“Diversiform” returns with 4th exhibition featuring 8 artists

“Diversiform” is back. The exhibition in its fourth season will feature eight young artists, seven painters and one sculptor with each showcasing three works in Lagos. The show which started from Moor House, Ikoyi in 2018 is to be staged…

Yusuf Grillo dies at 87

Contemporary Nigerian artist Yusuf Grillo is dead. He was 87. Editor and culture advocate, Jahman Oladejo, made the announcement in a post on the Arts Journo WhatsApp platform Monday, August 23 saying,  “It is with heavy hearts that we receive…

*Lagos teenage factory worker killed in industrial accident on resumption day (Punch)*Police arrest ‘cultist, traffic robbers’ in Lagos (Nation)

Lagos teenage factory worker killed in industrial accident on resumption day (Punch) Seventeen-year-old Babatunde Abdulrahmon has succumbed to the injuries he sustained on the day he resumed work as a mixer at a manufacturing company, Mingyi Trading Company Limited, Satellite…

*Lagos convicts 206 persons for sexual offences (Guardian)*Police arrest ‘cultist, traffic robbers’ in Lagos (Nation)

Lagos convicts 206 persons for sexual offences (Guardian) Lagos State Government said it convicted 206 persons for sexual assault, harassment and rape in one year. The state commissioner for justice and attorney-general Moyosore Onigbanjo made the disclosure at the annual…

*LFZ projects ready by the first quarter of 2023, Sanwo-Olu assures (Vanguard)*3 nabbed for robbing UK returnee, neighbour of valuables worth N14m (Punch)

LFZ projects ready by the first quarter of 2023, Sanwo-Olu assures (Vanguard) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has disclosed that the ongoing construction of multi billion dollars Lagos Free Zone project is expected to be completed by the first…

Samsung donates Innovation Hub to Yabatech, promises to promote ICT

As part of its corporate social responsibility, Samsung Nigeria has donated an Innovation Hub to the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. The items donated included 50 computers, six split air conditioners, one educational board, one flip board, access control and…

*22 suspected Internet fraudsters arrested in Lagos (Punch)*YABATECH shuts medical centre, academic planning unit as staff dies of COVID-19 (Tribune)

22 suspected Internet fraudsters arrested in Lagos (Punch) No fewer than 22 suspected Internet fraudsters have been arrested by the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. A statement on Tuesday by the EFCC Head of Media…

NSE endows N.25m at YABATECH

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Ikeja branch visited the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) last week to present a cheque of N250,000 for an academic prize. The yearly fund instituted in memory of the late Akinsanya Oludaiye, an engineer…

Polytechnic lecturers to go on strike from December 12 (Nation)

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)  has declared its intention to begin on a nationwide strike from Wednesday, 12th of December,  2018. In a phone interview with our Correspondent,  the National President of ASUP,  Usman Dutse said it has…

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