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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

Okorocha Picks Imo APC Governorship Ticket After Losing Presidential

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has picked the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in absentia as he was still in Lagos for the party’s National Convention which ended on Thursday evening.

Okorocha’s emergence as the party’s governorship flag bearer in the state came barely few hours after coming fourth in the just concluded APC presidential primary elections at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.

During the Owerri event, which took place at the Imo International Conference Centre, the Commissioner for Lands and Urban Planning, Uche Nwosu, who was secretly adopted as the APC governorship candidate by the party’s delegates, announced his withdrawal from the race.

Speaking before the ratification of the Governor’s candidature, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Mr. John Alamba, said that the party had the power to substitute any candidate that withdraws from the race.
Nwosu, in his brief speech said that his withdrawal from the race was based on pe…

OAU Graduates 127 First Class Holders

No fewer than 9,094 first degree students of Obafemi Awolowo University will be graduated tomorrow.
Addressing a press conference as part of programmes to mark the institution’s  40th convocation ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of OAU, Professor Bamitale Omole hinted that “the Senate of the university has approved the graduation of 9,094 first degree graduates drawn from 13 faculties in the institution.”

According to him, “the breakdown include “127 students, who made first class honours, 2,360 and 4,256 students with second class upper and lower divisions respectively, while 1,232 made third class, just as 123 would graduate with ordinary pass.”
Professor Omole reacting to the performance, represented by the chairman of ceremonial committee, Prof. Titi Kuku, announced automatic scholarship for first class graduating students in the institution, adding that some of them may be given jobs at their respective faculties as graduate assistants.

OAU CDL Spam Expredites With Online Degree Programme Admission Offers

The Centre for Distance Learning, Obafemi Awolowo University has created a short-lived happiness for some students seeking admission into the prestigious citadel, especially those that are yet to be admitted and were part of the 2013/2014 predegree academic session.
In similar messages sent to many of them reads

"Congrats! You have been offered admission into B.Sc. Accounting at OAU. Login to Username: Your Pre-Degree No, Password..." These students were very excited when they got the message on the phone thinking it is the long awaited normal admission to resume the 2014/2015 academic session in Ife. They later got to understand it is admission to undertake the newly introduced online degree programme after explanation by colleagues and friends.

 Many of them have since showed their displeasure at what they regard as Spam messages as they only took advantage of their contact with the school to send them the promotional message. One Wale said …

Nigerian Communications Commission Essay Competition

Essay Competition - Broadband: A Catalyst for National Development
The Nigerian Communications Commission hereby announces an essay competition, open to all undergraduates enrolled in all tertiary institutions within Nigeria. Please download and fill the Registration Form and Undertaking.

Details are as below.

Essay Topic: Broadband: A Catalyst for National Development

Objectives Of The Competition

Increase awareness on the subject matter.
Engage and enhance research skills.
Encourage academic competition and excellence.
Build the capacity of undergraduates


Undergrauduates will write not more than 1000 words and not less than 500 words on the essay topic.
Only first 500 entries representing undergraduates from tertiary academic institutions across the country.
Winning essays will be selected based on Content, Grammar and Style.
The winning essays will be announced by the First Quarter 2014.
All entries must be sent on or before December 16th, 2013.
Participants are expected …

OAU SU PRO, Bamidele Pleads With Critics As 2014 Fades

With just 23 days to the end of year 2014, Comrade Bamidele Oludare, the Public Relations Officer of Great Ife Students' Union has come out publicly to seek for the understanding of his critics. Below is the recent Release from him:

From the depth of my heart and in full consciousness of my thought and action I write this. I implore my die hard critics to read and think twice before disagreeing with me on this for this is a real reflection of the person called BAMIDELE OLUDARE J. Fraternal greetings to the generality of Great IFE students and members of the Great IFE community. It is important that I begin with appreciation of all who have always provided the unflinching support needed to perform my duties as the Public Relations Officer of our prestigious Union. Without dissipating words on irrelevances or the irrecoverable past, permit me to pick issues from the most recent happening on the University campus: the issue of cultist inva…

Ibikunle, Olori Agree To A Cease Fire Following ASUU's Intervention

The rift between the Students Uniion President, Ibikunle Isaac Motunrayo and the Vice President of the Students Union, Funmilola Oladejo a.k.a Olori may have ended following the intervention of the national chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU).
ASUU waded into the crisis and effected a meeting between the two major parties involved and they both tendered their grievances. After a whole lot of discussion, a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) was signed by Ibikunle and Olori. Below were the resolutions jointly agreed to by them:
Immediate ceasefire on physical assault and media attack was reached by all present.The process for the reinstatement of all suspended students should begin immediately. All detained students and others should be released with an undertaking that nothing must happen to the opposition within and outside OAU campus.A student congress should be called by the Union leadership between the first and second week of  second semester (Rain semester), a…

INEC Recruiting Ad-Hoc Staff For 2015 General Elections

INEC Recruiting Ad-Hoc Staffs For 2015 General Elections
DEADLINE: 11th December, 2014

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to revalidate and upgrade its Ad-Hoc Staff Recruitment Databank in preparation for the forth-coming 2015 General Elections. The positions identified and the respective job descriptions are State Constituency Returning Officers, Senatorial District Constituency Returning Officers, Federal Constituency Returning Officers, State Assembly Constituency Returning Officers, Collation Officers, Supervisory Presiding Officers, Presiding Officers, Assistant Presiding Officers.

ELIGIBILITYOutlined below are the various positions available and their requirements, Please make sure you read the instructions below before you begin your registration.
STATE CONSTITUENCY RETURNING OFFICERRequirement: Must be a Serving Vice Chancellor of any University or Retired Justice/Judge of Federal High Court. SENATORIAL/NAT…