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OAU POST-UTME: NUMBERS OF QUESTIONS AND DURATION REVEALED

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The post UTME Aptitude Test for 2017/2018 admissions has commenced today 23rd of September.
   Oau Kilonshele gathered from candidates that have written theirs earlier today that there are 40 questions altogether - 10 from each of the Four registered subjects. All questions are meant to be attempted within One hour.
    Candidates that are yet to write are advised to get to their venues in good time with their print out slip.

Oau Kilonshele News outfit wishes all candidates 'success'!


Olufemi Alfred .O.
Oau Kilonshele News outfit

Reporting...

URGENT NOTICE TO ALL POST-UTME CANDIDATES.

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Source: admissions@oauife.edu.ng

Oau post UTME: Important information for all applicants and DE

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Direct Entry Candidate's Application now activated: 12 Noon, Wednesday, 20th. September, 2017
Direct Entry (DE) candidates will be able to use this platform admissions@oauife.edu.ng  for registration.  Direct Entry students won’t participate in the Aptitude Test but rather be subjected to a special administrative process. Direct Entry (DE) Candidates should ensure that their transcript is forwarded by the Awarding Institution to the Admission Officer, Registry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife for DE 


All post UTME applicants can now print out their slip..... 


Oau Kilonshele News Agency wishes applicants success in the Aptitude Test. 

(UPDATED) NASU, SSANU, NAAT SUSPEND STRIKE ACTION (SEE REASONS) .

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The non-teaching staff Union of Universities(NASU, SSANU, NAAT)  have suspended their 11days old strike in the early hours of Thursday, September 21.
   This was pronounced at a media briefing in Abuja, where the Chairman of the Joint Action Committee (JAC), Sam Ugwoke announced that the strike was suspended for the government to fulfill its part of the Memorandum of Understanding signed with FG within a month.
    The Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige expressed government plans to meet up with the necessary agreements.


The union has now issued a detailed statement explaining why it agreed to ceasefire, and what will be done after one month. Read the statement below. Members of the public would recall that the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of NAAT, NASU and SSANU embarked on a total, comprehensive and indefinite strike action on Monday September 11, 2017. The strike was not our desire but was brought about by the unhealthy situation where agreements freely entered into by the three…

YES! FESTIVAL 2017, LAUNCHED ON TELEGRAM YESTERDAY.

The first edition of YES online business summit was kick started  yesterday, October 2. It's indeed the first of its kind.
          To register , visit https://paypass.ng/p/YesFestival2017
          YES! Festival is a 30-day online business summit for successful business leaders, brand owners and aspiring entrepreneurs from different fields of business all over the world.
           One of the objectives of the online platform is to develop and nurture the young, dexterous workforce and aggressively promote the creative drive, sustainable development and foster unique values in upcoming entrepreneurs as a means of arresting unemployment and poverty in our society at large by making available practical, relevant and commercial information for sustainable development.
           The event scheduled to hold on 2nd - 31st October, 2017 is undoubtedly the most anticipated online event in Africa.
           We have as target 30 business leaders, some of which include; Vincen…

ASUU PRESS CONFERENCE: STRIKE LOOMS IF FG BETRAY THEIR TRUST.

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ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES (ASUU)

NATIONAL SECRETARIAT

TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE BY THE ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES HELD IN RESPECT OF THE NATIONWIDE STRIKE ACTION AT NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS HEADQUARTERS, PASCAL BAFYAU HOUSE, ABUJA ON MONDAY, 18TH SEPTEMBER, 2017

PROTOCOLS

Compatriots of the Press,

As part of the avowed commitment of our Union, ASUU, to building a virile Nigerian state, we address Nigerians through you once again on matters that are critical to the stability, security and development of our nation, particularly on the place of education and the constant affront against it by successive governments in Nigeria. Life has almost lost meaning to the average Nigerian today. Stories of suicide, insurrection and brigandage are commonplace with the degradation of educational and other institutional frameworks for apprehending the perversion of our cherished values. Sadly, our leaders live in affluence while the people wallow in absolute poverty, which suggests c…

OAU POST-UTME: INFORMATION ON EDITING OF CERTIFICATES AND PRINT-OUT SLIP.

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Opportunities to Update O'level  The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released results for the exams conducted in June/July 2017. This is the rarest opportunity for UTME and DE candidates to update their O’level certificates via their dashboard by Login with their credentials (i.e. UTME No. and Surname) andClicking on Edit My Certificate(s) on the left margin and edit as appropriate. This functionality is available till Friday, 22nd September 2017 after which the facility would be disabled.
Printing of OAU Post-UTME Online Registration Slip Printing of the POST-UTME eSlip is Coming Soonest. The Printed Registration Slip would contain the allotted date and time  to be brought along to the screening venue in addition to JAMB UTME Notification of Results/Registration Slip. The Combination (i.e. OAU Post-UTME Registration Slip andJAMB UTME Notification of Results Slip) would be the pass for entrance into the Computer-Based Aptitude Test venue.

Source:admissions@oauife.edu.ng

ASUU STRIKE : STRIKE SUSPENDED AS LECTURERS RESUME TOMORROW

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), which has been on a strike action for over one month, has suspended the strike till the end of October for the government to  fulfill its part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in 2009.
     The strike declared on the 14th of August was suspended in the evening of Monday, September 18, in a meeting with the Federal Government  at Abuja.
     Lecturers of Universities have been instructed to resume back to their offices on Tuesday.
     However, in a conversation with the Zonal Chairman of the union in South West, he declared that there has been no directives from the National headquarters.
     "We've not heard anything from the National and can't comment on the suspension of the strike." he said.


Olufemi Alfred .O.
Oau Kilonshele News agency
Reporting....

UTILIZATION OF THE 3.85M RELEASED: OAU STUDENTS OPPOSE CEC PROPOSED PROJECTS.

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The students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife expressed their views on the projects that the 3.85m naira, the 2nd tranche of the backlog released by the University management to Dr. IBK led administration, will be used for.
     The first tranche of the backlog released by the University management few months ago was used for the purchase of the 14 seaters bus, which led to controversies from the students, legislative and judicial arm of the Union.
     On Tuesday, September 5, the CEC (Central Executive Council) members in a meeting resolved to utilize the 3.85m for for the refurbishment and purchase of
equipment for the Great Ife Students' Union Library, construction of relaxation centre and sit-outs and construction of Staircase around Alumni-Archi axis.
  According to our source, who was present at the meeting, it was gathered that the school management proposed the purchase of another bus with the released money. After much deliberations, the freshers' package…

OAU POST-UTME: ALL YOU NEED FOR THE REGISTRATION THAT HAS COMMENCED.

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife online registration for the Computer-Based Aptitude Test for admission into ALL COURSES/PROGRAMMES for the 2017/2018 Academic Session will commence on Monday 11th September and end on Friday 22nd September, 2017.
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ELIGIBILITY
1. Candidates who made Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife their First Choice Institution in the 2017/2018 UTME and scored 200 and above;
2. Direct Entry (DE) Candidates who chose Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife;
3. UTME Candidates who recently changed their First Choice Institution to the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in the just concluded JAMB Change of Programme and scored 200 and above;

In addition to above, candidates must possess at least five (5) O’level credits, including English Language, at not more than two (2) sittings.
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METHOD OF APPLICATION
The applicants are required to login @admissions@oauife.edu.ng with their JAMB Registration Number and SURNAME as Password  to download Remita Retrieval Reference …

OPINION POLL ON THE UTILIZATION OF THE RELEASED 3.85M.

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SSANU, NAAT, NASU STRIKE: OAU BREAKS AWAY FROM NASU TO FORM NUATSU.

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On Wednesday, the Joint Action Committee headed by Samson Ugwoke declared an indefinite strike which will take effect from Monday, 13th of September.
   The Joint Action Committee comprising of the Non-Academic Staff of Universities and Associated Institutions (NASU), Senior staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and National Association of Academic Technologist (NAAT), in a meeting in Abuja agreed to embark on the strike action.
   In Obafemi Awolowo University branch, OAU SSANU and OAU NAAT are the only unions in support of the strike action. OAU NASU has refused to be part of the decision because they see NASU national body as a sly.

   In a meeting of all OAU NASU members yesterday
, September 7, at the University sport complex, the Chairman, Mr. Wole Odewumi, publicly declared that the branch has detached itself from NASU national and has formed the Nigerian University and administrative and technical staff Union.(NUATSU).
   we are no longer interested in NASU bec…

OAU UNION EXECUTIVES GO PHYSICAL IN ATTACKING ONE ANOTHER OVER THE RELEASE OF 3.85M

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In a Central Executive Council (CEC) meeting of the executives of Obafemi Awolowo University students' Union, held in the office of the SU President on the 5th of September, Jacob Grace (EMERALD) , the Vice president and Mr. Afolabi Adedayo (LAMBA) , the Director of socials, had a clash which resulted in to the beating and headbutt of the VP while the DOS sustained an injury on the hand as a result of handling of broken bottle by the VP.
    The meeting, which began in the evening, had eight Union Executive officers in attendance with the purpose of deliberating on the projects that the 3.85M naira, the 2nd batch of the back log, which the university management had released to the present administration, will be used for.
    In an interview with one of the Executives present, who sought anonymity for the fear of being victimized, it was clearly stated that ;

"As the meeting was going on, several suggestions were made and so as to be able to present presentable projects a…

YES! ESSAY CONTEST: SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES TO CLOSE SEPTEMBER 30.

YES! Essay Contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world youths' in promoting excellence and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire the society to learn from young minds and think about how each of us can make a difference.
In the world of business, different companies, organizations and people have different perspective in the best practices for institutes and industries. Opening these topics for discuss is an opportunity for business leaders to take note of these diverse views and gain new perspectives.
The purpose of the essay is to challenge perspectives on several topics relating to business and entrepreneurship.
To write an essay, the writer must thoroughly investigate the topic and collect any information relating to the topic. A clear thesis and sound reasoning must be used throughout the essay with clear logical transitions. A variety of topics are available for you to focus your essay   on and to help the cr…

SSANU, NAAT, NASU STRIKE: OAU BRANCHES DECIDE THE FATE OF THE UNIVERSITY.

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For almost a month now, the Academic Staff Union of Universities has begun an indefinite strike, which took effect from 13th of August. The strike was borne out of the government failure to fulfill the provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with both academic and Non-Academic staff unions.
   However, all non-academic staff unions-Non-Academic Staff of Universities and Associated Institutions (NASU), Senior staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and National Association of Academic Technologist (NAAT) have  been contemplating on embarking on an indefinite strike for the same reason. This led to collating of referendum results on whether or not to embark on the indefinite strike at the branch levels.
   In a meeting of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) on Wednesday in Abuja, an indefinite strike which will commence on Monday, September 11, was declared.
   According to the Chairman of the committee, Samson Ugwoke, workers will not provide even skeletal…

OAU CALENDAR: COURSE REGISTRATION COMMENCES TOMORROW

According to the 2016/2017 Rain semester calendar proposed and approved  in the Senate meeting at the beginning of the session, online course registration commences  Tomorrow, September 7.


HIGHLIGHTS OF THE RAIN SEMESTER CALENDAR

September 7, 2017 -
Commencement of online registration for courses for 2016/2017 Rain semester

September 24, 2017 - All students come into residence for Rain semester

September 25, 2017 - Rain semester lectures commence

September 27, 2017 - Senate

October 3, 2017 - Faculty/students colloquium            
Senate consideration for Harmattan semester results

October 20, 2017 - End of normal registration for courses

November 3, 2017 - End of late registration with penalty

November 6-11 2017 - Continuous Assessment
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November 29, 2017 - Senate

December 13-16, 2017 - Convocation

December 15, 2017 - Rain semester lectures end

December 18-22, 2017 - Lecture free week

POST-UTME APPLICATION GUIDELINES FOR 2017/2018 JAMB & DE ASPIRANTS.

OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY
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2017 ADMISSION SCREENING EXERCISE
(FOR UTME AND DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES)
Candidates who made the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife their first choice in the 2017
UTME and scored 200 and above, and those who applied for Direct Entry (DE) are hereby
informed to log on to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife website (www.oauife.edu.ng) or
admissions.oauife.edu.ng to register for the POST-UTME screening exercise effective from
September 11, 2017. The candidates are required to click on “2017 ADMISSION
SCREENING-UTME/DE APPLICANTS” link (or visit admissions.oauife.edu.ng directly)
and login with their JAMB Registration Number to download RRR (Remita Retrieval
Reference) and use it to make payment online or at any commercial bank.
Applicants for the Screening Exercise will be required to do the following on the University
admissions portal (admissions.oauife.edu.ng) after paying appropriate fees:
1. Update JAMB data
2. Upload Results (i.e WAEC, NECO, JUPEB…

KINDLY NOTIFY IF YOU CAN IDENTIFY THIS STUDENT.

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This young man, supposedly a student of Obafemi Awolowo University, was reportedly killed by one of the Vigilantes on the night of Thursday, 30th of August,  around Damico area in Ile-Ife,Osun State.
   If you have any information as regards his name, department and level, which will help in our course of investigation, kindly forward your information to this number (08144249797).
   Please help in ensuring that justice is done in order to curb unlawful killings in this country. Help!

Announcement:
Oau Kilonshele News agency.

MISSING STUDENT FOUND BUT RUNS FROM HOME OVER DISAGREEMENT WITH MUM

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Abiri Gbenga (bigie) a part 3 student of psychology (Obafemi Awolowo University) , who was declared missing yesterday, September 1, has been found on campus but has refused to show up at his residence in Ile-Ife.

    He was seen around 8:00pm at the Students' Union Building of the university. In a conversation with Mayowa, his friend who met him that evening, he said Gbenga was looking okay but looks like he has something to hide because he didn't disclose his whereabouts even when told that he has been declared missing.

    Mr. Abiri Oluwadamilola, his elder brother, when contacted, made it known to our correspondent that he has been found on campus but has refused to come home.

In a bid to question the elder brother further, it was revealed that Gbenga had a disagreement with his mother before he left on Thursday, August 31.


  "He had issues with our mummy but he has been forgiven. In fact, he has her mobile phone and sim card with him and she is no longer interest…

A PART 3 STUDENT OF PSYCHOLOGY DECLARED MISSING FROM HOME.

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Abiri Gbenga, who was also identified by his departmental mate as BIGIE has been missing for the past 24hrs after he was sent by his mum to go and withdraw from the bank on Thursday, 31st of August.
    The part 3 student of the department of Psychology, resides in Ile-Ife and has been home after his PSY 303 examination on Monday, August 28.


    According to Abiri Oluwadamilola,  the elder brother of the missing student, in a phone conversation around 7:00pm today, he said:

    " we've not seen him at home since yesterday after he was sent to go and make withdrawal for my mum. We are not sure whether he has gone to campus because his friends have not seen him either."


    Gbenga's 'last seen' on whatsapp was 11:55 am on Monday, 28th of August and up till now, his phone has been switched off.

    When our correspondent contacted his friends in the department, he was said to have been seen last on Monday.

    If anyone has any hint or idea about his wherea…