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Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

OAU community reacts as student activists remain in prison

The students and staff of the Obafemi Awolowo University have condemned the school for handing over its own students to the police for prosecution. PREMIUM TIMES confirmed that Gbenga Oloruniran, a 400 level student of Geography; Olajide Ademola, a 500 level student of Electrical Electronics; Oyedeji Samson, 300 level student…

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

OAU students will continue to pay N90 for accommodation – VC

The Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Eyitope Ogunbodede, has said that the university charges students just N90 for accommodation annually and there is no plan to raise this fee. OAU students who reside in the much dilapidated and congested school-owned halls of residence are invoiced N2590 for accommodation…

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OAU lecturers inaugurate parallel union’s exco

Lecturers in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, made history Tuesday as a newly-formed union, Congress of University Academics, CONUA, and its nine-member executives, were inaugurated. The inauguration was attended by lecturers of the institution, delegates from University of Ilorin and delegates from Kwara State University. In his acceptance speech, the…

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

OAU lecturers form new union, elect officers

Some lecturers of Obafemi Awolowo University have formed a new union called Congress of University Academics (CONUA), and have elected officers to run the body. The teachers pulled out of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on February 12 following a disagreement with the national leadership of the umbrella…

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Aggrieved OAU staff stop JAMB mock exam from holding

The striking non-teaching staff of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, under the aegis of Joint Action Committee, on Monday disrupted the mock examination that was scheduled to take place at the university. The examination is part of that organised nationwide by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB. The workers stormed…

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Muslim students’ group attacks Buhari over university workers’ strike

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has decried the alleged inaction of the federal government on the nationwide strike of non-teaching staff of universities.  The Non-Academic Staff Union, Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities and National Association of Academic Technologists, cooperating under the aegis of the Joint Action Committee,…

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Ile-Ife agog as hundreds celebrate Aje Festival

The ancient town of Ile-Ife in Osun State was overwhelmed with hundreds of residents, tourists and entertainers as they all joined the Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwusi , Ojaja ll, to celebrate Aje Festival on Monday and Tuesday. During the annual festival, Ooni disclosed that Nigeria is rich with culture…

OAU striking staff shut school down again

The strike by the Joint Action Committee, at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has degenerated to a 'total and comprehensive' action, causing the blockade of the main roads and disruption of water and electricity supplies to the campus. The JAC, consisting of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU; Non-Academic…

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

OAU lecturers pull out of national ASUU

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has pulled out of the national body to form a new body following a feud between both sides. The feud between the national body and the chapter led to the disowning of OAU chapter by the national…

PHOTOS: Uncleared refuse litter OAU

A few parts of the academic area on the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, now host refuse dumps, which students say are not only eyesores but unhealthy. Our campus correspondent took some pictures of the unusual dumps around the school's Amphi Theatre, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Administration and…

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ASUU opposes rustication of student unionists

The University of Benin Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has condemned the rustication of five student leaders by the university management. The union expressed its displeasure in a public statement dated February 7 and signed by J. U. Iyasele and R. N. Chikogu; the Chairman and…

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Suspended OAU student appeals for reinstatement

A student under suspension following a protest at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, last October, Ibukun Omole, has written the University Vice Chancellor, Eyitope Ogunbode, appealing the school's decision. Mr. Omole, a 500-level student of Department of Civil Engineering, in the appeal letter dated February 6, said he was not on…

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Sexual assault: OAU backs probe of lecturer by Carribean University

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile -Ife, has vowed to assist in investigations launched by St. George University over a sexual harassment allegation involving a former lecturer of the department of Anatomy of the institution, Francis Fakoya. This was contained in a statement signed by the public relations officer of the…

PHOTOS: OAU students prepare for exams with torchlight, candle light

Since Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, reopened for academic activities on January 2, there has not been power supply to the academic area. This has made reading difficult for students preparing for their examinations. Our correspondent captured pictures of students studying with torchlight and candle light in various classes. "There is…

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OAU reinstates one of four students suspended over protest

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have reinstated one out of the four students suspended for protesting poor welfare conditions in October 2017. The institution lifted the suspension on John Udeh, a 200-level student of Arts and Social Science Education following his letter of apology to the management.…

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OAU students resume classes, get examination date

A month after Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, was forced to close due to the strike by non-teaching workers embarked upon in December, lectures officially began in the institution on Friday. Our correspondent who visited the university saw students go to their various classes. "CHM102 held today and were told to…

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TASUED gets acting Vice Chancellor

Adelaja Arigbabu has been appointed as the acting Vice Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun in Ogun State. A professor of Mathematics Education, he was deputy vice chancellor until his appointment. He will take over from Oluyemisi Obilade on Monday, January 8. The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council…

Osun workers commence strike, shut down secretariat

Osun State workers on Wednesday commenced an indefinite strike. The workers are protesting the incomplete payment of workers’ salaries and other allowances. Osun has been paying workers between 50 and 100 per cent of their salaries for over one year. On Wednesday, the workers led by the Chairman of Nigeria…

PHOTOS: Soldiers brutalise man, strip him naked

Two soldiers have been caught on camera beating a man after stripping him naked. The incident happened in Ajah market, Lagos, on Tuesday. The soldiers also threatened to cut off the man's penis while beating him in the presence of onlookers. Traders at the market declined comment on the cause…

Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola

Half Salary: Osun civil servants commence indefinite strike

Osun State civil servants have commenced an indefinite strike. The workers under the Joint Public Service announced the strike on Friday in a statement by the Chairman JPSNC; Bayo Adejumo ; Chairman , Nigeria Labour Congress , Tunde Adekomi; and the Trade Union Congress Chairman, Bowale Adekola Many workers in…

INTERVIEW: How I achieved excellence after failing JAMB four times – Crawford Best Graduating Student

Samuel Ogunlana emerged best graduating student in the last academic session at Crawford University, Ogun State, capping off his four-year Political Science programme with 4.94 CGPA. In this interview with, Kabir Adejumo, Mr. Ogunlana 24, narrated the story behind his academic excellence, after failing UTME four times. Excerpts: PT: Despite…

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Workers Strike: OAU shut down

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife has shut the university. This follows two days of strike and protest by all non-teaching staff which affected major operations including electricity, water, and healthcare in the university. The closure of the university was announced in a statement by the Public Relations…

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

University workers strike grounds activities in OAU

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has been hit by the strike action declared by Joint Action Committee of Non Academic Students Union, NASU, Senior Staff Academic of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), with vital services shut down and main gate locked in effect. The strike…

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OAU’s English department exco. kicked out for alleged graft, abuse of office

The National Association of Students of English and Literary Studies Representative Council, NSRC, at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has sacked the six executive members of the association, and suspended three others. The impeachment and the suspension processes were parts of the proceedings of the department's parliamentary sitting held on…

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OAU management reacts to murder on university campus

The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Friday confirmed a man, Adewumi Omoboriowo, was murdered on the school's campus late on Thursday, following "a fight that went out of hand". Reached by phone, the Chief Security Officer of the University, Babatunde Oyasode, told PREMIUM TIMES that the deceased, child…