Babalakin Quits As UNILAG Pro-chancellor, Says Panel Is Bias

Pro-chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Wale Babalakin has resigned from his position. His letter of resignation to the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu which was dated September 15 was only made public following the submission of the report on UNILAG crisis by the visitation panel. Babalakin claimed the visitation panel was raised toContinue reading “Babalakin Quits As UNILAG Pro-chancellor, Says Panel Is Bias”

IBUKUN AWOSIKA DEBUTS IN KUNLE AFOLAYAN’S CITATION

 Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has made her debut in a movie produced by award-winning, and proudly Nigerian movie producer, Kunle Afolayan. The movie, Citation, is created to correct one of the greatest ills – rape and sexual molestation – which affect the educational system and indeed societies around the world. Mrs. AwosikaContinue reading “IBUKUN AWOSIKA DEBUTS IN KUNLE AFOLAYAN’S CITATION”

Lagos Govt Fixes Date For Reopening Of Secondary Schools, Tertiary Institutions

 Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Lagos State Government has fixed September 14, 2020, as resumption date for tertiary institutions in the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the disclosure during a press conference on Saturday. He also disclosed that primary and secondary schools may tentatively reopen by September 21, 2020. According to the governor, bars, lounges,Continue reading “Lagos Govt Fixes Date For Reopening Of Secondary Schools, Tertiary Institutions”

Engr. Dideolu Falobi, Takes Mantle at UNILAGFEAA

The University of Lagos Faculty of Engineering Alumni Association (UNILAGFEAA) held her third Annual General Meeting on February 27, 2020 at the Faculty. The Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Engr. Oye Eribake, the Dean of the Faculty, Professor Funso Falade as well as the out-going Chairman, Engr. Titi Omo-Ettu showered praises on the out-goingContinue reading “Engr. Dideolu Falobi, Takes Mantle at UNILAGFEAA”

Saraki’s Name Removed From Kwara State University

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday amended the Kwara State University Law and changed the name of the institution from Abubakar Olusola Saraki University to Kwara State University. The Kwara State University (Amendment) Bill 2020 was one of the four amendment bills passed by the Assembly on Tuesday which it said would driveContinue reading “Saraki’s Name Removed From Kwara State University”

TETFUND: Nigerian Lecturers Spend Research Grants On Cars, Houses – Bakari

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has accused lecturers across the country’s public tertiary institutions of diverting research grants to build homes, purchase cars, and engage in other frivolous activities. This is coming days after an allegation of personnel budget inflation levelled against some academic and healthcare institutions including the University of Ibadan, by theContinue reading “TETFUND: Nigerian Lecturers Spend Research Grants On Cars, Houses – Bakari”

3RD ANNUAL ALUMNI LECTURE OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT END OF THE 3RD ANNUAL ALUMNI LECTURE OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, TITLED “PROFESSIONALS IN POLITICS: PANACEA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT”, HELD ON THURSDAY, 12TH DECEMBER 2019, AT J.F. ADE AJAYI AUDITORIUM, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, AKOKA, LAGOS. INTRODUCTION: The one-day 3rd Annual Alumni Lecture was organised by the University ofContinue reading “3RD ANNUAL ALUMNI LECTURE OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS”

FG Scraps Mass Communications in Universities, Polytechnics

Beginning March 2020, Mass Communication will no longer pass for a single course of study in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions, according to the National Universities Commission (NUC). In a chat with journalists in Abuja, Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, said the era of Mass Communication as a course in universities is over, as the commissionContinue reading “FG Scraps Mass Communications in Universities, Polytechnics”

Breaking: Many Injured In LASU Stampede As Students Rush To Write Exam

A stampede at the Lagos State University, LASU, today led to some students sustaining injuries. The stampede occurred due to desperation of some students to force their ways into a 500-seat Computer Based Test (CBT) Centre at the school’s premises in Ojo, Lagos. Ademola Adekoya, LASU’s spokesman, said some anxious students wanted to be amongContinue reading “Breaking: Many Injured In LASU Stampede As Students Rush To Write Exam”

UTME Debate Divides Reps

Attempt by the some lawmakers in the House of Representatives to stop the post- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination screening for university, polytechnic and College of Education admission seekers failed at plenary. The parent body conducts the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Exam, while tertiary institutions, both public and private, conduct the post-UTME screening. The lawmakersContinue reading “UTME Debate Divides Reps”