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AN IMPORTANT WARNING TO NEW STUDENTS.

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The University is aware of some unscrupulous elements spreading false information advising new students to travel down to the OAU Campus at Ile-Ife, Osun State to make their payments using fees collection agents. Any such persons or agents should be reported to the central security post on campus.

Details in respect of Fees Payment has NOT yet been released as at Monday, 12 February 2018.

New students are to note that Fees Payment (Acceptance, School Fees, etc.,) must be initiated on the Student Information Portal (http://eportal.oauife.edu.ng) only, after which payment can be made either on-line using ATM/Debit cards or physically at any commercial bank branch using the REMITA code generated on the eportal.

Source:eportal.oauife.edu.ng

OAU LECTURER ADMONISHES PRESSMEN TO WORK TOWARDS GETTING BALANCED REPORTS.

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By Waliyu Habeeb

  During a media workshop organised by the Megaphone News agency, Dr. Ola Faleye, a senior lecturer of Obafemi Awolowo University advised pressmen on how to be a balanced journalist.

  The lecturer, who is also the staff adviser to the news agency, emphasised on Saturday  that a journalist must be able to  give a credible source  for the news to be published. He further gave an illustration;

  "the news that was widespread on campus, "scarcity of water on OAU campus", before the publication of this news,the journalists should investigate the reason for this  and what the school management is doing to rectify this problem. That what is called balanced journalism." he said.

The workshop titled 'Ethical journalism: expectations and limitations' was educative and enlightening as a journalist and writer,  Joseph olaoluwa, enlightened the journalists present on how to become a good correspondent.

"some qualities are expected from a good re…

OAU: 2017/2018 ACADEMIC SESSION COMMENCES ON THE 3RD OF APRIL.

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Wednesday, 14th February, 2018.
By Olufemi Alfred .O.



     Sequel to the speculations about the resumption date of academic activities for 2017/2018 session, the university ratified the session's calendar earlier today, 14th of February. It was decided that the session begins on the 3rd of April.

   Speaking with the Dean of the Division of Students Affairs, Isiaka Aransi, he stated that freshmen will check in to the halls of residence on the 3rd of April while returning students will resume afterwards.

"Fresh students will resume on the 3rd of April."he said.

   He also reiterated that students should vacate the hostels as at when due so that the renovation exercise can start in alignment with the new accommodation policy.

   However, it was recalled that the resumption date was initially fixed for the 3rd of March according to the calendar released on the website of university. The date has now been changed to April 3.

LADIES OF LAUGHTER: First Ladies Only Comedy show hits Lagos

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LADIES OF LAUGHTER!!!First Ladies Only Comedy Show To Hit Lagos

‘Q21 Solutions' will in March, debut the first ladies only comedy show in Nigeria. The event which will hold on March 9th,2018 at the Eko Convention Centre, is expected to feature iconic female comedians and musicians, as well as give upcoming female acts the opportunity to share the stage with seasoned comedians.

Packaged to celebrate and appreciate the craft of female comedians as well as embrace the #TimesUp campaign being led by women all over the world, the event promises to be a night of drama and entertainment enriched by stage performances from talented females in Nigeria.

Speaking about the show the organizers explained that “Though the Nigerian comedy industry is well grounded, it remains a male dominated industry.

 We want to celebrate the women that have been able to break the bars and establish themselves, as well as encourage the upcoming or aspiring comedians.”

When asked why they chose to exclude the …

YORUBA MONARCH TO STORM OAU FOR JOURNALISM CONFERENCE.

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The Association of Campus Journalists, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife is set to host the Oluwo of Iwo, HIM, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi for the 2018 edition of International Campus Journalism Conference.

The royal father confirmed his presence during a courtesy visit by the delegates of the ICJC on Friday.

   Oluwo expressed his satisfaction in the programme as he enjoined youth to continue to represent the nation well against all odds.

   The ACJOAU is well known for her outstanding development towards campus journalism. The body aims to bring all pen pushers across the world institutions together as all student journalists are invited to the conference scheduled to hold in Africa most beautiful campus.

   According to the media and publicity committee of the conference, dignitaries from reputable Nigerian media outlets and students from schools abroad have been confirmed as participants of the event.

Theme: The Proper Use of Media: An Elixir To Terrorism Attacks in Nigeria

Date…

OAU DSA URGES STUDENTS TO VACATE HOSTELS TOTALLY AFTER EXAMS.

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Saturday, 10th February, 2018.
By Olufemi Alfred .O.


The Division of Student Affairs, Obafemi Awolowo University, informed  Students, currently
residing in the Halls of residence, to vacate their bedspaces and remove all personal belongings
after their exams. This was communicated on the 8th of February, in a public release signed by the Division.

"This includes their sleeping matrasses as soon as the University goes on
vacation at the end of the 2016/2017 academic session." the release stated.

    The release added that the Division
will
not be responsible for any loss or damage of property. "No Student is
permitted to occupy in any room until the official allocation of such room
is made."

  However,  Final year students and Non-Final year returning students in all faculties, except Clinical Sciences
and Dentistry, who are interested in residing in the halls of residence in
during the 2017/2018 academic session are to apply for available bed
spaces via the e-port…

OAU CONFIRMS THE FEES STRUCTURE FOR NEXT SESSION, NO CHANGES EFFECTED.

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The schedule of the charges for the session is as detailed below:
A. 2017/2018 MISCELLANEOUS/DEPARTMENTAL CHARGES FOR FRESH
UNDERGRADUATE, DIPLOMA AND DIRECT ENTRY STUDENTS
FACULTY/PROGRAMMES CHARGES PER SESSION

LAW/ARTS/SOCIAL
SCIENCES/ADMIN/EDU.ARTS
N43,700 Per Session

SCIENCE/EDM/EDUC.
SCIENCE/TECH/AGRIC
N54,700 Per Session

BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE, CLINICAL
SCIENCE, DENTISTRY/PHARMACY
N57,700 Per Session

In addition to the listed fees above, a one-time Development Levy of Eighteen thousand naira (N18,000.00), is to be paid by
Fresh Students for the duration of their studentship in the University.

a. (Diploma in Local Government Studies Tuition) - 63,300.00
TISHIP (Tertiary Institutions Students Health Insurance Prog.) - 1,600.00
TOTAL N64,900.00
b. Accommodation:
(Freshmen will be provided accommodation on first come first served basis) - N 3,090.00


B. 2017/2018 MISCELLANEOUS/DEPARTMENTAL CHARGES FOR RETURNING
UNDERGRADUATE AND DIPLOMA STUDENTS
FACULTY/PROGRAMME
CHARGES PER SESSION

OAU DISCLAIMS FALSE REPORTS ON RESUMPTION DATE.

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By Dosunmu Ayodeji.


  The Division of Student Affairs, Obafemi  Awolowo University, on 3rd february,2018, disclaims all conjured rumors that was circulated by SANNI oluwadamilola,as regards the postponement of   resumption  for 2017/2018 academic session.

    SANNI oluwadamilola, who was said to be reporting or campus 9ja news agency, was reported by the DSA as a disband Student of the department of mechanical engineering, OAU, since 2015/2016 Rain semester, due to his academic performance of 0.76 CGPA; who said the postponement of resumption was due to the new accommodation policy; in which DSA, in its release, refute having any conversation with him. " The Dean of student Affairs did not grant any interview with SANNi OLUWADAMILOLA and any other group " DSA stated.

   Further more, DSA made it clear that the right to the Academic Calendar rests within the purview of the university Senate, and not from the Dean of Student Affairs. On same note, Students were warned to desi…

OAU WARNS ADMITTED CANDIDATES AS REGARDS ONLINE REGISTRATION.

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By Dosunmu Ayodeji.


 The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, in a statement tagged 'Special Notice for New Students', have decided to put to rest the doubt of its aspirants concerning Fee payment and other registration, which has caused some controversies among it's aspirants.

The management of OAU in this release, stated emphatically that all payment and registration should be done and completed on the university student portal. All other Channels of payment are nothing but fraudulent. " Ensure all payments are made only on the university student portal" the release stated.

  Similarly, rumors concerning the release of new Students names on the university students portal was also debunked; in which aspirants were advised to check their admission status via jamb's Website. " Pending notification from the university student portal, candidate are advised to check their admission status an jamb's site". Management urges.

   Finally, the ma…

15-YEAR-OLD RUNNER ACHIEVES GREAT FEAT IN IFE HERITAGE MARATHON RACE.

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Sunday, 4th February, 2018.
By Olufemi Alfred .O.





   Olayinka Peter-pan, a 15-year-old indigene of Ife central, Osun state , clinched the first position in the maiden edition of Ile-ife heritage Marathon hosted at the ancient city of Ile-ife in the early hours of Sunday, February 4.

  He finished the 42.195-kilometre-long race in 2 hours 44minutes, which makes it a spectacular attempt considering his age and the world's best record of 2hours 2 minutes.

    Olayinka's trainer, Coach Ola, couldn't hide his excitement having trained the young lad for a year and a half. The coach shared his previous records and attested to his determination and diligence in a bid to win the marathon.

    "He took the 8th position in an half marathon last year so he was determined to make it up at this one." he said.


   In an interview with the youngster, he expressed his excitement and his wishes to use this athletics skills beyond the shores of Nigeria.

    "I'm happy, th…