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Nigerian Man Graduates With First Class Six Years After Being Withdrawn By His Former University For Low CGPA

A Nigerian man identified as Abayomi Timilehin Precious has graduated with First Class six years after being rusticated from his former University on account of low CGPA. The young man's studentship was withdrawn by the Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU), Ile-Ife after he failed to meet up to the minimum standard, bring to a fruitless end the Great Ife journey of five years in 2014. Six years after, he graduated with a First Class in Quantity Surveying from the Federal University of Technology Akure. He has now not only graduated but graduated with fame and great accomplishments. His inspiring story was shared on the verified official Facebook page of the University. You need to read it: "My Mother and I held ourselves in late 2014, weeping uncontrollably after learning that I had failed in OAU after being accepted to the citadel in 2008. My studentship was withdrawn in my final semester, 5 years later, for reasons I completely accept responsibility for. "My family a

OAU Alumni Hold "Mother of All Retreats"

By Seyi Babaeko The Obafemi Awolo Alumni Association under the able and visionary leadership of Eng. Wale Olaleye, the global president and his executive team just concluded Its three days power packed and impactful retreat for the commemoration of the sixtieth year anniversary of Obafemi Awolowo University Advancement of frontiers of Knowledge.  The retreat which has in attendance, the ever conscious Great Ife Students, Alumnus across the globe, The Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Eyitayo Ogunbodede, The pro- chancellor Chief. Owelle Oscar Udoji, who was the chairman of the occasion, other dignitaries included the Principal Officers of the University, Mr. Oluwadare Aragbaye the former Ondo state Head of Service Who represented Governor Akerodolu SAN., and the Keynote Speaker, Prof. Babatunde Ayeleru, D.G, French Village.    The eloquent and vocal P.R.O of the University, Mr. Olanrewaju kick started the program with an opening prayer, followed by the 1st & 2nd Stan

Ogun State Governor Abiodun Rewards OAU Best Medical Graduate With House, Cash Prize And Scholarship

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Wednesday rewarded Miss Joy Oyinlola Adesina with mouthwatering prizes for emerging the Best Graduating Student of the Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State. The prizes which included a house, a sum of N5m and a scholarship for her residency at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital were announced by the Governor at a special reception organised in honour of the recipient. According to the Governor Abiodun, Miss Joy is one of several other illustrious indigenes of the state who have distinguished themselves through outstanding academic performances which he said his administration have been rewarding "under a programme called Ogun Academic Laureates". The Governor who noted that the reward initiative was in line with his administration's promise to reward academic excellence in the state said the honour was to celebrate Miss Adesina and other great Ogun sons and and daug


The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife have announced the reopening of the institution for the continuation of the 2021/2022 rain semester.  The University management had on Friday 1st October, 2021 ordered the closure of the institution following students' protests earlier staged in the month, putting on hold the ongoing 2021/2022 rain semester examinations. The University in a release on Friday stated that the decision to reopen the institution resulted from an emergency meeting of the Senate held on Friday 29th of October, 2021. The release further directed students to come into residence on Friday, 5th November, 2021 while examinations continue on Saturday, 6th of November, 2021 in line with what what was previously scheduled. The statement reads: "The University authorities have announced the reopening of the institution which was closed down in the aftermath of the students' protests of early this month.  "The decision to reopen the Universit