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Restructuring: system of inclusive and productivity-- Gov. Dickson

By Alabi Aderonke

Following the security crisis and economic debacles in Nigeria, the governor of Bayelsa, Seriake Henry Dickson proffered restructuring as the practicable solution at the annual lecture of faculty of arts Obafemi Awolowo University ile Ife on the 12th of july 2018.
He emphasized that restructuring is not about dismemberment but  a way of organizing and administering in true federalism.

He quoted Awolowo who said Nigeria is a geographical expression reiterating the fact that no matter the difference and diversification it is left for the people to use a system that suit them. He exemplified from the political system in the pre colonial era of Nigeria.
Though people shared same origin and belief, they still paid allegiance to their local shared community. The same reason why we need to note and understand our difference already pointed out by Ahmadu Bello the Sultan of Sokoto on federal system.

The federal system of the early post- independent Nigeria is totally differ…

Croatia to meet France in World cup Final, England and Belgium to battle for 3rd place.

By Ganiyu Ayanniyi

The 'Vatreni' (Blazers) of Croatia to meet 'Les Bleus' (the blues) of France in final of this ongoing World Cup 2018 at 4pm (West African Time) on Sunday 15th July 2018 in Moscow, Russia as 'The Three Lions' of England and 'Les Diables Rouges' (The  Red Devils) of Belgium set to battle for third-place of the tournament on Saturday 14th July 2018 by 3pm (W.A.T) in Saint Petersburg.

The Blues secured their place to the final after defeating the Red Devils a goal to nil while the Blazers made their way to Final by defeating the three Lions 2 goals to 1.

Also, it is important to note that France and Croatia national teams have previously played each other five times and France has won three of those matches, while the other two resulted to a draw. The first match was played on July 8, 1998 during the World Cup Semifinals and Les Bleus won 2-1 to advance to the Finals, which they won over Brazil.

Also, Victor, a linguistics student of OAU…

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NASS OAU: Immediate Past President Alleged Of Misappropriation Of Over 3.8Million Naira

By Uthman Samad


OAU Peeps News Agency learnt Clamours and allegations have been springing up from the faculty of sciences of Obafemi Awolowo university over what is termed  "misappropriation of public fund"

OAU Peeps learnt the students of the faculty are clamouring for the dividend of their due paid for the last administration led by Okoli Victor.

Okoli Victor Popularly known as SIR KELVIN Is the Immediate past president of the National Association of Science Students (OAU) for the 2016/17  Academic session.

The embattled former president was alleged on the ground of not providing Freshers" package for the generality of the then part one students that paid their dues during the administration worth of #2,500 each.

OAU Peeps News Agency learnt from an inhouse source that during the Sir Kelvin's ( Okoli Victor) administration,  freshers paid #2,500, out of which #2000 is for the package and #500 for faculty due. while returning Students of the faculty paid #1000 eac…

JULY 10: THE LABOUR OF OUR HEROES SHALL NEVER BE IN VAIN

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By RAY Of Hope

Today marks the 19th year of demise of our martyrs whose sacrifices generations of Great Ife community keep and will keep enjoying forever.

Today, we remember OAU-5; today, we remember George Yemi Iwilade (AFRIKA), the Secretary General, Great Ife Students'Union 1998/1999 session - the only successfully assassinated victim among the conscious students that carried out the arrest of members of Black Axe Confraternity on Saturday, 7 March 1999; today, we remember Eviano Ekemelu, Yemi Ajiteru, Babatunde Oke and Ekpede Godfrey who were victims of July 10, 1999 massacre.
The blood they shed forms the basis of freedom Great Ife community keeps enjoying today.

Condolence to the family of these heroes. In good memories of these fallen martyrs, Great Ife community will forever be grateful for their sacrifices generations keep in memory.

It is pathetic that this ground of freedom and liberty has turned to the city of fear. It is on this note that I encourage all and sundry t…

10/July/1999: The Night Water Began to Flow Uphill

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By Novel Nigeria


On the night of 9 July 1999, the _Kegites,_ members of the Palm Wine Drinkers’ Club, held a “gyration”
(party) in the Cafeteria of Awolowo Hall. The party was in full swing, when, at around 3:30am (now 10 July), a group of masked individuals, wearing black clothing, drove through the main gate and proceeded to the car park next to the Tennis Courts in the Sports Centre. They went on foot along a bush path to Awolowo Hall, where they violently interrupted the gyration, firing guns and also wielding axes and cutlasses. Some of the partygoers were shot, though none of them were killed. Charles Ita and five
others who were shot in Awo Hall Cafeteria survived.

Twenty-five others received minor injuries, which were sustained during the stampede during the attack. Tunde Oke (Part 1, Philosophy) was still alive but died on the operating table. Yemi Ajiteru (Part 2, Religious Studies), Efe Ekede (Part 2, Pscychology) and Eviano Ekelemu (a medical student) bled to death due to …

July 10 OAU Massacre; What Actually Happened

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The Obafemi Awolowo University massacre was a series of shootings and murders which took place against students of Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria on Saturday, July 10, 1999. It resulted in the deaths of five people and injuring of eleven, all of them students at OAU.
It was perpetrated by an organized death squad of 40 members of the Black Axe Confraternity branch at the university. They invaded the Awolowo Hall of the university at around 4:30 A.M., clad in black trousers and black T-shirts, their faces hidden by masks; they carried and made use of shotguns and hatchets against students.

What led to the massacre
An account of what led to the massacre is given by Prof. Roger Makanjuola's book “Water Must Flow Uphill (Adventures in University Administration)”. Prof. Roger Makanjuola, following the massacre, became Vice Chairman of the university and took an active role in both investigating and punishing those from the university involved in the murders.