LASU begins 2019/2020 online screening exercise

LASU begins 2019/2020 online screening exercise

Reading Time: 5 minutes Eletu Suliiyat Applications are invited from suitably qualified Candidates for the Lagos State University 2019/2020 Admission Screening Exercise, for Candidates seeking admission through UTME (100 level) and DIRECT Entry [200 Level]. This ONLINE Screening Exercise is mandatory requirement for entry into Lagos State University. ELIGIBILITY FOR SCREENING Candidates who have chosen Lagos State University as their First Choice Institution in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), and have scored a minimum of 190 marks…

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FG threatens relocation of FUTO amongst others

FG threatens relocation of FUTO amongst others

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar The federal government through the permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono yesterday threatened to relocate government facilities that are under land threat. Enoho disclosed this at Abuja following the visit of delegations from the institution, emphasizing the government’s aim to relocate the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) which has concurrently experienced attacks from host communities. “We have received several correspondences in this regard and we have reached a point of…

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Waec result: 14.18 percent increase in 2018 result success

Waec result: 14.18 percent increase in 2018 result success

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar The West African Examination Council (WAEC) discloses that of 1,590,173 candidates that registered for the 2019 West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE), female candidates excels tremendously in getting a minimum of five credits including Mathematics and English from their male counterparts. This was revealed by the Head of Nigeria National Office WAEC, Mr Olu Adenipekun, today at the council’s national office in Yaba, Lagos. Adenipekun while explaining the statistics revealed that 64.18 percent…

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AOCOED: 5 Things you need to know about Excursion

AOCOED: 5 Things you need to know about Excursion

Reading Time: 2 minutes   By: ABDULLAHI, Ridwan Ajibola Without an iota of doubt, students believe that excursions are with the aim of viewing theoretical pedagogical knowledge of what the lecturers has taught in the class in accordance with the school curriculum. Nowadays, excursions have turn to an activity that divert and also holds attention of participants whereas students are amused by seeing different things they haven’t came across before. Students are being taken to excursions to bring about…

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Education: It is a priority over all and not for the rich alone- President Buhari

Education: It is a priority over all and not for the rich alone- President Buhari

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday that education should not afford alone by the rich rather both the rich and less reach should benefit from it. This statement was said during the the Buhari intergrity lecture series at the nation house. mr president said education must be given priority nationwide as the surest way to successfully build the country. The President also stated that going to school should not be the right of only those…

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A corps member who serves in Jigawa is missing

A corps member who serves in Jigawa is missing

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the corps member who served in Jigawa state in the just concluded 2018 service, Toy Terkura,who lives with his parents at Ekiti state has been declared missing. The management of the National Youth Service Corps is currently searching for a Batch ‘B’ corps member, Tyo Terkura, who until his disappearance, was serving at the Government Junior Secondary Schools, Kudu, in the Kazaure Local Government Area of Jigawa State. Tyo, who was a 2018…

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COEASU-AOCOED CHEW OVER RESUMPTION

COEASU-AOCOED CHEW OVER RESUMPTION

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abdullahi,  Ridwan Ajibola   COLLEGES OF EDUCATION ASSOCIATION OF STAFF UNION-ADENIRAN OGUNSANYA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION. The union which declared an indefinite strike on Monday, 24th June 2019 has been up and doing as management refuses to grant their requests. In a brief discussion with the COEASU, it’s so appalling that after several congresses held, none has been conclusive to showcase the levity attitude of the management.   According to the union, about nine items were…

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20th Dawah Camp:AOCOED sets to empower Muslim students during its program

20th Dawah Camp:AOCOED sets to empower Muslim students during its program

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abideen Muhammed The Adeniran Ogunsanya College of (AOCOED) chapter of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has set to commence its 20th Dawah Camping program today, Friday, June 28, 2019. This year’s Dawah Camp is slated to span between Friday, June 28, 2019 to Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Staff School (ASS). The three-day event, with the theme: The Inseparable, will feature Islamic lectures, seminars and contests, such as…

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AOCOED: How to check your results online and calculate your grade point

AOCOED: How to check your results online and calculate your grade point

Reading Time: 2 minutes Abideen Muhammed It is no more a news that Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED) under the leadership of Dr. Ladele O. Aina had moved away from manual method of processing students’ results. AOCOED students can now check their results online especially those in part two and three. In order to check your results online you are to follow the itemised ways below: 1. Open your phone’s Chrome or Browser. Don’t use Opera Mini, it…

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JAMB announces universities cut-off mark

JAMB announces universities cut-off mark

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eletu Suliyat The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Tuesday approved 160 and above as this year’s national minimum cut-off mark for admission into public universities. The decision was reached at the 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria which held at the Bola Babalakin Auditorium, Gbongan, Osun State The board also approved 140 as minimum UTME score for admission into private universities and 110 for admission into private polytechnics. The…

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Ex-LASU Students Union President diagonised with Cancer.

Ex-LASU Students Union  President diagonised with Cancer.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eletu suliyat   An ex- President  of the Lagos State University Student Union, Akeem Durojaiye has been diagnosed of cancer related ailments BlackBox Nigeria has learnt.  It was gathered that the young man who is currently a staff of the federal ministry of youths and sports has been down for months now and has had to undergo two surgeries at the National Hospital in Abuja where he was initially diagnosed. AK z Ok as he…

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JAMB: Court remands suspects over N35m allegedly swallowed by snake

JAMB: Court remands suspects over N35m allegedly swallowed by snake

Reading Time: < 1 minute An FCT High Court in Maitama on Friday remanded Philomina and five other Joint Admission and Matriculation Board officials, over their alleged involvement in the missing N35 million from sales of JAMB e-card in Benue State. She was arraigned alongside Samuel Umoru, Yakubu Jekada, Daniel Agbo, Priscilla Ogunsola, and Aliyu Yakubu. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned her and others on eight counts bordering on refusal to account for the board’s money between…

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Bilikis Banire: LASU alumna hits Qatar to find solution to ‘Attention problem of child with Autism’ using engineering

Bilikis Banire: LASU alumna hits Qatar to find solution to ‘Attention problem of child with Autism’ using engineering

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nabilah AbdulGafar Balikis Banire, a graduate of Electronics and Computer Engineering at the Lagos State University, is on currently researching on how technology can be used in detecting teaching needs in educating children suffering from autism. The research is a collaboration of the works of Balikis, a PhD student in computer science and engineering at Qatar Foundation (QF), Dr Dena Al Thani and Dr Marwa Qaraqe, both Assistant Professors of Information and Computing Technology at…

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What do you understand by: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade?”

What do you understand by: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade?”

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abideen Muhammed Have you heard of the above proverb before or it is new to you? Either of the case, what is the application and its understanding.  When life gives you lemons, make lemonade is a proverbial phrase used to encourage optimism and a positive can-do attitude in the face of adversity or misfortune. Lemons suggest sourness or difficulty in life; making lemonade is turning them into something positive or desirable. The phrase was initially coined by Christian anarchist writer Elbert Hubbard in a 1915 obituary he penned…

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ASUU urges government to tackle educational problem

ASUU urges government to tackle educational problem

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on the government to pay more attention to education by making it a priority area/sector. This call was made by the President of Union, Prof. Ogunyemi, during an interview with newsmen in Awka, the capital of Anambra state. He said Nigeria started democracy 20 years ago, and successive administration since then had not made education a high priority area. “Look at our budgets for education in the…

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ASUU STRIKE: Students react as ASUU threatens another strike

ASUU STRIKE: Students react as ASUU threatens another strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigerians have reacted to the threat by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embark on another nationwide strike. DAILY POST reports that ASUU on Thursday threatened to embark on a fresh industrial action if the Federal Government fails to show commitment towards implementing the 2019 Memorandum of Action. ASUU National President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi issued the threat during a briefing with the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu while giving an update on the ongoing renegotiation…

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Matriculation: : LASU sets new rules for newly admitted students

Matriculation: : LASU sets new rules for newly admitted students

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos State University will hold its 2018/2019 Matriculation Exercise for the newly admitted students on Thursday, 23rd May, 2019. In view of the above, newly admitted students are to pay a sum of Five Thousand Naira [N5,000:00] only for Matriculation Gown into Sterling Bank Third Party Account 0006594081 [LASU Branch] from Wednesday, 15th May, 2019. The bank teller should be used to obtain an official receipt at the Bursary Department. The receipt shall then…

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AOCOED CONVOCATION: Check the details of best students

AOCOED CONVOCATION: Check the details of best students

Reading Time: 2 minutes AbdulAhmeed Adebayo Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, AOCOED has on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 held its Convocation for 2015 – 2017 set at Oluremi Tinubu Hall in which over all best student emerged in each set. AOCOED is known for her joint convocation every three years. The College deemed it fit to award the best brain in the three set as a reward for academic excellence. Yusuf Isah, Olanrewaju Adija and Ojumoola Marvellous were awarded…

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After a long wait JAMB did not release all 2019 UTME results

After a long wait JAMB did not release all 2019 UTME results

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a long wait of candidates who sat for the 2019 UTME exam,the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board,JAMB finally released results today,Saturday 11th 2019. It is a mixed feeling from candidates as JAMB released 2019 UTME that had been on hold for a while,after a long wait,the board didn’t release all results but some. The 2019 UTME was held from April 11 to April 18, with over 1.8 million registered candidates. The Registrar of the…

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NULASS appeals to commissioner for justice to prevail on Gov.Ambode for the release of the outstanding busary and scholarship funds

NULASS appeals to commissioner for justice to prevail on Gov.Ambode for the release of the outstanding busary and scholarship funds

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho The National Union of Lagos State Students in tertiary institutions across the country has appealed to the Lagos State Government to release the outstanding payment of 2017/2018 bursary and scholarship of its members. The students made the plea in a petition to Mr Kazeem Adeniji, the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Saturday. It was signed by eight representatives…

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