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Police sergeant arrested for robbery in Lagos
Punch - 2016-05-26
reported that he was robbed of his motorcycle at Iyana School bus stop on the Lagos State University-Iyana Iba Road. Our correspondent gathered that the police had recovered three stolen motorcycles from the sergeant and his accomplice, while the buyer and ...

Ex- minister, Tanko Ayuba, is dead
The Sun - 2016-05-26
is dead. Daily Sun reliably gathered late yesterday that Ayuba died of an undisclosed ailment at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Ara­ba, Lagos. Before his admission at the tertiary hospital, he was said to have been admitted at an ...

How I emerged overall LASU best student --Aderibigbe
Vanguard - 2016-05-26
Graduating with a cumulative grade point average , CGPA, of 4.68, Mr. Arowosegbe Michael Aderibigbe became the cynosure of all eyes at the Lagos State University, LASU 2014/2015 convocation ceremony, yesterday. The biochemistry graduate was ...

Gen Tanko Ayuba is dead
The Sun - 2016-05-26
The Senator representing Kebbi South constituency, in 2007, died Wednesday afternoon at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, Lagos, of an undisclosed ailment. Details of his death were sketchy at press time, but it was gathered ...

To prevent Sickle Cell Disease, know your genotype before marriage- Professor Michael Kehinde
Vanguard - 2016-05-24
In the view of Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, CMUL, Professor Michael Kehinde, not less than 300,000 children are born with one form of SCD every year mostly, in sub-Saharan Africa, where malaria is ...

Celebrities who hawked wares on their way up
The Nation - 2016-05-21
struggled to take a diploma at the Lagos State University, hustled from show to show and eventually went back to do a degree programme in Theatre Arts in 2000. He wrote: "I sold ice water at Yaba market, did bus conductor once in a while just to survive ...

Nigeria: How I Emerged Overall LASU Best Student - Aderibigbe
AllAfrica - 2016-05-26
Graduating with a cumulative grade point average , CGPA, of 4.68, Mr. Arowosegbe Michael Aderibigbe became the cynosure of all eyes at the Lagos State University, LASU 2014/2015 convocation ceremony, yesterday. The biochemistry graduate was called three ...

Lagos begins self-employment initiative for graduates
Businessday - 2016-05-27
Ambode, who disclosed this at the 20th convocation ceremony and installation of the new Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU) held at the new auditorium of the Ojo campus of the institution, said... This content is for Basic Monthly Subscription ...

No more crisis in LASU -Ambode
The Sun - 2016-05-27
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, declared era of crisis in Lagos State University (LASU) is over. Ambode assured that his administration was poised to reposition the institution. Ambode, who is the visitor to LASU, spoke at the ...

Nigeria: Lagos Empowers Students With 'Ready Set Work' Initiative
AllAfrica - 2016-05-27
Lagos State University (LASU) for the 'Ready Set Work' initiative, an entrepreneurship and employability programme aimed at equipping them with critical skills to either become employable or become employers of labour. The capacity building programme ...

Nigeria: Lagos Govt Institutes Graduate Employment Scheme
AllAfrica - 2016-05-27
Ambode made the disclosure at the award of Post Graduate Diplomas, Masters and Ph.D. to 2,525 students of the Lagos State University (LASU). He said that the capacity building initiative, tagged "Ready, Set, Work" was targeted at final year students in the ...

Repositioning of LASU already yielding positive results - Ambode
Vanguard - 2016-05-26
said the conscious initiative of his administration at ensuring enduring peace and repositioning the Lagos State University, LASU, is already yielding positive results. From left: Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule; Lagos State ...

University staff diverted N11b for Akpobolokemi - Witness
The Nation - 2016-05-26
A Lagos High Court in Igbosere, on Thursday heard how the sum of N11, 316,295,549.29 was allegedly diverted from Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) into accounts operated by a staff of Niger Delta University (NDU), John Simon Adomene.

Repositioning of LASU yielding positive results - Ambode
The Nation - 2016-05-26
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said the conscious initiative of his administration at ensuring enduring peace and repositioning the State University is already yielding positive results. He said with the recent ranking of the ...

ABUAD, example of how university should be run
NATIONAL MIRROR - 2016-05-29
He founded the university in 2010 following the discovery, as a twotime pro-chancellor of the University of Lagos, of the rottenness of tertiary education in Nigeria. The solution was to start his own private university whereby he would try as much as ...

Nigeria: Reviving Our Reading Culture
AllAfrica - 2016-05-30
Speaking at the book fair, Professor Hope Eghagha of the Department of English, University of Lagos said one of the reasons responsible for poor reading culture is the non availability of well-written reading materials. He lamented the penchant for ...

National Judicial Council is an aberration, says Uvieghara
NATIONAL MIRROR - 2016-05-29
One Dan Agada is late now, then Nwachukwu from Abia State. The University of Lagos allows you a leave of absence for four years and my initial appointment was for five years, just before my appointment I was in the Council of the University representing ...

Review banking law, says Olanipekun
The Nation - 2016-05-30
There are 25 contributors to 22 chapters of the 823-page book, including Lagos State University (LASU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Lanre Fagbohun; former Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos Prof Imran Smith (SAN); a judge of the Federal High Court Justice ...

Nigeria: 'Affront On Internal Democracy Remains Huge Burden'
AllAfrica - 2016-06-01
Olurode, who is from the Department of Social Sciences, University of Lagos, urged politicians in Nigeria to embrace true internal democracy in their respective political parties so as to guide against intraparty crises. Copyright © 2016 Daily Trust.

Of subjects and citizens
Punch - 2016-05-31
Dr. Ismail Ibrahim of the University of Lagos Department of Mass Communication, argues that citizenship is the lowest common denominator that confers all rights in a polity. Political values like freedom, justice and equity, must be one-size-fits-all.

Campus Classicals to storm Ivory Towers
The Nation - 2016-05-31
The first ever all Nigerian universities classical musical contest is scheduled to hold in August at the University of Lagos, Akoka. According to organisers of the event, Classical Showcase Limited, the show becomes necessary to bridge the gap in the ...

Entrepreneurs , artisans can access Lagos employment trust fund - Gov
The Sun - 2016-05-19
Tunde Babawale, Dean of Student Affairs, University of Lagos, Akoka and for them to also have the opportunity to showcase their products for free at the exhibition", she said. The Special Adviser said that the State Government has strengthened the ...

Chinese culture berths in UNILAG
Punch - 2016-06-03
It was a day of fun when the University of Lagos hosted the Chinese community in Nigeria, admirers of the culture of the former communist nation and pupils/students of the fast-growing Chinese language at the campus. For UNILAG, which has taken a lead ...

Nigeria: Noun Waives Tuition Fees for Prisoners
AllAfrica - 2016-06-02
in Lagos, who earned a B.A. (Hons) in Christian Theology. Mr. Adamu pointed out that the decision was in line with the university's vision of providing highly accessible and enhanced education anchored on social justice, equity, equality and national ...

FG scraps post UTME, admission cut-off now 180
The Sun - 2016-06-03
will not go below 200 and University of Lagos will not go below 200, and also University of Ibadan. All these ones stand. But 180 is a bench mark for others." Ojerinde said the re-distribution process for candidates is already ongoing as it was embedded ...

Nigeria: Over 70 Inmates Studying for NOUN Certificates in Lagos - Official
AllAfrica - 2016-06-03
The Controller of Prisons, Lagos Command, Mr Timothy Tinuonye has disclosed that ... will rise because of the tuition-free policy offered recently by the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). He noted that NOUN's initiative was a booster to the ...

Alaafin, Ooni, Akiolu, scholars seek speaking of Yoruba in Southwest schools
The Nation - 2016-06-03
Duro Adeleke of University of Ibadan, noted that Yoruba is one of the ... "Making the teaching of Yoruba compulsory in public and private schools in Lagos State", the scholar said India and Arabian countries that were colonised by the British did ...

Deterring wrongdoers
Punch - 2016-06-04
Last week, the media reported that the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) had reached a settlement to pay N45m in compensation to the family of Oluchi Anekwe, the University of Lagos student who was electrocuted when a high tension wire fell on ...

Nigeria: Witness - Structural Defects, Failure to Hire Engineer Caused Synagogue Building Collapse
AllAfrica - 2016-06-04
a first class Bsc degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos in 1981. Led in evidence by Mrs. Idowu Alakija, the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Oyenuga told the court that findings of the committee revealed that there were some ...

Afe Babalola condemns scrapping of Post-UTME Test
The Nation - 2016-06-06
The former Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) said the concept of the Post-UTME test came into being in 2003 when it was discovered that "many of the students admitted into Nigerian universities through JAMB ...

Deterring wrongdoers
Punch - 2016-06-04
Last week, the media reported that the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) had reached a settlement to pay N45m in compensation to the family of Oluchi Anekwe, the University of Lagos student who was electrocuted when a high tension wire fell on ...

Nigeria: Unilag Accommodation Challenges Will End Soon - Official
AllAfrica - 2016-06-07
Dr Karo Ogbinaka, the Deputy Dean I, Students' Affairs, University of Lagos, on Monday assured students of the institution that their accommodation problems would soon be over. Ogbinaka, in an interview in Lagos, spoke against the backdrop of the acute ...

Uncertainty over post-UTME as minister speaks on it today
Punch - 2016-06-06
But while many stakeholders like the former Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), have criticised the move to stop the post-UTME, the immediate past Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, Prof.

Two post graduate students allegedly drown in Lagos beach
The Nation - 2016-06-06
Two post graduate students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have allegedly drowned at the Elegushi Beach in Lagos. According to their friend, Ginika Okolo who took to social media to mourn them, the two women Funmi 24, and Shola, 27, were swept away by ...

Nigeria: My Passion for Mental Health Started in the University - Nzube Ekpunobi
AllAfrica - 2016-06-06
Excerpts: Although he was born in Lagos, Nigeria, Nzube has lived in various parts of ... My most transformative years followed shortly after, when I was accepted to the prestigious University of Toronto (U of T) to pursue an Honours Bachelor of Science ...

The Obafemi Awolowo University men's team has won the coveted football gold at the just concluded 2014 Nigerian University Games
Goal - 2014-02-22
... of Calabar men's team 1-0 to win the coveted football gold medal as the 24th Nigerian University Games came to an end on Saturday on the campus of the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Osun State. The game ended goalless at half time as Goal ...

Recare extends free hair consultation to varsities
The Nation - 2016-07-28
The campaign which kicked off at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) is aimed at educating individuals, especially women on how to grow, care, and maintain healthy hair and scalp by cultivating healthy hair routine. Speaking on this development, Field ...

Family insists #SaveMayowa is no scam amid controversy
Punch - 2016-07-28
The family of Mayowa Ahmed has denied claims its fund raiser to fly the University of Lagos graduate abroad for cancer surgery was not a scam. The family had raised $100,847 via crowdfunding site, backed by popular Nigerians, including actress ...

LASU staff gives govt, police 24 hours to rescue abducted monarch
The Sun - 2016-07-28
Lagos State University (LASU), chapter has given the state government and the security personnel 24 hours to secure his release. The union also expressed concerned over the worsening insecurity in the 24 communities in Iba, Ojo Badagry and other areas and ...

Nigeria: Expert Urges FG to Float Bond to Offset FX Loans to Oil Marketers
AllAfrica - 2016-07-28
The editor of the book, Prof. Mike Ogbeide of the University of Lagos, in his comment said Oduoza was committed to putting his extraordinary talent towards service to the society. "That is why he has been able to make such a huge impact in the banking ...

Living their dream
The Nation - 2016-07-26
At the University of Lagos (UNILAG), some young students dreamt of starting a web consulting business. Today, they are living their dream as the business has grown into a big concern. DANIEL ESSIET reports. Dreaming of a business in the university is one ...

UNILAG opens registration for post-UTME screening
Vanguard - 2016-07-26
The University of Lagos, UNILAG has opened its online registration for post-UTME screening. In a release on Tuesday from the information unit, stated that admission into all coursed/programmes for the 2016/2017 academic year will commence from 3rd August ...

Unilorin wins Nigerian universities debating championship
Punch - 2016-07-25
Other universities that participated in the tournament were: the University of Lagos, Osun State University, the University of Calabar. It also included the Federal University of Technology, Akure; the Federal University of Technology, Owerri; the ...

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