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FYNESTDEALS Donates Sponsored Jerseys To SCASSON FC Of OAU

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By Farombi Oluwaseun

Popular Online Shopping Mall known as FYNESTDEALS has donated sponsored jerseys to the Football Club of Students Counselling Association popularly known as SCASSON FC.

OAU Peeps News Agency learnt that the donation was born out of free will by the FYNESTDEALS Management to give back to the society and also boost the sporting activities of the students of department of Educational Foundations & Counselling,Faculty Of Education.

Speaking with OAU Peeps News Agency, the project manager of fynestdeals.com, Mr. Gideon Olaiya, said as  fynestdeals is poised to delivering the best e-commerce service to  customers, they also give support in developing lives both in cash &kinds.

He  further stated that this is not the first time FYNESTDEALS will be donating or collaborating with departmental/faculty associations in Obafemi Awolowo University & beyond.

The Project Manager concluded  that FYNESTDEALS is a company always committed to guaranteeing  quality at an am…

Lecture Free Week: The Comic Heartbreak

by Kingsley Ndimele 
Bosun, my room mate was preparing lunch yesterday, when suddenly he was notified that timetable for his exams have been officially released by  his department.

Unlike the usual tense academic atmosphere during the lecture free week, many students are yet to wake up to the reality of the fact that semester exams start next week.

Everyday, several departments keep releasing examination timetable, while some departments had released theirs before the Christmas and New Year break.

Like seriously! Exams start next week! So, VC refused to add extra two weeks. I've read nada! This is gradually becoming a reality. I pray I don't jones this semester.

Few hours after the threat letter released by ASUU OAU, Federal Government made head way in their agreement with ASUU National Body. Predictably, the ASUU strike will be called off officially any time soon.

As I was writing my last test scheduled for this week, I saw exams staring strongly at my face. The gradual reali…

Important Information To All OAU Newly Admitted Students

A big Congratulations to you on your admission to the great ife citadel. This is to inform you that payment & registration is drawing closer. In a bid to serve you better and reach you more readily, OAU Peeps News Agency has decided to create a WhatsApp Group for all newly admitted students of Obafemi Awolowo University.

The primary aim is to disseminate targeted information to this class of persons faster.

To join the WhatsApp group, send a direct message to any of these numbers;

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on WhatsApp using the format below.

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You will be added once we receive your request.
NOTE: Send your request once and to only one of the numbers above.

Regards
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BREAKING: FG Reaches Agreement With ASUU, Releases N15.4bn

The Federal Government has reached an agreement with members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
Addressing journalists on Monday evening after the meeting with the striking lecturers in Abuja, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said the majority of their demands have been met including the release of N15.4 billion for payment of salary shortfalls.
According to him, the Federal Government is also in the process of releasing another N20 billion for payment of earned allowances for university lecturers.
Meanwhile, the ASUU President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, said the National Executive Committee of the union will review their decisions based on the new commitment by the government.
According to him, it is only after that meeting of the ASUU leadership that the union will announce its position on the ongoing strike action.
Its been over two months since the union went on strike following the alleged inability of the government to respond to its demands…

OAU Releases Examination Timetable, Reacts To ASUU Strike

By John Beloved

The management of Obafemi Awolowo university(OAU) has released examination time table in a bid to continue with the academic session despite ASUU strike.


Report have it that the strike was declared  by the National Body of Academic staff union of universities(ASUU) on the 5th of November 2019 over some demands which based on the agreement  reached with the federal government in 2009.

 Throwing OAU students into dilemma,  the strike had  been effective in some  departments and at the same time placed no hold on others hereby dividing academic activities within the institution.

OAU Peeps News Agency gathered that students panicking heightened with the  decision of the management to conduct a general examination for all students despite the halt in some classes.

Speaking with some OAU students, they have however  clamoured for an extension to  cover up for their loss and to enable them  finish the syllabus before test and exams would be conducted.

Speaking with an affect…

National Strike: ASUU OAU Declares Examination In OAU Invalid.

By John Beloved & Ganiyu Ayanniyi 

The OAU chapter of Academic staff union of universities(ASUU) have declared examination in Obafemi Awolowo university(OAU) invalid.


Reacting to the decision of the school management to conduct exams despite the ongoing Nation wide strike embarked on by lecturers.

The union has called the attention of both parents and students, pointing out the criteria for conducting examinations.

In a release signed by the chairperson, Mr Adeola Egbedokun and the general secretary, Mr Kayode Atilade  received by OAU Peeps News agency, the union declared examination conducted by the school null and void stating several criteria would be left unsatisfied.

It emphasised that the decision of the school management to coerce students to sit for examination in courses where the required minimum of 75% attendance as stipulated in the school regulations have not reached calls to question the integrity of the institution.

The release further stated that the school is ope…

EXCLUSIVE: How A 200 Level OAU Student Was Murdered

By Farombi Oluwaseun

A 200 level student of Obafemi Awolowo University, identified as Abiodun Babalola  has been reportedly murdered by armed robbers during a robbery attack in Ile-Ife at the early hours of Saturday. 22nd December, 2018.

OAU Peeps News Agency gathered that the victim, Late Abiodun Babalola  is a student from the department of Management & Accounting ,Faculty of Administration &  popularly known a TERMUR

It was gathered that the robbery attack which led to his murder occurred off-campus at Adam& Eve Hostel.

Speaking with OAU Peeps News Agency, Mr Funso Adegboye, the Ile-Ife Area commander Police  confirmed the incidence. He stated there was a robbery attack, the victim was injured ,rushed to the hospital but eventually gave up the ghost.

OAU Peeps New Agency gathered that the victim is not a resident of the hostel but slept in the hostel on Friday to participate in group discussion meant for SSC 202 Test scheduled to hold  the following day,Saturday,22nd D…

Team Empower Emerges as Winner of OAU HULT PRIZE

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Team Empower has emerged winners of the Hult Prize Oncampus Event in Obafemi Awolowo Univerisity along with runner ups Team Vanguard and Team Luminous.

Among 93 registered teams, 47 teams were shortlisted to pitch their business ideas solving youth unemployment to a panel of 15 Judges. Team Empower emerged the overall winner of the competition, closely followed by the runner ups Team Vanguard and Team Luminous.

Empower Health aims to be the largest cloud storage of medical information in Africa by providing a platform for accessibility of health records across medical institutions in developed and underdeveloped communities, creating over 10,000 jobs for youths in Nigeria by 2024 in the process.

The winning teams will go on to represent Obafemi Awolowo University at the regional finals(semi-finals) of the competition to get into the Hult Prize Accelerator and to get a chance to win the grand prize of $1,000,000.

BREAKING: OAU ‘sex-for-marks’ Lecturer, Akindele Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

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A former lecturer of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Prof. Richard Iyiola Akindele, who was dragged to court for demanding sex to pass one of his students, Monica Osagie, on Monday was sentenced to two years in prison.

Akindele had earlier changed his plea from ‘not guilty’ to ‘guilty.’

The prosecutor, Mr. Shogunle Adenekan said all parties in the matter have reached a plea bargain and pleaded for a suspended sentence for the accused.

Details later…

Ajayi Oluwafemi Emerges As NAOSS-OGUN President-Elect

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By Farombi Oluwaseun

Ajayi Oluwafemi, a student of the department of sociology and anthropology,faculty of social sciences  has emerged as the president-elect of the National Association of Ogun State Students ,OAU Chapter. This was made known to OAU Peeps News Agency through a release signed by the Electoral Commission of the aforementioned association.

The election which was held last thursday at Moremi Hall Car Park  saw Ajayi Oluwafemi Popularly known as EFEM CASTRO emerging as the president-elect against his opponent known as Oyeyemi Abass who is a law student & Popularly known as BAZZMAN

Ajayi Oluwafemi got 143 votes against Oyeyemi Abass who could only pull 75 votes out of the 232 Used Ballot papers by the Electoral Commission

Speaking with OAU Peeps News Agency after his victory, President-Elect Ajayi Oluwafemi  thanked the electorates for trusting & voting him in.

""The mandate given to me will not be abused.  I will need their maximum support in discharge …