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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…

OAU Students Union President Impeached

By Farombi Oluwaseun
The Great Ife Students Union Parliament  after an indefinite recess has today impeached the Students Union President,Mr. Oyekan Ibukun popularly known as Dr. IBK.. The motion  for the impeachment which was deliberated by 51 parliamentarians decided and make a resolution that the President should be impeached.. The motion moved stated that the President should be impeached, moderated the level of Awo Cafe and an official letter should be written to the university management stating his offence clearly

 The Parliamentarians were quoted  to have impeached the President for using the Students Union Bus to convene cultists to campus on November 1st,2017 which threatened the peace of the University community..

However, the impeached Students Union President;Oyekan Ibukun(Dr.IBK) through a release said the impeachment was not true, not in tandem with the sacrosanct constitution of the Union and further tagged  the impeachment as " Kangaroo one..

In a release obtai…

Omolere Oluwatobi Set To Launch Debut Book

Popular Student of the Department of Nursing Science of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife, Omolere Oluwatobi is set to launch his debut book.

According to Tobi, who is known to many as Maxi, the book titled "Chronicles of Realities" is an account of the events that occurred in the last Elections of the OAU Chapter of the Nigerian Universities Nursing Students Association in which Tobi was a candidate. The book was co-authored with
Ogunjobi 'Yomi and Justice Oni Clement.

The launch is scheduled to hold by 10am on the 11th November 2017 at HSLT C and everybody is invited.

NIBC, MacForex Ukraine Bring Forex Masterclass To OAU

The organiser of the Nigeria Internet Business Conference NIBC is collaborating with MacForex Ukraine to teach OAU students on Forex Trading. 

The Mastery class is scheduled to begin with an awareness class on the 18th Day of November, 2017and would be succeed by a 2-week professional class on Forex market. 

Foreign Exchange (FX) or Forex market is the largest and most liquid, market in the world. 

A market larger than both stocks and futures markets combined, records above $5.3 trillion transactions daily.

To cap it FX market open 24/7 daily and just like other Internet businesses, you can work anywhere, anytime making money on and off market. 

According to the Chief Operating officer of MacForex; Mr. Leke Ayodele, who spoke to LFBONLINE on Monday, Nigerian youths need to be empowered, not just by buying sewing machine and motorcycles for them, but with the real knowledge of Internet business. 

"Our company have decided to kick start this project with the Obafemi Awolowo Univers…

Men Do Not Tally

By ‘Joba Ojelabi

I read poetry; good and bad, and I also make attempts to write some; good and bad. Earlier this year, in the middle of all the shouts that came with the Depression talk, I wrote a poem. My poem was merely an attempt to have fun with the word itself; mentally. Paradoxically, inserting a space into the right place in the word breaks it into two words; men tally. In my poem, which might of course come off as mediocre in some circles, I tried to reestablish a point already established by mother nature herself- I tried to state again that as much as we were one species, we are not equal!

Mercy was a 100L student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife. Sometime last week, she killed herself and there have been many postulated reasons why. In acceptance of the truth, no one would ever truly know. Some of her friends and acquaintances have come to state that she had signs of depression and would go on to kill herself for failing one of her courses. This has been the majo…

Great Ife SU Parliamentarians Storm The National Assembly

By Farombi Oluwaseun

Great Ife Students Union Parliamentarians today visited the National Assembly ,31st October 2017 with over 30delegates.  The delegates led by the Speaker of the Parliament (Rt. Hon Falayi Temitope) stormed the National Assembly Complex   located in the Three Arm Zone of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

The visitation  spearheaded by the  Summit Committee headed by Hon. Olawuni Tobi A (Leveler) observed proceedings at the Upper and lower Chambers of the National Assembly(Senate and House of Representatives)..

During the Plenary session, Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of the Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara recognized and welcomed Parliamentarians from Great Ife students representative council  with the Deputy Speaker , Hon. Yusuf Sulaiman Lasun  giving a special recognition to all delegates being an alumnus of the institution and thanked them all for the short visitation..

Speaking with OAU Peeps News Agency on the need for …

Nigeria Ordered to Pay $244 Million Damages for 1967 Civil War

Nigeria was ordered to pay 88 billion naira ($244 million) in damages to those affected by a 1967 civil war after failing to clear landmines and other explosives in the country’s southeast.
The government of Africa’s most populous nation must pay 50 billion naira to compensate war victims and a further 38 billion naira to state authorities to help rebuild damaged property, the Economic Community of West African States Court of Justice said Monday.
The three-year conflict was fought between the Nigerian government and the southeast state of Biafra.


Adekunle Damilare Appointed UJCM, OAU New C.O.P Coordinator

By Ndimele Kingsley
Not only was it a glorious service today, Sunday, 29th October, 2017 at the 5,000 seater OAU Amphi Theatre, it was also a mixed moment of thrill, worship and emotions as the congregation anticipated the inauguration of the new executives and members of the Action Committee of the United Joint Christian Mission, OAU.

Adekunle Damilare Daniel, a Part 4 student of the Department of Computer Science and the current Pastor, Winners Campus Fellowship, OAU was appointed as the New Coordinator, Committee of Pastors (C.O.P), UJCM, OAU alongside other new executives.

The inauguration service was graced by some university alumnus and past executives of the UJCM, OAU with over 5,000 students in attendance.

Adekunle Damilare Daniel succeeded Adedoyin Samson (the erstwhile Pastor, Mountain of Fire Campus Fellowship, OAU).

We wish all UJCM, OAU new executives a successful tenure and we pray God grants them the wisdom to lead the mission according to His purpose.