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Professor urges technology deployment to resolve challenges

A don, Prof Sulaiman Adeniyi Adekola, has called for the use of science and technology to solve some of the myriad of challenges plaguing the country.
Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Vice Chancellor, UNILAG

Encroachers taking over our land – UNILAG vice-chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, UNILAG, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has raised the alarm that some people are encroaching on the university’s land, especially from Iwaya end.
Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Vice Chancellor, UNILAG

UNILAG‘ll not cover up sex scandal case – VC

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has assured Nigerians that the recent sex scandal involving two lecturers of the institution will not be swept under the rug.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: I never saw myself as a politician until 2018

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday said he never saw himself as a politician for over a decade that he held public offices until 2018 when he emerged to contest as governor of Lagos state.

Pharmacists urge Nigerians to handle antibiotics with care

Some pharmacists have advised Nigerians to handle antibiotics with care by completing their prescribed dosage and avoid ingesting antibiotics without appropriate testing and prescription.

Federal university expels student over Facebook post

The management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, (FUNAAB) in Ogun State, has expelled one of its students over a Facebook post drawing the attention of the public to the alleged indiscriminate arrest of his colleagues by the police and incessant robbery attacks on campus.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

UNILAG: As alumni, our successes become testaments to the university’s success – VP Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Lagos spoke glowingly of the University of Lagos and members of its alumni association for being outstanding.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo lists illustrious citizens who attended UNILAG

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Lagos spoke glowingly of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and members of its alumni association for being outstanding.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to float a jetty at the school’s waterfront to complement transportation on the campus.

Lagos governor to approve jetty at UNILAG waterfront

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to float a jetty at the school’s waterfront to complement transportation on the campus.
Lagos State High Court.

UNILAG undergraduates’ absence stalls ‘gang-rape trial’

The trial of five undergraduates of the University of Lagos for allegedly gang-raping and blackmailing a fellow student was stalled on Tuesday because of the absence of some of the defendants in court.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Absence of three defendants stalls ‘UNILAG gang-rape’ trial

The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege: Sexual harassment treated with kid gloves

Deputy Senate President (DSP) Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has observed that the plague of sexual harassment in tertiary institutions and other corporate establishments in Nigeria has long been treated with kid gloves, allowing the crime to fester while culprits go unpunished.

UNILAG alumni accused of rape rejects part of police statement

An alumnus of the University of Lagos, John Otema, who is standing trial for alleged rape of some female students of the institution, has denied voluntarily making parts of his purported confessional statement to the Police.

Federal government tasked on funding interdisciplinary research at varsities

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof Kayode Soremekun, and the Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the University of Ibadan, (UI), Prof. Kayode Adebowale, have urged the Federal Government to provide more funding support for interdisciplinary research in Nigerian universities.
ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid tasks National Assembly on quick passage of bill prohibiting sexual harassment in schools

ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the National Assembly to urgently pass into law, the Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Schools Prohibition Bill to arrest the immoral activities of some lecturers against their female students.

Sex scandal: UNILAG sets up panel to probe suspended lecturers

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) authority set up a panel headed by Professor Ayodele Atsenuwa to look into the sex-for-mark scandal currently rocking the 57-year-old institution.
Dr. Margaret Amoakohene, the chairperson of the Anti-sexual Harassment Committee of the University of Ghana, has said that there were no pieces of evidence against the lecturers of the university in the recently released #SexForGrades documentary.

#SexForGrades: University of Ghana lecturers to appear before anti-sexual harassment committee

The management of the University of Ghana has directed two of its lecturers, whose involvement in a sexual harassment scandal was revealed via a BBC documentary, to appear before an anti-sexual harassment panel.

#SexForGrades: Some female students want Sexually Transmitted Degree – Professor

Professor Okwechime Emmanuel of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has said in a phone interview that there are some female students that dress half nude to class because they want to “obtain Sexually Transmitted Degree (STD)”, thereby a possible cause of the widespread Sex for Grade in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to call the management of the State Radio and Television to order, over alleged provocative broadcasts against its members.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
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Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.