Mxed Reactions Trail OAU's Examination Time-table

Adeniji Mayowa

Since the new Vice Chancellor, Prof Ogunbodede, took over the seat of the highest office in the administration level of Obafemi Awolowo University, Meeting up with other Institutions in terms of academic calendar has been a priority.

The management of the university has made a lot of decisions, some have been favourable to students while some haven't - but they have all been aimed at fostering the academic calendar of the university. The last semester of the 2017/2018 session witnessed an ASUU strike that rocked the larger part of it. Despite a significant number of the academic staff belonging under the ASUU umbrella, the university went on with lectures. Some department that were affected went on with examinations despite little or no lectures being held.  Some had lectures during the long sessional holiday and held examinations.

This semester's examinations have been structured to hold within three weeks. A decision we found out some students find disturbi…

OAU: DSA Assures There is "No Cause For Alarm" Despite Recent Security Measures

Peter Oyebanji

OAU Vice Chancellor Pledges to Uphold Anti-cultism Values.

Onwuka Sylvester

Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Prof. Eyitope  Ogunbodede has reiterated the stand of the university administration in upholding the values of anti-cultism in the institution.

This was contained in a statement made available on the school's website in honour of victims of the sad event which took place precisely on 10th July, 1999.

Speaking on behalf of the council, senate, staff and students of the university, he used the medium to condole with the relatives and associates of the victims of the massacre and prayed for the souls of the departed.

"We want to assure members of the university community that in honour of the memories of the fallen students,  the university administration would continue to uphold the lofty values of anti cultism which the students stoutly stood for," the statement said.

In a related development, the Great Ife Students Action Committee put together a program tagged scar of injustice to mark the day.

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OAU DSA Says Concern About Responsible Leaders is Delaying Union Reinstatement

Oladeji Olaniyan

The Dean, division of students' affairs,  Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state, Professor Isiaka Aransi, during the 20th commemoration programme of George Iwilade(Afrika) and 4 others at the amphitheater of the University spoke on the reinstatement of the Students' Union.

The Students' Union was proscribed during the 2016/2017 academic session by the University management led by Prof. Eyitayo Ogunbodede on the ground of disunity and disagreement among the students' union leadership.

The Dean, Prof Isiaka Aransi, while addressing students who came around for the commemoration programme assured the agitating audience that the issue of Students' Union reinstatement will be tabled before the Vice Chancellor for consideration.

"I've been listening and watching what has been happening here. I want to assure you all that the issue of reinstatement of the students' union will be tabled before the Vice chancellor." the DSA said


OAU Releases 2019 Post UTME Details

Obafemi Awolowo University has released information about her 2019 post UTME screening. Registration for the much anticipated screening exercise will commence on July 19th.

"Candidates who made the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife their first choice in the 2019 UTME and scored 200 and above, and those who applied for Direct Entry (DE) are hereby informed that the admissions portal, or the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife website ( will become available for registration for the POST-UTME screening exercise effective from 19th July, 2019."

Great Ife FM Organises Training for Aspiring Broadcasters

Onwuka Sylvester