UNILAG Muslim community commends recipients of productivity award
The University of Lagos, UNILAG Muslim Community, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the merit award conferred on dedicated Nigerians who have proved to be exceptional in public service.
From UMC, succour for orphans, inmates
University of Lagos Muslim Community (UMC) has distributed food items, cows, ram, toiletries, cloths, shoes and cash items to children of Bab-Es-Salam orphanage home and the inmates of kirikiri prisons.
Eid-el-kabir: Clerics task government to renew mandate with Nigerians
The escalating insecurity and austere living conditions in the country, yesterday, necessitated Islamic clerics calling on the Federal Government to renew its mandate with Nigerians and swiftly move to improve the quality of life of the governed.
Olurode: Proscribing Almajiri overdue, but process must be culturally sensitive
Professor of Sociology and former Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos, Lai Olurode, in this interview with GERALDINE AKUTU, said government’s plan to outlaw the Almajiri system of education will reshape the children’s lives and help tackle poverty and illiteracy among the population. But he warned that the policy must be inclusive and…
Olurode: 2019 showed us era of impunity and imposition is over
The first point in regards to the statistics thrown up in the last election was that the Northwest had the largest amount of people captured during registration.
‘Why South-West may not produce president in 2023’
Former National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Lai Olurode, has identified hiccups impeding the emergence of South-West presidency in 2023.
Participation in debates have manifest, hidden values, says Olurode
Lai Olurode, a former national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and professor of Sociology at the University of Lagos...
Olurode: Career mobility, search for good life delaying matrimony
Professor of Sociology and former Dean, Faculty of Social Science, University of Lagos, Lai Olurode, in this interview with GERALDINE AKUTU, said several economic and social factors have gradually replaced the age-long marriageable age with age of affordability. He also added that the search for sustainable livelihood and the good life has led to reduced…
‘2019 Should reverse political power equation against selfish, overbearing politicians’
Lai Olurode, Professor of Sociology at the University of Lagos and former National Commissioner with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) takes a panoramic view of the electoral process preparatory to the 2019 general election and declares, ‘the forthcoming elections present an opportunity to weaken politicians who treat popular yearnings of the grassroots with disdain.’…
MMPN urges journalists to uphold professionalism
The Muslim Media Practitioners (MMPN) has charged journalists to report news in a truthful, unbiased and apolitical way in order to promote universal principle of human rights, democracy, justice equity and peace in the country.