Prof. Lai Olurode

The Valedictory Lecture delivered by former National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Lai Olurode, organised in his honour by University of Lagos (UNILAG) as he bowed out of the service of the university, was a gathering of intellectuals. 

Accolades as Prof. Olurode bows out from lecturing 40 years after 

The Valedictory Lecture delivered by former National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Lai Olurode, organised in his honour by University of Lagos (UNILAG) as he bowed out of the service of
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Lai Olurode, Professor of Sociology at the University of Lagos and former National Commissioner with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Don advises Govt on data debacle, palliative to poor Nigerians

Respected scholar and former Dean, Faculty of Social Science, University of Lagos, Prof Lai Olurode has reacted to the recent subsidy removal and the planned palliatives to the most vulnerable, [ad] He
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A voter casts her ballot while others queue at a polling station in Agege, Lagos on February 25, 2023, during Nigeria's presidential and general election. (Photo by Benson Ibeabuchi / AFP)

Voters’ Apathy: Stakeholders, political parties rally electorate ahead gov poll

With the 2023 Presidential and National Assembly elections having recorded the lowest voters turnout in the history of balloting in Nigeria, stakeholders, leaders of political parties and indeed, candidates in the upcoming
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Chairman, University of Lagos Muslim Community (UMC), Prof Lai Olurode (left); Chief Imam, Dr. Ismail Musa; resident Imam, Dr. Mustapha Ibrahim and Dr. Mariam Gbajumo-Sheriff of Department of Employment Relations and Human Resource Management during a visit to the Corporate Head Office of The Guardian, Isolo, Lagos. PHOTO: NAJEEM RAHEEM

‘Muslims should lead Nigeria’s development agenda’

Muslims have been enjoined to lead and lend a helping hand to the resolution of Nigeria’s development conundrum.
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