UNILAG postpones 2020/2021 post-UTME screening indefinitely
The 2020/2021 Post-UTME Screening exercise of the University of Lagos has been postponed indefinitely. “The University wishes to inform all prospective candidates of the 2020/2021 Post-UTME Screening exercise earlier slated for Monday, November 30 to Saturday, December 12, 2020, that the screening has been postponed." the University management said in a press statement on Thursday.…
Buhari reinstates Ogundipe as UNILAG VC
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reinstatement of Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as vice chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Buhari reinstates Ogundipe as UNILAG VC, dissolves governing council
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has reinstated Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the vice-chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). "The removal of Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe as the Vice-Chancellor did not follow due process," spokesman to the education ministry Ben-Bem Goong said quoting Buhari in the report of the presidential visitation panel. "Mr. President after careful…
UNILAG may announce Vice Chancellor today
The suspended Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, is set to return to his seat. This followed the recommendation of the panel set up by the Federal Government
Nigerians query 25-year-old quota policy in varsity admissions
Academics, among other Nigerians, have called for urgent review or scrapping of the nation’s quota policy in varsity admissions to promote equity and national development.
Olawuyi seeks national policy on arbitration
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Research, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships (ARISP), Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Prof. Damilola Olawuyi, has called on stakeholders in the justice sector to urgently develop a national policy that would maximise the full value of the practice of arbitration in the country. Olawuyi, a professor of law and Vice-Chair of the International Law…
‘My music would always reflect experiences of the average person’
Laycon was just a normal artiste trying to promote his music and use it to better himself and everyone around him. He was always recording songs over and over, trying to improve. He was always trying to get engagements on Instagram and allow people to know about him.
Mikail Mumuni: UNILAG and the ranting of a megaphone
I read the tediously negative rejoinder titled “Rasheed Ojikutu: The mindset of a hatchet man at Unilag” by Mikail Mumuni, who claimed to be the media adviser to Dr. Wale Babalakin
Lateef Adegbite: Untold story eight years after
It is inconceivable that there can be a dearth of credible sources for Dr. Lateef Adegbite’s biography. He was an Attorney-General in Law and Secretary-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs. It is acknowledged that several pages have been written about him by researchers, journalists, and others in the business of writing. Yet,…
Wale Babalakin: The pitiable angle
It is with great relief that one read the news about the resignation and exit of Wale Babalakin from his position as the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos. The birds on the sky of Akoka are chanting “Hallelujah while the trees in the garden of various faculties lurch left and right in a chorus…
Government embraces digital technology to boost adult education
Lagos State Government is set to improve adult literacy education through digital technology and programme on television and radio to boost the sector during the post-COVID-19 pandemic. Director of the state-owned Agency for Mass Education, Mrs Olukemi Kalesanwo, at a webinar in commemoration of this year’s International Literacy Day, said the COVID-19 crisis is a…