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OAU Staff sets to Resume

By Pelumi Hassan 
Prior to the directives of FG, on the 15th of October, 2020, OAU Staff sets to resume for work on Monday. The Federal Government directed civil servants who have not been working since March because of the COVID-19 pandemic to return to work on Monday, 19th October 2020.  This was disclosed by Boss Mustapha; the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Sanni Aiyu; the National Coordinator at a press briefing of the task force on Thursday ,15th October 2020. However, the resumption of the OAU staff was disseminated through a press release from the Office of the Registrar. All staff are advised to comply with the advisory on COVID-19 prevention. While there is still no news on the resumption of students, they are advised to stay safe and protest peacefully. Stay safe. Na person wey dey alive dey go school.  #EndSwat #Endsars

Breaking News: Ojo Bright Admits Impeachment, Apologizes To Ondo Students

The impeached President of the National Association of Ondo State Students, Obafemi Awolowo University chapter, Ojo Bright I. has apologized for his misconduct which led to his impeachment.Details later...

My Suspension And Reinstatement – Omotayo Akande

As I recuperate from the ordeal of my suspension, it is incumbent to keep the generality of Great Ife students and the Nigerian students, who stood fervently and offered all forms of support, informed of recent development as regards our reinstatement and the state of our union.

My suspension, a parody of justice and fairness, is a development which consistently keeps me perturbed of what the future holds for our dear country and the institutions which should inculcate the value of patriotism, spirit of social responsibility and virtue of political consciousness but have decided to breed men who are coerced to strictly adhere to the status quo even in the face of high moral and institutional decadence.
I’m more curious of this institutional and social decadence than my suspension, as the suspension itself is one of the by-products of oppression and instrumentalities used to silence any voice of progressiveness and activism.

Sequel to numerous interventions and appeal…

Junior Chamber International OAU Begins Recruitment

The Junior Chamber International OAU has started its recruitment process for this quarter thereby calling on interested Undergraduates of Obafemi Awolowo University who wish to join the organization to apply."Be a member of an organization that invests in lives."Join the band of young under 40s that believe that service to humanity is the best work of life."Be part of the these OAU undergraduates that are better cos they connect, motivate, invest, collaborate and impact."Be part of JCI OAU today and become an active citizen of your society. "Show your interest by filling the form in the link below."You can visit the JCI Secretariat: Fajuyi hall, block 5, topmost floor.
Or better stilll, call Tolu: 07063704281, 08153393211".Recently, JCI OAU donated a modernized well to Agbogbo community out of her strides to make the world a better place.

OAU Staff Unions Protest Selection Process For New VC

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun State and the staff unions are at loggerheads over the selection of a candidate for the position of the Vice Chancellor of the institution.

Staging a protest in the university campus, members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) in OAU called on President Muhammadu Buhari to dissolve the school’s governing council.

Speaking to newsmen, the Chairman of SSANU, Ademola Oketunde, alleged that the selection process of a new Vice Chancellor to replace Professor Bamitale Omole, whose five-year tenure would end by June 2015, was not transparent and fair.

Passing a vote of no confidence on OAU’s governing council, the spokesman of the union appealed that the council be dissolved and another panel set up for due process to prevail.

In their reaction, the Public Relations Officer of OAU, Ile-Ife, Abiodun Olanrewaju, who spoke for the Vice Ch…

OAU, UI, UNILAG, CU Battle For NiRA Award

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), University of Ibadan (UI), University of Lagos (UNILAG) and eight other universities are in contest for the .NG domain awards slated for April 2, 2016.

The awards, which is to be hosted by Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), are in celebration of the organisation’s 10th year anniversary and for promoting the .ng brand.

NiRA, founded on March 28, 2006, is charged with the management of Nigeria’s country code Top Level Domain Name (ccTLD), dot ng (.ng).

NiRA is the registry for .ng internet domain names, and maintains the database of names registered in the .ng country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) name space in the interest of Nigerians and the global Internet community.

The .ng web award and gala night, which aims to recognize the excellent achievements of members, stakeholders of the NiRA and the general public, who have contributed towards building a sustainable economy using technology relevant to the DNS Industry.

The award ceremony…

Part 2 Law Students Protest Inability To Register Course

Part two students of the faculty of law, Obafemi Awolowo University yesterday displayed frustration as they have not been able to register for one of their courses; Islamic Law since the beginning of this semester.

JPL 204 is a law restricted elective which is available for part two students. It was a sandwich of anger and frustration when hordes of law part two students just after their Law of Contract examination at about noon yesterday, marched down to the computer centre to express their botheration and dissatisfaction as the inability to register for the course since the beginning of the semester continues even as the session winds up in about a week time.

According to their class governor, Adeniyi Falade, several efforts have been made to ensure that the problem is resolved but all to no avail. In an interview with him, he stated that letters have been written to appropriate quarters in respect of the challenge. He further stated that the officials at the computer center had a…

NWAG Scholarships For Female Undergraduate Nigerian Students 2016

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: NWAG
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
Every year, the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) awards scholarships to female Nigerian undergraduate students in Nigerian universities.

These NWAG scholarships are offered one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in the amount of fifty thousand Naira per applicant.

Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG)

All applicants must be Nigerian females.

All applicants must be undergraduate students of a recognized Nigerian University.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria

Participating Institutions
Any recognized Nigerian University / Institution of higher learning

Fields of study
All courses offered by the participating institution / school

Number of awards
Thirty-seven (37) scholarships - one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)

Sponsorship duration
Awards are one-time schola…

Ondo Students Set For Elections Following President's Sack

Ondo state students in Obafemi Awolowo University under the auspices of the National Association of Ondo State Students, NAOSS will once again go to the polls soon following the impeachment of her president, Ojo Bright I. few minutes to his tenure end on issues bordering on gross misconduct, abuse of office and allegations of fund embezzlement.In a Press Statement by the Electoral Commission, the sale of nomination forms to various offices has commenced."The Electoral Commission wishes to inform all members of the association that the ban has been lifted for electioneering process for the year 2015/2016 academic session."The election process is as scheduled below: Collection of forms starts: Tuesday 22/03/2016. Congress: Saturday, 26/03/2016. Time - 6pm, Venue - SSLTManifestoes: Sunday, 27/03/2016. Time- 5pm, Venue: SSLTVoting: Monday, 28/03/2016. Venue - Anglomoz carpark     Prices of forms for various offices goes thus:(1) PRESIDENT - N1,500           

JAMB 2016 Direct Entry Registration Portal Enabled

This is to inform the public and interested candidates that the 2016 Direct Entry e-Registration portal is now open ror registration.Method Of Application: Interested candidates are to obtain the Direct Entry e-registration scratch card from any of the following places; Zenith Bank, Skye Bank, Union Bank, First Bank and NIPOST at the cost of N5,000 (Five thousand naira) only.The registration can only be done in accredited JAMB CBT Registration Centres. To view the list of accredited centres, visit Deadline: No deadline has been announced.

FG Declares March 25 & 28 As Public Holidays To Mark Easter

The Federal Government has declared Friday, March 25 and Monday, March 28 as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter celebrations respectively.The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration in a statement issued by the acting Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido on Tuesday in Abuja.The minister urged Christians and Nigerians in general to support and join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari in his sustained efforts to build a peaceful, united and virile nation. He further urged Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for peace and unity across the nation.While wishing Nigerians and Christians the world over happy celebrations, Dambazau also reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to the change agenda in the country.The management of Obafemi Awolowo University has earlier announced in view of the envisaged public holidays that examinations earlier scheduled for March 25 and 28 have been shifted to April 1 and…

OAU SU Leaders Get Reduced Suspension Period

The suspended union leaders of Obafemi Awolowo University have been told to resume after this session following several external interventions in the matter.The SU President, Akande Omotayo a.k.a TY, Secretary
General, Oketooto Oluwaseun a.k.a Hon. Seun and Ojedokun Emmanuel a.k.a Immanuel Kant faced an inquiry panel set up by the university authority looked into and investigated the alleged disruption of Prof. Y. K. Yusuf's class late last year and were later suspended for 6, 4 and 4  semesters each respectively on January 8, 2016. Following their written appeal to the university management and letters of apology especially to Prof.Y.K Yusuf as well as the intervention of the Academic Staff Union of Universities Universities (ASUU) OAU branch, national body and the south west zone of National Association of Nigerian students (NANS) and that of His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, the Vice Chancellor reviewed their punishment and have decided to commi…

Application For 2015/2016 Final Year Accommodation Begins Tuesday


Application will commence on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 8.00pm, OAU Management has announced.

How Ojo Bright Was Impeached As NAOSS OAU President

The Congress of Ondo state students that held on Sunday at Social Sciences LT 2 has impeached the President of its association – National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS), Obafemi Awolowo University chapter on issues bordering on gross misconduct, abuse of office and allegations of money embezzlement.

In a congress monitored by our correspondents which lasted over six (6) hours with members of the association constantly expressing their displeasure and disappointment at the conduct of the Executive Council especially the president, the president used foul languages at members and acted unquestionable until the last minutes of his ‘reign’ when he began to realize the impending loom.

Ojo Bright Idemudia, a part 4 student of the department of psychology emerged as the president of Ondo state students unopposed in April 2015 after elections into the Executive Council of the association. He contested for this position after he gallantly lost a bid to become the President of the …

No Action From Us Today In OAU Until After University Meeting - NANS

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has said her members will not begin any action as promised today in Obafemi Awolowo University until the end of the University stakeholders' meeting billed for 11am.

Confirming the development to OAU Peeps News Agency this morning, Comrade Okikiola Ogunsola, the NANS Zone D Coordinator said the new development was necessary as ASUU, NASU and other Unions have continued to put call across to them requesting that they wait for the outcome of today's meeting.

"The new development of things now, we have been receiving several calls both from ASUU, NASU and other stakeholders from that campus advising our people that we should not come that they are going to have a meeting with the management this morning by 11am that our presence can truncate the process of that meeting that the Vice Chancellor has said he cannot hold meeting under duress.

"Our position now is that we will not enter campus until they finish their mee…

Breaking News: Ojo Bright, NAOSS OAU President Impeached Minutes To Tenure End

The president of the the National Association of Ondo State Students, Ojo Bright Idemudia has just been impeached by the Congress on issues bordering on gross misconduct, abuse of office and allegations of fund embezzlement.

Details later...