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OAU Staff sets to Resume

By Pelumi Hassan 
Prior to the directives of FG, on the 15th of October, 2020, OAU Staff sets to resume for work on Monday. The Federal Government directed civil servants who have not been working since March because of the COVID-19 pandemic to return to work on Monday, 19th October 2020.  This was disclosed by Boss Mustapha; the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Sanni Aiyu; the National Coordinator at a press briefing of the task force on Thursday ,15th October 2020. However, the resumption of the OAU staff was disseminated through a press release from the Office of the Registrar. All staff are advised to comply with the advisory on COVID-19 prevention. While there is still no news on the resumption of students, they are advised to stay safe and protest peacefully. Stay safe. Na person wey dey alive dey go school.  #EndSwat #Endsars

Professor Elusiyan, CMAC OAUTHC Reported Dead

Professor Elusiyan, a professor of paediatrics and child health at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife was reportedly shot dead today, Friday 13th December 2019.

The sad incident was said to have occurred in Edo state. Professor Elusiyan was the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and a father to many. 
We pray that his family and friends find the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.
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Car Accident At Fajuyi Hall

On Monday, 9th December 2019, a car accident occurred around Fajuyi Hall Annex of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. 

The car, which was reportedly said to belong to an OAU lecturer, was reported to have crashed into the gate of Faj Annex. The accident was said to have occurred at about 5pm. 
The car was reported to have suffered from a brake failure and crashed into the second gate of the hall, damaging the canteen very close to the gate. However, there was no life lost, although some of the people at the restaurant were injured. 

Finally, FASA Decides!

By Bernard Nasamu 
The election of the Faculty of Art Student Association; FASA, was set for 10pm, but the voting process abruptly started around 11:30. The condition was conducive for the election. In small groups and troupes, students made way to exercise their constitutional rights.
The bone of contention after the cancelled election was the actualization of a free and fair election. A notable figure at the election which held at History lobby was Dr Amusa, whose presence coupled with the selfless services of the incorruptible electoral commissioners paved way for a hiccup election. There were two candidates from two different departments under FASA, Zachman and Hamzat as they are popularly called.
The voting process ended officially around a few minutes after 4pm. Just as the saying goes the voice of the people is the voice of God. Hamzat, a part 3 student of the department of philosophy, emerged as the president-elect of FASA. Hamzat claimed the spot with a narrow 277- 248 votes, a…

Female OAU Student Assaulted At Maintenance Gate, Security Reacts

At 10:50pm on Sunday 8, December, a female student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife was assaulted directly opposite Maintenance, the popular female residential area around the campus gate. 

It was reported that the female student (who pleaded anonymity) was out to buy food when three unidentifiable guys who alighted from a car behind her allegedly harassed her. In reaction, she was then said to exclaim,"Are you normal?" This is when the situation got out of hand as things got violent. These unidentified individuals, reportedly three in number pounced on this female student slapping and hitting her vigorously. The food seller who tried to help was also said to get some part of the beating. The onlookers who sells by the scene tried to help but these individuals kept slapping and hitting her.
It was also reported that the case was reported immediately to the security at Maintenance gate but they turned their deaf ears to the report. The identity of these individuals rem…