It was a special occasion and excitement for the students of Federal University Oye Ekiti at the just concluded maiden annual sports week held on both campuses of the university. The three day event as organized by the university sports committee had ten (10) different games competed for by participants representing their various faculties of discipline. The games included Football, Basketball, Chess, Scrabble, Athletics, Shot-put, Javelin, long jump, Table Tennis and Discus.

Speaking at the opening ceremony for the football category, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kayde Soremekun speaking through his deputy, Prof. Abayomi Fasinu, gave the assurance that his administration would give their full support to all sporting activities on campus more so that the university has a more visible youthful workforce. He equally called on the understanding of the university sports enthusiasts (stakeholders) to exercise patience as administration strives to put in place all necessary facilities needed for sports development in the university.

Also speaking, Chairman of university sports committee, Dr. Malomo Dosu enjoined all participants to approach the respective games in the spirit of sportsmanship and fair play and thus, not perceive the competition as a do or die affair. According to him, hosting of several competitions as this, would provide an enabling platform for young talents to be discovered and harnessed earlier for future sports competitions.

The male football competition (Preliminaries) started off in an enthralling encounter which saw faculty of science and faculty of social sciences emerge as eventual finalists. With all being put into the game by both teams at the regulation time, members of staff who had served as spectators were on hand to witness which team was going to carry the day. It was decided on penalties as faculty of science emerged the final winner of the football competiton.

Sequel to the event was presentation of medals and certificates by the vice chancellor to deserving participants at the grand finale. Over six hundred students participated in the various categories of games while four hundred and fifty (450) participants received gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

 Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kayode Soremekun expressed elation over the wonderful performance exhibited by the athletes. The Don enjoined the sports committee to keep up with the task of driving sports development in the university. In his words, “sports is an integral part of any scholarly endeavor because a sound body is a sound mind. We intend to promote a healthy balance between academics and sports”.

 Other members of the sports committee were on hand to ensure the smooth outing of the event.


FUOYE Postgraduate






Speaker: Prof. Bukola

DR. Mrs O. I. Ndububa

CHAIRMAN, seminar & and colloquium committee

DATE: Wednesday 11th April, 2018

Time: 12.00 Noon


Faculty of Engineering Board Room

Federal University Oye-Ekiti Ikole Campus.


Host Dean, Faculty of Engineering. Prof. B. A. Alabadan





FUOYE Journal of Communication, a publication of the Department of Mass Communication, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, calls for articles for its second edition, July 2018. FUOYE Journal of Communication provides forum for the dissemination of research findings, discoveries, and developments in all aspects of Communication and Media Studies and other related disciplines.

Editorial Guidelines

v Manuscripts submitted for publication should not have been published or being considered for publication elsewhere.

v Papers should bear the Title, Name of author (s), Institution, Postal Details, E-mail and Phone Numbers on the cover page.

v Text should be in Times Roman, and in 12pt font size. Text should be typed, using 1.5 lines spacing throughout the paper except for the abstract which should be single line spacing.

v Tables should be made in proper MS word table format.

v Text should not be less than 8 (Eight) pages and should not exceed 20(twenty) pages with an abstract of not more than 200 words and five key words.

v Papers should be submitted electronically (as an attachment in MS Word) through the journal e-mail address. ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

v The reference pattern should be the most current Harvard/APA referencing styles.

v Authors shall be notified shortly on receipt of their submission with regards to the decision of the editorial board on the status of the paper.

v Papers are to be submitted alongside assessment fee of three Thousand Naira (3,000) only to the UBA Bank Account: 2102767137, account name: FUOYE Journal of Communication.

v The payment teller should be submitted together with the article.

v Authors whose papers are accepted for publication after the review process will be required to pay a publication fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira (15,000) only to the same bank account.

 Submissions should be made on or before 15th of May 2018.

 For further enquires please contact:

The Editor, FUOYE Journal of Communication,

Department of Mass Communication, Federal University Oye-Ekiti,

P.M.B.373, Ekiti State-Nigeria. Phone No: 081-30047065, 07039382011


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