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Breaking: ICPC arraigns ex-Poly Rector over forgery

February 12, 2020 Editor 0

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has arrainged former Rector of Igbajo Polytechnic, Osun State, Mr Olaolu Akinola. Akinola was arraigned before an Osun State High Court on Wednesday on counts of forgery. This was two years after a series of investigations by our correspondent exposed the former rector as a serial forger. Not only was Read More

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Nigerians spend N1trn annually on foreign education – Ex- UNILAG VC 

December 13, 2018 Editor 0

The Pro-Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Professor Oye Ibidapo-Obe, yesterday said  Nigerians were spending a whooping N1 trillion annually to pursue university education abroad. Ibidapo-Obe, a former Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), made the revelation in his address at the 10th Convocation of the faith-based Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun state. His revelation came at a time university teachers, under the aegis Read More

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From go-slow to standstill: Our daily traffic ordeal

October 5, 2018 Blueprint 0

You are permitted to read this with a smirk on your face. The UN Information Centre, Ikoyi, offered me a good job in 1974. The centre was headed by a fine Cameroonian gentleman called Pen Malafa. I had just proudly emerged from the crucibles as one of the pioneers in the National Youth Service Corps. A good job was the Read More

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Lagos records 5 cases of domestic violence daily – Sociologist

September 22, 2018 Blueprint 0

Fatal Badru, a professor of Sociology at the University of Lagos, on Tuesday said statistics indicates that a minimum of five cases of domestic violence are being reported daily in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Badru spoke at a symposium organised by Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) in Lagos. He delivered a keynote address Read More

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Sex scandal: UniLag asks Linda Ikeji to help protect its image

July 27, 2018 Blueprint 0

The vice chancellor of the University of Lagos, (UniLag) Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe has again asked a popular blogger, Linda Ikeji, to assist the university’s investigative committee on the sexual harassment allegation involving Prof. Olusegun Awonusi of the English department. The VC asked the blogger to help UniLag to produce the student who accused the lecturer of sexual harassment if she Read More