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OAU Students, Aspirants Panic As NUC Disaccredits Faculty Of Law And Other Departments.

By Uthman Samad and Farombi Oluwaseun

In the early hours of yesterday , the Nigeria University Commission through JAMB has notified some students seeking admission into Obafemi Awolowo University that their first choice course has lost accreditation.

The  JAMB notification also further instructed the aspirants to change their courses or institution as soon as possible.

The notification reads "" Your first choice course did not receive accreditation. Login to your profile and change course/institution ""

This has left aspirants and students of the institution on the fence  regarding the issue of non Accreditation by the Nigeria University  commission (NUC).

The affected courses include Faculty of law &  Dentistry with Department  Botany, Fine Arts and  medical Rehabilitation

Speaking with OAU Peeps News Agency, Olawale, one of the aspirants stated that the notification came as a shock to them yesterday. He stated that this has made most aspirants unhappy because…

2018 OAU Post-UTME Application Form Released

OAU Peeps News Agency can now confirm the release of OAU Post UTME. A release from the Office of The Registrar read thus:

2018 Admission Screening Exercise for UTME and Direct Entry Candidates //

Candidates who made the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife their first choice in the 2018 UTME and scored 200 and above, and those who applied for Direct Entry (DE) are hereby informed to log on to the admissions portal, admissions.oauife.edu.ng or the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife website (www.oauife.edu.ng) to register for the POST-UTME screening exercise effective from August 6, 2018.

Candidates are required to visit admissions.oauife.edu.ng and login with their JAMB Registration Number to commence the on-line registration process for the screening exercise. Candidates will be required to obtain an RRR (Remita Retrieval Reference) from this site only, and use it to make payment online or at any commercial bank.

Applicants for the Screening Exercise will be required to do the followin…

OAU CDL: 2018/2019 OAU Pre-degree Form Released

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OAU Peeps News Agency has been able to confirm that the Centre for Distance Learning (CDL), Obafemi Awolowo University has started recieving applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Pre-Degree Programme for 2018/2019 Session.
Eligibility
Eligible Candidates must possess minimum of 5 Credits in 5 subjects at a maximum of two sittings including English Language (for ALL Courses), Mathematics (for Science-based and Social Science-based Courses) and Literature-in-English (for Law).

Duration
The programme normally runs for two (2) contact periods both within nine (9) calendar months.

Available Subject Combinations
Options/Fields Subject Combinations
Arts Government/Literature in English/Religious Studies (GLR), Economics/ Government/Literature in English (EGL)
Biological Sciences Biology/Chemistry/Physics (BCP)
Physical Sciences Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Physics (CMP), Geography/ Mathematics/ Physics (GMP)
Social Sciences Economics/Government/Mathematics (EGM),…

OAU, Ogun state government Celebrate Prof. Wole Soyinka At Ife Food Festival.

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By Uthman Samad & Akpoyovwaire Aghogho Uniquette

Oduduwa hall of the Obafemi Awolowo University was full to the brim today as Students of the institution were chanting 'iwe iwe' in praising of the first African Nobel Laurette being Honoured.
The institution and the Governor of Ogun State celebrated Wole Soyinka, a Professor and first Africa Nobel Laureate by inaugurating the Wole Soyinka Museum in the institution.

According to the Director of Ife Institute of Cultural Studies, Felix Omidire, the festival would feature an exhibition of prepared indigenous dishes from different parts of Nigeria and from across Africa, the program is slated to last for a week.

While welcoming the audience, the Vice Chancellor of OAU, Eyitope Ogunbodede accorded Soyinka being worth celebrated with the need to project Africa's cultural heritage as food remain the central to man's well-being and humanity.
He also spoke about the contribution of Mr. Soyinka to the development of culture …

IfeFlood: OAU Workers" Union Leader Charges Vice Chancellor

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By Uthman Samad 

The ancient town of Ile Ife yesterday 29th of July witnessed heavy down pour of rain which led to the destruction of residents' properties and rendered some homeless as many houses were flooded by gully erosion.

The chairman of Nigerian University and administrative and technical staff Union.(NUATSU) Obafemi Awolowo UNIVERSITY Ile Ife,  has today vowed to charge the vice Chancellor of the institution on the attack on Students staying off campus caused by the flood.


Comrade wole Odewumi told Journalists in his office that "I am going to call on other Union leaders on campus to charge the vice Chancellor on what to do on the recent flood gate".

Mr Odewumi added that the whole blame of the incident is on the landlords who think the "Student-town-inversion" is an avenue for them for fast profiteering means, giving houses in marshy land to students.

Wole Odewumi' also told Journalists that all efforts will be put on deck to communicate to the Tw…