Sunday, 19 March 2023

OAU Denies Recruitment Processes


The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has debunked a conversation online about an alleged staff recruitment exercise going on in the university.

The university revealed it is not currently recruiting any staff at the moment.

This was disclosed in a statement titled “BEWARE OF SCAMMERS: OAU IS NOT RECRUITING”, released by the University spokesperson, Abiodun Olanrewaju, on Sunday, and made available to OAUPeeps News Agency.

The attention of the management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has been drawn to a conversation online about an alleged staff recruitment exercise currently going on in the University. The said conversation is not only false but devilish, malicious and a pure scam.

We, therefore, want the general public, most especially those desperately in need of employment, to know that Obafemi Awolowo University is NOT on any staff recruitment exercise for now. 

A release by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, stated that OAU, as an academic institution, does not engage in secret or clandestine employment, neither would it's Vice Chancellor or any other Principal Officers of the University ask an applicant for any monetary or material gratification.

In fact, our staff recruitment exercise always follows due process : we place vacancies advertisement in two widely read National Dailies and the same will be displayed on the University website. Please, also note that we do not engage the services of an outsider for our staff recruitment exercise. 

In view of this, the general public should disregard, in its entirety, the contents of the conversation, and that OAU does not advert it's staff recruitment exercise on the social media.

The University does not know nor have any relationship whatsoever with any nebulous Dr. Williams Abah. Therefore, anything done or purportedly done on behalf of the University or its Vice Chancellor by the so called Dr. Williams Abah, with GSM number 0802 129 4368, has nothing to do with the University.

Any person or group of persons who transacts, or has transacted any business with him in the name of the University does so at their own risk.

Saturday, 18 March 2023

African Liberty Writing Fellowship Call for Applications 2023/2024


The African Liberty Writing Fellowship program is a year-long program designed to train young Africans interested in academia, media, public policy, or any other critical-and-analytical-writing-related career, in opinion article writing. Accepted applicants will complete a five-week mandatory online course. The top thirty-five candidates from the five-week training will be admitted as African Liberty writing fellows.

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Monday, 13 March 2023

Agitations At Fajuyi Hall As Man O War Member Beat Student For Passing Excreta At Their Base

Fajuyi hall of residence members were agitating that the law must take its due core on the member of Man O War for beating a student who was caught passing excreta at their base.

OAUPeeps News Agency Correspondent gathered that a student was caught by the Man O War Official for passing excreta at the Man O War base which has the inscription "Military Zone Keep Off" According to report gathered, the student caught in the act was told to pack his faeces who in turn told the officials that he dug the ground and has already covered it with sand.

The culprit according to his report while the case was been moderated at Fajuyi hall Secretariat, pleaded that they allow him to leave the excreta that way while he follow them to administer any punishment they want to him. 

However, one of the Man O War official present started administering cane on him. An eye witness who saw the event while he was standing at the backyard of the first floor of Block 4 Fajuyi hall called the attention of Fajuyians to the case. 

Consequently, when the student and the Man O War Officials came out of their base with his excreta which he eventually packed after much pressure from the officials, Fajuyians intervened and prevented them from taking him to their(Man O War) Secretariat. 

While moderating the case at Fajuyi Hall Secretariat, a porter from the Fajuyi Hall Of Residence came and intervened and corrected the Man O War Officials that it's not in their place to lay hands on Students regardless of the offense. 

The porter however concluded that the case will be settle tommorow Tuesday, 14th March 2023 as both parties involved will be called.

Saturday, 11 March 2023

Breaking News: OAU Fixes New Date For Resumption


The Management of Obafemi Awolowo University has postponed the resumption of academic activities earlier scheduled for 15th March, 2023 and fix another date for resumption.

In a Press Statement signed made available to OAUPeeps News Agency, the decision to postpone the resumption date was because of the postponement of the Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly election by the Independent Nation Electoral Commission (INEC). 

Consequently, students are expected back on campus on Monday, 20th March, 2023 and to resume academic activities accordingly

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Wednesday, 22 February 2023

Travelling Buses Provided By The Student Union: Ride With The Union

The Great Ife Students' Union has once again intervened in the students transportation problem by the provision of traveling buses. The “Ride with the union” is the intervention of the students' union for students traveling to Lagos and Ibadan.

The leadership of the union met with the leadership of the Lagos-bound and Ibadan-bound units of the bus drivers association to finalize it on the 21st of February, 2023. 

Ride with the Union is expected to start today, 22nd February, 2023 with SUB car park as the point of conveyance. This transportation opportunity does not end today but extends till further notice.

The Lagos trip ends at Berger/Oshodi while the Ibadan trip ends at Iwo road, Ibadan. Ten 18-seater buses were provided for Lagos and Ten were provided for Ibadan at subsidized prices.  2500 for Lagos (instead of 3000) and 1000 for Ibadan (instead of 1200).

Students can make transfer to these accounts. Or they can decide to pay in cash.

Transfers can be made into these accounts depending on your destination:

For Lagos



John Patrick

For Ibadan



Adubazi Israel Onimisi

Ensure to notify them through 

Patrick (for Lagos)


Israel (for Ibadan)


Tuesday, 21 February 2023

Naira Scarcity: Leadership Of The Union Secure Cash Intervention With Banks


Amidst the scarcity of naira notes going on in the country which has made several people to be unable to go on with their day to day activities because of unavailability of cash, the leadership of the Great Ife Students' Union has secured a cash intervention with three banka operating on campus to ease the financial difficulties faced by students on campus on Tuesday, 21 February 2023 at 7am at the three designated banks.

In a Press Statement made available to OAUpeeps News Agency, the three Banks that the bank intervention was secured are Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank and United Bank for Africa. The intervention which will see that each student is entitled to a one-time withdrawal of a  sum of #5000 or less. 

Consequently, students are expected to be on queues at the banks and obtain withdrawal slips from executives/officer of the Union present and must come with any University-approved means of identification; which can be School ID, Library card, Health Center card or Clearance Certificate printed from the eportal. The Financial Secretary of the Union, Comrade Legbeti was however commended for leading this intervention.