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UTME 2017: JAMB Twitter Live Chat - Answers To Prospective Candidates Questions

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Compiled by School Parrot


In a bid to attend to candidates questions and inquiries the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) through her official twitter handle has decided to go on live to have their questions concerning the 2017 UTME clarified by the body (JAMB). The live chat was on Friday on Twitter for over two hours; via @JAMBHQ, 10am - 12Noon.

So if you missed it, don’t worry. We’ve taken out time to compile the questions and answers for your digestion.

LIVE TWITTER UPDATES

1. Question asked: since exam wil be computer based what if someone who doesn't have D knowledge of computer, how can D person cope wit computer based

JAMB's response: You will only need the Mouse and Keyboard . Arrow keys, A,B,C,D Keys . Thats all you need to write our exam

2. Question asked: can i use my last year jamb apply for dis year

JAMB's response: No you can't

3. Question asked: How can someone Register as an accredited registration centre?

JAMB's response: Visit any of our…

School Fees Schedule For the 2016/2017 Session (Fresh Students & Returning UG)

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The schedule of the school fees for the 2016/2017 academic session for both fresh and returning undergraduates of Obafemi Awolowo University is out.

The schedule of the charges for the session is as detailed below:

A. 2016/2017 MISCELLANEOUS/DEPARTMENTAL CHARGES FOR FRESH UNDERGRADUATE, DIPLOMA AND DIRECT ENTRY STUDENTS

FACULTY/PROGRAMMES - CHARGES PER SESSION

LAW/ARTS/SOCIAL SCIENCES/ADMIN/EDU.ARTS – N43,700 Per Session
SCIENCE/EDM/EDUC. SCIENCE/TECH/AGRIC – N54,700 Per Session
BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE, CLINICAL SCIENCE, DENTISTRY/PHARMACY – N57,700 Per Session

and a Development Levy of Eighteen thousand naira (N18,000.00), which is paid once and for all by Fresh Students throughout the duration of their studentship in the University.

a. (Diploma in Local Government Studies Tuition) – 63,300.00 TISHIP (Tertiary Institutions Students Health Insurance Prog.) – 1,600.00
TOTAL – N64,900.00
b. Accommodation: (Freshmen will be provided accommodation on first come first served basis) …

Very Important: Requirements For 2016/2017 Registration Of Freshmen

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Please read carefully and act accordingly.

Candidates who have been offered admission should upload their credentials including Birth Certificate/Sworn Declaration of Age. Each candidate will be required to submit his/her Registration Certificate Form, as downloaded, to the Faculty Secretary. They will also be required to present the print- out of the certificate form for further screening on resumption.

I. SCREENING OF FRESH STUDENTS
All screenings are to be done on-line. All freshmen are expected to complete their screenings before they come to campus.

II. PROCEDURE FOR ACCESSING THE EPORTAL:
1. Log on to the University eportal using your Registration Number and the Password you used last on the portal.

2. Complete the following forms correctly on the ePortal.
i. CERTIFICATE FORM (for not more than two sittings)
ii. BIO-DATA
iii. COURSE REGISTRATION FORM
iv. BED SPACE CLEARANCE FORM (Optional)

The Course Registration Form will only be available upon:
a. Successful fi…

OAU Begins Payment Of Acceptance Fee For 2016/2017 Fresh Students

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Starting from Monday, March 13, 2017, newly admitted students of the Obafemi Awolowo University will be able to pay the acceptance fee of N20,000 in order to proceed with other registration procedures.

In a Statement signed by the University Registrar, D. O. Awoyemi and obtained by OAU Peeps News Agency, the university said “Candidates who made Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife their first choice and took part in the Obafemi Awolowo University Post UTME screening exercise are advised to check their names from the list of candidates admitted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on the Obafemi Awolowo University Website (www.oauife.edu.ng) or eportal.oauife.edu.ng and follow the procedures for registration as laid out. Confirmation of admission on the OAU website shall commence with the payment of non-refundable acceptance fee of N20,000.00 (fresh students only).”

“Candidates shall thereafter continue with the registration …

OAU: New Vice-Chancellor To Assume Office 21st July

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Sequel to extension of the tenure of the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Anthony Elujoba, the Governing Council of the Obafemi Awolowo University has released the calendar for the process of appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor. Find below the calendar as released by the Secretary of the Council;

January 23, 2017 – Council flags off the processes for the appointment
of a new Vice-Chancellor
January 26, 2017 – Advertisement of the vacancy for the post of
Vice-Chancellor in approved newspaper(s) in Nigeria and in the University Bulletin. Suggested Newspapers are:
The Guardian
The Punch
The Tribune
The Nation
The Vanguard
Daily Trust


March 9, 2017 – Closing of the advertisement/deadline for submission
of Applications.
March 14, 2017 – Special Meeting of Congregation to elect two
representatives on the Search Team
March 15, 2017 – Senate Meeting to elect two representatives on the
Search Team
March 17, 2017 – Special …

Awaiting Result Option Has Not Been Scrapped - JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said several reports that say the option of students applying for the 2017 UTME with awaiting results has been scrapped are not true.

Reacting to the news, JAMB, through its official Twitter handle wrote "JAMB has NOT scrapped Awaiting result for prospective candidates for the forthcoming exam."

"2. Candidates with Awaiting results can apply. But they must have gotten their results at the point of admission into their institution," JAMB added.

With this development, fresh secondary school leavers who have not written or seen their O'level results will be able to register for the 2017 UTME.

UTME: JAMB Scraps Awaiting Results Registration

With effect from this year (2017), candidates awaiting results would no longer be eligible to apply for the Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, said in Abuja on Tuesday.

The organisation also said it had concluded all restructuring and reforms and is now set to commence the sale of its application document in March.

The restructuring exercise will now allow for only one choice of public university in which new registration platform will now be first choice, second choice, third choice and fourth choice and not most preferred, preferred choice.

A statement by the spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said the agency had taken time to add value to the services it have been offering to Nigerians for over three decades.

According to him, the restructuring was aimed at expanding the opportunities available to candidates since almost all the public universities do not consider candidates on the second choice list because they h…

Jimoh Akeem Emerges As President Of Rotaract Club OAU

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Joining the current trend on campus, the Rotaract Club of the Obafemi Awolowo University elected leaders for the next academic session on Sunday, 26th February 2017. After a session of presenting their plans for the club and the voting process, Jimoh Akeem Aduagba emerged as President-elect of the Club.

 The current Vice- President, who had a rather strong contender, had this to say when asked what his reactions to the results of the process were;
" It was a moment of great pleasure, honour and priviledge to have been elected as president of the prestigious Rotaract club of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. My profuse appreciation goes to all members of Rotaract club OAU, for giving me another opportunity to serve humanity. I'm also using this medium to appreciate my co-contestant (Rtr Orimadegun Oritoke) for making the contest a tasking one, However, Rotaract club remains a family, let all join hands together to take Rotaract to the next level, I certainly cannot do …

OAUSU2017: Electoral Petition Indicts Elected Officer, Runner-up To Assume Position

Following a petition by Mr Ojuko Taiwo, the runner-up in the just concluded Hall Executive Council elections in Angola Hall against Mr Coker Oluwapelumi, the election petition committee having sat on the case has found Mr Coker guilty and has indicted him from running for any post in the Students' Union fro his said misconduct. Thus, Mr Paul is expected to fill the position. The decision was reached at the sitting of the petition held today, Monday 27th February 2017. Find the full proceedings of the sitting below;

OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE THE OFFICE OF ELECTORAL PETITION
 Resolution of the petition between Mr. Ojuko Taiwo and Mr. Coker Oluwapelumi
This is to inform the generality of the Great Ife students that the Petition against Mr. Ojuko Taiwo and Mr. Oluwapelumi Coker has been concluded and below are the verdicts given by the committee:
1⃣ That Mr. Coker Oluwapelumi, by virtue of him being an illegal occupant of Angola Hall is illegible to contest having contrav…

All Times Group Finally Pull Off Entrepreneurship-Leadership Conference

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After postponements consequential to unavoidable incidents, the All Times group finally held her much anticipated Entrepreneurship- Leadership Conference on Saturday, 25th February 2017. The event, which was held at the New Moot and Mock Court of the Faculty of Law, started with an opening remark by Barrister Sola Adegbite.


 Ade Bakare, a fashion designer then took to the stage to lecture the audience on whaat he tagged "Fashionprenuership". In his speech, he expatiated on how the wide the fashion sphere had grown. Enlightening participants on how much opportunities existed in the industry. Adeniyi Adeyinka, a Chemical Engineering graduate of the University of Lagos, then spoke on "Employ-ability Skills and Business Branding". In his speech, he engaged participants on what their plans after school were. He also taught how the audience how to create a wonderful Currilculum Vitae. Dr Akin Ogunbiyi then took the audience through the concept of Insurance and Corporate…