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Security fears at OAU as students allege cultists’ penetration

Posted: May 27, 2018 at 10:22 am   /   Campus

Concerns are growing about the security situation at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, as some students allege some of their colleagues exhibit tendencies similar to those of cultists. Cultism is believed to be a rarity on OAU campus, with the sustained consciousness and movement against the act, following the infamous July 10, 1999 killings of five […]

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OAU’s new policy takes effect on students’ mobility

Posted: May 20, 2018 at 7:39 pm   /   Campus

The new on-campus accommodation policy implemented by the management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has forced many students to live off-campus, thereby increasing the pressure on the public transport system available town-campus shuttle. The policy, in effect, bans unauthorised student residents at the school’s hostels, marking a departure from what was obtainable up to the last […]

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Video: OAU security operatives attacking students

Posted: April 16, 2018 at 12:44 pm   /   Campus

CAMPUS REPORTER has obtained a video showing attack on some students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, allegedly by the operatives of the security unit of the school. The video, we gathered, was recorded on March 21, the day the university forcibly evicted female students from the Moremi Hall of Residence on the campus. Analysing the video, […]

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BREAKING: OAU says sex-for-mark audio ‘apparent breach’, sets up probe panel

Posted: April 11, 2018 at 1:14 pm   /   Campus

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has issued an official response to the sex-for-mark audio which has made the school an object of public attention since Monday. The leaked audio contains a conversation between a male and a female, with the former, whose voice is identified as that Richard Akindele of the school’s management […]

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Three of five remanded OAU students regain freedom

Posted: March 28, 2018 at 9:44 am   /   Campus

Three out of the five students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, who were remanded at Kosere prison in Ile Ife last week, have been granted bail. The five were arraigned at a Magistrate court last Thursday in Ile-Ife by the police over alleged harassment of a hostel warden on campus. The students that met […]

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OAU hands own students to police for allegedly harassing staff

Posted: March 22, 2018 at 10:14 am   /   Campus

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has asked the police to detain five of its students over alleged harassment on Campus. According to a statement signed by the Chief Security Officer of the school, Babatunde Oyatokun, the institution alleged that the warden of Moremi Hall of Residence ordered the hall security assistants to clean the […]

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OAU Commences Renovation Of Dilapidated Hostels

Posted: March 18, 2018 at 10:29 pm   /   Campus

The renovation of the halls of residence at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has begun, CAMPUS REPORTER can confirm. This development began a month after PREMIUM TIMES exclusively reported the university’s plan to renovate the dilapidated hostels and also decongest them. The full extent of the renovation is unknown yet, but our correspondent who visited the […]

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OAU Students Will Continue To Pay 90 Naira For Accommodation – VC

Posted: March 10, 2018 at 6:47 pm   /   Campus

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 a year. However, Mr Ogunbode, […]

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Two OAU Professors Appointed VCs In New Universities

Posted: March 8, 2018 at 5:33 pm   /   Campus, National, News

Two professors from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, have been appointed as Vice Chancellors of two newly established universities, a statement by the spokesperson for the school says. In the statement released on Thursday, Abiodun Olanrewaju,  said “while “Professor Muheez Alani DUROSINMI, of the Department of Haematology and Immunology in the Faculty of […]

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OAU Lecturers Inaugurate EXCO For Parallel Union

Posted: March 7, 2018 at 8:39 pm   /   Campus

The newly formed parallel union of lecturers at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Congress of University Academics, CONUA, inaugurated a nine-man executive committee on Tuesday. The inauguration ceremony, following an election held in the previous week, was well attended by lecturers of the institution, delegates from University of Ilorin and Kwara State University. In his acceptance speech, the inaugural chairman […]

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