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OAU 2015 Resumption Blues

The once nice scenery of the Obafemi Awolowo University aided by tall, green trees and green lawns have now all turned rusty and brown due to the intense harmattan. Students could be seen on campus with thick jackets, mufflers and all sorts of thick clothing items to fight the cold. The cold was so bad…

PROJECT LET GO

On the 30th of January 2015, a first of its kind event, PROJECT LET GO, held in the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. The event according to the organiser, Oluseyi Jude Ajani, is born out of the vision to reach out to more than 1000 kids and disadvantaged people by 2016. Hence their mission is to…

The 2015 General Elections: The OAU Community

As the 2015 general elections draw near, there is an undercurrent of activiries in the OAU community. Although its situated in a village, the students seem not to be put off by that fact but are engaging themselves to a large extent with some students dorning crests of various candidates of choice and other similar…

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2015 NLNG Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme

Nigeria LNG Limited is pleased to call for applications from qualified candidates into the NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for entry into Masters Programmes in the United Kingdom in September 2015. The scheme is administered by British Council Nigeria. Criteria for Award Potential beneficiaries must: be entering into a Masters programme in Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences,…

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2014 NCC Essay Competition

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC is inviting interested and qualified members of the public to her 2014 Undergraduate Essay Competition. Essay Topic: Broadband a Catalyst for National Development. Objectives of the NCC Essay Competition. 1.Increase Awareness of the Subject Matter 2.Engage and Enhance Research skills 3.Encourage competition and academic excellence 4.Build capacity of undergraduates Methodology…

FUT Minna Holds 27th Matriculation Ceremony

It was all fanfare on the 6th of May as new students took their oaths and committed themselves to excellence at their matriculation ceremony. The ceremony was richly attended by principal officers of the University, staff, students, parents and well-wishers. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Musbau Akanji, in his speech, admonished the newly matriculated students to…

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Facebook Buys Whatsapp for $19B

Facebook is purchasing messaging giant WhatsApp for$16B in cash and stock, according to aregulatory filing. The deal is being cut for$12B in Facebook shares, $4B in cash and an additional $3B in RSUs for employee retention. A termination fee is attached to the deal that would cost Facebook $1B in cash and $1B in shares…

Apply for Heineken International Graduate Internship 2014

The Heineken International Graduate Programme (IGP) is aimed at developing a pool of internationally minded individuals with the potential and capability to become leaders within HEINEKEN. Applicants, once on board will enjoy responsibility, development opportunities, training, coaching, travel and an environment that both stimulates intellectually and rewards high performance. HEINEKEN is driven forward by having…

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FUT Minna Appoints Musbau Akanji as New Vice Chancellor

The University Governing Council has approved the appointment of Professor Musbau Adewumi Akanji, FNSBMB, Faculty of Science, University of Ilorin as the 6th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University. He is to take over from the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Prof. M. S. Audu, FMAN, whose tenure expires on Monday, November 26, 2012. Council approved the appointment at…