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ACJ OAU Gets New Set Of Leaders

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Mr Olanrewaju Oyedeji (a.k.a Larrysam) has emerged as the newly elected President of the Association of Campus Journalists, Obafemi  Awolowo University Chapter.

The recently held general elections of the Association, which took place at its Fajuyi Hall Secretariat produced LARRYSAM as the winner of the Presidency category - the only category contested by more than a candidate.  LARRYSAM, who is the immediate past Chairman of the Guild of Editors ACJ-OAU defeated his only opponent – Mr Omole Isaac (a.k.a O’ZIK), who is the immediate past Public Relations Officer of the Association, by a margin of fourteen (14) votes.

The elections also produced winners into other Executive positions of the Association.

The Electoral Committee chairman – Mr Akinbode Toluleke, while asserting the freeness and fairness of the elections, congratulated all newly elected members and also saluted the courage of those who lost out.  He also thanked the Electoral Committee members for a job well done.

The full res…

Bloggers, Social Media Experts Condemn Shiite Extremism

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A cross section of security experts and bloggers led by Jude Feranmi under the auspices of Nigerians Unite Against Terrorism at the launch of National awareness campaign against threat to Nigerias sovereignty (#NoToShiiteExtremism) held in Lagos yesterday.

A group, Nigerians Unite Against Terrorism has launched a hash tag #NoToShiiteExtremism to discourage extremism in the country. The National Coordinator of the group, Jude Feranmi, led other members of the group to launch the campaign. The organisation is birthed to ensure that as civilians, there is massive awareness against organised crimes against humanity, to ensure creation of a secured Nigeria that is not at the mercy of criminals and also to forestall every group of person that do not respect the sanctity of life.

Jude Feranmi said Nigerians must unite to defeat any form of extremism in the country, saying that experiences from the Boko Haram sect is a revelation of how extremism breeds violence.

He explained that the launch und…

ACJ OAU: Larrysam, O'zik Head To Poll

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If there are two names that took the Obafemi Awolowo University campus by storm within the last few hours, one is tempted not to go beyond Oyedeji Olanrewaju a.k.a Larrysam and Omole Isaac a.k.a O'zik; these personalities are contesting for the post of the President of the Association of Campus Journalists, OAU.

These two are arguably experienced campus journalists who even write for press outfits outside OAU. Larrysam and O'zik were forced to resign from the offices they occupy some hours before now owning to the set guideline of the Electoral Committee that mandated the resignature of any exco of ACJ with ambition in the poll. However, before this time, Olanrewaju Oyedeji was the Chairman, Guild of Editors, ACJ OAU while Omole Isaac was the Public Relations Officer of ACJ OAU.

Before this time, it will be recalled that the two engaged in a media face-off that almost polarized the campus pen pushers and even attracted criticisms from ordinary students of OAU. Was the face-off m…