to answer only English language. We generally examines candidates using modules that are already configured in the computer for four(4) subjects and the police examination was for only one subject to be written within 45minutes’.

‘In doing this, we had to add three other dummy subjects picked from our dummy one which has basically "A" subjects of Arts, Arabic and Agriculture and we then added English Language which is the subject of assessment. Instructions were clearly written and also announced that candidates should answer only English language. Mind you, the examination is for 45 minutes, it would not be possible to examine candidates in four subjects for 45 minutes’.

The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) Abeokuta has warned students returning from Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) against late payment of school fees, with further declaration that the institution portal will be closed on May, 25.

The Public Relations Officer of the polytechnic, Yemi Ajobola made this known in a press statement made available to Penpushing, calling on students in their own interest to pay their school fees immediately without further delay.

He added further that, the management has also fixed between Monday 28th May and Friday, 8th June 2018 for late registration which shall attract extra charges, while the academic board has fixed between Monday, 11th and Friday 15th June, 2018 for mid-semester examination

‘Academic Board has fixed between Monday, 11th and Friday 15th June, 2018 for mid-semester examination for the students returning from SIWES while evidence of payment shall be a pre-requisite for the examination’.

In a related development, the statement said, the management advised all graduated students to collect their certificates at the academics office with their identity cards.

 

The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) Abeokuta has warned students returning from Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) against late payment of school fees, with further declaration that the institution portal will be closed on May, 25.

The Public Relations Officer of the polytechnic, Yemi Ajobola made this known in a press statement made available to Penpushing, calling on students in their own interest to pay their school fees immediately without further delay.

He added further that, the management has also fixed between Monday 28th May and Friday, 8th June 2018 for late registration which shall attract extra charges, while the academic board has fixed between Monday, 11th and Friday 15th June, 2018 for mid-semester examination

‘Academic Board has fixed between Monday, 11th and Friday 15th June, 2018 for mid-semester examination for the students returning from SIWES while evidence of payment shall be a pre-requisite for the examination’.

In a related development, the statement said, the management advised all graduated students to collect their certificates at the academics office with their identity cards.

 

The Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta has being adjudged as the best tertiary institution in Ogun State with quality E-Library facilities among other institutions across the state

A Resource Person from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Mr Linus C. Emeghara, made this known during a-day workshop on EBSCOhost Database Training for MAPOLY staff at the E-library Center, which is a section of the Salawu Abiola Memorial Library of the Institution.

Emeghara, who commended Management of the Polytechnic, stressed that, MAPOLY has more than twelve resources in e-books and journals covering all subjects and disciplines.

He stated that next to MAPOLY in e-library resources in Ogun State is Covenant University, as he advised members of staff to take advantage of the e-library facilities to improve on their researches, teaching and learning skills.

The Registrar, Mr. Emmanuel Adeleye, while addressing participants disclosed that, MAPOLY is investing huge amount of money to collaborate with agencies in training and retraining programmes for staff and urged them to justify the investment by reflecting on their respective schedule of duties.

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has disclosed that it will soon conduct the second series of the West African Senior School certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates.

The spokesman of the Council Demianus Ojijeogu made known in a press statement explaining that the registration starts May 14 and ends July 6, 2018,while the registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centre.

The statement further explained that, “after obtaining the registration pin, candidates should log on to www.waeconline.org,” adding that the council also said there is provision for “walk –in” candidates and candidates with special needs.

“Walk –in candidates, who wish to write the examination after the close of entries may be accommodated provided they register less than 24 hours to the scheduled time of the paper they intend to write. The walk-in candidates’ fee is 25000 only,” the statement said.

KolaDaisi University, Ibadan (KDU), has clinched the second spot at the just concluded Inter-University Public Lecture and Oratory Contest organised by the Students’ Representative Council of Lead City University, Ibadan.

The Head, Corporate Affairs of the institution, Lasun Somoye in a statement made available to Penpushing said the university was marginally beaten to the first position by the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) while the host emerged third.

He said, the university was represented by the duo of Omotoke Solarin-Sodara and Obaoluwagbohunmi Akin-Lewis who enthralled the audience with their oratory prowess on the contest topic titled “Grazing Reserve Bill or Cattle Colony: An Elixir to Recent Crises Between Fulani Herdsmen and Farmers in Nigeria”.

‘The University’s Debate team, selected from the institution’s Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences and chaperoned by Dr. Titiloye Ojo, Dr. Idayat Lamidi and Dr. Idowu Adekunle, was reported to have demonstrated exceptional brilliance and confidence, which defied the odds of their status, considering their institution’s relative tender age on the education landscape’,Somoye stated.

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