- OAU tells admission seekers for the 2018/2019 academic year that they will not be offered admission to study courses with accreditation issues
- The spokesperson, for OAU, Abiodun Olanrewaju, says the institution will sort the issues out
- 9 APC state exco members defect with 6,208 others in Osun
The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has lost its accreditation for law and dentistry after the National University Commission (NUC) withdrew accreditation for both courses.
Premium Times reports that the NUC also withdrew accreditation for some other courses including botany, fine arts and medical rehabilitation.
The newspaper states that the institution through test messages informed admission seekers for the 2018/2019 academic year that they will not be offered admission to study courses with accreditation issues.
"Your first choice course did not receive accreditation. Login to your profile and change course/institution,” the text message read.
The spokesperson, for OAU, Abiodun Olanrewaju, said the institution will sort the issues out.
The NUC said though the programmes had been denied accreditation, it did not translate to full suspension.
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“In the actual sense, Medical Rehabilitation has full accreditation status,” the commission said.
To other news, nine out of sixteen state working committee members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has on Monday, August 6, resigned their membership of the ruling party.
Azeez Adesiji, the deputy chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Osun state led the state executives to join the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in the state with 6,208 members.
Independent Newspaper reports that the party officials in the letter of resignation jointly signed and addressed to the chairman of the party, Gboyega Famodun, said that they took the decision after due consultations with their mentors, close political associates and public and lovers of the party.
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