The call was made recently by the institution’s Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC), Professor Anthony Kola-Olusanya when he led management of the citadel on a courtesy call to the State’s NSCDC Commandant, Emmanuel Ocheja
Dr. Awosusi, while delivering the maiden edition of the University’s Registry Lecture entitled ‘Building a Sustainable University Registry in a Changing World: Challenges and Prospects’, said that optimising the use of technology through e-government would assist the Ivory Towers to be more vibrant and solve the problem of standard, quality and poverty in the system.
Addressing a press conference in Osogbo on Tuesday, the chairman of the association in the state, Dr Razaq Akindele, faulted the recent advertisement for the vice chancellor position at the university which emphasized that applicants for the post must have doctoral degrees, saying it was a deliberate attempt to disenfranchise the medical lecturers, despite possessing postgraduate fellowship.
I also gave thoughts to how the proverbial Monkey attempted to change its hirsute destiny but painfully missed being transformed into Man.
Soon afterwards, I overheard someone say now is the time for my immediate past dean at the LASU School of Communication, Prof. Rotimi Olatunji. I was keen on hearing Prof. Olatunji’s reaction. I was really anxious hoping seriously he would like to do it so we can sit down to organise our home front with all the credible and smart experts and take time to formulate a winning formula. I was so confident he would immediately earn the support of everyone at LASUSOC. I also believe the man with the ceaselessly rising profile would clinch the UNIOSUN ticket.
In the suit Number FHC/OS/CS/44/2020 filed by the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institution (NASU), the union prayed the court to compel the EFCC to investigate and prosecute the VC of the institution, Professor Labode Popoola over mismanaged funds belonging to the university among other corrupt practices as contained in its petition to the commission.
Popoola, who was represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Research, Innovation and Partnership, Prof. Anthony Kola-Olusanya, stated that Sexual harassment in Nigerian tertiary institutions is becoming rampant on daily basis, hence the reason the Governing Council charged a committee led by one of its members, Prof. Abiodun Alao, to proactively organise a training workshop for the staff and students.
The university commenced its Medical and Dental Council’s programme in 2007 with full accreditation by National Universities Commission, but the programme was suspended in May 2012 due to inability of the University to meet the Medical and Dental Council’s accreditation requirements to provide a Teaching Hospital for student’s clinical training.
Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and Osun State University, Osogbo, both in Osun State have been told to vacate their campuses and go back to their homes as the branches of the Academic Staff Union of University in OAU and UNIOSUN on Tuesday joined the nationwide strike declared by the national body of the union.
The Registrar and Secretary to the Governing Council of the University, Gafar Adebayo Shittu, in a press statement in Osogbo, the state capital, on Friday said the Senate of the University reviewed the circumstances surrounding the closure of the University on May 28, 2018 and approved the reopening of the university for academic activities on June 4, 2018.
The statement recalled that 98 students who were stranded were originally planned for but 87 of them eventually made it to Ukraine because parents of the other remaining students had secured other options for their children.
The appointment follows the recommendation by the Council of the institution, which was signed and forwarded to the Visitor by the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Council, Yusuf Ali (SAN), after considering the report of the Selection Board
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a crisis between the council headed by Olawoyin and the university management, led by the sacked Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Bashir Okesina, triggered the setting up of a visitation panel by the governor