Sanwo-Olu appoints Olatunji-Bello as LASU VC

After months of controversy, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello as the 9th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU). In a statement on Thursday by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy,…

Student activist shot dead near LASU

A student activist at the Lagos State University, Yusuf Nurudeen, popularly known as Omomeewa, has been shot dead. His death was announced in a press statement by the LASU Students’ Union on Thursday. The PUNCH gathered that the activist, who…

LASU VC’s appointment, Sanwo-Olu has no anointed candidate- Aide

The Lagos State Government has assured all stakeholders that the appointment of the next Vice-Chancellor for Lagos State University (LASU), will be based on due process and merit, stressing that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has no anointed candidate for the post.…

*Kidnapped LASU student released (Punch)*Food security: Lagos sets to launch 5yr agricultural devt roadmap (Vanguard)

Kidnapped LASU student released (Punch) A 300-level student of Lagos State University, Kehinde Olowa, has been released to his family by his abductors on Monday. The PUNCH had reported that Kehinde was abducted by unknown gunmen on April 9 at…

LASU VC selection: Sanwo-Olu’s visitation panel calls for memoranda

Following the impasse in the selection of the 9th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has constituted a special visitation panel to the varsity. The Visitation Panel, in a PUNCH advert dated March 30, 2021, therefore,…

*Lagos police arrest three cultists, impound gang’s bus (Punch)*Lagos partners CIG Motors to establish world class motor vehicle assembly plant (Guardian)

Lagos police arrest three cultists, impound gang’s bus (Punch) Three suspected cult members, Joshua Ubokuho, Emmanuel Yusuf and Adewale Hammed, have been apprehended by the Lagos State Police Command and two cutlasses including an operational bus were recovered from them.…

*Lagos police arrest syndicate for allegedly gang-raping teenager (Guardian)*LASU sacks 2 staff for admission racketeering, forgery (Sun)

Lagos police arrest syndicate for allegedly gang-raping teenager (Guardian) Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command attached to Ejigbo Division have arrested a syndicate for allegedly gang-raping a teenager in the area. The four suspects were nabbed on February 16,…

LASU postpones examination, as NASU-LASU begins strike

Examinations at the Lagos State University have been put on hold after the Non-Academic Staff Union of the university started a warning strike over alleged breaches of agreement reached with the government. Students were locked out of the school premises…

*Sanwo-Olu slashes LASU tuition fees (Vanguard)*More pains for Lagosians as 3rd Mainland Bridge closes today (Guardian)

Sanwo-Olu slashes LASU tuition fees (Vanguard) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved a reduction in the tuition fee for students of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo. Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab, disclosed this…

*COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu okays reopening of schools Monday, January 18 (Vanguard)*COVID-19: 8,043 active cases under Lagos Home Based Care – Commissioner (Sun)

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu okays reopening of schools Monday, January 18 (Vanguard) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved and directed that all public and private schools in the state to resume for second term 2020 /2021 academic session with effect…

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