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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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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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OAU Pensioners’ Associations Fight Trade Corruption Allegations

Posted: December 9, 2017 at 8:40 am   /   Campus

The Federal Universities Pensioners Association, FUPA and The Nigerian Universities of Pensioners, NUP, at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have been locked in dispute as both groups of retirees seek recognition and accuse each other of corruption. The branch Chairman of NUP, Ayotunde Ashafa, in a telephone interview with CAMPUS REPORTER said that NUP is the […]

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How ‘Oba Awon Universities’ Is Fast Becoming ‘Omoodo Awon Universities’

Posted: December 4, 2017 at 9:10 am   /   Opinion

“Home is where children find safety and security, where we find our identities, where citizenship starts. It usually starts with believing you’re part of a community, and that is essential to having a stable home” – Matthew Desmond History teaches what many of our departmental and faculty courses will not teach us. So, by virtue […]

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Just In: Man Murdered On OAU Campus

Posted: December 1, 2017 at 4:35 pm   /   Campus

A man, said to be in late twenties, was murdered on the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, late on Thursday, following a face-off he had with his suspected killers. The deceased, Adewunmi, was a child of cleaner in the University. The incident leading to his death happened at the New Bukka, an area on […]

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OAU Staff Unions Ground School Over Sharing Of Money Released By Government

Posted: November 28, 2017 at 9:55 pm   /   Campus

Non-academic staff and academic technologists at Obafemi Awolowo University on Monday blocked access to the academic areas on campus and withdrew their services at the school’s library and laboratories as they protested the proposed sharing ratio of the earned allowances, EA, released to the school by the federal government.  The federal government had, two months […]

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Missed Opportunities, Harassment As OAU Fails To Give Students ID Cards

Posted: November 26, 2017 at 6:36 am   /   Campus

Both fresh and returning students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, are yet to be given valid identity cards for 2016/2017 session, which is almost over, CAMPUS REPORTER’s findings have revealed. Our correspondent found returning students still use now expired identity cards given to them last session, while fresh students several months after gaining admission are […]

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1000-Seat Class For 2000 Students: OAU Faces Worsening Infrastructural Crisis

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 12:19 pm   /   Campus

One of Nigeria’s foremost tertiary schools, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, faces worsening infrastructural deficit, a problem that questions the institution’s routinely touted capacity for quality education, findings by CAMPUS REPORTER have shown. Apart from deplorable living conditions in the school’s halls of residence, scarcely do students have adequate classrooms and lecture theatres for learning. In […]

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Suspended OAU SU Leaders Resolve To Beg VC, Pledge Good Conducts

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 11:59 am   /   Campus

There are strong indications that the leaders of the suspended Students’ Union of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have decided to write the management, pledging to be of good conducts as condition to reinstate the SU. The development followed a meeting the leaders, drawn from the three arms of the SU, held with the Director […]

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OAU Appears Wrong To Have Withdrawn Student Over Poor Performance

Posted: November 10, 2017 at 9:24 am   /   Campus, News

Claim by the authorities Obafemi Awolowo University that a student failed to meet academic threshold, causing termination of his studentship by the school appears erroneous, according to an official and a document seen by CAMPUS REPORTER.  The school said Akeem Osungbade, chairman of Angola Hall of Residence, had failed to meet the academic criterion for active […]

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