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Sex Scandal: OAU Vice Chancellor Confirms Suspension Of Alleged Lecturer

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OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY
ILE-IFE, NIGERIA.

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Audio Conversation: Obafemi Awolowo University Suspends Professor Richard I. Akindele

The Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has received and considered the interim report of the Committee set up to investigate the allegation of sexual harassment revealed in a recent audio recording.

In the interim report submitted to the Vice Chancellor, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, Professor Richard I. Akindele, of the Department of Management and Accounting, is now established to be the lecturer in the controversial “marks for sex” audio recording. The female voice has also been identified as that of Miss Monica Osetobe OSAGIE, a Postgraduate Student on the Master of Business Administration Regular programme.

Although the Investigative Committee had invited both Professor Richard I. Akindele and Miss Osagie, only Professor Akindele had appeared before the Committee, while Miss Osagie is yet to appear or make any repr…

Bishop Oyedepo Storms OAU For Special Miracle Service

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By Akinfenwa Olaitan & Farombi Oluwaseun


The Special Miracle service, an event scheduled to hold on the 17th and 18th of April 2018, concluded successfully today. It was a crusade organized by the Obafemi Awolowo Campus Christian Mobilization Committee in conjunction with Winners Chapel, Lagere branch.

The special service was graced by the founder of the Living Faith Church, also known as  Winners Chapel- Bishop David Oyedepo, who was the invited minister for the program. The program which started at some minutes after 4pm at the New Crusade Ground, OAU was attended by a large crowd of people who came to partake of the apostolic visitation, as well as dignitaries of the institution such as the Vice Chancellor and other professors from different faculties.

Bishop Oyedepo who preached on the topic "understanding our Root in the supernatural" through Isaiah 7vs 14 stated that Miracles are Ordained to be following the great Ife community.

He further centered on validating mi…

OAU Sex Scandal: Probe Committee Recommends Suspension Of Lecturer

By Punch

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has reportedly suspended Prof. Richard Akindele, whose telephone conversation in which he demanded for sex from a female student was recorded and released on social media, Punch newspaper has reported.

A member of the probe committee set up to look into the matter, who pleaded anonymity confided this to our correspondent in Osogbo on Wednesday.

He said the committee recommended the suspension of the professor in a report of the committee set up by the university to probe the matter and to authenticate the veracity of the telephone conversation, where the lecturer demanded to have sex with the student five times before he would upgrade her mark from 33 to a pass mark.

In the leaked telephone conversation, the female student, who our correspondent gathered was a postgraduate student doing her Masters in Business Administration, initiated a call and asked the professor about their earlier discussion on the matter.

The mem…

2017/2018 NAOC Tertiary Scholarship

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Overview


2017/2018 NAOC TERTIARY SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME: APPLICATION/EXAMINATION
The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) Joint Venture in pursuance of its Corporate Social Responsibility invites suitably qualified applicants for its 2017/2018 Session Tertiary Scholarship Scheme, effective from 17th to 30th April, 2018.

Category of Awards
Host Communities Merit Award – For applicants strictly from NAOC Host Communities
National Merit Award – For applicants from Non-Host communities

Requirements/Eligibility
To qualify for consideration, applicants MUST be:

Registered Full TIME undergraduates in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
Certified 100 level students at the time of application (Only students admitted in 2017/2018 academic session)

NOTE: The following categories of students should not apply:
- 200 level students and above
- Current beneficiaries of similar Awards from other Companies and Agencies
- Dependants of NAOC/NAE/AENR/NACPFA
- Only Indigenes of NAOC Host Communities in Rivers, B…

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Surrounded By Wizards, What Does One Become?

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 By 'Joba Ojelabi  A review of Olawale “Brymo” Asimi’s Oso Album
“Depth is a function of a listener’s individual interpretation” The half true words of the one of the many friends with whom I have had a conversation over the depth of Brymo’s latest piece of art. Interestingly, my friend belongs to the school of thought that believes that Brymo is not as deep as he sounds. Trying to quote him, “Brymo only takes advantage of the slow typical rhythm that by default gives any listener the first impression that embedded within such rhythm is quality”.
Certainly my friend is not the only peddler of this perspective to Brymo’s art and interestingly, Oso is an album that tempts any true fan of the Carpenter’s son to explore this opinion. The album which is about 38 minutes long like others before it contains 11 tracks and although the similarity in tempo and rhythm make it all seem like one very long song, the dissimilarities in themes allows a listener a means to distinguish ea…

Official Statement By The University Over OAU Lecturer-Student Sex Scandal

The attention of the authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has been drawn to an audio recording, now trending on the social media, of a telephone conversation ostensibly between one Professor Akindele and a female student of the University. The recording suggests that the lecturer was demanding sex in return for grade which clearly amounts to sexually harassing the lady.

Since the matter came to our notice, the University has begun the process of identifying the characters involved in this apparent breach of its regulations, the Code of Conduct for the University Community and the Anti-sexual Harassment policy, in full compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and procedures of the University. To this end, the University has set up a high-powered committee to investigate the allegation and submit its report within one week. Anyone found culpable will be dealt with decisively.

I wish to assure the general public that Obafemi Awolowo University has zero to…