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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

Important Information to All Newly Admitted Candidates For 2016/2017 Session

All Candidates who have been offered provisional admission for the 2016/2017 academic session to institutions they did not choose as their most preferred institution (First Choice) or did not choose at all that they are to proceed to JAMB Website ( to make the institution that have offered them admission their most preferred choice.

The same applies to candidates who have been offered courses different from the one they originally applied to study.

Candidates are to ensure they complete this process on or before December 9th,2016 to enable JAMB change their admission letters and also adjust their records accordingly.

Course Registration For Rain Semester 2015/2016 Session Activated

Registration for courses for the Rain semester of the 2015/2016  academic session has commenced today, Friday, 2nd December, 2016. Students are advised to complete their registration in due course as the registration window might not be on for long.

OAU Announces Programme Of Events For The 42nd Convocation

Day 1
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Conferment of Diploma Certificates
Venue: Department of Local Government Studies
Time: 9.00am

Conferment of Bachelor’s Degree and Prizes in the Faculties of Administration, Arts, Education, Law and Social Sciences
Venue: Oduduwa Hall Amphitheatre
Time: 10.00am

Convocation Play at Oduduwa Hall
Time: 8.00p.m.

Day 2
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Conferment of Bachelor’s Degree and Prizes in the Faculties of Agriculture, College of Health Sciences, Environmental Design and Management, Pharmacy, Science and Technology
Venue: Oduduwa Hall Amphitheatre
Time: 10.00am

Convocation Lecture at Oduduwa Hall
Time: 4.00p.m.

Day 3
Friday, December 9, 2016
Conferment of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master’s Degrees, Doctor of Philosophy Degrees
Venue: Oduduwa Hall Amphitheatre
Time: 10.00am

Pharmacy Students Commemorate World AIDS Day With Awareness Scheme

Pharmacy students of the Obafemi Awolowo University under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students today joined the rest of the world to create special awareness for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease Syndrome which continues to remain on the most feared viral diseases worldwide.

The students whom gathered at the Students Union building of the school, gave out free protection for males and females and also organized free tests for interested members of the University community. They also preached against discrimination against people who has the disease, enlightening the masses as to how the virus can be contacted and more importantly, how the virus cannot be contacted.

OAU Registrar Reaffirms Resumption Date, Comments On Admission List

In an interaction with the correspondent of OAU Peeps News Agency, the Registrar of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Mr Dotun Awoyemi, has cleared the air on certain matters arising in the University community.

 Speaking on the resumption of stalites for the second semester, Mr Awoyemi has reasserted that the date for resumption remains the 11th of December, 2016 as stated by the Academic Calendar. He however urges the students to adhere to the date so lectures can start in earnest and all delays are avoided.

 The Registrar also commented on the recently released admission list, clarifying that the list released was only the first batch and that aspirants should continue to check their admission statuses ignoring the said JAMB deadline as other batches of the admission list would be released in due course.

PANS Set To Celebrate World AIDS Day

The National body of the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students is prepared to celebrate annual World AIDS day. The day which is the 1st of December of every year is set aside to further create awareness and educate the masses about the Acquired Immunodeficiency Virus (AIDS) and its causative virus; the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

This year, the national association which currently has its secretariat at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife would be marking the day with some awareness activities on the OAU campus. Some of the activities include; free HIV testing, distribution of free protection and professional counselling services. The activities would be holding at the Students Union Building Car Park on Thursday, 1st December, 2016.

OAU Releases First 2016/2017 Admission List

Following several weeks of anticipation, this is to notify aspirants of the Obafemi Awolowo University at the general public that the University has released her first admission list. Aspirants are advised to view their admission statuses on the JAMB portal  (Here). We wish aspirants success.

However, supplementary lists may be released as time goes by so we would advise aspirants not yet admitted to continue to be on the lookout.

Man The Mic 2017: Official Press Release

Following tips and anticipatory actions, organisers of Man The Mic 2017 have come out with an official release as regards the programme. According to the release, Man The Mic is a training/coaching platform for students interested in the media and public speaking; aspiring MCs, OAPs, VJs etc. Find below the full release.

Press Release On Man The Mic

Man the mic is a platform to coach young individuals that have interest in media and communications. People that want to be MCs, OAPs, VJs, Presenters, hosts, public speakers etc. We then give you a platform (real life event) to practice what you have learnt. You will man the mic. At Man The Mic, we don't just coach/train you, we give you a platform to act it out.
The participants will be groomed intensively for 2 days by Professionals among who we have:
A Top-rated Radio Station Owner.
Widely known and sound Masters of Ceremonies.
2 leading Video Jockeys  and presenters for a Lagos-based Television Station.
A Professional in Corporate Comm…