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Emergency Renovation:Occupants of Angola Hall Sent Out Of Their Rooms Without Alternative Provisions

By Ogunlowo Samiat

100 level students of Obafemi Awolowo University staying at Block G of Angola Hall have been sent packing from their rooms as a result of an emergency renovation.

These students reported to have been sent out of their respective rooms with no provision of where they'd stay until the completion of the renovation.

While Speaking with OAU Peeps News Agency, one of the Occupants, he said:
"We were told about 2 Weeks ago that they want to renovate the hostel. Last week Friday, they asked us to pack our things and we did. They told us to squat with our friends but it made them inconvenient so we left to relax in our various rooms on saturday. Then the Hall warden came to harass us"

One of the Occupants who asked for anonymity said they had to go back regardless because there was no where for them to sleep. Although the room is still under renovation, he said they have been sleeping there since the laborers said they were not disturbing them.

But unfortunate…

OAU Security Unit Limits Male's Movement Into Maintenance Halls.

By Omale Franklin 

After more than three months of No entry by male visitors into the popular female Maintenance Halls of Residence, the OAU security unit has made an official statement limiting the visitor's movement.

This was made known to the public through a circular released by the security department of the University and obtained by OAU Peeps News Agency.  It was made known in the circular that movement of male visitors into maintenance halls is now limited to 12 o'clock noon and 8 o'clock pm.

The Security Unit further explained that the limit was given  due to the recent security challenges faced by the halls of residence, and also to curb the likely effect of neighbouring security breach and spillover that might occur.

The circular was concluded by warning defaulters of the new set rule. It reads "any defaulter will be regarded as violating security directives and will be treated accordingly".


OAU Welcomes EFCC Delegation Team,Commends Them For Adopting Crime Preventive Strategy

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The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s, EFCC, engagement of strategic stakeholders in the fight against corruption, as he said the approach portends great hope for the country.

The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Eyitayo Ogunbodede, gave the commendation on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, while receiving a delegation from EFCC’s Ibadan zonal office, who paid him a courtesy visit.

“When we got your letter, it was actually a surprise to us. Often times when we have people coming for the EFCC, it was just to come and investigate and find out what is happening concerning particular issues. I initially saw in your proposal another way of operating.

“But this gesture portends a very great future for this country. I am a medical person and we agree in the medical parlance that prevention is better than cure. When we take issue of fight against corruption the way you are going about it now,…

2019 OAU Post-UTME Result Released

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This is to inform all aspirants of Obafemi Awolowo University that the result of the  just concluded Post-UTME is out.

Candidates can check their result at NO cost through admissions.oauife.edu.ng

Goodluck!!!



OAU Management Clears The Air On Resumption Date

By Omale Franklin 

In a statement by the Obafemi Awolowo University management  through the office of the Dean, Division of Students Affairs, Professor I. O. Aransi today 23rd August 2019 stated that
"In accordance with the Senate approved Calendar, All students are expected to into Residence on Sunday 25th August, 2019 for the Rain Semester of the 2018/2019 Academic Session"

This statement is coming few days after a rumor spread like wildfire on social media that the Resumption Date has been postponed from 25th August, 2019 to 1st September, 2019.

The statement also has it that
"Online Registration for courses begin on Saturday 24th August, 2019. While Rain Semester Lectures begin on Monday 26th August, 2019"
The Division of Students Affairs also used the medium to welcome students back to University from the end of semester break and prayed for a very smooth, peaceful and uninterrupted 2018/2019 Rain Semester Academic activities.

All students are advised to take …

OAU Workers Barricade Gate, Embark on one week warning Strike

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By John, Beloved


Movements inside and around the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife have been disturbed since Monday as the Non academic staff Union in the institution began a five warning strike alongside a protest.

The members of the Non academic staff union and Senior staff association of Nigeria are unpleased with the recalcitrance of the varsity management towards the reinstatement of the association on the university payroll.

They expressed displeasure over the failure of the federal   government to implement the 2009 agreement on the payment of the non  teaching staffs earned allowances and the implementation of  the National industrial court order.

However, They urged the university management to respect the rule of law and reinstate the senior staff association of Nigeria.

According to the SSANU chairman, Ademola Oketunde, The Union would extend the strike if needed actions are not taken by the federal government with regards to their demand.
"We are on this protest for …

OAU CDL: 2019/2020 OAU Pre-degree Form Released

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OAU Peeps News Agency has been able to confirm that the Centre for Distance Learning (CDL), Obafemi Awolowo University has started recieving applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Pre-Degree Programme for 2019/2020 Session.
Eligibility
Eligible Candidates must possess minimum of 5 Credits in 5 subjects at a maximum of two sittings including English Language (for ALL Courses), Mathematics (for Science-based and Social Science-based Courses) and Literature-in-English (for Law).

Duration
The programme normally runs for two (2) contact periods both within nine (9) calendar months.

Available Subject Combinations
Options/Fields Subject Combinations
Arts Government/Literature in English/Religious Studies (GLR), Economics/ Government/Literature in English (EGL)
Biological Sciences Biology/Chemistry/Physics (BCP)
Physical Sciences Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Physics (CMP), Geography/ Mathematics/ Physics (GMP)
Social Sciences Economics/Government/Mathematics (EGM),…

Suicide: "I am Appealing To All Students To Take Things Easy" -- OAU Public Relations Officer

The Public Relations Officer of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Mr Abiodun Olanrewaju has commented on the recent suicide by a student of institution named Opeyemi Grace Dara from the department of English and Literature

While speaking with Journalists, He sympathized and also appealed to  students against taking their lives because of poor academic performance.

In his words, Olanrewaju said, “We sympathise with the parents and guardian of the deceased called Dara. We just want our students and young ones to know that depression is not a thing they should encourage, no matter the situation or circumstance they find themselves.

""We want to appeal to students, particularly OAU students, to take things easy. Any child that fails, that is why the University says ‘you can rerun a course, you can resit a course’, people out there also face challenges and when you are in school, failure or repetition of a course or particular subject is also part of the challenges students must f…

BREAKING: OAU Student Commits Suicide Over Academic Records

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, in Osun State has been thrown to mourning following the death of a student identified as Opeyemi Grace Dara.

The deceased who was in the Department of English and Literature was said to have committed suicide after a dose of lethal substance popularly known as snipper.

Although the details of the incident were still sketchy, our correspondent learnt that she took her life following the poor academic performance.

But the authorities of the institution confirmed that the deceased committed suicide due to depression occasioned by poor academic records.

A copy of her academic records obtained from her page on the school portal  indicated that she had many outstanding courses.

She was said to be having five outstanding courses and 12 Special Electives.

A source said, “A student in the Department of English and Literature at OAU in Ile-Ife, Opeyemi Grace Dara, whose set finished their final year exams just last semester has committed suicide through…

2019 OAU Post-UTME Application Form Released

OAU Peeps News Agency can now confirm the release of OAU Post UTME. A release from the Office of The Registrar read thus:

2019 Admission Screening Exercise for UTME and Direct Entry Candidates //

Candidates who made the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife their first choice in the 2019 UTME and scored 200 and above, and those who applied for Direct Entry (DE) are hereby informed to log on to the admissions portal, admissions.oauife.edu.ng or the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife website (www.oauife.edu.ng) to register for the POST-UTME screening exercise effective.

Candidates are required to visit admissions.oauife.edu.ng and login with their JAMB Registration Number to commence the on-line registration process for the screening exercise. Candidates will be required to obtain an RRR (Remita Retrieval Reference) from this site only, and use it to make payment online or at any commercial bank.

Applicants for the Screening Exercise will be required to do the following on the University …