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Pandemonium Rocks OOU Campus As Students Faint At CBT Centre.

The main campus of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, was thrown into a state of disorder on Thursday 29th August, 2019 as over 15 students waiting to write the continuous assessment test for the second semester fainted at the Computer-Based Test Centre.

The new CBT centre which has a capacity of accommodating not more than 3000 students at a time turned out to be a commotion centre as many students fainted at the examination venue. According to the timetable releaeed by the school management before the test, all students ranging from 100L-400L were supposed to write tests at the venue but the schedule wasn’t communicated appropriately.

Majority of the students that fainted have been confirmed to be 100L students who are yet to be get addicted to the stress of a higher institution, especially a public one. The students who fainted were immediately rushed to the University health centre and they have been confirmed to be in a good state of health.

Apart from the fainting students, a lot of other students lost their student identity card in the process of the test.

However, the school management has released a new schedule for the test stating that 100L and 200L students will have their continuous assessment tests in the morning while their 300L and 400L counterpart will have theirs in the afternoon.

By: Gbolahan Latinwo

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Suspected Cultists Kill 300-Level OOU student

OOU Students – A 19-year-old 300 level student of Olabisi Onabanjo University with matric number SMS/16/17/0983 was reportedly killed by suspected cultists in Ago-Iwoye area of Ogun State last week.

An eye witness, who pleaded anonymity, said that the cultists came on a bike, and shot him at a close range before speeding off.

A statement by the OOU Students’ Union President, Akinbo Afolabi, and the Public Relations Officer, Najimu Oladele, partly reads, “A student of this citadel of learning, Odeyale Sideeq Damilola, in the department of Business Administration, has been shot dead at his residence, No 3, Oke Ebute, Ago-Iwoye this evening by suspected cultists.

“According to an eye witness, who pleaded anonymity, the suspected cultists came on a bike, got very close to him and shot Sideeq in the eyes.

“Owing to this, the union hereby implore OOUITES to be careful of who they relate with, accept as friends and also the people they allow into their homes.If you notice any suspicious movement within your vicinity, kindly report the person to the nearest police station.”

“A meeting was held with the university management and the king of Ago-Iwoye, and security operatives have swung into action,” Afolabi told SaharaReporters on the phone.

The General Secretary of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Ogun JCC, Adeyemi Samson said that there had been a series of meetings among stakeholders of the university, the monarch, Oba Oba Abdulrazak Adenugba of Ago-Iwoye, and the security operatives in the bid to find the culprits and bring them to justice.

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OOU TOP 25 STUDENTPRENEUR

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The OOU Top 25 STUDENTPRENEUR is a great way to recognise STUDENTS of Olabisi Onabanjo University who is making an outstanding effort in combining academics with entrepreneurship.

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As the first edition of it kind , The Top 25 students will be publicly recognises for their relentless efforts to build a better future for themselves and reducing the unemployment rate contribution to changing the face of this nation; finding new markets; making a marked investment in people, processes and customers, or for making an impact disproportionate to their years.

Once again, we are scouring the length and breadth of OOU to find 25 of the greatest student in The world of Entrepreneurship; 25 unique and uplifting stories of struggle, grit, determination, and success against all the odds, personal tales of individuals helping to change popular perceptions of careers and draw young people into sector.

  • Your nominee must be a bonafied students of Olabisi Onabanjo University.
  • Individuals should feel free to nominate themselves.
  • Please inform your nominee that you have nominate him/her and please ensure you provide valid contact details for them.
  • Your nominee/s must be the owner or have an active role in the business.
  • At the End of the Nomination process, all nominee will have to accept the nomination with the sum of two thousand naira N2000, to be considered voting for.
  • Only accepted nomination will be listed at the voting stage.

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Nomination Ends 29th of June, 2019

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OOU student accused of joining cult has caused mum to faint

Faint – Neighbours had a hard time calming down a mum who fainted after learning about her son’s arrest by the police reported having nabbed him for being a member of a popular secret cult.

According to a report on IG, her child who studies at the Olabisi Onabanjo University was apprehended alongside other colleagues for wearing black t-shirts in a club.

They were reportedly arrested on Friday, July 6, 2018.

Mr. Adeosun Williams the president of the Student Union Government of the institution reportedly claimed that the students were made to give a false statement with details claiming that they were arrested the following day.

The cult reportedly had an anniversary on this date which symbolises the day of its creation.

SARS take illegal raid to the hostel of university students in 4 am break-in

Serious-minded SARS operatives have staged a 4: am break-in at a hostel occupied by students of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State (AAU).

In a footage shared on Instagram, a group of men believed to be policemen were seen as they forcibly entered the apartment of the undergraduates.

Their figures as they took turns to enter the residence of the students were obvious despite the early morning darkness.

In one of the rooms located in a bungalow-shaped home, ruins from a no-nonsense search were laid bare in the open.

According to the IG post, the students who had just had a party were beaten for refusing to open the door.

A report also confirmed that the undergraduates had suspected a robbery, a reason why they were reluctant to grant access to the policemen.

It was gathered that some students who failed to offer bribe to the policemen were taken away.

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Two cultists arrested and arranged in connection to murder of OOU students

Due to the unfortunate occurrence which occurred last week, Two members of the cult group Black Axe Confraternity have been arrested in Oru, Ogun state, over the murder of a 22-year-old student Oriade Adebisi and his girlfriend, Julian Eke Imaga.

Julian Imaga, 18 years-old and Adebisi were both students of Olabisi Onabanjo University in Ago Iwoye. They were killed on 28 May by the cultists, one of whom was a drop-out from the university. Their bodies have been recovered and sent to Ijebu-Ode General Hospital mortuary for autopsy.

The cultists were arrested and paraded by operatives of the IGP Intelligence Response Team (IRT) led by DCP Abba Kyari, in collaboration, with Oyo State FSARS and Ogun State Police Command.

In a post by Abba Kyari on his Facebook page, Oriade Adebisi was ambushed in Oru-Ijebu by the killer cultists in the night of 28 May, while driving in his Honda Crostour Car with Reg.No. FST 350 FA. He was in the company of his girlfriend Julian Eke Imaga. The incident happened after Adebisi had visited a friend of his identified as Akogun.

“All of a sudden as he was driving towards Oru junction, three armed men emerged on a motorcycle and whisked away the said Oriade Adebisi and his friend together with the car to unknown destination.

“On the receipt of this complaint on 3 June, Operatives of the IGP-Intelligence Response Team (IRT) led by DCP ABBA Kyari in collaborations of Oyo state FSARS and Ogun state police command swiftly swooped on the hoodlums and two of the principal suspects Muritala Babatunde and Taiwo Rasak were subsequently arrested”, Kyari reported.

An iPhone X and with Etisalat sim and two pairs of canvas shoes belonging to the Adebisi were recovered from the first Muritala Babatunde.

The 29 year-old Babatunde, said to be the leader of the Black Axe Fraternity, also known as Aiye Fraternity, said in a confession he had nursed criminal intent on Adebisi for sometime before he attacked him on 28 May. His grouse was that Adebisi did not recognise his ranking in the Aiye Fraternity and was giving another cult group money.

Here are the confessions of Babatunde and his accomplice Taiwo Razak:

MURITALA BABATUNDE “M” 29 YRS: He hails from Oru Ijebu in Ijebu North Local Government area of Ogun state. That he is a university dropped out and that while he was in the university at Ago iwoye , he was initiated into cultism called Black Axe confraternity popularly known as “AIYE”. That he is now the current Number one “AIYE” Ijebu-North axis and had in his possession two locally made pistols which He and his gang members normally use to perpetrate their nefarious acts.

He added that on 28/05/2018 at about 2300hrs, having noticed the said Oriade Adebisi’s movement along Oru-Ijebu junction , whom he had been nursing criminal intents against, he quickly called his gang members (Rasak Taiwo “m” aka IKU and Sodiq “m” ) and the said Oriade Adebisi and his girlfriend were kidnapped in his car and taken to the bush along Ijebu-ode Awa/Ibadan expressway where both of them were killed.

He confessed further that before Oriade Adebisi was killed , he ordered him to deactivate his password on his iPhone and he took the iPhone and two pairs of shoes from his and thereafter abandoned the car at the expressway having dumped their lifeless bodies in a bush at the back of uncompleted building where they were murdered. He Confessed that the late Victim whom he say was a Yahoo boy was giving money to a Rival cult group and was not giving him money and has not recognised him as the overall Cult leader of that area.

TAIWO RASAK “M” AGED 18YRS: He hails from Imota in Ikorodu LGA of Lagos state. He confessed that he was initiated into AIYE confraternity in year 2015. That he went to stay with the first suspect Muritala Babatunde at Oru-Ijebu who is the Number One in their confraternity. He added that on 28/05/2018 in the late hour of the night, Babatunde Muritala called him and one Sodiq “M” (cult member) to meet with him at Oru junction.

On their arrival, Babatunde Muritala told them that he wanted to kill Oriade Adebisi who has parted away with his money. He confessed that Muritala then called his girlfriend Seun Yetunde “F” who had been monitoring the said Oriade’s movement and she brought a bag that contained two guns and a cutlass. That Muritala then gave him one of the guns, handled one and handed over the cutlass to Sodiq while waiting patiently for Oriade to come. Few minutes oriade and his girlfriend arrived in a car. Suddenly, “we based him down with gun” he said. Muritala took over the steering having ordered the said Oriade and the girl to the backseat while himself and Sodiq were at the back seat with them and they drove off the junction. He added that they took them to the bush along the expressway where they were killed with planks and gun.

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Tragic Incident: Missing OOU Student and Girlfriend Found Dead

A tragic occurrence involving a 300-Level Computer Science student of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State alongside his Diploma student girlfriend were victims of death, after many weeks of “missing” declaration.

The deceased, Adebisi Oriade Popularly known as Oh Dollar was said to have taken Julianah (Girlfriend) out on a date, late last month, before they went missing. His car was later found with its doors opened, but no traces of them was found inside.

However, after weeks of frantic searching for the students, their decomposing bodies were discovered today inside a bush in Ijebu, Ogun State.

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OOU matriculates 5912 students

Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU Ago Iwoye, Ogun State last Friday matriculated 5912 students for its 2017/2018 session.

The Vice-Chancellor Prof Ganiyu Olatunji while addressing the new students admonished them to have zero tolerance for cultism.

He advised them to make use of the newly introduced entrepreneurial training for the students as the country has today moved to a position where graduates are meant to be labour employers and job employees.

He also stated that email address has been generated for all students of the school to communicate with lecturers, submit assignment in order to utilize the school’s functional ICT service.

A breakdown of the number of students admitted in each faculty are as follows:
Faculty of Administration – 227
Faculty of Art – 461
Basic medical science – 470
Faculty of Education – 1121
Faculty of Law – 210
Faculty of Pharmacy – 89
Faculty of Science – 1162
Faculty of Social Science – 1199
Faculty of Agriculture – 431
Faculty of Engineering – 475

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PHOTO: CHIAZOR ABIGAIL EMERGES THE #itelCampusQueen OOU 

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FINAL YEAR STUDENT OF OOU DIED IN A FATAL ACCIDENT

The President of National Association of Science Students, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Comrade Adefuwa Adebowale Christopher died yesterday in a Fatal accident along Ile-Ife road, Osun State. 

The group of student said to have been coming back from their excursions visit to Idanre Hill in Akure, Ondo, before their bus collided with a trailer, leaving 21 other students injured. 

It is time we all coming together at our various locations to pray for Nigeria Student over untimely death. This month of MAY have high record of Students death. 

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OOU PRODUCES BEST MEDICAL STUDENT IN NIGERIA

OLABISI Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye, has graduated 43 First Class graduates including an overall best ever medical student, Dr. Saheed Alabi.

The varsity also produced 41 Ph.D graduates, 379 masters degree holders, 110 postgraduate diploma, 811 second class upper, 2,319 second class lower and 1192 third class, just as it recorded 20 passes in its combined 2014/15, 2015/16 convocation ceremony.

The Vice Chancellor, OOU, Professor Saburi Adesanya, who disclosed this ahead of its 35th anniversary and convocation slated for January 31, also said that 5,809 will graduate. Graduands with passes Adesanya said the graduands were the first set of students that were admitted in 2012/13 academic session, saying they were graduating as at when due. The VC, while speaking on the results of the students, said the graduands with passes may be the last people that would obtain such results in OOU.

According to him, in future, students that are not doing well in their chosen disciplines, may be advised to move to other areas where they stand a chance of finishing with better grades than passes. He said the action was in line with the National Universities Commission, NUC, standard which has abolished the pass degrees.

However, the VC disclosed that the varsity’s Senate has approved that a special degree award be conferred on the overall best graduating student, Dr. Saheed Alabi, from the Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences of OOU who had distinctions in seven courses out of 10 in the College of Medicine.

He said “In the anal of the institution, nobody has ever had such sterling result. Also, Senate has approved the introduction of new programmes such as Bsc. Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Estate Management, Building Technology, Radiology and Music as part of growth.”

He said the facilities and manpower for the new programmes were already on ground while consultation was ongoing with the NUC to commence teaching of those courses by next academic session.  Religious Knowledge (Education) and History (Education), he said, had not been accredited by the NUC.

He blamed the problem on low patronage of the three disciplines by students but assured that the university has started putting measures in place to attract more students in future.

 

Source: Vanguard