Kayode Soremekun’s deafening salvo of shots
This is a trying time for the national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). I may be wrong. But recent events in Lagos State University (LASU), the Federal University....
CSOs protest at Lagos Assembly over crises in LASU, others
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday to complain about the perennial crises in Lagos State University...
Cost of governance leaps to N3.516t from N2.593t in 2015
The cost of running governance at the federal level has steadily grown from N2.593t in 2015, when the current administration came into office, to N3.516t at the end of the 2018 fiscal year, as revealed by figures from the Budget Office of the Federation obtained by The Guardian.
LASU authorities don’t cage any union, SSANU replies dismissed ASUU officers
The Senior Staff Association of Non-academic Staff Union (SSANU) in Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, says no union is caged by the institution’s authorities. Mr Saheed Oseni, Chairman, SSANU-LASU, made the clarification on Saturday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
LASU beats nine institutions to win 2019 maritime blueprint contest
For defeating their counterparts from nine other Nigerian universities, students from the Department of Law, Lagos State University (LASU), have emerged winners of the 2019 Maritime Blue Print Competition.
LASU professors back dismissal of ASUU officials
Concerned Professors of Lagos State University (LASU) have said that the dismissal of some academic staff and non-academic staff of the university by the governing council was far from victimisation.
Teachers critical to national growth, development
To meet the 21st century challenges, the country needs teachers who must provide functional education for skill acquisition, job creation and poverty reduction, former education minister, Prof Ruqqayat Rufai, has said.
380,470 admission slots unused in 2018
Amid claims that less than 30 per cent of candidates that sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) got admitted into the nation’s tertiary institutions...
‘Nigeria’s education system, a reflection of larger society’
To address the nation’s deplorable educational system, scholars have insisted that the government must be ready to take radical decisions. Describing the present university system as a reflection of the wider Nigerian society, seasoned scholar, Prof John Obafunwa said all hands must be on deck to tackle the rot in the sector.