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OAU Post-UTME Registration Commences on the 5th of October 2020

By  Ganiyu Ayanniyi The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife is set to start Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (PUTME) registration on the 5th of October, 2020 for Jamb candidates who picked the institution as their first as well as for Direct Entry (DE) applicants. The registration form which is obtainable via the school portal (admission.oauife.edu.ng) at the amount of N2,000 is expected to close on the 31st of October, 2020.
After the payment for the registration form which would require generating Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) number from the school portal, there will be need to authenticate the payment.
It is to be noted that the Post-UTME screening will be strictly observed under the guidelines as released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) at the following centres: a) JAMB CBT Centre, Bwari b) Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.
All Candidates whose screening date would be allotted from the period between 21st of November - 5th December, 2…
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Another Tragedy Strikes FASA, OAU.

By Ifeoluwa Adegboyega The Faculty of Arts Students' Association (FASA) had barely recovered from the sad demise of about 3 students when tragedy struck again.  Adewale Adedolapo; a lecturer in the Department of Dramatic Arts , OAU passed away on the 12th of September 2020.
According to research, Mr. Adewale Adedolapo died in an hospital as a result of an illness. He was an Iconic lecturer. His father was the head of the Awo varsity theatre Company before his demise around 2006. He was a stage and film actor. After the death of his father, he took the place of his father as the head of the theatre Company where he died as the head of the unit.
Mr. Adewale Adedolapo is survived by his wife and three Children. Condolences to the bereaved family. God rest his soul in peace!.

FASA OAU Mourns the Loss of a Male Student

By Adesina Ayomide Emmanuel A part 3 male student from the department of  Foreign Languages named Markus Gbenga has being reported dead after a brief illness on Monday September 1, 2020 The news of his death was confirmed by the Faculty of Arts Executives in a formal statement sent out to mourn his death and the other three students that were earlier reported dead.
According to the report gathered, Markus Gbenga  was down with illness, which later resulted into his death. This is coming as a shock and bad news Faculty of Arts Students' Association (FASA) after recording 4 dead students in which 3 were from Foreign Languages department and 1 from English. Due to the pandemic limitations faced by the faculty, the executive have decided to pay their respect by disseminating a honorary graphics design. They also implore all students of the faculty to take part in sharing and reposting this graphics design.

Condolences to the bereaved family. God rest his soul in peace.

OAU Management Disregards Viral Resumption Circular

By Pelumi Hassan
The students of OAU have been curious about school resumption since the release of a circular. The agency has contacted the right authority and if has been confirmed that the circular is not from the school. Please debunk any resumption news as the Federal Government who gave the order of the lockdown of schools have not addressed reopening it. The school management also took to twitter to address the falsity of the circular.

Also, the authority has assured us that there is no meeting held by the school council on the 14th of September or any time soon. Students are adviced to remain calm and exercise patience till FG addresses the issue.

OAU Loses Another Female Student

By Ifeoluwa Adegboyega   A female student named Esther Akinlapa who was a Part 2 Student of English Department, OAU died on Thursday August 20, 2020. According to the report gathered, Esther Akinlapa was often sick, she was said to suffer from some disorder. She had recovered from the illness earlier this year. Sadly, the illness reverted and took her life. Esther's death was confirmed by a student who stays in the same town with her. She will be buried today in her hometown; Ogbaji, Ondo State.  She is survived by Mother, Grandmother, Younger siblings. 
Condolences to the bereaved family. God rest her soul in peace.

COVID-19: School Reopening

By Pelumi Hassan The Federal Government has proven that the voice and actions of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has not gone unnoticed. FG addressed the issue of the reopening of tertiary institutions on Monday 17th of August, 2020. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Control of COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha disclosed that tertiary institution would only be reopened when it is safe to do so.  He said;
“Today, the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) examinations commenced all over the country, like in other West African States, and the PTF is happy to note the high level of compliance with the protocols for the re-opening of exit classes. It is in this light that we appreciate the call by the for the reopening of tertiary institutions. As a listening government, we wish to state that education is topmost on the priority list and the reopening of our institutions remain critical, within set safet…

OAU-CDL New Learning Methods Amidst COVID-19

By Abidemi Olukanmi Abeeb
Obafemi Awolowo University Centre for Distance Learning (OAU CDL) has launched its very own Customised Learning Management System called the e-Zone. The centre's e-learning programme was designed to admit OAU's four undergraduate ODL programmes, namely; the Bachelor of Science programmes in Nursing, Accounting, Economics, Digital and Agricultural Extension and Community Engineering.
The launch was announced by the spokesperson for the centre, Adeyemi Adedeji on Friday. He also revealed that teaching and learning did not stop for OAU Predegree and JUPEB students at the centre, despite the closure of universities.
“The OAUCDL e-zone images classroom activities online. It facilitates the provision of instructional materials to students in the form of online text, PDF, MS Word, PowerPoint, audio presentations and video recording of lectures. The system also allows instructors to link students to a vast array of free educational resources available on the int…