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OAU Post-UTME Registration Commences on the 5th of October 2020

By  Ganiyu Ayanniyi The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife is set to start Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (PUTME) registration on the 5th of October, 2020 for Jamb candidates who picked the institution as their first as well as for Direct Entry (DE) applicants. The registration form which is obtainable via the school portal ( at the amount of N2,000 is expected to close on the 31st of October, 2020.
After the payment for the registration form which would require generating Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) number from the school portal, there will be need to authenticate the payment.
It is to be noted that the Post-UTME screening will be strictly observed under the guidelines as released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) at the following centres: a) JAMB CBT Centre, Bwari b) Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.
All Candidates whose screening date would be allotted from the period between 21st of November - 5th December, 2…

Man O' War Club Member Beats Student, Club Bags Suspension

Following the drama that ensued on Wednesday, 17th August 2016 at the Fajuyi Hall of the Obafemi Awolowo University, where acting executives of the Hall were allegedly assaulted by a member of the Man O' War club of the institution, the executives of the hall have come out with a statement claiming that the club has been suspended indefinitely by the University Authorities.
The scuffle was said to have resulted from an attempt of the executives to help recover a  soccer ball that was mistakenly kicked into the fenced training ground of the club behind the Hall of Residence. The intervention however was said to have gone violent when a member of the Club attacked the Chairman of the Hall. The incident, which lasted for several minutes, also led to some students demanding that cancellation of the club, citing the recent unruly behaviour of some members of the club as reasons.

However, considering the alleged claim that the Man O' War Club of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-…

NYSC 2016 Batch B Mobilization: OAU Graduating Students Required To Validate JAMB Reg. No

Graduating students of Obafemi Awolowo University – those that completed their studies during the 2014/2015 session are required to validate their JAMB registration number.
According to our impeccable sources at the Division of Student Affairs (DSA), those that were admitted through the Predegree programme or Direct Entry are required to put down their details at the DSA office. The details collected from those affected include their name, JAMB registration number, Date of Birth and Matric number.

The facility to validate the JAMB registration number was said to be available on JAMB website, but a check by OAU Peeps News Agency correspondents shows that it is defunct. None of the affected students have been able to do the validation themselves. As at Wednesday, August 17, many of the graduating students were at the DSA office for the purpose and those that are far away from Ife were able to still put down their details by proxy.

On whether or not those that finished last session wil…

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JAMB To Meet Universities Next Week On 2016/2017 Admissions

Under the new leadership of Professor Ishaq Oloyede, the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is set to meet with Admission officers of Universities, Polytechnics and other related institutions from Monday 22nd till Friday 26th August, 2016 at it's first Technical Committee Meeting.

The meeting which was announced in several dailies is said to hold at the Bayero University, Kano at 9:00am daily. The Admission officers are asked to come with Admission Recommendations for processing.

Former JAMB Boss Claims Removal Was Act Of God

Ex-JAMB Registrar, Prof Dibu Ojerinde has said his removal was not as a result of the rumoured  disagreement he had with the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu.

Prof Ojerinde  said he was grateful to President Muhammadu Buhari and the minister for giving him the opportunity to stay in office till the time he was removed and also to all Nigerians especially
former Presidents Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Dr. Goodluck Jonathan as well as for believing in him and giving the opportunities to serve his country in the last 25 years.

The professor of Test and Measurement made this known at a thanksgiving service at the First Baptist Church, Igboho, Oyo State.

In 1991, he was appointed as the Director
and Consultant at Centre for Educational
Measurement (CEM), Federal Ministry of
Education . After his tenure in 1992, he was appointed as the Registrar of the National Board for Educational Measurement, NBEM. He held this position for 7 years (1992 – 1999). Shortly after his tenure as of the …

The University Will Release Statement On Admission In Two Weeks Time – Professor Olayinka

The Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan (UI), Professor Idowu Olayinka has said the delay in advertising the procedure for the 2016/2017 admission process is due to the uncertainty from the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Fielding questions from the correspondents of the Union of Campus Journalists, UI, Professor Olayinka spoke extensively on the awaited admission process.

“In the next two weeks maximum. The problem is we don’t want to make a policy and then tomorrow, the government comes up with something else,” Prof. Olayinka said as he mentioned that the University authorities were monitoring the moves of the new Registrar of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) whether he would reverse the decision of his predecessor.

The UI VC decried the policy of JAMB which stopped universities from conducting Post – Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post UTME) which he said had over the years improved the quality of students being admitted into the Uni…

Public Disclaimer: "OAU Idol"

This is to publicly disclaim a post being spread on the Social Media about a particular event tagged "OAU Idol". The organisers of this event have incorrectly included the OAU Peeps brand as a media patner of the event. We have tried to allow the organisers of the event a chance to correct this highly unprofessional act but circumstances now have necessitated a need to notify the general public as regards this extreme breach of ethical codes.

OAU Peeps News Agency is not a media patner of the said 'OAU Idol'.

Best Regards!

Farombi Oluseun
Public Relations Officer/Social Media Manager
OAU Peeps News Agency