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OAU Staff sets to Resume

By Pelumi Hassan 
Prior to the directives of FG, on the 15th of October, 2020, OAU Staff sets to resume for work on Monday. The Federal Government directed civil servants who have not been working since March because of the COVID-19 pandemic to return to work on Monday, 19th October 2020.  This was disclosed by Boss Mustapha; the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Sanni Aiyu; the National Coordinator at a press briefing of the task force on Thursday ,15th October 2020. However, the resumption of the OAU staff was disseminated through a press release from the Office of the Registrar. All staff are advised to comply with the advisory on COVID-19 prevention. While there is still no news on the resumption of students, they are advised to stay safe and protest peacefully. Stay safe. Na person wey dey alive dey go school.  #EndSwat #Endsars
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#ENDSARS: Youths Reject the Activities of SARS.

Lots of events have transpired over the years, scores of youths killed, families shattered, and hopes dashed. Harassment and brutality are part of the leading issues faced by the youths in the country. Unfortunately, It feels like the social media is the only weapon the youths have. Every single time these events happen, there are hot takes on Twitter, Whatsapp statuses trending the issues as well. Isn’t it time the government address this issue? Or do we assume that government is not aware of this issue?  We hear many stories about SARS brutality and how many youths have lost their lives due to this intense show of power. SARS; Special Anti-Robbery Squad is a branch of the Nigeria Police Force under the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department. For an organization that came into existence with the sole aim of keeping the citizens of the country safe that is now the threat to life of the citizens, results have shown that they are doing the exact opposite. Is the governme…

OAU: NASELS Loses A Reputable Lecturer

By Mutiu Saheed Abiodun
Professor  Asiyanbola, a lecturer of Stylistics at the department of English, lost his life to the cold hand of death within the last 24 hours. The department was thrown into great shock in the light of this news. Professor Asiyanbola was considered to be a rare gem and he would be missed. May his soul rest in perfect peace.

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…

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.