Tag: Obafemi Awolowo University

A student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has committed suicide

A student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Adedeji Emmanuel, has committed suicide. This was announced by the Chief Security Officer of the school, Babatunde Oyatokun, Tuesday evening. “The Security Department announces the painful departure of a student of the Faculty of Admin; Adedeji Emmanuel who till his time of[Read More…]

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…]

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…]

OAU Students Differ On ‘No Election Break’

The students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have expressed disapproval over the Federal Government’s decision of ‘no election break’ for public schools, during the period of the polls. The decision of the Federal Government to ensure academic activities continue in public schools across the nation has been greeted with so[Read More…]

OAU Students Ask Jonathan To Reduce Their Fees Before He Can Get Votes In Ife

Students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, have appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to fulfill the promise he made to them on reduction in the fees charged by the management of the university or be ready to lose the February 2015 presidential election. The Student Union President,[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…]

OAU Moves Suspected Ebola Victim To Lagos For Proper Evaluation

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has confirmed that one of its students is a what they ‘a secondary contact’ of the Ebola virus. This was contained in a statement by the Public Relations of the university, Mr. Biodun Olarewaju late on Tuesday who said the suspected student has been evacuated[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…]

Obafemi Awolowo University Announces Resumption Date

Authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife have directed students to resume on Sunday, 8th of December 2013. This was contained in a statement released by the university’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Biodun Olarewaju, on Wednesday. The statement read: “The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have announced Sunday, 8th[Read More…]