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University Of Ibadan Dumps 7.0 Grading System For 4.0

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If you say Nigeria’s premier university – the University of Ibadan would always want to stand different from its counterparts in the country; well, you may be right after all. The university has just affirmed and announced its decision to change its grading system from the former unique 7.0 to another university-unique 4.0, something similar to what is currently obtainable in Nigerian Polytechnics.

In a statement signed by Prof. M. A. Kehinde and put on the university website, “Deans of Faculties and Heads of Departments are enjoined to ensure compliance and commencement of the new regulations with the intakes of 2016/2017 Session, while the old regulations remain applicable to students admitted before the 2016/2017 Session.”

With this development, the Nigeria leading varsity will no longer award a degree to students usually within the ‘pass’ range, making its least degree a Third Class Honour.

“...the recommended Average Minimum Units expected of the students to take/register for is…

Okeowo 'Sunkanmi Emerges As Next President of Campus Journalists, OAU

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Barely a few days after the Students'Union Elections, members of the Association of Campus Journalists of the Obafemi Awolowo University, in obedience to their laws, have elected a new set of leaders.

These leaders would be overseeing the affairs of the Association for the next academic session. Find the full list of winners below:

THE ELECTION RESULT OF ASSOCIATION  OF CAMPUS  JOURNALISTS, OBAFEMIAWOLOWO UNIVERSITY (ACJ OAU)

PRESIDENT
ALOKAN  O. P   6 VOTES
ABEGUNDE O. C 19 VOTES
OKEOWO O. P 23 VOTES
VOID 6

VICE PRESIDENT
AKINREMI R. O 39 VOTES
VOID 15

GENERAL SECRETARY
ADEDIRAN I. D 22 VOTES
BAMIDELE S. I 23 VOTES
VOID 9

PUBLIC RELATION OFFICER
ABIOLA O. E 15 VOTES
OYEBAMIJI O. A 24 VOTES
VOID 15

FINANCIAL SECRETARY
UCHECHUKWU D. N 36 VOTES
VOID 18

LIBRARIAN
AFOLABI O. R 36 VOTES
VOID 18

AGS
AJENIFUJA I. T 36 VOTES
VOID 18

TOTAL VOTES CASTED 54

SPE OAU Unveils Plans For Week, Invites Students To Participate in Game of Capitals

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The Society of Petroleum Engineers has unveiled the highlights of her much anticipated and captivating week. This was done by the earlier in the week as the Society unveiled her Game of Capitals Contest. The contest is to examine the familiarity of Students with Countries and their capitals. The highlights of the week are;

28th Feb- company's visit (Etisalat and Chevron).
1st March- Game of capitals @ Awocafe by 4:30pm.
2nd March- Catch them Young for Secondary schools.
3rd March SPE lagos section day @ CHELT.
4th March Orphanage visit CHELT (convergence point).

Awolowo Hall Beats Fajuyi Hall At Penalties To Claim Inter-Hall Cup

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The final match of the Obafemi Awolowo University Inter Hall soccer Contest was played yesterday at Sport complex between  Awolowo Hall vs Fajuyi Hall. The Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Anthony Elujoba, who was present at the event once again reaffirmed his affection for sports as he appreciated the Sports Council for organising the contest which was the first of its kind this year and further stated that more was expected from the University.  Some other officials of the University were also present at the event; Prof(Mrs) Grace Akinola, the Dean of Students Affairs amongst others.

The game started at about 4:30pm and the Fajuyian players scored the first goal of the match after the opposition committed a foul in the 18 yard box and they were awarded a penalty kick. The Great men of the Awolowo Castle then responded some minutes later with a goal from Emak. The first half ended 1-1 and the second half commenced after some track events.

The tide turned in favour…

Break The Box Conference To Hold On 4th March

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Do you know that the life of the girl child is important?

Do you know that a woman is important in any society that wants to progress?

Do you know that there are still norms and societal beliefs that restricts and limits a woman?

Do you know that now, more than ever we need to seek change in the affairs that concern women?

If Yes, then why not join the deliberations on the way out at Break the Box Conference on Saturday, March 4th 2017 by 9am at Ajose Lecture Theatre, OAU Campus

Join us at this YALI #Africa4Her event as we discuss vital issues that concern the female gender!

All Times Group Set To Host Funke Akindele, Desmond Eliot, Sam Adeyemi Others At ELC

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Sequential to a necessitated adjournment of the Entrepreneurship-Leadership Conference organised by the All Times Group in collaboration with the Division of Students Affairs caused by the non activity of the Non-Academic Staff of the Obafemi Awolowo University, the All Times Group is set to welcome Funke Akindele; the Jenifa Star Actress, Desmond Eliot; Actor and member of the Lagos House of Assembly and a host of other dignitaries at the conference.

The Conference is scheduled to hold at Oduduwa Hall on the 24th and 25th February 2017 by 10am.

For registration and more enquiries, contact 07038741920


Lume Fruit Planet Extends Operations To Maintenance Gate

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This is a sponsored post

By popular demand, the number one spot of  natural refreshment on campus, Lume Fruit Planet, has extended her operations to Maintenance to help students and residents of the Ede road axis enjoy nature at its finest.

Established several months back, the Lume brand has successfully carved a niche for itself in the providing healthy refreshments for OAU Students in forms of Smoothies, Chapman and other forms of healthy  refreshments.

Now, in addition to our stands at Anglomoz and SUB, we have created a means for residents of maintenance and the Ede road axis to enjoy healthy refreshments with our stand now present at Ede road, opposite Maintenance Gate.

For further enquiries and bookings, contact; 08109769217, 08147787039.

OAU And Her Governing Council Of Reconciliation By Abiodun Olanrewaju

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ByAbiodun Olanrewaju

It is no longer news that the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has gotten a new Governing Council under the able chairmanship of a media guru, an astute manager of men and materials, a former lecturer at the then University of Ife and a founding father of the Guardian Newspaper, Dr. Yemi Ogunbiyi, who, together with other eminent Nigerians, have been saddled with the responsibility of restoring peace, enduring peace, to the 55 years old University which had been torn into near shreds through intra staff strives and condensed animosity among its workforce.

Infact, Obafemi Awolowo University had never had it so tough and rough when all academic, technical and administrative activities were brutally grounded by all the unions who were united in fightingNow, how will Yemi restore peace to Obafemi Awolowo University and how will Ogunbiyi re-unite the already scattered, hitherto indivisible family of Obafemi Awolowo University?

Does he still know the terrain of the…

Olabimpe Samiah Emerges Winner In Eduregard/Fynestboi Essay Contest

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The prize giving ceremony of the just concluded EDUREGARD/FYNESTBOI ESSAY CONTEST came up on Saturday, 18th February, 2017 at Foodie Factory, New Market, OAU at 6pm.

The event was hosted to award the winners of the essay contest and it had in attendance; Jacob Tosin Grace (Emerald) -OAU SU VP Elect, Boluwajaiye Adeoluwa (Fynestboi) - OAU SU Secretary General Elect, Oluyemi Busayo (Aluta Pastor) - President, FASA OAU, Fatourouti Kayode (Fattykay) - CEO/Eduregard amongst others.

After weeks of entries and over 100 submissions, the results which were released on 11th February,2017 had the following contestants made the top 6 positions:

•Olabimpe Samaih (100L,Botany Dept.)
•Temidayo Samuel (Estate Management)
•Jegede Oluwatola Comfort (300L,Eng.Edu.)
•Muideen Abubakar (Economics)
•Olaniyi Oladele
•Ifechukwu Alex

The winner received a cheque of N30,000. The second and third positions received cheques of N20,000 and N10,000 respectively, while others received consolation prizes.




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JASFET Foundation Shows Love To Orphans On Valentines Day

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Admist the celebration of valentine, JASFET Foundation embarked  on a trip to Abiye Orphanage & Children Home located at Agowande area, Oshogbo, Osun state.

JASFET Foundation is co-founded by Jegede Abayomi Samuel and Fetuga Aderibigbe. The party arrived at the orphanage home at about 3:30pm and were received by Pastor Ayoola, who was the head of the orphanage home. Mr Ayoola introduced the crew to Mrs Ijagbemi, the head of care giver and to some other staffs. He appreciated the foundation for visiting the Home despite the economic hardship.

Upon introduction of the foundation, a round table competition was held in which the kids enjoyed.

Jegede Abayomi Samuel stated the purpose for the visit. He highlighted 4 purpose for which the foundation was established which includes;
1. Donation to Orphanage Home.
2. Youth Empowerment.
3. Leadership.
4. Educational support.
He asked the Head of care giver some questions part of which include; 'why do the rich people in the country fails t…