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COLLEGE MANAGEMENT EXPELS 1, RUSTICATES 7, SUSPENDS 4 FOR EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE, PLACES 187 ON PROBATION, ADVISES 35 STUDENTS TO WITHDRAW FOR POOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

In its bid to maintain the academic standard the College was known for as the “Centre of Academic Excellence”, the College Management, having considered the report of the Examination Malpractice Committee on the involvement of twelve (12) students suspected to have engaged in examination malpractices in the second semester 2016/2017 NCE Full Time examination and PDE examination, has rusticated Seven (7), suspended Four (4) and expelled One (1).

Below are the names of the concerned students which comprise both NCE and PDE Students:
OYETUNDE JOSEPH (15/1506, BED), AKINYEMI OMOLADE ELIZABETH (ENG/POL, 16/0787), ADEBAYO EMMANUEL OLUWAMAYOWA (15/1069 CSC/MATH), EWIRI MOSES CHUKWUMA (16/0052 CRS/POL), SAMUEL ESTHER OLUWASEUN (15/1201, ISC/BIO), FAGBENJO OLUWASEUN G. (12/0630 YOR/SOS), IBIKUNLE DOYINSOLA O. (14/0263, ECO/MAT), ADENIJI OLUWAGBENGA AYOOLUWA (17/4042, ECO/POL), OGUNBADEWA OLUWATOYIN (14/4129, PED [DM]), KOLEOSO AMINAT (14/4121, [PED DM]), OWOLABI VICTORIA (PDE 16/0098) while PATIA OYEYEMI (13/4346, PED [DM]) has been expelled with immediate effect for absconding with her script from the Examination Hall and altering the figures on her school fees receipt.

Other students placed on probation, especially, those on overall probation were advised to improve on their academic performances so as to avoid being asked to withdraw from the College if they were still on overall probation at the end of 1st semester 2017/2018 Academic Session.

It is worthy of note that all rusticated students would be reabsorbed into the College after fulfilling the necessary conditions as stipulated by the College Management.

DIRECTOR ADVICES PRE-NCE STUDENTS TO BE HARD WORKING

The Director, Centre for Sandwich and Pre NCE Programmes, Dr Ben Edegbai ably represented by the Head of Department, Sandwich and PDE Programmes, Mrs F.A Olaore has advised students to be hardworking so as to emerge with better grades that would enable them transit to one hundred levels.

This advice was given at the 2017/2018 orientation programme organised for PRE-NCE students of the Centre for Sandwich and Pre NCE Programmes (CESAPREP) on Tuesday, 20th February, 2018.

The Administrative Secretary, Mr Ebun Atinuke in his address implored the students to project positive image of their respective homes adding that they needed to be studious in other to excel.

Present at the Ceremony were the representative of the College Librarian, Mr S.O Olawepo; Director Medical Services represented by Mrs H. A Lumpkin; Chief Security Office II, Mr O.J Ajibola, Head of Department, Part-time Programmes, Dr P E Ezenandu; Head of Department Pre NCE Programme, Mr P.A Akinsanya and staffers of the Centre.

SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES HOLDS 13TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE

“Language, Linguistics and Literary Studies, Quest for Global Peace and Stability” was the theme of the 13th National Conference of the School of Languages, Federal College of Education, Abeokuta held between Monday 12th and Friday 16th March, 2018 at the Kunle Filani Academic Theatre.

Speaking on the theme, the Keynote and Lead Paper presenters, Dr N.C Kammelu of the Igbo Department, Adeyemi College of Education Ondo and Dr Dayo Akanmu of the Yoruba Department Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Oto, Ijanikin in their separate lectures maintained that for a nation to remain peaceful, the Language and Culture of that nation had to be properly understood and used in diverse ways either to reform, rebuke, correct or to make peace.

Earlier in his welcome address, the Provost of the College, Dr A.A Ajayi, who was represented by the Deputy Provost, Dr R.A Soyele appreciated participants and congratulated the convener, the Dean School of Languages, Mr A.G Sanya, for successfully hosting the conference. He further appreciated him for sustaining the legacies of the past Deans in the school.

The Dean and Convener, Mr Sanya, in his welcome speech appreciated God and the Organising Committee for a successful Conference. He further appreciated all presenters and participants at the Conference.

VIOLENCE CANNOT BE USED TO ACHIEVE ANYTHING … OGUN STATE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

The Commissioner of Police Ogun State Command, Mr Ahmed Iliyasu (DSC) has opined that violence could not be used to achieve anything and that aggrieved parties should embrace dialogue. This opinion was made at a public lecture entitled SECURITY CHALLENGES, IMPLICATION AND SOLUTION IN OGUN STATE held on Wednesday 7th March, 2018.

The CP noted that the issue of security was everybody’s concern and that since his arrival in Ogun State, he had established and encouraged community policing where everybody becomes watchmen. He therefore encouraged members of the College Community to be vigilant at all times as the issue of Cattle herdsmen was becoming worrisome. Mr Iliyasu however reiterated the efforts of Ogun State Police Command and the Police force as a whole in curbing crimes in Ogun State and by extension, Nigeria. He assured the audience that the Police Force would not rest on its oars until crime was completely wiped out in the State.

Earlier in his address, the Provost, Dr A.A Ajayi appreciated the Commissioner of Police for honouring the College’s Invitation despite his tight schedule. He stated that the topic became imperative at that material time when the country was faced with serious security challenges.

The Chairman of the Public Lecture Committee, Dr (Mrs) C.F Onabanjo appreciated the Commissioner of Police and his team for honouring the College’s Invitation and the wonderful turn out of the College Staff.

Among other eminent dignitaries in attendance were members of the College Management; Deans and Directors, Chief Lecturers, Staffers on CONTEDIS 13 and above as well as selected students from the College and Centre for Degree Programme.

FCE ABEOKUTA HAS QUALIFIED MANPOWER TO RUN PDE …STATE TRCN COORDINATOR

The Federal College of Education, Abeokuta has qualified manpower and seasoned lecturers that were second to none. This was the submission of the State Coordinator, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Ogun State, Mrs Funmilayo Oniyide while congratulating the newly admitted students of the Professional Diploma in Education (PDE) on Friday, 9th march 2018 at the orientation programme of fresh PDE students organised by the Centre for Sandwich and Pre- NCE Programmes of the College (CESSAPREP).

Earlier, the Provost, Dr A. A Ajayi ably represented by the Deputy Provost, Dr R.A Soyele, who is also the Chairman Board of CESSAPREP, reiterated the need for the orientation programme saying that FCE Abeokuta has zero tolerance for examination malpractices. He therefore urged the PDE students to cultivate good reading habit and be studious.

Other speakers at the programme maintained the need for the Students to do away with every form of Social Vices that may disrupt their Academics, make use of the Library and also take Teaching Practice with all seriousness.