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2 Feb
Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, former Vice-Chancellor,University of Lagos has urged governments at all levels to invest in state-of-the-art technology, in order to improve the country’s capacity to handle security issues and safeguard its population.
21 Dec
The immediate past Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has warned that efforts at driving economic growth may be fruitless if research in internal security that will ensure safety of investment, protect welfare of citizens and resources, is not prioritised.

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