Alfred Olufemi The Vice chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, has pronounced the immediate reinstatement and the opening of portal of some of the suspended students. This newspaper reported the suspension and the blocking of the portal page of Gbenga Oloniniran, a part 4 student and Oyedeji Samson, a Pharmacy student, as a result of the court case against the Five students, who resisted the March 21 eviction of students from a hall of residence. Also, the suspension of Oluwalade Babatunde and Omole Ibukun sequel to the protest staged last year October against a black-out on campus, OAU KILONSHELE reported. While two students, Afolabi Samuel and Kazeem Olalekan had their portals blocked for no reason by the management. This was revealed in a stakeholder meeting of the University principal officers, NANS zonal Secretary, suspended students and members of the Association of Campus Journalists (ACJ ). "We are not interested in the appeal as some suggest…
OAU VC reiterates the reinstatement of Suspended union with no specific time.
For the second time, the Vice-chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, promised the reinstatement of the Students' union activities in the school with no definite time, OAU KILONSHELE can report.
As mentioned on Wednesday evening, in his address at the Football finals of the university's Inter-faculty games, the VC assured the students present that he will see to the reinstatement of the Union.
"If not for my participation in the students union while I was an undergraduate, I would not become the Vice-chancellor today. I will make sure we bring back the union, though we have hall executives in our hostels."
Meanwhile, when the audience of students questioned the time for the reinstatement, chanting "when?", Professor Eyitope proceeded with his speech without addressing the probing audience. He was booed afterwards.
Arraigned students lose hope in reactivation of studentship despite court ruling.
by Alfred Olufemi
June 14, 2018
OAU: Despite the dismissal of the court case filed by the Obafemi Awolowo University against Five students of the university yesterday, the students' portal page is yet to be reactivated.
The cancellation of the case of students facing trials over allegations leveled them by the university management was reported earlier today.
This was pronounced by Justice Omisade yesterday at Ajebamidele Magistrate court, after the 6th adjournment.
Also, this news outfit reported how the five students; Gbenga Oloniniran, Oyedeji Samson, Olajide Adedamola, Jimoh Oladipupo and Adeniji John were arrested on 21st and arraigned on 22nd for opposing the forceful eviction of students from a female hostel, Moremi.
According to the concerned students, all efforts made to reactivate their portal pages have proved abortive as they are still denied access to their online pages and yet to regi…
RUSSIA 2018: A FEAT WHERE EAGLES MUST BREAK THE JINX
By Olatunji Samuel
In the genesis of the journey of the Eagles to World Cup outings, that started in 1994, through which the USA ’94 team of Nigeria, still regarded as the best team Nigeria ever produced as a football loving nation, broke the Mexican standoff, of not getting the ticket to the most popular tournament in the world (Mundial). Bethinking of the earth shattering and earth scattering day when the then Green Eagles broke the jinx of the qualifying for the World up in USA 1994 for the first time since October 1949, when the then ‘Red devils’ played their first official game in the United Kingdom. The then ‘Green Eagles’ were at the top of the log with 7 points in group D of the World Cup qualifiers ahead of their South Africans, Congolese’s and Libyans(annulled their result) opponents within October 10, 1992 and February 27, 1993. Their astonishing win over the Diables Rogues of Congo at the ancient Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium …