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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…

OAU Celebrates Economics Professor As He Retires From Service

By Ayanniyi Ganiyu

The department of Economics department of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife has  today commemorated with Prof. Joseph Ajibola Faboyo.

The celebration which filled the air, filled the Faculty of law's Moot and Mock court of the institution to the Brim.

The Students, lecturers and the Non-teaching staff of departments celebrate with the lecturer on his retirement at the faculty of  Law's New Moot and Mock Court.

While speaking at the event, The Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Prof Ogunbodede congratulated the celebrant as a fulfilled lecturer.

"As a fulfilled lecturer without shady record, I congratulate you. Forty-eight years in Service is not a joke nor child's play".

He exemplified the Don as a good picture for representation of hardwork and Integrity as well as a good teacher to many other.

The Chairman Committee of Deans and Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof. Niyi Aluko describes Prof. Fabayo as " teacher, A person that doe…

HiFL: OAU Giants Set to Meet UI Pioneers Tomorrow

By Akpoyovwaire Aghogho Uniquette.

OAU Giants, the official team of the Obafemi Awolowo University are set to meet UI Pioneers to play their first game in the newly introduced Higher Institution Football League (HiFL).

OAU Giants are to play with UI Pioneers for the first leg in Ui at the UI's new Awo Stadium on Wednesday August 8 , 2018 by 4pm.
The second leg will be played in OAu on the 22nd of August 2018.

The game is organised by Higher Institution Football league in Conjunction with Nigeria University Game Association (NUGA) and Nigeria Football federation.


The semi finalist of these school will go to play in Lagos for one week.

Former Great Ife Students Union Secretary General Appointed As A Member of Oyo State Youth Parliament

By Farombi Oluwaseun

It will recalled that few months ago, Amusat Olajide popularly known as SECRENENE  ,the former welfare officer of Great Ife Students Union was appointed as a member of the Nigeria Youth Parliament, OAU Peeps News Agency has confirmed the appointment of another former Union officer who served in the same administration into the Oyo state youth Parliament.

Oketooto Olanrewaju Oluwaseun Popularly known as Hon Seun, the former secretary General  great Ife students" Union,2014/2015 parliamentary year has recently been appointed as a member of the Oyo state youth Parliament.

This was made to the public from the Oyo state  Commissioner of Youths and Sports through the office of the Special Assistant to the Governor on Youths, Honourable Afees Bolaji Repete.

" I humbly wish to inform you that His Excellency,the Executive Governor of Oyo state Senator Abiola Ajimobi has approved the constitution of the 3rd Assembly of the state Youth Parliament. Consequently, I …




The Management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is aware of the directive by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) that the 2018/2019 candidates who applied to study Law, Dentistry, Fine and Applied Arts, Botany and Family Nutrition and Consumer Sciences should either change course or university, due to non-accreditation by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

The general accreditation exercise was conducted across all universities in December, 2017 and the non-accreditation of some programmes cut across all universities and is not peculiar to OAU.

There are 106 programmes in the University of which the five mentioned above have issues with accreditation. Although all these programmes actually had interim status during the last exercise, they were denied accreditation because of the existing NUC regulation which does not allow for back to back interim status.

The University Management i…


*OAU Peeps News Agency*
Aug 6,2018


Prior to our publication last week concerning accreditation crisis rocking some departments in the university, it has however been brought to our notice that medical rehabilitation has finally received full accreditation.

Speaking with OAU Peeps News Agency, our source in the National Universities Commission(NUC) stated that the Department Of Medical Rehabilitation truly faced accreditation issues few months ago but it has been finally resolved. NUC further advised aspirants of the Department Of Medical Rehabilitation  not to change their choice of course.

Speaking with OAU Peeps News Agency, President, Ife University Physiotherapy and  Occupation Therapy Students Association  (IFUTSA) ,  Suleiman Usman stated  that Medical Rehabilitation has fully received accreditation.

The affected programmes are  Law,Dentistry,  Botany ,Fine and Applied Arts with Family Nutrition and Consumer Science.

JAMB Spokesm…

OAU Management Promises To Sort Out Accreditation Crisis

By Farombi Oluwaseun

Recall OAU Peeps News Agency has earlier reported that Faculty Of Law &Dentistry, Department of Fine Arts, Botany &Medical Rehabilitation has lost accreditation.Click here

Report gathered by OAU Peeps News Agency made it known that this is the third time Faculty of Law will lose accreditation, 1992,2006,2018 respectively. Also, a source who pleaded anonymity stated that the Department Of Botany never got full accreditation since its inception as a course of study in the university.

However,the management of Obafemi Awolowo University has promised to sort out the present accreditation crisis rocking some departments  and faculties in the institution.

Speaking with Journalist, the university Public Relations Officer, Mr Abiodun Olanrewaju stated that  the withdrawal of accreditation will be sorted out by September.

“We are going to sort it out, latest by September, and everything will come back to shape"

 It will be recalled that the non accreditation w…

Uncertainty Surrounds the Sudden Death Of OAU lecturer

By Olufemi Alfred

The cause of the death of a senior lecturer of Obafemi Awolowo University, Professor Ademola Babalola, is yet to be revealed a week after his corpse was found in his residence.

The death of the Professor who was the former head of the Department of  Sociology and Anthropology, was announced last week.

According to students of the deceased faculty and department, the death of the Professor is still a mystery.

Alokan Cephas, a Part 4 student of Sociology and Ayodele Omowumi,  stated that the easy-going Professor died in his room and his body was recovered Two days after neighbours discovered that his phone was unreachable.

"After the day's work, he went home and all we heard was that his corpse was found on his bed Two days later."

Meanwhile, a reliable source, who confided under anonymity, said the Professor was stabbed in the eye and stomach because his articles and research works were against the British American Tobacco Company (BAT).

"Babalola w…