Education of Blind Persons in Nigeria – The Legacy of John Bush, MFR

In December 2005, John Bush, already 89 years old then, was conferred with Nigeria’s National Honour of Member of the Federal Republic, (MFR), for his work to improve the social …

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Collective Names For People & Professions: Which Group Do You Belong To?

Collective Names For People & Professions: Which Group Do You Belong To? *A Quarrel of Lawyers *A Lie of Politicians *A Lechery of Priests *A Gang of Thieves *A Wunch …

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Ayo Atsenuwa: An Amazon-at-Law As UNILAG Deputy VC

Professor Ayo Atsenuwa may not like this headline, or even this write-up about her; but that is the kind of person she is – a humble, self-effacing but strong-willed lady …

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Matriculation & Oath-Taking At The NDA – The New Faces Of Nigeria’s Military

Two related major events took place at the nation’s premier military academy – the Nigerian Defence Academy – in Kaduna, last week. The first was the matriculation of Cadets of …

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UNILAG POSTPONES CONVOCATION INDEFINITELY – AGAIN!

The University of Lagos has announced the indefinite postponement of its convocation ceremonies earlier scheduled for the last two days – February 24 and 25, 2021. A press release issued …

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VC REINSTATED AS FG ANNOUNCES ITS DECISION ON UNILAG VISITATION PANEL

Suspended Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, has been recalled to his position following the approval of the report of the Special Visitation Panel which held that …

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Where is Unilag Visitation Panel White Paper?

As we await the position of the Federal Government on the report of the visitation panel into the crisis that engulfed the University of Lagos earlier this year, news has …

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FOR NIGERIAN TEACHERS, NOT YET UHURU

Teachers have always been told that their reward is in heaven, at least for those in Nigeria. However, from what transpired on Monday 5th October 2020, when the whole world …

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UNILAG & Babalakin – Leaping Before Being Pushed?

Looks like the first leg of the solution to the UNILAG crisis has been played with the resignation of Dr. Wale Babalakin as the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing …

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UNILAG: What We Expect of New Acting VC

The new acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Professor Folashade Ogunsola, has her job cut out for her; and she seems ready for it. Well, we hope so anyway. …

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