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OAU Students Docked Over Alleged Assault Of Moremi Hall Warden

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By Farombi Oluwaseun 


Today at the Ajebamidele High court, five Students of Obafemi Awolowo University have been charged to court today after opposing the eviction of students from Moremi hostel as earlier reported by OAU Peeps News Agency here


Speaking earlier with Journalists before the court proceedings, Honourable Omole Ibukun, one of the students suspended last year for participating in a protest, condemned the arrest of the students by the management. According to him, the act is to make silent the agitations of students against ant-students policies.
  "They believe they can proceed with the eviction exercise by keeping those comrades in police detention." he added. 
However, in a release obtained by OAU Peeps News Agency and signed by Babatunde Oyatokun, the Chief security Officer of the university said the  students were arrested for alleged assault and harassment  of the hall warden, Mrs Adeyemo, and other officers during the process of sending students out so as t…

OAU Evicts Students Over Hostel Renovation

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By Uthmad Samad

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, on Wednesday instructed security operatives to eject students from the halls of residence.

Some students on campus said an announcement was made using public address systems in various halls of residence, giving them 24 hours to vacate the buildings.

Although the university is on vacation, students on teaching practice programmes and other forms of internship are occupying the halls.


At Moremi Hall, evicted female students could be seen sitting on their luggage insisting that they would not leave until provisions are made for them.

“I have nothing to say about the eviction as my boss who is the dean of students affairs division has ordered them to do so,” Olowu Ekaete, Moremi hall warden, told OAU Peeps News Agency.

Ayodeji, a final year student who said she is working on her project said the alternative hall provided is asking for a letter from their respective heads of department.

“We have been here since the sch…