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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…

My Farewell

By 'Joba Ojelabi

No, I am not committing suicide! As a matter of fact, I doubt that I would ever find the guts or folly (whichever is applicable) required to perform the appalling act of ending my human life. These words, as concise as I would try to make them, are a marker of my exit from a world I came into five years ago under unusual circumstances.

I have always wanted to be many things at different stages of my life: Doctor, Engineer, Pilot, and even once also sometime in my juvenile years; typist. Of course, like the typical African parents, my father was quick to delete the thought from my mind, and my mother did not waste any time in praying against the devils at work. But in all my adventurous desires, I do not recall “Journalist” ever coming up at any stage.  Hence my admittance; that like some other things in my life, why I decided to write that article on Admission Racketeering five years ago in applying for an OAU Peeps Membership slot I might never understand.

Farombi Oluwaseun Appointed As Editor-in-chief Of OAU Peeps News Agency

Farombi Oluwaseun, popularly known as Babafaros, has been announced as the Editor-in-chief of the OAU Peeps News Agency for the 2017/2018 academic session.

The announcement was made on Sunday, 21st January, 2018 at the handing over ceremony of the Agency. Farombi who once served as Public Relations Officer of the Agency would be taking over from Ojelabi Jesujoba.

In his farewell speech, Ojelabi appreciated everyone who had made his administration a successful one and went on to charge the newly appointed executives to do even more.

Farombi would be serving as the third Editor-in-chief of the five year old agency after David Adetula and 'Joba Ojelabi. Other newly appointed members of the executive council include;

Uthman Samad- Deputy EIC (Administration)
Akinfenwa Olaitan- Deputy EIC (Publications)
Abdulwahab Lanre- General Secretary
Ogunlowo Samiah- Public Relations Officer
Alabi Aderonke- Welfare Secretary