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OAU 43rd Convocation Ceremony Commences Today

Obafemi Awolowo university (OAU) sets to hold its 43rd convocation ceremony as the school  management releases the programme of event for ceremony.

This convocation ceremony has been slated to hold from the 11th- 14th of December 2018 in honour of the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 graduating students of the prestigious university.

Below is the convocation ceremony programme of event.

Obafemi Awolowo University Programme for the 43rd Convocation

Tuesday, 11th December, 2018:

10.00 a.m.Convocation Lecture: “University Education in Nigeria: Revisiting the Ife Dream” - Prof. Banji Akintoye12.00 noon.Opening of Exhibition of Research Activities in the University

Wednesday 12th, December, 2018:

Morning Session at 9.00 a.m.Conferment of First degrees, Postgraduate Diploma and Master Degrees and Award of Prizes to the 2015/2016 & 2016/2017 Graduating Students in the Faculties of Administration and Arts.Afternoon Session at 1.00 p.m.Conferment of First degrees, Postgraduate Diploma and Master D…

Strike: FG & ASUU Meeting Ends Inconclusive, Adjourned Till December 17

Another meeting between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended on Monday night without an immediate resolution of the dispute.

The meeting which held at the Federal Ministry of Labour was to find a lasting solution to the ongoing strike by the university lecturers.

At least four other meetings have been held between both parties before Monday’s since the strike commenced on November 4.

While addressing journalists, the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, said the meeting has been adjourned to December 17.

Mr Ngige said the federal government is taking all necessary steps to address ASUU’s demands.

Mr Ngige had earlier appealed to the striking lecturers to ensure that Monday’s dialogue yields results that will lead to ending the strike.

”The strike is five weeks old today and it is not in anybody’s interest. We will ensure the needful is done,” he said.

Meanwhile, the ASUU chairman, Biodun Ogunyemi, said the union will await the nex…