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OAU Post-UTME: DE Candidates Surprised With Current Affairs Questions

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By Adetula DavidOver 27,000 candidates cutting across secondary school leavers and Direct Entry students who had applied to Obafemi Awolowo University for admission wrote today’s Post-UTME at various centres in the institution.Many of the Direct Entry (DE) candidates that were tested for the first time via written examination have however expressed surprises with Current Affairs questions they were tested on. Many of them before now thought they would be tested on subjects relating to their field of study but that was not the case. One of the DE candidates who spoke with OAU Peeps News Agency on the condition of anonymity lamented that he was caught unaware as he was not prepared for what he met. “I was not expecting Current Affairs questions. I was shocked when I saw questions on government, politics and the rest. As a DE student seeking admission into the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, I was prepared to answer questions from Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics …

OAU Post-UTME Examination Holds Today

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The Entire OAU Peeps News Agency hereby wishes every aspirant, both UTME and Direct Entry, writing the Obafemi Awolowo University’s Post UTME and Screening Examination respectively a good success. We Say All the Best

Your Body Selects Too: Know Your Allergies - Pope Jay

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Three hundred years ago in certain parts of Africa, if a man had a rash or a serious cough, it would have been thought to most likely be a spiritual attack. A hundred years ago, it would most likely be thought to be an infection and perhaps maybe still a spiritual attack. However, in the present day; a continuous sneeze, persistent itching and a whole lot of other illnesses can now be traced to a wide range of causes; from a simple bacterial infection to a complex and maybe untreatable viral infection to a whole lot of others causes. However, a vast majority of these simple illnesses can now be traced to a simple negative reaction by the body to something it does not like, simply called an Allergy. An Allergy is a hypersensitivity reaction by the body to foreign substances that in similar amounts and circumstances may not affect other people and the substance that causes the allergic reaction is simply referred to as Allergen and an allergen may be a number of things; dust, fur, a par…

OAU Post-UTME Candidates Embark On Last Minute 'Crashing'

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By AkinolaKehindeThe Obafemi Awolowo University is a hive of activities as scores of prospective students have arrived on campus in preparation for the upcoming Post UTME screening exercise which has been scheduled to take place tomorrow Saturday 8th August.Being on the eve of D-Day, all halls of residence, academics and reading rooms are full of tenacious students girding up their loins to become successful in their examination.Many of them whose places of residence are far from, or who came from distant states, have already arrived campus a week or two to the screening day, burning the midnight oil and making all necessary efforts to achieve their best in the screening test. This many undergraduates refer to as 'crashing'. The question that has however continually come up is that; how far with today's crashing influence the candidate's performance tomorrow?With referenace to the success of the students, various tutorial classes were established all in the hope of bri…

Gani Fawehinmi Annual Scholarship Awards 2015

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This is to inform Great Ife students and students from other tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics and colleges of education) in Nigeria that application for the 2015 edition of Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Awards has commenced.The award is for 20 (twenty) students, each of whom will receive One hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000) making a total sum of Two Million Naira (N2,000,000.00).Criteria for Award
(1) Applicants must be poor and indigent.(2) Applicants must be registered students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria i.e Universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.(3) Applicants must have good academic performanceMode of Application
(A) Each applicant shall submit an application letter, not more than two (2) pages. The letter must include the name of the candidate, course and year of study, state of origin and why the candidate believes that he or she should be given the award.(B) The application letter must be accompanied by:(i)A photocopy of the candidates curr…

Word War II Looms In OAU As Halls Debate

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The Reflector Team under the auspices of Association of Campus Journalists presents Word War II coming up this weekend Saturday, 8th August, 2015.The inter hall debate will be happening live at Awolowo Cafe by 10:59am.FixturesAwolowo Hall vs Mozambique HallMoremi Hall vs Angola HallETF Hall vs Alumni HallAkintola Hall vs Fajuyi Hall

Breaking News: Ibiyemi Dumps Eligibility Suit Against Hon. Seun

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At last, there is a light in the tunnel!

One of the aspirants to the position of the Obafemi Awolowo University Students' Union and the first runner-up in the last Union elections, Awotiwon Ibiyemi who filed a suit challenging the eligibility of the elected Secretary General, Oketooto Oluwaseun a.k.a Hon. Seun has finally dumped the case thereby acknowledging him as the Secretary General.

With this, all issues surrounding the matter has been resolved. Hon. Seun remains the valid Secretary General.

Details later...

Oprah Sacks CSO, Appoints Seyi As Acting CSO

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By Toblan Spice

The acting President, Opeyemi Oladunjoye a.k.a OPRAH has appointed an acting CSO to oversee Students' Security issues on campus following her sack of the former CSO.

The new acting CSO, Seyi disposes the former acting CSO, Micheal. Seyi, a student of accounting takes the mantle for the short period. He is expected to coordinate the team met on ground and also uphold principles of fundamental human right of the students in the discharge of his duties.

Acting President, Oprah stated that the Security of lives and property is very important. She promised that law and order will be maintained on campus.

Oprah also gave reasons for nominating a new acting CSO as she told our correspondent that the former CSO, Micheal never accorded her office due respect as Vice President.

"I was once bounced out of a moderation by Micheal who said it is only TY that can witness their moderation." She stated.

Doubts therefore arises as to if Micheal can respect the acting Pre…

OAUTH Hosts NISONMG, Results Of Games

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By Ipoola Ayodeji & DurodolaAbiola
The 5th Nigerian Schools of Nursing and Midwifery Games (NISONMG) 2015 has  continued to live up to expectations as participating schools continue to put their best to achieve greatly in the competition. This edition of the competition features only Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in the South Western Nigeria. The  Games kick started on 3rd of August with the registration of participating schools and a Gala night.

Result of matches  ‎‎
Volley ball (Male)
SON OAUTH 2 vs BSON Saki 3Volleyball (Female) 
SON, Eleyele 3 vs SOM, Akure 2Football (Male)‎
SON, OAUTH 3 vs BSON, Saki 0Football (Female)‎
OAUTH 1 vs BSON, Saki 0These results mean BSON, Saki will face LUTH in the semi-finals of the male volleyball after sending OAUTH out of the competition. Meanwhile in the female category, SON, Eleyele will now face SON, Ado Ekiti, while OAUTHC will be slugging it out with LUTH in the other semi-finals.The games continue tomorrow as tennis matches will be pl…

Enter Kola Badmus Celebrate Africa Instagram Challenge

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The idea of the #KolaBadmus #CelebrateAfrica campaign is to generate interest among OAU students about African achievements in terms of fashion, sports, entertainment et cetera. It is also aimed at publicising the brand among the students.The #CelebrateAfrica Video Challenge is a short video competition via the Kola BADMUS Instagram handle.The idea is to get people to send in videos of themselves in which they could be doing something funny, witty, smart, creative, and musical or anything they like. All they have to say at the beginning of the video is “I Celebrate Africa with Kola Badmus”.These videos on Instagram and have to be tagged with #celebrateafrica and posted at the kola badmus instagram handle:@kolabadmus.The video is then reposted by the kola badmus handle, the video that garners the highest likes wins the competition.The Competition is scheduled to run from 7th - 21st August, 2015.
*The Winner would receive a Kola Badmus Custom-Made Limited Edition Wristwatch worth #20,000…

Life On Campus With Mizdee- Privacy

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By Dosunmu Deborah
The first time I browsed my e portal page during the sessional break and saw the then annoying clause, 'congratulations! You've been allocated a bed space in Alumni Hall,' it was appalling. I could not believe my eyes, so I came up with an excuse of false hope: I will be reallocated to another hall. I never dreamt of being allocated a bed space in alumni hall. I don't think I need to tell you my preference.
The decision to move to Alumni took me a month. In that month of indecision, my friends and I went to 'inspect' the hall. The beauty that heralds this hall is just the parking lot...and well, the common room. It is important that I take cognisance of my environment. The first thing I noticed on the walls of block 1 was...
" Avoid squatting.
       Enjoy your privacy."


Let's omit 'squatting'. The word that aroused my curiosity was 'privacy'. In Alumni?, seriously?, I wondered within me. Don't forget the fact…

Obasanjo: Okonjo Iweala Derailed Under Jonathan

Ex-President speaks on Jonathan, IBB, Halliburton, others
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo hasgiven an insight into why former
Ministerof Finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was less effective under
the immediate past administration of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan.
Dr. Okonjo-Iweala’s tenure has turned out to be highly controversial, with the
former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Charles Soludo accusing
her of running the economy aground. Besides, Edo State Governor Adams
Oshiomhole insists the former Coordinating Minister for the Economy
should explain how $1.2billion Excess
Crude Account cash was spent.
Dr. Okonjo-Iweala maintains that she did her best.
Obasanjo, in an interview with the online publication “Premium Times”
in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, spoke
on some of the key decisions he took while in office, his relationship with some
key political figures, his book My Watch and the Halliburton bribery
scandal. He said Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala performed better under him because
he…

Tech Talk With Dammy - How To Save A Wet Phone

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ByDamilolaOlarinre
You're walking in your area on a cold evening after a downpour. You're reading the message from your friend while walking, you know you shouldn't but the gist was just too good to wait till you get home. All of a sudden, you slip and fall into a puddle and after you finally gather yourself, you find your precious phone sitting at the bottom of the puddle. The glow of the screen catches your eyes from the water as your heart bleeds for your precious phone. Now many of us have experienced something related to or different from this scenario, but it all ends with your phone sitting in water and you confused as to what to do. Well, it's time to know what to do and what not to do if your phone falls in water. The first and probably most obvious thing to do is to remove the phone from as soon as possible. Well are you still wondering why? It's quite simple actually. The longer the phone spends in water, the lesser its chances of survival. Next, you ha…

Arsenal Clinches Community Shield

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By Fatoyinbo Gafar
Arsenal FC brushed Chelsea aside to win the season curtain raiser in a match that was viewed by over 45000 spectators come football fans across the globe . It was an opportunity for either of the teams to clinch the first silverware of the tournament before the new campaign starts .Arsenal found the back of the net  in the 24th minute of the first half thanks to Alex Oxlade - Chamberlain's goal in which the Jose Mourinho's led Chelsea could not mount substantial pressure on Peter Cech's manned goal post . The first half scoreline was put at 1- 0 in favour of Arsene  Wenger's side with a goalless draw in the second half . The win left Chelsea fans quite surprised as Arsenal had a customary losing tradition to Jose Mourinho. The Arsenal coach was quick to express his satisfaction over the teams performance in the match in what he described as a commendable victory. The English premier league 2015/2016 season starts on Saturday, 8th August 2015.

OAU Smartbrains Kicks Off Post-UTME Preview

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The Entire Management of OAU Smartbrains Educational Consult hereby invites all prospective Post-UTME students for a 5-day loaded revision class. The classes would begin today (03/08/2015) by 10am for the morning session and 4pm for the evening session at the Faculty of Social Sciences Basement.The Tutorial goes for an affordable sum of N500 for the entire week and strategic and cogent advice about the exam would also be given to candidates. Comfortable accommodation arrangements too are available for candidates coming from distant areas at an affordable price. Your entry into the great Ife might not be as hard as you think! For More Information, contact
Keji: 08165359655
Ify:  08093459095

OAU Students Rubbish TY's Agitated Trip To New York

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The President of the Obafemi Awolowo University Students' Union, Omotayo Akande a.k.a TY has come under fire following his notification of the legislative arm of the Union, the Students' Representative Council on Wednesday of his intention to honour a supposed invitation to the New York, USA for a campus conference for students.


Some students have however drawn the SU President's attention to one of his paragraphs during his inauguration speech where he promised not to see his position as an avenue to get fame.

"It is indeed a life time opportunity to register a legacy and make mark of indelible impact. The orientation of leadership that we carry is that of service and not privilege, that of responsibility and not opportunity, that of learning and not looting, that of conscientisation and not connections. Unfortunately, this generation sees leadership as a privilege to harness, acquire, and accrue ephemeral wealth and fame. In our time we see it as a God-given privil…