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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.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

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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Institute for Nigerian Languages begs NUC over degree awarding status

The National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba, Abia State, has urged the National Universities Commission, NUC, to allow the institute to commence awarding degrees as stipulated in the Act that established the institution.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday enrolled one of his sons, Abubakar Al-Siddique, in a public school in the State. 8

MURIC: Kaduna governor deserves kudos for enrolling son in public school

The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has been hailed for enrolling his son in a public school. It will be recalled that Mallam El-Rufai took his son, Abubakar Al-Siddique El-Rufai, to the Kaduna Capital School on Monday, 23rd September, 2019.
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LASU authorities don’t cage any union – SSANU replies axed ASUU officers

The Senior Staff Association of Non-academic Staff Union (SSANU) in Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, says no union is caged by the institution’s authorities.

Xenophobia: Six Nigerian students cancel trip for robotics competition in South Africa

The six Nigerian students that will represent the country at the Africa Robotics Challenge (ARC) in South Africa on Sept. 28 have cancelled their trip to the country for safety.

LASU professors back dismissal of three ASUU officials

Some concerned professors at the Lagos State University have said that the recent dismissal of three executives of the Academic Staff Union of Universities was not a case of victimisation.

Sacked LASU-ASUU officials urges Lagos governor to intervene

Dr Tony Dansu, the embattled Secretary of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) Chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to come to the rescue of the dismissed executive members of the union.

LASU dismisses more ASUU leaders

The Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo on Thursday dismissed three executive members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) chapter of the university.
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LASU governing council decides fate of three ASUU officials Thursday

The Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU) will meet on Thursday, September 12, to decide the fate of three executives of the LASU branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the alleged theft of confidential documents.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Minister: We’ll choose six university as centres of sport excellence

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the ministry is to choose six universities in the six geo political zones as centres of sporting excellence.
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LASU matriculates 70 Pioneer students for online ODLRI programme

The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, on Friday matriculated 70 pioneer students for its newly introduced online Open And Distance Learning and Research Institute (ODLRI) programme.

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Lagos: Blue rail line to commence operation next year

Lagos State government on Sunday gave an assurance that by December 2020, the Blue Rail Line project will come on stream and will be fully operational in the next two years from Mile 2 to Marina in its aggressive drive to address the transportation problem in the state.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu: We must handover strong, vibrant nation to young Nigerians

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, has identified the need for all and sundry to be committed to steadying the nation with a view to handing over a vibrant and strengthened nation to young leaders.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned any attempt to pay the legislators of the 9th National Assembly a whopping sum of 19.8 billion naira as welcome package.

Arewa CF: Killing of aid workers in Borno is a clear desecration of Islam

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has described the killing of four aid workers by Boko Haram in Borno State on Saturday as a clear desecration of Islam which preaches sacred inviolability of the individual.
Ibrahim Shehu Gusau emerges new AFN President

Ibrahim Gusau to face AFN probe panel Wednesday over corruption allegations

Embattled and suspended president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Shehu Ibrahim Gusau, has been given Wednesday, December 18, 2019, to appear before the panel set up by the federation investigating allegations of financial impropriety, misapplication of funds and breaches of the AFN constitution against him.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. - 20

Olympic Qualifiers: D’Tigress coach invites Murjanatu Musa, 13 others

D’Tigress Head Coach Hughley Otis Jr. has named 2019 Nigeria Women’s Premier League MVP Musa Murjanatu in the 14-player roster for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament next year.