OAU refutes allegation of increment in school fees

By Opeyemi Babalola The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has denied that it increased school fees payable by the students.A statement issued by the school’s Public Relations Officer, Biodun Olarewaju, and made available to University Times International (UTI), described the news making the rounds as untrue which does not emanate from the school management.The statement read: “The attention of the authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has been drawn to a circular, purportedly issued by the University Management, that has been going viral on social…

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Gov. Abiodun Gifts OAU Best Medical Graduate A House, N5m

By Moyosore Salami Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has rewarded Miss Joy Oyinlola Adesina, who emerged the Best Graduating Student from the Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU),Ile Ife, with a house, a sum of N5m and a scholarship. Abiodun, who announced the rewards at the reception organised in honour of Miss Adesina, on Wednesday, noted that the medical scholarship would be for her residency at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu stating that the awardee by being the best medical graduate to have come out of…

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OAU best medical graduating student receives cash award, house, scholarship

By Opeyemi Babalola The ‘Best Graduating Student’ from the Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Joy Adesina, has received a cash gifts worth of 5 million, with a house and scholarship from the governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun. The governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, who made the disclosure in a statement obtained by University Times International (UTI) on Wednesday, revealed that the medical scholarship would be for her residency at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu. Abiodun noted that the awardee coming…

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OAU 60th Anniversary Sports Festival

23 August 2021 Dear colleagues,  we are pleased to inform you that the opening ceremony of the Great Ife games will start tomorrow- with a brief event at 3pm. we  would like to encourage us all to be present.

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Awosika – Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Bags OAU Doctor of Business Management Degree

OAU News/UTI 14 December 2019 | Written by OAU. At its 44th Convocation ceremony on December 14, 2019, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria conferred honorary Doctor of Business Management Degree (DBM Honoris Causa) on Mrs Ibukunoluwa Abiodun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Founder/CEO, The Chair Centre Group. Ibukun Awosika is the Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and most valuable banking brand. She is also the founder and CEO of The Chair Centre Group. The companies in the group include: The Chair Centre Limited, Sokoa Chair Centre…

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OAU Nominated in Multiple Categories of the 5th Nigeria Technology Awards (NiTA)

By OAU News/UTI OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY has been nominated for the following NIGERIA Technology Awards (NiTA), 2019 categories: 1. Most Innovative Federal University of the Year 2. Best Use of Technology Federal University 3. Best Use of Social Media Federal University 4. Federal University Website of the Year (www.oauife.edu.ng) NIGERIA Technology Awards (NiTA) is an event organized to celebrate and reward Technology Entrepreneurs, Technology Professionals, Corporate Organizations, Innovators, Academicians, Inventors and policymakers (Government) in Nigeria; the Award is aimed at building a large scale and internationally recognized Technology Awards in…

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OAU Prof. Wilson Erhun Receives May & Baker Award

By OAU News/UTI Prof W.O. Erhun, the erstwhile Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University, is the latest recipient of the May & Baker Professional Service in Pharmacy. The award was received on Tuesday, 5th November 2019 during the 92nd Annual Conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria held at the International Trade Fair in Kaduna. The May & Baker Award is a flagship professional award in the pharmaceutical landscape in Nigeria. PROFESSOR WILSON OYEKIGHO ERHUN’S CITATION Prof Wilson Oyekigho Erhun had his secondary school education at St…

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