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OAU Post-UTME Registration Commences on the 5th of October 2020

By  Ganiyu Ayanniyi The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife is set to start Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (PUTME) registration on the 5th of October, 2020 for Jamb candidates who picked the institution as their first as well as for Direct Entry (DE) applicants. The registration form which is obtainable via the school portal ( at the amount of N2,000 is expected to close on the 31st of October, 2020.
After the payment for the registration form which would require generating Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) number from the school portal, there will be need to authenticate the payment.
It is to be noted that the Post-UTME screening will be strictly observed under the guidelines as released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) at the following centres: a) JAMB CBT Centre, Bwari b) Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.
All Candidates whose screening date would be allotted from the period between 21st of November - 5th December, 2…

More Details On OAU Admission Screening Procedure

Following the several reactions that have emerged on the procedure for calculating the Screening scores for candidates. Find below:

The FIRST RESULT SLIP printed was based on an AGGREGATE SCORE.The POST-UTME AGGREGATE SCORE is computed as follows:A = UTME-SCORE(over 400) divided by 8B = TOTAL O-LEVEL SCORE divided by 5C = TOTAL POST-UTME SCORE POST-UTME AGGREGATE SCORE (100%)  = (A + B + C)/100 x 100%
The NEW RESULT SLIP is based on the POST-UTME SCREENING SCORE only, this is a portion of the POST-UTME AGGREGATE SCORE.The POST-UTME SCREENING SCORE is computed as follows:A = TOTAL O-LEVEL SCORE divided by 5B = TOTAL POST-UTME SCORE POST-UTME SCREENING SCORE (100%) = (A + B)/50 x 100%
Candidates will notice a CHANGE in their SCORES because the first print out is an AGGREGATE SCORE, while the second is a SCREENING SCORE.Candidates must score at least 50% in the POST-UTME SCREENING SCORE to be considered for admissionThe POST-UTME AGGREGATE SCORE…

I'm Not Proud Of Emerald - OAU VC

A program tagged "International Women in leadership" organized by International Law Students’ Association (ILSA), a program which majors on women in leadership held today at the level of Oduduwa Hall .. The programme which was graced by great Ife students and dignitaries  like  the Chairman, First Bank Nigeria( Mrs Ibukun Awosika),the first female Senior Advocate  in Nigeria( Mrs Sonaike) and the University Vice Chancellor, Prof Eyitope Ogunbodede..

While giving his remarks on the program,  The Vice Chancellor praised  the efforts of the law students for organizing  such program and further  regarded them as the  ‘Best Students’ Association’  on campus.

He however condemned  Jacob Tosin Grace(Emerald) ,the suspended vice President of the Great Ife Students’ Union who was involved in a fight with the Union’s Director of socials -Adedayo Emmanuel(Lamba) which rubbished the image of the institution and resulted  to the suspension of the duo.

In His words ,He said “I am not pro…

Great Ife Students Protest Over Poor Welfare Conditions

The Students Of Obafemi Awolowo University today  again protested over the present total black out and unstable water supply experienced for more than a week..

 The protests which started immediately after a congress around 3pm with students marching down to the University Senate building. At the Senate building,the students were seen  with placards with different messages(image below) to convey to the University management..The protesting  students  later marched down to road 1 of the institution to show their grievances and shut down the road for close to an hour...

     In the course of the protest, The University Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abiodun Olanrewaju came down to the scene and addressed the protesting students the situation on ground and promised them all issues concerning the epileptic power supply will be resolved soon..

  Prior to the protest,  a Congress was held  at the level of Afrika Amphitheater and resolved  that "no student should attend class(es) until …

The "Over Sharing" Epidemic: How The Internet Makes Us Cheapen Our Private Lives

By Adeyeye Eyitayo

Today, everyone seems to have a “digital self.” Our status updates on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, watsapp reveal a bit about who we are to the public. And as we know from countless controversies regarding celebrities and politicians, our “digital self” is intertwined with our public image and reputation.The internet and social media give us the ability to broadcast our thoughts and feelings to the world at a moment’s notice. While there are many advantages to this ability to instantly communicate and reach out to others, it also breeds an environment of over-sharing.

Every time you post photo or update your status, you are contributing to your own digital footprint and personal brand. With so many people now on social media tweeting links and posting selfies and sharing YouTube videos, it can sure get pretty noisy sometimes. Overtime, we tend to rack up a lot of friends and followers and that can lead to lots of bloated news that can’t be undone. We often share …

Dr. IBK Absconds As Students Lament Over Poor Welfare Conditions

By Farombi Oluwaseun

The  students of the Obafemi Awolowo University  who had just resumed for  the Rain semester expressed their grievances today by coming out en-mass  over the total black out  and poor water supply on campus which  has being close to a week.

The protest which started around 12pm  today, 4th October 2017 from the halls of residence was moved down to the Office of the  Dean ,Divisions of students affairs'.

The students who were not happy met the Dean(Prof.Aransi) in his absence but a repsentative promised a solution will be proffered soon. .

Afterwards, the students  marched down to the aluta building to hear the students Union President's(Mr Oyekan Ibukun a.k.a. Dr.IBK)  address to their agitation. On arrival at the building ,  they urged him to  address them but no response was given.. He was seen absconding through the Secretary General's office when he noticed  students dissatisfaction  with the level of present poor welfarism in the institution..

OAU SU Evacuates Union Building Surrounding, To Construct Relaxation Centre

Students of the Obafemi Awolowo University would be resuming to a different outlook of the Students Union Building of the Institution. The area which was a major commercial area on campus has been evacuated, leaving the usually crowded area scantier than usual.

The evacuation which was brought about by the Students Union saw many artisans and trader leave the premise. In an interaction with a top Officer of the Union, he revealed that the evacuation was to sanitize the environment and give room for easy access to the building. As expected, the traders and artisans involved are not happy with the development and when asked what the plans for the removed persons are, he further stated that they were duly notified and they would be given spaces at the Campus Central Market.

Already there are speculations that the current Executive council of the Union is set out to construct a relaxation centre at the building. However, apart from the the traders, Students and staff pf the institution …

OAU Suspends Post-UTME Result Check, Launches Complaint Portal

The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University is ready to attend to the complaints of candidates who wrote the institution’s 2017 Post-UTME, latest developments have shown.

Following the exclusive reports on OAU Peeps News Agency, explaining the allegations of irregularities brought up by some candidates who wrote their Post-UTME on the first day of the exercise, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Eyitayo Ogunmodede directed the “appropriate quarters to look into the issue as fast as possible.”

Some hours after the report, the main link on the profile page of candidates to check their results was retrieved and candidates were told to check back in 24 hours time. Also, a complaint menu option has been added for candidates who have issues to submit their requests for proper address and possible resolve.

Candidates who have issues are encouraged to log on to their page at and file their complaints via the link on their profile page.

OAU Post-UTME: Day-One Candidates Allege Irregularities

By Farombi Oluwaseun

Following the release of the 2017 Obafemi Awolowo University Post-UTME results, some candidates, especially those who had their exams on the first day are complaining that their results are not a true reflection of their input, thus alleging irregularities.

Complaining to the agency correspondents who sought to have a handful of reactions from the aspirants, some candidates who wrote their exams on Saturday, September 23 – the first day of the screening exercise said what they got were “surprised results” after checking their page on the portal. Another candidates who pleaded anonymity complained of scoring zero in three of the four subject areas he was tested and getting 3 in the last subject, thereby having an overall of 3/40 in the Post UTME.

OAU Peeps News Agency was able to project the complaints to the Management; upon putting a call to the Vice Chancellor, Professor Eyitayo Ogunmodede, he told our correspondent that the news is just reaching him for the …

The Opportunity Conference To Hold 14th October

With the understanding that if a country will progress and move forward quickly, youths must be empowered because they are said to be the backbone of a nation. Youths and their awing strength, energy, vigour and innovation can bring about new ideas that will birth the change we seek to push our dear country forward. Knowing that these key agents of change are not immune to challenges that can affect them and their ability to create impact, if not properly handled, is the reason why The Volunteers, a group of young, vibrant and purposeful individuals, are organizing The Opportunity Conference.

The Opportunity Conference 1.0 or TOC, as it is fondly called, is a free one day conference put together with the mind of equipping youths with the necessary tools to combat these challenges and turn them into areas of great opportunities to explore.

The Opportunity Conference which is scheduled to hold on Saturday, 14th of October 2017 at Ajose Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Agriculture, OAU Campus…

Students' Union Director of Socials Apologizes To Great Ife Students

An Apology Letter To My Electorates (Great Ife Students)

Dear Great Ife Students,

First, I want to use this medium to wish everyone happy resumption, may this semester be a hitch free one for everyone.

Not digressing too much. I want to use this medium to apologize to Great Ife students for the scuffle that happened between me and the Vice President of the Union. It saddens my heart to have let the ugly incidence happen through my Office; an office which you all gave me your full support and made me become the candidate with the highest number of votes. I know there is no amount of words I could say that would reverse the incidence because more is expected of me as a leader. However, I still want to say I am very sorry, so sorry for disappointing you, so sorry for everything.

I deeply regret the fact that I allowed the incidence happen. Nevertheless, I still love you all and I will never forget the love, support and hope you all had in me on my Election Day even till date. Even after …