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OAU CROWNS GRASSROOTS SPORTS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME WITH INTER-SCHOOL COMPETITION

OAU CROWNS GRASSROOTS SPORTS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME WITH INTER-SCHOOL COMPETITION.
By Olufemi Alfred.

   The sports' council of Obafemi Awolowo University, ile-Ife, the Department of physical and health Education and the institute of cultural studies, have collaborated to organize an inter-school competition.

   The sports competition, which will be among secondary schools in Ile-ife and environs, is to crown a six-weeks Grassroots sports development programme organized in more than 6 secondary school in the city.

   The programme provided for students athletes to train the students of the secondary schools on the theoretical and practical aspects of sporting events, which include; Football, Basketball, Volleyball, handball and athletics.

   In a public statement, signed by A.L Abu, the director of Sports in the varsity, the preliminaries of the competition in the trained sporting events will come up on the 5th of April and the main event, on the 6th.

  He buttressed that; the pro…

POSTPONEMENT OF OAU'S RESUMPTION DATE AS SENATE DECIDES SOON.

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POSTPONEMENT OF OAU'S RESUMPTION DATE AS SENATE DECIDES SOON.
By Olufemi Alfred.



    Following the rumours trailing the resumption date of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAUKILONSHELE gathered that the former date, April 3, is no longer feasible and a new one will be released after a meeting of the University Senate this week.

  According to a reliable source, an official of the university who stated this privately, the shift in the date is owing to the renovation exercise promised by the management.

 "They are not done with the renovation. So, the Senate will meet to pick a new resumption date." He disclosed.

    Speaking with our correspondent, the Registrar of the school, Dotun Awoyemi, denied the knowledge of the postponement and made it known that the Senate will decide the resumption date

  " I can't confirm whether the date has been postponed or not. The Senate is in-charge of the calendar." Mr. Awoyemi said.

    However, All attempts to reach the Pub…

OAU KILONSHELE EDITOR CLINCHES DOUBLE CAMPUS JOURNALISTS AWARDS IN ABUJA.

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OAU KILONSHELE EDITOR CLINCHES DOUBLE CAMPUS JOURNALISTS  AWARDS IN ABUJA.
By Ajibade Nurudeen




    Last weekend in Abuja, Olufemi Alfred, the editor-in-chief of OAU KILONSHELE news outfit won the Best editor of the year and the Best journalist of the year categories in the Campus Journalists Awards organized by Youth Digest organization.

    The award ceremony was witnessed by dignitaries, including; Femi Adeshina, the Special Adviser to the President on media matters; Dapo Olorunyomi, the publisher of Premium Times newspaper; the press secretary to the Niger state governor;Jaffar Jaffar, the editor of Daily Nigeria newspaper; reporters from different newspapers, amongst many others.

   Dapo Olorunyomi, the guest speaker for the event, spoke extensively on "curbing hate speech on social media". In his words, he mentioned that journalists are meant to hold government officers accountable to the masses.

   Meanwhile, speaking with the winner, Olufemi Alfred expressed his happ…

OAU WORKERS' UNIONS' LEADERS SPEAK ON STUDENTS ARREST.

OAU WORKERS' UNIONS' LEADERS SPEAK ON STUDENTS ARREST.
By Alfred Olufemi

Following the arrest and the arraignment of 5 students of Obafemi Awolowo University, as reported by this News Outfit, leaders of the non-academic and academic staff unions spoke with OAUKILONSHELE ,

Comrade Wole Odewumi, the. Chairman of NASU, Non Academic Staff Union, in the school, said he got the information yesterday and have had meetings with some of the representatives of students involved.

The chairman, who was also docked two weeks ago, also stated that the  union has started an appeal on behalf of the arraigned students, whose bail has not been granted up till the time of filing this report. OAUKILONSHELE  reported the bail conditions.

"The only we can do is to appeal and we've commenced that." He said.

Anon, the Chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Ademola Oketunde revealed that he's yet to be done with investigations on the issue. He pro…

OAU STUDENTS ARRAIGNED, STUDENTS AND JOURNALISTS BARRED FROM COURT PROCEEDINGS.

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OAU STUDENTS ARRAIGNED, STUDENTS AND JOURNALISTS BARRED FROM COURT PROCEEDINGS.
By Olufemi Alfred .O.



  Five students of Obafemi Awolowo. University have been charged to court today after opposing the eviction of students from hostel, as reported by this News outfit  yesterday.

    Gbenga Oloniran alongside Four students; Oyedeji Samson, Olajide Adedamola, Jimoh Oladipupo and Adeniji John, were present at the Ife Magistrate court this morning.

    Meanwhile, students and journalists, were denied access to the court room by the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police. The team led by ASKME MOSES was instructed by the Area Commander (AC) of the force.

    "The AC said; no student or journalist should enter the court room." Officer Moses said.

    OAUKILONSHELE learnt from Opeyemi Oprah, the acting. Students' Union security Officer present, that the arraigned students were granted bail. The bail terms for each of the students include; 500,000 Naira…

OAU STUDENTS REACT TO THE FORCEFUL EVICTION AND ARREST OF COLLEAGUES.

OAU STUDENTS REACT TO THE FORCEFUL EVICTION AND ARREST OF COLLEAGUES.
By Olufemi Alfred .O.

     Students of Obafemi Awolowo University have reacted to the eviction of students in the female hostels and the arrest of some of the comrades, who came to the aid of the evicted students, as reported by OAU KILONSHELE  earlier today.

    Our correspondent confirmed the lock of the three out of the Four entrances to Awolowo hall of residence by students residing there.

    A final year student, who pleaded to be anonymous, told OAU KILONSHELE that the last entrance was kept opened only for students.

"If the management try to come to Awolowo hall, we will show them the stuff we made of." He said.

    As at the time of filing this report, the Five students arrested are in detainment at Moore police station, Ile-ife. All attempts to secure their release by their colleagues proved abortive.


    Anon, Omole Ibukun, one of the students suspended last year for participanting in a protest…

OAU MANAGEMENT FORCES STUDENTS OUT OF HOSTELS, HARASSES SOME.

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OAU MANAGEMENT FORCES STUDENTS OUT OF HOSTELS, HARASSES SOME.
Olufemi Alfred .O.

    The management of Obafemi Awolowo University has began to throw luggage and properties of students out of the halls of residence after a short notice of vacation sent 24hours ago. They nailed the doors of their rooms afterwards.

     This happened in Moremi hall, a female hostel, earlier today. Some of the students including student activists and journalists, who came to the rescue of the females,were rough handled during the process.

 Gbenga Oloniran, the Secretary of a left group, Anti Neo-liberal attacks Against students Association(ANSA) , alongside a female student, were confirmed to be arrested by security unit of the university.

     The school vacated for the session on the 17th of February but students writing their final year projects and those undergoing their SIWES and Teaching Practice (TP) programme are still around on campus.

    Ayodeji Fridaus, who witnessed the forceful eviction at …

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OAU NASU CHAIRMAN GRANTED BAIL AFTER BEING CHARGED FOR ASSAULT.

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By Olufemi Alfred .O.
Thursday, 8th March, 2018.



   Earlier today at  the Magistrate Court, ile-ife, OAU KILONSHELE witnessed the court proceedings which granted the bail of Wole Odewumi, the Chairman of Non-Academic Staff of Universities, NASU, Obafemi Awolowo University chapter.


    The Chairman was remanded on the 6th of March at Kosere Prisons in Ile-ife over the alleged assault of Olarinde Olaide. This was during one the protests of the Non Teaching staff unions against the Earned allowance owed by the Federal Government.

   Olarinde Olaide was mobbed and allegedly assaulted by the union workers led by Wole Odewumi while disrupting the examinations of the Post-graduate of the university.

    The bail granted on the grounds of self-recognition was pronounced by Justice F.I Omisade. The condition of the bail includes providing two sureties, who are civil servants and have attained at least Level Ten according to the civil service commission ranking.

   The judge, during the proce…