OAU Graduate Develops Yoruba Talking Watch

By: Dayo Fasasi ‎Software Engineer, Moyinoluwa Adeyemi has developed one of the rarest African inventions, an indigenous talking watch. A graduate of the department of Computer Science and Mathematics at Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife (OAU), Adeyemi developed a watch app that tells time in the Yoruba language. Not a novice to technology and software development, Adeyemi created a directory app for her students’ fellowship while on the campus of OAU and was among the 100 young Nigerians to receive the Ytech Award in 2015. When asked about what necessitated her watch app, Adeyemi had this to say. “I’ve been on … Continue reading OAU Graduate Develops Yoruba Talking Watch

Countdown To King Sunny Ade @ 70, Bags Lecturing Offer With OAU

By: Dayo Fasasi Music Legend and Veteran Juju music icon, King Sunny Ade known by his stage name KSA, has been appointed a visiting lecturer for the Department of Music at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife. A multi-award winning musician, KSA has been lecturing at The Polytechnic of Ibadan before getting his appointment letter to lecture at OAU. This Ondo State born musician would be joining other ace musicians in the lecturing profession such as Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, who has been a visiting Professor in the Department of Music at Olabisi Onabanjo University- Ago Iwoye. According to OAU management, KSA’s … Continue reading Countdown To King Sunny Ade @ 70, Bags Lecturing Offer With OAU

OAU Students Call For EFCC Probe

By: Dayo Fasasi OAU students staged a protest in Osogbo on Thursday. Students at Obafemi Awolowo University, under the auspices of Alliance of Nigerian Students Against Neo-Liberal Attacks (ANSA) staged a peaceful protest in Osogbo, the Osun State Capital. They called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to launch a probe into the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Bamitale Omole, for alleged misappropriation of university resources. In January the students alerted the Nigerian Government through the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, regarding their concerns about Omole during a visit to the OAU campus. The protesting students said … Continue reading OAU Students Call For EFCC Probe