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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

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Popular Nigerian artiste, Keshinro Ololade would be live in the Amphitheatre of the Obafemi Awolowo University on Sunday,12th August 2017. Lil Kesh further confirmed this on his Instagram page.

The event would also be featuring the finals of OAU GOT TALENT hosted by 78A media and powered by ALAT. Winner of the talent hunt would be working home with N250,000.

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OAUIfe Hosts OpenCon Satellite Event

By Durodola Abiola

It was a great day in Ile-Ife on Saturday, July 29, 2017 as participants from all around the country gathered to discuss, learn and network at the OpenCon Ife 2017. The event which was held on the Obafemi Awolowo University campus had a lot of attendants from outside Ile-ife and was hosted by Tiamiyu Barakat.

The event which is a satellite event of the OpenCon international was staged to focus on three areas which are; Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. Speakers and professionals from the field of OpenData spoke on how students in Nigeria Tertiary institutions can gain access to data relevant to their research work for free.

One of the keynote speakers and a lecturer in Obafemi Awolowo University, Dr. Oluwole Daramola stressed the need for the presence of open access outlets around the world, which in turn will help students to conduct quality research works and disseminate cutting edge approaches to solving world problems. In his own words, Mr Oludotun Baba…

Novel Nigeria To Give $100 In YES Essay Contest

YES! Essay Contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world youths' in promoting excellence and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire the society to learn from young minds and think about how each of us can make a difference.
In the world of business, different companies, organizations and people have different perspective in the best practices for institutes and industries. Opening these topics for discuss is an opportunity for business leaders to take note of these diverse views and gain new perspectives. 
The purpose of the essay is to challenge perspectives on several topics relating to business and entrepreneurship.
To write an essay, the writer must thoroughly investigate the topic and collect any information relating to the topic. A clear thesis and sound reasoning must be used throughout the essay with clear logical transitions. A variety of topics are available for you to focus your essay   on and to help the cre…

Song Review: The Savage Kind Of Love

By 'Joba Ojelabi

As a young child growing in Lagos, there weren't really a lot of modern pop indigenous female music artistes to love. The male folk strongly dominated the industry, from the “galala” sound of the ghettos of Ajegunle to the more elitist genres of modern music, the guys were heavily present. Surely, some female artists came every now and then, but only very few managed to gain attention and even fewer; to keep it for long enough. So when the young Savage girl came with her Kele Kele love, one might not have anticipated that it would get "all over" the place.

Before Tiwa, I am quite sure I had never come across anybody called “Savage”, at least not officially. Interestingly, even now, I am yet to find another. Tiwatope Savage or Tiwa Savage, as she is more commonly called, is a name that has surely grown deep roots in the music industry over the past few years. Being her first major appearance since her nasty break up with her ex-husband, Tunji Balogun, …

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OAU: Angolans Foil Abduction Of Hall Chairman

The atmosphere in Obafemi Awolowo University campus became tensed in the late hours of yesterday, Saturday, 29 July, 2017 when report of an attempted abduction of the Angola Hall Chairman, Osungbade Akeem was thwarted by conscious students in the hall around 8:45pm.

The bandits who were identified as students of the University were led by a popular student regarded as Chaw Lee, a final year student of Dramatic Arts. They were said to have stormed the executive room of Angola Hall to rough handle the chairman and cart him away with a car parked outside the Hall.

The event which occurred in the odd hours of the day further raised alarm on the security of students on campus.

After the arrest of two of the suspected kidnappers, the others whisked away and have since then fled the university campus. After long interrogation they were paraded around Angola and Mozambique Halls after which they were transferred to Students Union Building for further interrogation.

As at the time of filing…