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Cultism: OAU students’ committee petition police

Posted: August 15, 2018 at 7:48 pm   /   Campus

The Students’ Union Action Committee of Obafemi Awolowo University has petitioned the Nigeria Police on the release of suspected cultists, who are students of the university, without any public disclosure. In the petition dated 14th of August and signed by the chairman of the committee, Gbenga Oloniniran, it was stated that the Police have to […]

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Court strikes out case against five OAU students

Posted: June 14, 2018 at 12:34 pm   /   Campus

A magistrate court has struck out the case against five students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, accused of assaulting officials of the university. The university management handed over the students to the police on March 21 for physically obstructing the eviction of students from a female hostel in the university. On March 22, 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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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 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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Three OAU Students Advance In $1 Million Hult Prize Competition

Posted: December 23, 2017 at 10:24 pm   /   Campus, News

Three final-year students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have qualified to participate at the regional stage of the competition for $1 Million Hult Prize. Timothy Aderogba, Alex Owoseni and Emmanuel Olusiji, who are students of Mechanical Engineering at Ife, are in the competition as Team Utility. Their advancement followed their project which aimed at solving major […]

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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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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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Suspended OAU Students Threaten Legal Action School

Posted: October 17, 2017 at 9:20 am   /   Campus, News

Students indefinitely suspended by the management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, over alleged disruptive acts have vowed legal action against the school in pursuit of reinstatement.  The management said the affected students – Ibukun Omole, final year Civil Engineering; Oluwadele Babatunde, part three English Language; and John Udeh, part two English Language – posed threat […]

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