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ASUU hints protest, gives FG till July for payment of arrears

ASUU gives Federal Government till July to pay outstanding allowances

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has issued an ultimatum to the federal government to pay the outstanding arrears of its members not later than July 2017.

The National President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said this while addressing journalists at the University of Abuja on Wednesday.

According to him, the Federal Government is owing academics in federal universities unpaid allowances of not less than N128 billion.

“In view of this, the union rose from its NEC meeting at the Bayero University Kano,observing that the particular issue of EAA cannot be meaningfully addressed unless within an agreed framework.

“Hence the National Executive Council (NEC) of ASUU resolved that all outstanding arrears of EAA should be paid not later than July 2017.“

The decision of ASUU-NEC on the issue has since been communicated to the Minister of Education, Senate President and the Chairman, Senate Committee on …


by Olufemi Alfred .O.

   Over the years, Obafemi Awolowo University has been known for her zero tolerance stance against social vices; cultism, rape, stealing etc. This underscores and upholds the motto of the varsity- for learning and culture.

   After the mayhem of 1999 which led to the killing of George Iwalade, popularly known as 'Africa' and other students, a modus operandi was agreed upon as regards the punishment to be meted out to people guilty of stealing, cultism and other vices. This brought about the 'Systematic Maximum Shishi' which entails merciless beating of offenders in all halls of residence which will be undertaken by students . What is systematic about the punishment ? Is it the parading? No!

   As a mores, the resolution of 19 years ago is still in existence. However, nothing has changed except for more hardened criminals that surface everyday. It is now paramount to review the effects of SMS, the positive …

All-round tips to attaining success this exam period

All-round tips to attaining success in this exam period
A must read

1. Maximize your day: Make sure to maximize your day to the fullest, avoid unnecessary habits like hosting with roommates or friend for a long period or even at all

2. Make a plan of your day: This would help you maximize your day, draw out a plan of how you would spend your day and make sure you adhere strictly to the plan.

3. Make use of the library: Many students read at the comfort of their bed even when they know its not working for them. Some do that because their friends are doing so or probably laziness. Live and read out of your comfort zone(your bed).

4. Sleep well but avoid sleeping too much: Don't sleep for below 4hours in a day, it would affect you, trust me and don't let the sleep become too much. A student should sleep an average of 6hours this period of examination,by that your body relaxes and gets prepared for the next day

5. Imbibe healthy eating habits: We derive energ…

Ekpa Stanley Ekpa is our Personality of the Week for the end of 2015/2016 session. Read his interview below

Interview conducted on Sunday, 12th of March

Miss Ajao :*Good evening sir, can we meet you
Ekpa Stanley Ekpa : Good evening, I am Stanley Ekpa, a part 5 law student

How has your journey been being the president of the Law Students Society (LSS)?

My journey has been very challenging but God has always proved faithful . I work with one of the most hardworking team and by God's grace we have been able to conquer the challenges confronting the society

What would you consider your best achievement so far in this administration sir?

Though there were plans I made in which I wanted to accomplish but i couldn't accomplish most of them. So far, my best achievement is the intra-faculty trial competition because it has a direct impact on the members by building an advocacy skill on every member of the law society

What was your inspiration in regard to the Entrepreneurship leadership conference (ELC) you organized?

Please note that the ELC wasn't organized by the Faculty of law bu…

As sales of forms continue, a must read for all candidates of Jamb 2017

As sales of forms continue, a must read for all candidates of Jamb 2017

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria for the 2017/2018 academic session.


The period of sale/registration for UTME is from Monday 20th March to Wednesday 19th April 2017 while registration closes on Saturday 22nd April 2017.

For DIRECT ENTRY, the application will be on sale from Sunday 23 April, 2017.


i. Each candidate must have a personal e-mail address and mobile phone number.

ii. Each candidate is to use his/her functional and valid personal e-mail address. The system would reject at the point of registration any already used e-mail address.

iii. Each candidate must personally create a JAMB profile on the JAMB Portal through JAMB Mobile App available on Android, Windows and iOS platforms OR visit a Bank, NIPOST to create his/her JAMB profile on the JAMB portal: www.j…

Electives time table

Electives time table

SEE002-MONDAY20th 8:00-9:30am

SEG002-MONDAY, 20TH 10:30-12PM

SEA002-MONDAY 20TH 1:00-2:30PM

SEL002-MONDAY 20TH 3:30-5PM

SEP002-TUESDAY 21ST 10:30-1200PM

SEO002- TUESDAY 21ST 3:30-5:00PM

SEH002- WEDNESDAY 22ND 10:30-12PM

SES002-WEDNESDAY 22ND 1:00-2:30PM

SET002- WEDNESDAY 22ND 3:30-5:00PM

SEO004-THURSDAY 23RD 1:00PM-2:30PM

SER002: THURSDAY 23RD 3:30PM - 5:00PM

SEM002-FRIDAY 24TH 8:00-9:30AM



EXERCISE; It's benefits to health

EXERCISE; It's benefits to health

   What is Exercise???

  Exercise is any form of physical exercise done for the purpose of fitness and improvement in human's health. It helps us burn oxygen in the body. Exercise can be done in different forms; Swimming, skipping, running, jogging, dancing,engaging in various sport activities, riding a bicycle etc

  Benefits of exercise to man's health

1. Exercise reduces stress: This is of a great mental benefit to man's health. It increases the concentration of nar epinephrine; a chemical which helps to moderate the brain's response to stress

2. Exercise helps prevent heart diseases: When a physical activity is carried out, the heart muscle is strengthened, this activity lowers the blood pressure, increases blood flow and by this, the working capacity of the heart is increased

3. Exercise prevents back pain: Exercise increases the muscle strength which improves flexibility and posture which hence reduces the risk of…

Fee structure for 2016/2017 OAU freshmen

Fee structure for 2016/2017 OAU freshmen


Faculties of LAW/ARTS/SOCIAL SCIENCES/ADMIN/EDU.ARTS are to pay N43,700 Per Session


BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE, CLINICAL SCIENCE, DENTISTRY/Pharmacy to pay N57,700 Per Session and also

A Development Levy of Eighteen thousand naira (N18,000.00), which is paid once and for all by Fresh Students throughout the duration of their studentship in the University.


a. (Diploma in Local Government Studies Tuition) - to pay 63,300.00 and TISHIP (Tertiary Institutions Students Health Insurance Prog.) - 1,600.00 TOTAL N64,900.00

b. Accommodation:
(Freshmen will be provided accommodation on first come first served basis) - N3,090.00

Oau Kilonshele wishes all freshmen success

OAU 2016/2017 releases date for start of payment of acceptance fee, others and requirements for registration for 2016/2017 freshmen

As confirmed in the signed statement below by the school registrar, Mr Awoyemi, Obafemi Awolowo University 2016/2017 freshmen will be able to commence payment of 20,000 acceptance fee from March 13th at any bank nearest to them.

Candidates who made Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife their first choice and took part in the Obafemi Awolowo University Post UTME screening exercise are advised to check their names from the list of candidates admitted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on the Obafemi Awolowo University Website ( or and follow the procedures for registration as laid out. Confirmation of admission on the OAU website shall commence with the payment of non-refundable acceptance fee of N20,000.00 (fresh students only).

Candidates shall thereafter continue with the registration procedure as detailed out on the University Website or eportal as provided above i.e. ( or


Electoral Petition concludes a re-run election for the post of Hall chairperson for Alumni hall in 72hours



*Resolution of the petition between Adeyemo Gloria (MAMA G) and the Electoral commission*

This is to inform the generality of Great Ife students that the Petition between Adeyemo Gloria (MAMA G) and the Electoral commission has been concluded and below are the resolutions of the hearing:

Due to the fact that the Electoral commission secretary was unable to give an admissible evidence that Adeyemo Gloria submitted her form late, however, the members of the electoral petition could prove otherwise sequel to Section 65, sub-section 3 which states that " At all executive council elections, no candidate shall be returned unopposed at the closing of the first nomination round."

Hence, the members of the electoral petition could also prove that the nominations, due to the fact that it was discovered unopposed should be extended sequel to the provisions of section 65, sub-section 4 which says "For the purpose of…

New OAU VC to assume duty on July 21st

January 23, 2017 – Council flags off the processes for the appointment of a new Vice-chancellor

January 26, 2017 – Advertisement of the vacancy for the post of vice-Chancellor in approved newspaper(s) in Nigeria and in the University Bulletin.

Suggested Newspapers are:
The Guardian
The Punch
The Tribune
 The Nation
The Vanguard
Daily Trust

March 9, 2017 – Closing of the advertisement/deadline for submission of Applications.

March 14, 2017 – Special Meeting of Congregation to elect two representatives on the Search team

March 15, 2017 – Senate Meeting to elect two representatives on the search team

March 17, 2017 – Special Meeting of Council to elect Chairman of the search team

March 20, 2017 – Search Team commences operations

April 20, 2017 – Search Team concludes assignment and forwards its report to the Council.

April 21, 2017 – Council meeting to shortlist candidates.

April 24, 2017 – Letters of invitation through DHL with prepaid reply for interaction forwarded to shortlisted can…