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OAU Unveils Plan To End Years Of Filth, Dilapidation At Hostels

Posted: February 16, 2018 at 10:11 am   /   Campus

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, is set to embark on an ambitious review of its students’ accommodation policy to decongest and renovate the halls of residence on the campus, a top official has exclusively told CAMPUS REPORTER. The university, established in 1962 as the University of Ife, has nine halls of residence, mostly dilapidated due to […]

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Refuse Dumps On OAU’s Academic Area

Posted: February 16, 2018 at 9:39 am   /   Campus

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 First Bank Lecture Theatre. The […]

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OAU Students Turn To Streams For Water

Posted: February 11, 2018 at 2:51 pm   /   Campus

Water scarcity has hit Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, following disruption of supplies to the halls of residence for over 48 hours. The disruption has forced the students, currently writing second-semester examinations, to resort to streams that flow through the campus as well as other alternative sources, such as the banks in the school, for water […]

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Suspended OAU Student Begs Management For Reinstatement

Posted: February 9, 2018 at 9:18 am   /   Campus

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, 2018, and obtained by our correspondent on Thursday, claimed not […]

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Striking OAU Workers, Management Reach Understanding As Exams Commence

Posted: January 30, 2018 at 10:06 am   /   Campus

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, commenced its second-semester examinations for the 2016/17 academic session on Monday, following an understanding between the management and the striking non-teaching staff unions. The examinations started with special elective courses SEE002, SEA002 and SEL002 – which are general knowledge courses that do not count towards cumulative grade point average, CGPA. A student […]

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OAU Students Lament ‘Limited Time’ To Prepare For Exams

Posted: January 23, 2018 at 2:31 pm   /   Campus

Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, are complaining they have had to attend lectures and write tests, while observing the ‘lecture free week’ preceding their examinations. The lecture free week started on Monday. Traditionally, lectures and tests are not scheduled to hold during the week to enable students prepare well for their exams. Various students […]

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OAU Joins Obatala Devotees As Festival Begins In Ile-Ife

Posted: January 16, 2018 at 9:53 am   /   Campus, Local

Monday marked the first day of the week-long annual Obatala festival at the ancient Ile-Ife city. At the Oduduwa hall of Obafemi Awolowo University, where the opening colloquium held, the Vice Chancellor of the school, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, emphasised the need for the promotion of the African culture in our country and beyond at the […]

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OAU Students Prepare For Exams in Darkness

Posted: January 15, 2018 at 10:00 am   /   Campus

Since Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, reopened for academics on January 2, there has not been power supply to the academic area. This has made reading difficult exercise for students preparing for their examinations. Our correspondent captured still pictures of students studying with touch and candle light in various classes. “There is high tendency of students failing this […]

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OAU student leaders impeached for misappropriation

Posted: January 15, 2018 at 8:35 am   /   Campus

Three officials of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Students at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, could not account for a sum of N108,000 belonging to the association, the legislative arm held on Friday. Consequently, the officials, namely, Adesope Ibrahim, president; Emmanuel Ajayi, financial Secretary; and Oloruntunbi Philemon, Adesope Ibrahim, the Financial secretary; Ajayi Emmanuel and Oloruntunbi […]

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Hit By Services Cuts Close To Exams, OAU Asks Students ‘To Read Books Anyhow’

Posted: January 12, 2018 at 9:13 am   /   Campus

Less than three weeks to the commencement of examinations at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, performance enhancing services, such as library access, remain unavailable on the campus. There is also no electricity supply to the ‘academics’ – the area on campus excluding the halls of residence and the staff quarters. Using the classes in the area […]

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