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OAU Vice Chancellor Performs His First Official Function; Matriculates Over 7500 Students.

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife today matriculated another set of fresh students into the institution. The matriculation featured the presence of the Registrar, the Acting University Librarian, the Bursar, Provost College of Health Sciences and Postgraduate College, Heads of Departments and the likes.

Being his first matriculation ceremony and his first official assignment, the just inaugurated 11th substantive Vice Chancellor, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede enjoined students to shun cultism and draw a zero allegiance to violent behavior and examination malpractice.

"It's pertinent to caution you to beware of colleagues who may want to lure you into bad behavior. Let me state unequivocally that this university has zero tolerance for examination malpractice, cultism, violent behavior, religious bigotry, sexual harassment and all forms of disregard to constituted authority".

The Vice Chancellor also assured the fresh students of "every possible step and visions …

"What Will People Say About You When You Stop Working?"- Ooni of Ife Challenges Audience

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The Oduduwa Hall situated at the heart of the Africa's most beautiful campus was filled to the brim on Wednesday, 7th June 2017 as top-notch personalities of the institution, Staff and Students of the institution were in attendance at the inauguration ceremony of Professor E. Ogunmodede, the 11th Substasive Vice-Chancellor Chancellor of the institution. Also in attendance was the Oonirisha of Ile-ife, HEM Ooni Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja 2.

In his address, which radiated the same ecstasy as the audience, the Ooni described the emergence of the new Vice-Chancellor​ as a divine incident and gave kudos to the Chairman of the Governing Council, Dr Yemi Ogunbiyi, for overseeing the fair and transparent process, not bending to the intense pressure from external forces. The Ooni, went on to describe Ogunbiyi as a man of integrity and impeccable character.

Also in acknowledgement of the work of the immediate past Acting Vice-Chancellor, the ruler of the Ile-ife town appreciated …

Elujoba Bows Out In Grand Style, Apologises To Students For Things He Could Not Do

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It was an unusual ceremony on Wednesday, 7th June 2017 at the Oduduwa Hall of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife as for the first time in a long while, there was a peaceful transition of power in the office of Vice-Chancellor of the University.

The University, which is about 55 years old, has been known to have a dramatic history when it comes to the process of selecting and inaugurating its leaders, most especially in recent years. It therefore seemed to many a divine occurrence when Anthony Elujoba, a Professor of Pharmacognosy at the institution emerged as its Acting Vice-Chancellor as a result of the alleged flaws in the previous processes to select a leader for the institution which had led to intense protests from some the Unions in the University.

However, barely a year after, Professor Anthony Elujoba has handed over the office to Professor Eyitope Ogunmodede in what many students, staff and well-wishers regard as a monumental moment for the institution as intense …

New Vice Chancellor To Be Inaugurated Today

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The inauguration of the 11th Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, is to take place today Wednesday 7th June, 2017 at Oduduwa hall by 11am. This was stated in an invitation to all staff and students of the university made available on the school website.

Prof. Eyitope O. Ogunbodede from the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry in the Faculty of Dentistry was announced as the new substantive Vice Chancellor on the 8th of May, 2017 after a long period of controversies since the end of the last substantive Vice Chancellor's tenure on the 23rd of June, 2016.


The inauguration is expected to have in attendance dignitaries from the University community and outside the academia as well.

Shell Nigeria Graduate Recruitment 2017

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Shell Nigeria is looking for graduates who have studied the following courses:

- Social Sciences
- Law
- Finance
- Petroleum Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Metallurgical Engineering
- Geology
- Mathematics
- Statistics

To apply, please visit www.shell.com.ng/careers or www.shell.com/careers. Application portal opens 1st of June, 2017 and closes 14th June, 2017. See the advert below for more details.



Occupants Of Mosques In Halls Of Residence Evicted (Photos)

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The Occupants of Mosques in the halls of residence were today evicted. It is unclear at this time the reason for this as no official release could be gathered. The security operatives however were cited to have claimed to be following a 'directive from above'. More details will be provided as they are uncovered.





You can as well read our previous report on this issue here:Here Are The Reasons Given By The DSA OAU To Justify Hall Mosques' Closure