Tag: OAU

Obafemi Awolowo University Resumes Wednesday After Two Months Strike

The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife have asked students of the institution to resume next Wednesday. The Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mr Biodun Olarewaju, confirmed this in a press statement on Thursday. The announcement came two months after activities on OAU campus were halted by members of[Read More…]

Obafemi Awolowo University Closed Indefinitely

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State, has been closed down indefinitely, following continued protests by students. The students were protesting alleged poor living condition in their halls of residence. However, the university’s Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Olanrewaju, refuted the claim that the institution had been shut down.[Read More…]

JAMB Introduces New Rules For 2016/2017 Admission Seekers

Candidates seeking admission to tertiary institutions will have to abide by new rules from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Punch Newspaper reports this is because the examination body has modified its procedure for students seeking admission for the 2016-2017 academic session with the introduction of the “preferred choice”[Read More…]

Obafemi Awolowo University Declares Indefinite Break

The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has declared an indefinite mid-semester break for students. This was the outcome of an emergency Senate meeting held on Sunday. According to the public relations officer of the school, Mr Abiodun Olanrewaju, the students are to go home and rest. According to[Read More…]

Paul Adepoju: There Are Universities In Nigeria And There Is OAU

On Thursday, a student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile Ife southwest Nigeria told me that Nigerian president Dr Goodluck Jonathan would be visiting the school on Friday to meet traditional rulers in the southwest. He wanted me to come and cover the visit. Knowing the political climate in Nigeria[Read More…]

Obafemi Awolowo University Shut Indefinitely

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University on Wednesday announced the indefinite closure of the university following the protest by aggrived students over the hike in the school fees. The students started the protest against the new fee regime since about a month ago and had promised to continue until[Read More…]