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Showing posts from December 22, 2019

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

OAU Students React To New Accommodation Policy

As a result of the special release by the Division of Students Affairs of Obafemi Awolowo University, several reactions have begun to circulate within the student's community of the institution. 
The notice emphasized that stallites will be denied accommodation on campus for this coming session 2019/2020 by not being legible for bedspace balloting which is against the habitual tradition of this great institution. 
The students, most of whom are away from the university campus for the festivities of the season, mostly complained about the new development.
Some students were of the notion that the decision taken by the DSA was harsh and would have negative effects on the academic, health or security of students.
"First, the landlords and agents in Ife would use this as an opportunity to extort the students. This is unfair!" A student who pleaded anonymity said.
A final year student in the Faculty of Arts, Oluchi, also contributed to the issue "I hope the news (about …

"Stallites Should Note That There Is No Bedspace For Them On Campus..." -DSA

By Emmanuel Dominic
The special release by the Division of Student Affairs (DSA) on accommodation for students on Christmas eve addressed a sets of issues,  which featured -: *  Students vacating the hostel * SIWES Students seeking Accommodation,  and finally the brainbuster, * Stalites not being able to ballot for hostels from the next session.
According to the release, the Division gave students till 31st of December 2019 to vacate the hostel, with their belongings,  as the loss of any property won't be accounted for by the DSA or School management.  
 The school recognized the need for students on SIWES, Teaching Practice and college of health sciences students who have legitimate academic/clinical reasons to stay behind. These set of students were instructed to go through their Head of Department or Deans for possible consideration. 
The last part and perhaps most interesting part of the release was that there shall be no bed space for stallites on campus henceforth, accordin…

Join Our Online Community Of OAU Freshmen And Aspirants

The leadership of OAU Peeps News Agency, the largest online news agency in the OAU campus hereby use this medium to invite aspirants and newly admitted students of the Obafemi Awolowo University to join our online platforms for first hand information and orientation about the institution.
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Pelumi Hassan 
Editor, OAU Peeps News Agency

Larceny In The Moremi Hall Of Residence

By Emmanuel Dominic
Information reaching us at OAU Peeps news agency from a resident in Moremi hall of residence for female students, about a thief who has been reportedly breaking into their rooms,  stealing phones and other valuables.

There is unrest among the residents of Moremi hostel at the alarming rate of the reoccurring event. In an interview with a female resident, she explained that the thief who she revealed to be a guy broke into the hall around 4am this morning.
In her statement; A girl saw him and shouted "thief" but he was not caught. He stole three phones at block G, room 305. When he was being chased he dropped two phones and went with one. And last two weeks too Wednesdays/Thursday morning too, they stole phones on G 208 too 8 phones in the middle of the night. So it's like it's same guy that came to do the job.
Residents believe that these thefts were done by the same person who they believe is a male student. We urge everyone living in Moremi hal…