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OAU Management Clears The Air On Resumption Date

By Omale Franklin 

In a statement by the Obafemi Awolowo University management  through the office of the Dean, Division of Students Affairs, Professor I. O. Aransi today 23rd August 2019 stated that
"In accordance with the Senate approved Calendar, All students are expected to into Residence on Sunday 25th August, 2019 for the Rain Semester of the 2018/2019 Academic Session"

This statement is coming few days after a rumor spread like wildfire on social media that the Resumption Date has been postponed from 25th August, 2019 to 1st September, 2019.

The statement also has it that
"Online Registration for courses begin on Saturday 24th August, 2019. While Rain Semester Lectures begin on Monday 26th August, 2019"
The Division of Students Affairs also used the medium to welcome students back to University from the end of semester break and prayed for a very smooth, peaceful and uninterrupted 2018/2019 Rain Semester Academic activities.

All students are advised to take …

OAU Workers Barricade Gate, Embark on one week warning Strike

By John, Beloved


Movements inside and around the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife have been disturbed since Monday as the Non academic staff Union in the institution began a five warning strike alongside a protest.

The members of the Non academic staff union and Senior staff association of Nigeria are unpleased with the recalcitrance of the varsity management towards the reinstatement of the association on the university payroll.

They expressed displeasure over the failure of the federal   government to implement the 2009 agreement on the payment of the non  teaching staffs earned allowances and the implementation of  the National industrial court order.

However, They urged the university management to respect the rule of law and reinstate the senior staff association of Nigeria.

According to the SSANU chairman, Ademola Oketunde, The Union would extend the strike if needed actions are not taken by the federal government with regards to their demand.
"We are on this protest for …