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4 Aug 2019
Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) community on Saturday was thrown into mourning mood following the death of a final year student, Opeyemi Dara.
16 Jul 2019
The Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, has said the institution will complete its power generating plant in October and generate its own 24-hour electricity.
14 Jul 2019
The much-desired transformation in agriculture must be technologically driven in order to achieve the desired high production, curb wastages, thereby improving yield and attaining high income.
10 Jul 2019
The authorities and students of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, will gather at the Amphitheatre of the institution today to mark the 20th anniversary of a cult attack, which claimed the lives of five students. The attack carried out in the early hours of Saturday, July 10, 1999, led to the death of 21-year-old…
7 Jul 2019
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said one third of the teaching staff in public schools lack the right qualifications, while private schools are not particularly doing better. He linked this anomaly to the poor delivery of basic education in the country, advocating a total reform. Osinbajo, who spoke at a symposium to mark the 40th anniversary…
7 Jul 2019
The Director of Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, Oyo State, Prof. Veronica Obatolu, has reiterated the institute’s commitment to achieving food security in the country.  Obatolu said this during a seminar tagged: “A Paradigm Shift in IAR&T’s Agriculture for Food and Nutrition Security,” organised to brief staff on the institute’s new research…
13 Jun 2019
The joy of the possibility of the establishment of state police being in the offing reverberated through the land. This is not surprising given the grave and yet worsening state of insecurity pervading the land. There is Boko Haram insurgency in the North East, with concentration in Borno State; there is armed herdsmen menace; there…
4 Jun 2019
Nigerian undergraduates have condemned lack of drugs in their various institutions’ health centres, saying they rely on chemists and roadside drug hawkers for their healthcare services. Recent checks by The Guardian on the state of health clinics in higher institutions situated in Lagos, following the death of a Part III student of Obafemi Awolowo University…
18 May 2019
The Founder of Urban Food Fest, Damiloju Olugbenga, has taken food festival to another level by visiting one city at a time with delicious cuisines and innovations. At the Osun State edition held at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Olugbenga said, “Nigeria’s food scene has, over the last few years, witnessed exciting growth. From…
9 May 2019
About the middle of 1985, the tendency to which I belonged in Nigeria’s Marxist Left met somewhere on the campus of the former University of Ife...
11 Apr 2019
AuthoritiesS of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State have cautioned members of the public to be wary of land grabbers who encroach on its property and sell to people.
South-West Nigeria
10 Apr 2019
Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU), Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, has urged governors of the Southwest zone to avail themselves of research works from the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, Oyo State, to develop the agriculture potential of their respective states. Ogunbodede stated this in his speech at the 50th…


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