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Showing posts from December 15, 2019

OAU: NASELS Loses A Reputable Lecturer

By Mutiu Saheed Abiodun
Professor  Asiyanbola, a lecturer of Stylistics at the department of English, lost his life to the cold hand of death within the last 24 hours. The department was thrown into great shock in the light of this news. Professor Asiyanbola was considered to be a rare gem and he would be missed. May his soul rest in perfect peace.

Election Pandemonium as Zachman Emerges As FSRC Speaker

The in-house election of the Faculty of Arts Students Representative Council was billed to start by 4:00pm. However, it didn't start until till about 9:00 pm as a result of pandemonium that ensued as a result of the credibility and the candidature of some English department honourable.

Two Honourables vied for the post of Speaker; Hon Hope from Religious studies and Hon  Zachman from English department.

At the end of the voting process, Zachman had 17 votes and Hope had 13 votes, in the process of counting, an overzealous person entered the election venue and another set of argument ensued until the school security was called in to restore normalcy the situation.

OAU Accounting Student Shines At Convocation With 4.98 Grade Point

The 44th convocation of Obafemi Awolowo University held from the 11th to 13th of the month. The glorious ceremony started with a lecture at Oduduwa hall. Lawal Oluwafemi who bagged a 4.98 CGPA of 5.0 was awarded got a cash price of 100,000 naira amongst many other gifts.

Commenting on the feat, he stated "I graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University as the Best Graduating Student 17/18 session with a historic 4.98 CGPA of 5.0. Was also the Best Overall 4 times in ICAN professional exams with 14 awards.BSc Accounting & 22 academic awards in 4 years. Can only be God!"
 It is worthy of note that this year a total of 7,209 students graduated, out of which 5,292 were undergraduates, while 1,917 are postgraduates. A total of 124 students in the institution graduated with first-class honours, leaving 1,795 students with second class honours (Upper Division), 2256 with second class (Lower Division), while 542 and 39 are graduated with third class and pass degrees respectivel…

Three Deaths In One Week: Dark December In OAU (Full Report)

In less than two weeks, the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has recorded the death of three members of its academic staff. A little over a week ago, the death of Mr Nicholas Igbokwe was announced, less than a week after, the death of Professor Jerome Elusiyan who was said to be attacked by unknown gunmen, and the most recent is the death of Dr. Victoria Oluwaremilekun Adeniyi who reportedly slumped and died.
Dr. Victoria Oluwaremilekun Adeniyi, was the Head of Department of Dramatic Arts and was said to have recently directed the convocation play that enacted for two days, Friday and Saturday. 
She was reported to have slumped and died on Sunday morning at around 11am after church service in her residence. It was said that she did not show any sign of sickness. This tragedy struck in less than twenty-four hours Professor Ife Jerome Elusiyan of Paediatrics at the OAUTHC died.
The entire OAU Peeps Team sends out her condolences to all family and friends of the deceased.