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Why LASG set new closing/resumption dates for schools

… Says only primary schools are affected Lagos State Government has explained reasons for the new closing and resumption dates for schools in the State, emphasizing that the new dates only affect public primary schools. A Statement on Sunday from the Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso stated that the closing […]

KOWA party wants passage of sexual harassment bill

KOWA party has called for a quick passage of the Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Education Institution Prohibition Bill to end the scourge of ‘Sex-for-Grades’ in Nigeria institutions. Ag. National Publicity Secretary of the party, Ms Adebanke Ilori, said this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. Ilori affirmed that the bill would reassure the right […]

2 NYSC members to repeat service year – Coordinator

National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Coordinator in Sokoto State, Mr Philip Enaberue, has confirmed that two corps members will repeat their service year. Enaberue added that the affected persons were among the 1,180 corps members who passed out under 2018 NYSC Batch C Stream l. He said the duo corps members passed out on October […]

LASPOTECH dismisses five staff over plagiarism, forgery

Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH, Ikorodu, Governing Council has dismissed five staff for various offences that opposed the institution rules. The institution spokesperson, Mr Olanrewaju Kuye, on Tuesday said the Governing Council made this decision on September 20. Kuye furthered that the affected staff were two teaching staff (lecturers) and three non-teaching staff. “The council after […]

UNILAG invite MC Oluomo as Special Guest

Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Lagos chapter, Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo seems to be having a good time. MC Oluomo was recently invited as the “Special Guest” in a seminar at the University of Lagos, UNILAG. This triggers the anger in so many people and got them […]

EKSU female student stabs boyfriend over N2,500

A female student of Ekiti State University, EKSU, Ado-Ekiti, has stabbed her boyfriend to death. According to reports the suspect, Bukola Odeyemi, allegedly stabbed her lover, identified as John Iju to death in Iworoko-Ekiti, a town close to the university, where most of the students who live off campus, reside. Eye witness accounts told Newsmen […]

LASU promotes 11 Profs, 14 Associate Profs, others

Lagos State University, LASU, Governing Council has approved the promotions of some staff at the institution. At the institution’s 122nd Statutory Meeting, held on Thursday, September 12, thirty-one (31) academic staff and three hundred and forty-six (346) non-academic staff were promoted. The Council also approved the dismissal of eight (8) members of staff, comprising five […]

Sanwo-Olu commissions library, sick bay at AJGS

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Tuesday, September 10, commissioned library and sick bay at Agidingbi Junior Grammar School, AJGS, Ikeja. See photos below…

Word of the Day: COCOON

The word for today is: COCOON. MEANING: A covering usually made of silk which some insects (such as caterpillars) make around themselves to protect them while they grow. Something that covers or protects a person or thing. To cover or protect (someone or something) completely. To spend time at home instead of going out for […]

Word of the Day: COMEUPPANCE

The word for today is COMEUPPANCE. MEANING: A punishment someone deserve to receive. The result of a good/bad that is well deserved. EXAMPLES: Sooner or later, he’ll get his comeuppance for bullying other students. The superhero was terrific at ensuring the bad guys get their comeuppance. One of these days, our politicians will get their […]