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Ambode grants scholarship, N5m cash to best LASU graduating student

…Says 6000 Capacity Hostel, Senate Building, Other Projects On Course …Attends 22nd Convocation Ceremony It was an emotional laden moment filled with joy, excitement and sense of fulfillment when Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday, granted scholarship and N5million cash reward to the overall best graduating student of Lagos State University (LASU), Ogunsanya…

Awujale’s OOU Chair on good governance first of its kind – Emeritus Prof. Asiwaju

A foremost historian, Emeritus Professor Anthony Asiwaju, has described the Oba Sikiru Adetona Professorial Chair on Good Governance endowed at the Olabisi Onabanjo University as first of its kind in Nigeria and Africa. Professor Asiwaju, who was the Chairman at the Second Annual Professorial Chair Lecture delivered by Professor Ayodele Olukotun, recently described Oba Adetona…

Osun agency seals OAU over tax default

The Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-wife, Osun State has been sealed off by state tax officials over N1.844,770,939.45 tax default. The amount is said to be cumulative tax assessment and other levies due to the Osun State Internal Revenue Service from the university since 2015. The agency officials led by one Oladipo Babatunde, arrived at…

CODELAGOS expands to 275 schools, 10 public centres

As part of the continued drive of the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to train one million Lagos residents to code through the CodeLagos initiative, the State Government has scaled up its coding centres from 193 schools last year to 275 for the new term including 10 public centres. This is just as the Government…

Let’s adopt catch-them-young method in science, technology – SHESTCO

Sheda Science and Technology Complex (SHESTCO) has stressed the need for the younger generation to be taught how to use science and technology in solving societal problems. Dr Shola Odusanya, the Director Research, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Advanced Laboratory, gave the advice in an interview in Abuja on Friday. ‘’I think the best method is…

How determined Maasai woman fought female circumcision

Growing up among the Maasai, a semi-nomadic people who inhabit parts of southern Kenya and northern Tanzania and continue to pursue their traditional way of life, Nice Leng’ete was set to undergo ritual circumcision at age 8. But she knew that she would be forced to leave school afterward, and would likely soon be married,…

Whistleblowing: Yabatech dismisses lecturer for exposing corruption

The African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL), has called on the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, to urgently intervene and void the sack of a lecturer, Mr Joseph Akeju, whose appointment was terminated by the governing council of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), Lagos, for exposing corrupt practices at the institution. Mr. Akeju,…

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