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Truth in journalism – piecing together the facts, vetting sources and connecting the details, is “hard” but it is more important now than ever because the effect of fake news is “harder”.

NGO trains journalists to check spread of fake news

The Community Initiatives to Promote Peace (CIPP) project on Thursday trained journalists in Katsina state on conflict-sensitive journalism to check the spread of hate speech and fake news.

LASU begins lecture on home-grown STEM education techniques

The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, on Tuesday, officially commenced lecture on the teaching and learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education using the home-grown mechanism that factor in African cultural contexts and humour.
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Mobile network subscribers decry fast depletion of data

A cross section of mobile network subscribers have complained of huge costs incurred on mobile data provided by the mobile network operators and called for an increase in data bundle.

Court remands ‘killers’ of LASU student

An Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Apomu, on Friday remanded self acclaimed prophet, Segun Philip; the deceased boyfriend, Owolabi Adeeko and his mother, Bola Adeeko in Ilesha Correctional Centre for allegedly killing Favour Daley-Oladele.

Probe stalls slain LASU student’s burial

The planned burial of the Lagos State University (LASU) student, Favour Daley-Oladele, murdered by her boyfriend for money-making rituals, did not hold Tuesday due to the sate government’s investigation into the matter.
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Police exhume body of final year female LASU student

Suspected killers of Miss Favour Daley-Oladele on Saturday narrated the gory details of how the final year Sociology student of Lagos State University (LASU) was gruesomely murdered for money rituals at Ikoyi-Ile in Osun.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu declares open completed section of Lagos-Badagry Expressway

Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, declared open for public use the newly constructed section of Lagos-Badagry Highway, fulfilling the promise made at the inception of his administration.
National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Southwest (Zone D) has vowed to ensure that justice is done in the gruesome murder of a 22-year-old Lagos State University (LASU) final year Theatre Arts student, Favour Daley-Oladele.

Slain LASU student: We’ll pursue case to logical conclusion – NANS

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Southwest (Zone D) has vowed to ensure that justice is done in the gruesome murder of a 22-year-old Lagos State University (LASU) final year Theatre Arts student, Favour Daley-Oladele.
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Segun Runsewe: Ritual not culturally acceptable way of making money

Mr Olusegun Runsewe, the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has joined other Nigerians to condemn the alleged murder of a final-year student of the Lagos State University (LASU).

LASRIC: We will turn Lagos to technology hub

The Lagos State Science Research and Innovation Council (LASRIC) is ready to actualise the dream of the state government to turn Lagos to a technology hub as quickly as possible.
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Professor Bilikis Idowu named new Lagos college provost

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of Prof. Bilikis Bidemi Idowu as the new Provost of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Otto-Ijanikin, Lagos.
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Minister calls for revival of reading culture

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Friday called for re-awakening of reading culture in the Nigerian society.

2019 elections: No evidence of hate speech in Nigerian newspapers – survey

No evidence of hate speech was observed in Nigerian newspapers’ reports monitored between July and September 2019, according to a survey.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

House of Reps call for abolishment of ‘acceptance fee’ into tertiary institutions

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the abolishment of ‘acceptance fees’ paid by students offered admission into various institutions in Nigeria.
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Why LASU is introducing 2-stream undergraduate programmes – vice chancellor

The second stream undergraduate programme of the Lagos State University (LASU) was introduced to help deepen entrepreneurship skill of students of the institution, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, has said.
Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, the Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), has urged media professionals to adhere to the ethics of journalism in their reportage.

Lagos university vice chancellor calls for more investments to revamp education

Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU, Lanre Fagbohun, has called for more investments from both the government and private individuals to revamp the Educational Sector.
Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Lagos Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has sentenced a school Supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, (47), to 60 years’ imprisonment for defiling a toddler.

How we were robbed, raped by fellow student – women tell court

In testimonies lasting nearly two hours, two Muslim students on Monday told the Judge at Lagos Special Offences Tribunal sitting in Ikeja how they were raped and their virginity taken away at a gunpoint during a robbery incident in their residence in 2018.
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University vice-chancellor charges leaders on unity

The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Gashua in Yobe State, Prof. Andrew Haruna, has advised Nigerian leaders against using language and ethnic differences as a political distraction to hinder national integration and development.

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Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Enugu council poll: Police announce restriction of movement

Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Nigerians should hold President Buhari responsible – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.