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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 ( 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…

Important Notice To All Predites & JAMBites

As the predegree students of OAU prepare to resume back for the continuation of the first contact of the current session, many 2015 UTME candidates(JAMBites) and even some of these predites are still basking in the euphoria of Christmas and new year celebrations.
This is to remind you all that the sales of the 2015 JAMB UTME form would end on Thursday, January 15, 2015, while the website for registration closes Monday January 19, 2015.

All intending candidates for this examination that are yet to register are advised to do so asap to avoid story that touches.
Candidates that have registered already but wishing to change their choices of university or choice of course are urged to do so on or before the close of the registration or stand the risk of paying to do that after the examination.

We wish you all happy preparation as we expect you to join us on campus next year!

Please do not forget to share this post with other peeps.

As We Begin Year 2015!

We, at OAU Peeps News Agency want to appreciate the all sufficient God for the successful completion year 2014.
The vision of this project was obvious to us sometimes early last year and God being our source of power and inspiration, the distinctive News Agency came online on July 21, 2014 with the domain
Jumping from a one-man thing, the Agency now has up to 11 pioneer professional members who are not mediocres in the field of journalism with which we were able to register with the school authority via the Association of Campus Journalists, OAU.

Without ever-tatan Great Ife students, our testimonies for the year 2014 can NEVER be complete. These ones have been our primary audience. With just less than 6 months online, Great Ife community members have visited our website more than 450,000 times. This amounts to an average of 2500 daily pageviews. This is absolutely tremedous for a new magazine like ours. All this would have not been possible without you!

 We have con…

BREAKING: President Jonathan Bows To OAU Students' Union Threat

For many that believe that many Nigerian leaders hardly listen and yield to the cry and pleas of their people without a tone of war may be right afterall.
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has finally succumb to the threat of the Students' Union of Obafemi Awolowo University to work against him if he refuses to take action on the increased school fees of the school and other bothering matters affecting tertiary institutions across the nation. The willingnes and readiness of President Jonathan to ensure an immediate action is taken on the requests of Ife students was revealed today by the Presidency.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Youth & Student Matters said this via his twitter page some fews hours ago that the president has directed the Minister of Education to meet with Chairmen Governing Councils and Vice Chancellors of Universities on student welfare.

He further noted that the direction was in reference to Obafemi Awolowo University's school fees and …

Meet Oluremi Sonaiya; Former OAU Lecturer & Sole Female Presidential Candidate

In the forthcoming 2015 presidential election in Nigeria, only one female candidate will be contesting for the presidency, according to the list of presidential candidates released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Prof. Comfort Oluremi Sonaiya, a former lecturer at the Department of Foreign Languages at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, is the only candidate representing the female gender among the male-dominated candidates. Sonaiya will be contesting under the umbrella of KOWA party, alongside running mate, Saidu Bobboi.

In 2008, she was named an International Ambassador Scientist of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and until recently, Sonaiya was the National Public Relations Officer of KOWA Party.

KOWA was registered as a political party on July 16, 2009, by a group of Nigerian Civil Society, activists, professionals and technocrats.

The KOWA party claims to be different from other political parties. Its website says: “We are mostly p…

OAU Students Slam Union Officers Over Threat Against Jonathan's Re-election

The press statement issued earlier today by the Obafemi Awolowo University Students' Union has been greeted with various criticisms by students of the institution.
The SU President, Mr Ibikunle Isaac and the SU Public Relations Officer, Mr Bamidele Oludare had told journalists that students of OAU are ready to work against the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan if he fails to accede to their demands with utmost urgency. Reacting to this development, a student activist in the school, Comrade Olubanji Oluwole a.k.a Engels has described the threat from the Union officers as a deviation from scientific struggle as opposed to speculative struggle.
Comrade Engels argued that the President of the Students' Union cannot speak on behalf of the entire OAU students on such a critical issue without consulting the students first as that amounts to a deviation from the democratic tenants of Great Ife Students' Union. ''The President and PRO probably woke up one day to co…

OAU Students Threaten To Work Against Jonathan's Re-election

Students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, have appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to fulfill the promise he made to them on reduction in the fees charged by the management of the university or be ready to lose the February 2015 presidential election.
The Student Union President, Mr. Isaac Ibikunle, and the Secretary, Mr. Oludare Bamidele, said this in a statement made available to our correspondent in Osogbo on Monday.

The president had held a brief meeting with the student union leaders when he visited the OAU to attend a political meeting organised by some Yoruba leaders on the campus.
Ibikunle had told our correspondent that the President promised to act fast on the demands of the students for reduction in the fees charged by the management of the university.

He noted that some students from poor background had dropped out of school because of the exorbitant fees being charged by higher institutions.

The student stated that crime would continue to …