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Examination Wishes From OAU Peeps News Agency

OAU Peeps News Agency wishes to use this medium to appreciate all Great Ife students for making our website your Number One news resource point. We have enjoyed an unexpected and tremendous audience in terms of traffic and response on our website with less than five(5) months of our existence. This appeals to us and definitely confirms to us that we have your support any day and at all times. To say we are stunningly overwhelmed by this is no less than an understatement!
We however re-affirm to you our continued promise of serving the Great Ife community and affiliate communities with breaking, unflinching, truthful, unbiased and plain news of happening on our University community and outside especially as we move close to the always busy Rain Semester. Like we conspicuously stated in what we stand for, among many other redefining virtues, OAU Peeps News Agency is non-apologetic to its course of championing Freedom and Justice in the 21st century way of digital journalism.

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Obasanjo Destroyed Students’ Unionism In Nigeria -Bakare

ABEOKUTA—The Convener, Save Nigeria Group, and General Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has accused a ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo of destroying students’ unionism when he held sway as military Head of State in 1978.
Bakare also condemned the conferment of the title, Defender of Democracy, on Obasanjo in 2005 by the student body, saying student unionism has been hijacked by never do wells.

He stated this yesterday, in Abeokuta, Ogun State, at this year’s anniversary of the International Day of Students held at June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto.

Bakare said Obasanjo used brute force to repress students during the famous “Ali Must Go” protest where some students lost their lives.

Delivering a paper titled, Good Governance: Sustainability of Democracy, the Role of Students in the Forthcoming General Election, Bakare traced the history of student unionisn from the colonial days saying the body was dealt a fatal blow in 1978.

He said: “General Obasanjo’s gover…