Lagos State University ends 3-Days Career Fair

Lagos State University ends 3-Days Career Fair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar Lagos State University have yesterday Thursday 12th September 2019, concluded it 3-Days career fair. The career fair which involved recruiters from partnering firms conducted interviews for over one thousand participating students. The career fair is an initiative organized by the school management aimed at empowering and exposing youths on how to survive and become relevant in the economic world beyond educational settings. The career fair aided interviews with highflying students for internship and…

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Management sacks lecturers for alleged publication of confidential documents

Management sacks lecturers for alleged publication of confidential documents

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar Following a hot section meeting held by the Adebayo Ninalowo led governing council of the Lagos State University, on Thursday, 12th September 2019, three lecturers of the institution have been sacked. The governing council on behalf of the management accused the lecturers for allegedly using stolen documents to show alleged fraud. Anthony Dansu, Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Kinetics, Sports and Health Education; Adeolu Oyekan, Lecturer 1, Department of Philosophy, and Kemi Abodunrin-Shonibare,…

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64 drug traffickers arrested between 7 months says Ahmadu

64 drug traffickers arrested between 7 months says Ahmadu

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar Garba Ahmadu, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command says it arrested 64 drug traffickers between January and August. Ahmadu is said to have reported this to journalists on Thursday saying the accused comprises fifty five males and nine females. He said the total drug seizure within the slated months stood at 260.202kg, which comprise of 20.360kg of cocaine, 14.040 heroine, 112.242 cannabis sativa, 84.920 methamphetamine and 24.140kg of…

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Governor and ex governor visits institution for the 1st LASU Research Fair

Governor and ex governor visits institution for the 1st LASU Research Fair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar The Lagos State University today 3rd, September 2019 sets to hold a research fair at Aderemi Makanjuola Lecture Threatre ojo campus. The research fair with the theme Driving National Development Through Research And Innovations is the first of it kind held in the institution. His Excellency, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, and His Exellency, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, Minister for Works and Housing, would today visit the institution in…

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JF empowers small businesses in Badagry

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar The Jandor Foundation has recently empowered micro enterprises in Badagry area of Lagos state. This was said in an empowerment programme held recently at the area featuring the foundation’s Lead Visioner and Chairman, Core Media Group, Mr Abdul-Azeez Adediran. Mr Adediran disclosed that the foundation supported artisan groups and associations with work tools such as sewing and grinding machines, hair clippers, and as well cash gifts for the enhancement of their trade. He…

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Sanwo Olu, Fashola sets to grace 1st LASU research fair

Sanwo Olu, Fashola sets to grace 1st LASU  research fair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Suliyat Eletu   Lagos State University set to hold her first Research Fair on Tuesday 3rd September, 2019 at the Aderemi Makanjuola Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, Ojo, Lagos. According to Prof. Olumuyiwa O. Odusanya Director,Research & Innovation said that the  Fair will afford the University opportunity to show how its research activities are advancing knowledge and making impact in the larger society. The theme of the Fair is Driving National Development through Research and Innovation….

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WEAC Saga: PDP lawyers reject documents backing Buhari

WEAC Saga: PDP lawyers reject documents backing Buhari

Reading Time: < 1 minute The legal team of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, rejected the documents tendered regarding the allegation challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s Secondary school certificate ahead of the February 23 presidential elections. Buhari’s counsel, Wole Olanipekun, before the tribunal, said, “We have served each of the parties the schedule, we intend to tender 16 copies of newspapers report and 17 documents titled, “APC Roadmap to a new Nigeria. We seek to tender the documents”. The legal team of the Independent National Electoral Commission,…

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Protest: Shiites claim to have lost 20 members during the protest

Protest: Shiites claim to have lost 20 members during the protest

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Nigerian Shia organisation said at least 20 of its members have been killed this week during a series of protests in the capital, Abuja, against the detention of its leader. Three more members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) died in detention on Wednesday from bullet wounds they sustained, group spokesperson Ibrahim Musa said in a statement on Friday, raising the toll to 20 since Monday. No official death toll has been released by the police….

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See reactions as El-Rufai adopts 13years old Almajiri boy

See reactions as El-Rufai adopts 13years old Almajiri boy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eletu Suliyat. Governor of Kaduna State ,his excellency El-Rufai on his twitter handle , adopts 13years old Almajiri boy who prefers to shine and repair shoes instead of begging after a man capture the little boy and uploaded on twitter . According to him “Where is the industrious boy?How old is he?kindly bring him to me in Kaduna.I will sponsor him to attain boarding school and upon completion until he graduates from University By  grace…

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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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Ministerial list :What you need to know on the screening

Ministerial list :What you need to know on the screening

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Senate on Wednesday commenced the screening of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Ministerial nomination. President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, had announced the Ministerial  nominees to the senate for approval. He had confirmed the receipt of the list during plenary session and went on to reel out the names. Among the ministerial nominees, were former Ministers such as: Chris Ngige, Hadi Sirika, Rotimi Amaechi, Adamu Adamu, Mohammed Adamu, Babatunde Fashola and Lai Mohammed. Others in the list are Uche Ogah, Emeka…

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See full list of Ministerial nominees

See full list of Ministerial nominees

Reading Time: < 1 minute Citing section 147 (2) of the 1999 Constitution asamended, President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded 43names of Ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation. The President nominated one person per State as well as one from the six geopolitical zones of the country. See full list below… 1. Ikechukwu Ogar (Abia) 2. Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa) 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) 4. Chris Ngige (Anambra) 5. Sharon Ikpeazu (Anambra) 6. Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) 7. Maryam Katagun (Bauchi) 8….

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Breaking News: Former Governors dominate Buhari’s ministerial list

Breaking News: Former Governors dominate Buhari’s ministerial list

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Muhammadu Buhari has finally forwarded the list of 43 ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation and there are about 8 former governors on the list. According to sources close to the Red Chamber, on the list announced by the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan, is former ministers Babatunde Fashola, Rotimi Amaechi, Ogbonnaya Onu. And also, former Osun Governor Rauf Aregbesola, former Benue Governor George Akume and former Bayelsa State Governor Timipre Sylva. Godswill…

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Cabinet List :Sanwo Olu at war with Party Members

Cabinet List :Sanwo Olu at war with Party Members

Reading Time: 3 minutes Eletu Suliyat   The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is currently enmeshed in a silent war with prominent members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state over his choice of cabinet members. If not promptly addressed, the crisis may result to the governor inheriting the same fate that befell his predecessor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Some days ago, Governor Sanwo-Olu transmitted 25 names of his choice commissioners and special advisers to the State Assembly…

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Huawei to launch first 5G phone this month

Huawei to launch first 5G phone this month

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede China’s tech giant, Huawei to launch its first 5G phone, the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G, before the end of July, despite the recent crisis tempting it’s existence as a manufacturer of Android devices. The phone which is said to launch in China on July 26th has been found to be currently available for preorder on Amazon’s Italian site with a release date of July 22nd. Huawei had originally intended to release the device…

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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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Ministry of agriculture seized truckload of poisonous ponmo at Ijegun

Ministry of agriculture seized truckload of poisonous ponmo at Ijegun

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos state ministry of Agriculture confiscated a truck load of poisonous ponmo at Ijegun area of Lagos on Monday. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr Olayiwole Onasanya, who described the cowhide as  Ebola ponmo said the item was imported into the country by some ‘unscrupulous individuals’. Onasanya, in a statement with the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Jide Lawal, noted that officials of the state government were informed about the matter after the police…

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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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