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JCIN OAU Donates Modernized Well To Agbogbo Community

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On Sunday February 14, 2016, the entire populace of Agbogbo community in Ile-Ife was in a joyous mood as a new modernized well was commissioned in the village. The modernized well which was constructed by Junior Chamber International OAU Chapter was a project that has been on for some months now, the project which was tagged 'BetterLifeWithWater' was finally commissioned on Sunday.

Agbogbo community is a typical example of a rural area which lacks basic amenities (such as electricity, potable water, good road et.c.) for the survival of the villagers. Speaking to OAU Peeps News Agency correspondent, the Vice President (Project) of the organization, Adepoju Adedamola said the water project was executed after due consultation with villagers who told her that portable water tops their priority. She said the project is one of the voluntary projects the organization execute to benefit humanity.

The well was commissioned by two international Vice President of the Youth organisatio…

#ProjectLetGo: OAU Students Set To Reach Out To The Less Privileged

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The organizers of #ProjectLetGo Season 2 are asking a singular question; Why don't you just let go?

Come this Saturday, February 20, 2016, JaniCuts Fashion house, House of TNT, Prendoza, House of Annie Oti and some other organizers will be hosting students of Obafemi Awolowo University at Pit Theartre by 10am in a seminar-donation event which will see many youth leaders speak before the commencement of the exchange at same venue.

Speakers at the event include; Matthew Ojo (Dream Coach, Author, Musician), Igba Joshua (CEO, Neonatar Media), Abimbola Akinsanya (OAP, Convener of Bimbo and Friends), Adegbulugbe Folajimi (CEO, Jo Pizza Company and Chef), Olabode Emmanuel Olawumi (Creative Director, OYA Magazine) and Dumebi Ezar Ehigiator (Child Educator, School Media Speciatlist, Library Consultant and Author).

Participants will be coming for the event for free and are expected to come along with something for the needy – good old clothings, primary and secondary school books and story…

Will You Be My Val Bisi?

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Dear Bisi,

Nothing about you struck me the first day i met you even though meeting you was the only thing i can still remember about our freshers' party. I still remember that day till date, your red shirt with a Mickey Mouse boldly drawn on it. The way you turned me down when i asked you to dance with me wasn't funny at all but sitting there and talking with you the rest of the night was worth more than dancing through the night. I was surprised at how smart you were (beauty and brains rarely existed in a place). As the days rolled by, i could not explain how everything happened, but all i knew was that as the day went by, something changed in the way i saw you. Your smile became more beautiful than usual, i longed more for it. Time went on and i realised that there was a beautiful uneasiness i felt whenever you are around me, my palms became sweaty, my heart beat pretty fast but i always preferred you stayed around. I talked to my best friend and he said it was Love. The oth…

OAUTH Doctors Join Osun Colleagues In Solidarity Strike

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Resident doctors as well as consultants working with the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile Ife will join their  colleagues in the employ of the Osun State Government in solidarity  strike as from next Wednesday.Doctors working with all the local government councils in the state will also join the strike from the same day  and the solidarity strike will end on Friday.The announcement of the solidarity strike by the OAUTH doctors and local government doctors is contained a a communique signed by the Chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association in Osun State, Dr. Suraj Ogunyemi and Secretary, Dr. Adeola Ajibare. A copy of the communique was made available to our correspondent in Osogbo on Friday.The strike will be preceded by a mass rally by all doctors from the Osun State Association of Medical and Dental Officers House to the House of Assembly on Tuesday.The NMA which said this after an emergency general meeting of the association said the solidarity strike became necess…

FG Sacks 13 University Vice Chancellors

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has sacked Vice Chancellors (VC) of 12 Federal Universities that were established by the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.Also affected by the sack is the Vice Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Vincent Tenebe.A statement on Sunday by the Minister of Education, Mr Adamu Adamu, did not give any reason for the sacking of the affected Vice Chancellors but simply said that President Muahammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new Vice Chancellors for the affected universities with effect from February 12, 2016According to the statement, the VC of NOUN, Professor Tenebe, was replaced with Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu of the Department of Mass Communication, Bayero University, Kano, while the substantive VC of the Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State, Professor Mohammed Kundiri, was transferred to the Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State.A former Head, Department of International Relations…