Friday, 29 October 2021

OAU to Resume November 5th

OAU to Resume November 5th

OAU management announces the date for the commencement of 2019/2020 Rain semester examination. 

It’s been almost 4 weeks since the OAU campus was closed down by the VC indefinitely, as a result of student protest. Since then, just one senate meeting was held to discuss the situation on campus, in which a decision on resumption was not announced. 

The 2nd Senate meeting held today at around 10am in oduduwa hall behind closed doors, as regards the situation on campus, which takes the priority of every stakeholder.

After the long stretched meeting, the conclusion and decision made by the senate are "Students to resume on Friday 5th of November and continue their respective exams on Saturday 6th of November”

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

“Be Assured That We Are Indefatigably Committed To Our Union” -GISU Elects

“Be Assured That We Are Indefatigably Committed To Our Union” -GISU Elects
By Adesina Emmanuel
The Great Ife Student Union CEC Elects has released a Press Release To Debunk a Press Release that was earlier released on 26th of October 2021 with the title "RELEASE ON STATE OF EVENTS" 

The earlier Press Release which was supposedly written and signed by the President-elect and other officers-elect of the CEC was disregarded. 

Great ife students were however advised to advised to disregard any release made in the name of any or all of the officers-elect of the CEC emanating from any person or group of persons other than the Council

However, the executive elect asked students to join the official Great Ife Students’ Union Telegram Channel    which is regarded as the running central official information platform of the Union. 

The CEC Elect further assure students that they are still committed to the Union and will communicate on the October 1 protest which emanate from the death Miss Aishat Adesina due to the negligence of the health center workers. 

Saturday, 2 October 2021

The True Account of the Uproar at Maintenance Gate

The True Account of the Uproar at Maintenance Gate

As late as 8 pm on Saturday, October 2nd a disagreement broke out between MD Sharwama and some OAU students. According to reports, some female students had ordered #3000 worth of MD’s Sharwama. Getting to the front of maintenance to retrieve their snacks, an argument ensued that the they were delayed for a long time. Rotimi Stephen, also a student of OAU being at the scene tried to calm things down and in the process. The female students decided that they wanted a refund since the vendors failed to deliver. The vendors at MD Sharwama threatened to slap the female students. 

Rotimi frowned against this. He made a comment, to disapprove of their threats but he and the female students were harassed, slapped, and beaten.

Hearing the news of the harassment, a passerby tried to calm things down but he was also harassed. The passerby called the policemen while students summoned OAU CSO to the scene. The security men arrived at the scene to apprehend the vendors that harassed the students. 

They were only able to apprehend one culprit. It was also reported that the vendor was showing resistance and trying to escape, so, the security men had to use extra measures to detain him. 

Great Ife Student Union Suspends Protest

Great Ife Student Union Suspends Protest

By Adesina Emmanuel

After several hours of protest over the death of Miss Adesina Aishat Omowumi, which led to the closure of the school by the school management. 

In a Press Release sent to the generality of the Great Ife students by the Electoral Commission. 

The Electoral Commission commended everyone for showing there doggedness and resilience and has however assured students that negotiation has commenced on reopening the school and meeting the 4- point agenda with immediate effect. 

The commission however enjoined students to disregard any rumour on the use of force. 

Students React to School’s Indefinite Shut Down

Students React to School’s Indefinite Shut Down

By Adesina Emmanuel 

Great Ife Students have reacted to the press release that was sent by the school management at the late hour of October 1st. They condemn the actions taken by the school management to shut down indefinitely. As at 10 pm, some students were found sleeping in front of SUB as a form of protest.  

In the same vein, very early on Saturday October 2nd 2021 students have mobilized to start another protest.  

Students are maintaining their grounds that students won’t be allowed to leave campus unless the school management reopen the school and they are allowed to finished the session. 

As at the time of gathering this news, students are currently at Bus stop preventing bus trying to convey students outside campus from doing so. Also, it has been gathered that parents who came to retrieve their children have been prevented too. 

Presently, students have been sent to Campus gate in order to prevent the movement of cars and motorcycles from going in and out of the school premises.

Friday, 1 October 2021

OAU Shuts Down Indefinitely

OAU Shuts Down Indefinitely
By Onyekpe Derrick 

The school management has ordered the closure of the school and for all students to vacate the hostels latest 12noon 2nd of October.

This was revealed in a press release after almost 12 hours since the beginning of the protest that shook the grounds of Ile Ife as a result of the death of Adesina Aishat a final year student of the  Department of Foreign Languages. 

In the press release,  the School’s PRO, Abiodun Olanrewaju wrote;
"The Management condemns in strong terms the continuous and uncontrolled protests by the students culminating in unbridled brigandage, blocking the Ife/Ibadan and Ife/Ede highways and other adjoining roads that could be used as alternative routes, and engaging in other acts that are detrimental to their health and the safety of the generality of the people". 

Subsequently, the swearing-in of the newly elected SUG has also been put on hold till the proper investigation is carried out.

Protest: OAU Students Shut Down Campus Gate

Protest: OAU Students Shut Down Campus Gate

By Adesina Emmanuel

Recall it was earlier reported by OAU Peeps News Agency that students are protesting over the death of a student that lost her life due to the negligence of the health center workers. 

As at the time of gathering this news, multitude of Great Ife Students are outside the and have shut down the school gate. 

Speaking to the students, the President Elect Reform said the school should have moved passed the era of searching for file manually when they can actually do that via digital device by uploading the details of school on system which will reduce the stress students go through while visiting the health center. 

He also says they will mount pressure on the school management for renovation of the health center and the employment of more workers to improve to avoid any other unfortunate situation. 

OAU Students Elicts Protest against Negligence of the Health Center

OAU Students Elicts Protest against Negligence of the Health Center

By Ayomide Emmanuel

The late hours of September 2021 will always remain a tragic day in the memory of every Great Ife Student after losing one of its own Adesina Aishat Omowumi due to negligence from the OAU Health Center staffs. 

Over the years students have often complained about the attitude of the health workers at the OAU Health center and refer the place as death centre. 

Adesina Aishat omowumi who lost her life at the late hour of yesterday was a student from the department of Foreign languages(French Major) Faculty Of Arts and Humanity. 

Report reaching OAU Peeps News Agency was that she was rushed to the health center but was not attended to on time and had to be referred and rush down to Seventh Day Adventist hospital when the case was already worse. 
She was pronounced dead at the teaching hospital. 

In reaction to the sudden and unfortunate news, the generality of Great Ife students rose up and stood for their own by eliciting a peaceful protest which multitude of Great Ife turn out for. 

As the time of gathering this news, students are at Health Center Complex of the institution and after so much agitation, students are mobilizing powerfully to campus gate in order to show their grievances. 

OAU 2021/2022 POST UTME/DE Form: Cut-Off Mark, Eligibility, Registration Procedures

OAU 2021/2022 POST UTME/DE Form: Cut-Off Mark, Eligibility, Registration  Procedures

By Adesina Emmanuel

Candidates who made Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife their first choice in the 2021 UTME and scored 200 and above, and those who applied for Direct Entry (DE) are hereby informed that Registration for the 2021 Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (PUTME) screening exercise will commence on Tuesday, 5th October and end on Tuesday, 19th October, 2021. Candidates are required to go through the following processes:

Step 2: Log on to the site with your Registration Number as Username and your Surname as Password.

Step 3: Fill the biodata form and click continue.

Step 4: Obtain an RRR (Remita Retrieval Reference) from this site only, and use it to make payment online or at any commercial bank.

Step 5: Once payment is accepted, the system logs out and you can now login again.

The screening exercise will be done online.Applicants that provide false information, or upload incorrect credentials will automatically be disqualified.

Candidates are required to check their screening schedule on the OAU Porter from 22nd October, 2021.

Candidates will also be required to participate in the Post-UTME screening on their allotted dates and time from 27th October to 29th October, 2021.

Applicants should note that the screening fee is two thousand naira (N2,000.00).All enquires should be forwarded to