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Punishment Made Easy - A Poem By Tuyitola

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By Adetuyi Adetola


From the North-West in mascara
Mr President comes afresh
Calling for renewed trust

Thrusting away his hand
Chanting and shouting
Sai Nigeria

He doles out his promises
To an unbelieving frigid crowd
The press gladly observe

He then descends the podium
Here comes the first wave of stones
And a rain of abuses

A real man in a king's robe
He waves despite the repulse
Showing the greatest of love.

See Adorable Photo Of Emir Lamido Sanusi's Family

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I could not just take my eyes off this lovely and cute picture of the embattled former Central Bank of Nigeria governor and the Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi and his family. Take a look at it.


2015 Dream Seminar v1.2: Break The Box

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The Dream Seminar is a seminar with the vision to guide young minds to become their dreams and accomplish their God-given purpose in life.This edition of dream seminar is tagged: Break The Box. We aim to modify the traditional saying that posits that "to be extraordinary, you have to think outside the box". We propose that d box be broken and that the mind should be allowed to soar.
Home to this edition would be Oduduwa Hall with a capacity of 1,000 people on the 14th of March, 2015 by 10am.The event would be streamed live and would feature two major Speakers: Rev. Fr Victor Ogunyemi who is the Founder of Inspire Youth Network Nigeria and Dr. Ijadunola. The program promises to be amazing as it is packed with mouth watering activities and presentations.

Box-Perience which would feature young people who have embarked on the journey of breaking their boxes and exhibit the challenges that they faced in their quest. EXPRESSION segment which would portray creativity which emanate…

2014/2015 Nigerian Agip Oil Company Tertiary Scholarship Scheme

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OVERVIEW
The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) Joint Venture in pursuance of its corporate Social Responsibility invites suitably qualified applicants for its 2014/2015 Session Tertiary Scholarship Scheme, effective February 9 to March 9, 2015.

Category of Awards
Host Communities Merit Award – For applicants strictly from NAOC Host Communities
National Merit Award – For applicants from Non-Host communities

REQUIREMENTS/ELIGIBILITY
To qualify for consideration, applicants MUST be:

Registered Full TIME undergraduates in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
Certified 100 level students at the time of application

NOTE: The following categories of students should not apply:
200 level students and above
Current beneficiaries of similar Awards from other Companies and Agencies
Dependants of naoc/nae/aenr

Only Indigenes of naoc Host Communities in Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Imo States SHOULD apply for the Host Communities Merit Award.
Only applicants studying Engineering, Geology and Geoscienc…

Bridges: Ojogbon Weeps Again, Accuses Engels & Others Of Attempted Destruction

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The Welfare Officer of the Obafemi Awolowo University Students' Union, Ajewole Martins O. a.k.a Ojogbon has once again wept! Sometimes last semester, shortly after resumption from the fee hike struggle break, Ojogbon wept over some disturbing issues to him. Click here to read that report.
Below is the Press Statement from him:

For those who can recall, Ojogbon wept “1” was released on October 31, 2014 as a result of happenings on campus then and I named it “1” knowing fully well that there are some specialists in defamation of character, reactionaries, nihilists, cynics and noise-makers that will not allow sleeping dogs to lie. Here is Ojogbon wept “2” to clear the air that has been polluted with lies by our self-made comrades. My weeping this time is because of common sense that is becoming uncommon in our society, because of the people that cover themselves with garment of intellectualism without the cap of rationalism.

On the construction of the bridges that link Fajuyi to Akin…

JAMB 2015: 7,792 Candidates Apply To Study Medicine & Surgery In OAU

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JAMB final statistics of candidates that applied to Obafemi Awolowo University to study various courses are out!

Check below the number of candidates that chose a course. If you are unable to view the picture correctly, comment to request for the number and we will respond.








Ivory Coast Are 2015 AFCON Champions

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With both sides battling to a stalemate in the final, spot kicks were needed to decide the clash and Black Stars goalkeeper Brimah saw his decisive effort saved
Cote d'Ivoire goalkeeper Boubacar Barry was the hero for his side as they defeated Ghana 9-8 in a dramatic penalty shootout following a goalless 120 minutes in the Africa Cup of Nations final.

Barry - who appeared to be struck down by cramp on two occasions during the shootout - was only selected because Sylvain Gbohouo picked up an injury in Cote d'Ivoire's semi-final.

He saved the spot-kick of opposite number Brimah Razak, before stepping up himself to convert the winning kick as the Ivorians lifted the trophy for the second time.

Cote d'Ivoire's only previous triumph in this tournament also came against the Black Stars, courtesy of an epic 11-10 shootout success in Senegal in 1992, and history was to repeat itself at the Estadio de Bata on Sunday.

It was also a repeat success for their coach Herve Renard…

Press Release: Welfare Report For The Month Of January, 2015

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CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Office of the Welfare Officer
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Date: 7th February, 2015.
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WELFARE REPORT FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 2015.
“Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men”
Mahatma Gandhi

The ever active and vigilant members of the welfare arm of Great Ife students’ union have been and are still on the move as regards the wellbeing of every student and in this context, we are obliged to bring you reports on the improvement in every sphere as well as any new development that has occurred or is yet to take place.

WATER SUPPLY The usual challenge associated with supply of water on OAU campus has been corrected to a reasonable extent. The reason for this correction the lack of water supply that was experienced on the 25th of January, 2015 which was as a result of power outage experienced in the early hours of the same day which caught the…

OAU Wins Bamidele Aturu’s Inaugural Debate Competition

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The Academic Unit of the Students' Union of the Obafemi Awolowo University on Saturday 7th February held the maiden edition of the Bamidele Aturu’s Inaugural Debate in celebration of the life and times of the great icon.
The Program which was supposed to start around 10am did not start until around 11:30am with opening prayer from one of the students. The Opening speech which was given by Barrister Femi Aborisade whom was later given an honorary professorship by the students of OAU was based on the exemplary life and values of the late Barrister Dele Aturu. Barr. Aborisade then spoke on the forthcoming elections describing the candidates of the two most prominent political parties as calamities.

The Debate kicked off proper with the Chief Speaker of the Federal College of Education, Abeokuta taking the podium first. The Debate however seemed to get hotter with every speaker giving the Judges a hard time making their decisions. The Debaters of the Obafemi Awolowo University however…

Full Text Of Professor Jega’s Statement On Election Postponement

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Ladies and Gentlemen,

We invited you here today to make known the position of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the timetable for the 2015 general elections. Let me state from the outset that the Commission’s position was reached after carefully weighing the suggestions from briefings held with different stakeholders in the electoral process.
The conduct of elections in a country like Nigeria is invariably a collective venture that involves not just the Election Management Body (EMB), but also a diverse range of stakeholders, notably security agencies, political parties and their candidates, voters, as well as interest groups, such as the civil society organizations and the media. To guarantee successful conduct of elections, there are things that are wholly the responsibility of the EMB. But there are other things critical for the success of elections, which fall outside the control of the EMB.

In other words, while INEC must work hard to perfect its systems and…

Pastor Poju Oyemade Ties The Knot

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Pastor Poju Oyemade of the Covenant Christian Centre tied the knot with his beau, Toyin Fajusigbe on Saturday 7th February in Lagos. The wedding which was officiated by the Bishop David Oyedepo of Winners chapel was well attended by many popular faces.



We wish them a happy married life!!!