LASU Professors blast Dino Melaye for wearing academic gown to Senate plenary

No fewer than two Professors in the Lagos State University (LASU) have ridiculed Dino Melaye’s wearing of academic gown to the Senate plenary session on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Melaye donned the academic gown to plenary following the confirmation of by the Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Prof Ibrahim Garba that he graduated from…

I’ll continue to invest in LASU, says Gov. Ambode

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday said his government would continue to invest in physical and social infrastructure in the Lagos State University (LASU). Ambode made the promise at the 21st Convocation ceremony of the institution in Lagos. “We have many projects nearing completion and these legacy projects when completed, will no doubt,……

Student who wrote JAMB 7 times, graduates as best LASU student

The best graduating student of Lagos State University (LASU), Elizabeth Orefuwa says she wrote the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) seven times before gaining admission into the institution. Orefuwa graduated with a cumulative grade point average of 4.74 in accounting education at the 21st convocation of LASU. The chartered accountant on Wednesday said she would……

LASU: Ambode set to perform groundbreaking of 6,000-capacity hostel

All is set for the groundbreaking ceremony of the 6000 capacity Lagos State University (LASU) ultra-modern hostel facility, the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, said on Thursday. Fagbohun spoke at a media conference ahead of the 21st convocation ceremony of the university scheduled to hold on March 22 and 23. The News Agency of……

LASU confirms reported fire outbreak

Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, the Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU). The Lagos State University (LASU) on Tuesday said that the institution was not on fire as erroneously reported‎ ‎in some national dailies and online media. ‎A statement by the university made available in Lagos gave an account of the true situation of the incident. The statement…

LASU holds 56th inaugural lecture (Photo)

Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, Prof. ‘Lanre Fagbohun (Left) in handshake with Prof. Elkanah Olaosebikan Oyetunji after delivering a lecture titled “Decision Problems of the analyst and decision maker” at the 56th Inaugural Lecturer, held at the University Auditorium, Ojo, Lagos, on Tuesday. The Lagos State University, LASU on Tuesday held its 5th Inaugural lecture…

LASU fires senior lecture, Raji Odutayo for absconding from duty

The Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU) has fired a senior lecturer, Dr. Rufai Raji Odutayo, from the services of the institution for allegedly absconding from duty. A report of a Joint Council/Senate Disciplinary Committee indicted Oduntayo for disappearing from duty without permission. A statement from LASU Centre for Information, Press and Public…

LASU to admit over 5,000 students for 2016/2017 academic session

The Lagos State University, LASU, on Wednesday said it would admit between 4,800 and 5,200 candidates for the 2016/2017 academic session. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Lagos. ‎ ‎ Mr. Fagbohun said the difference in the figure was to give…

ASUU strike: LASU lecturers resume work

Following the directive of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), lecturers at the Lagos State University (LASU) returned to classes on Wednesday. Dr. Isaac Oyewunmi, the chairman of LASU’s chapter of ASUU, told newsmen in Lagos that: “We have all resumed today (Wednesday) as directed by the national body because the one week strike…

LASU plans holiday coaching for secondary school students

LASU ‎The Lagos State University (LASU) says it plans to deploy its volunteer students to teach final-year secondary school students during holidays. Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice Chancellor of the institution, told a Forum of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos ‎that the programme was conceived under its Community Development Service (CDS). Fagbohun said…

LASU lecturers join ASUU warning strike

Lecturers of the Lagos State University (LASU) on Wednesday complied with the one-week nationwide warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Dr Isaac Oyewunmi ‎, Chairman, ASUU, LASU Chapter, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that academic activities in the university had been paralysed. Oyewunmi said that LASU…

LASU Governing Council demotes professor for lack of requisite papers, journals

The Lagos State University‎, Ojo has announced the demotion of a lecturer, Olatunji Abanikannda, from professor to a senior lecturer over alleged lack of requisite papers and journals. Abanikannda, a former Professor of Animal Breeding and Genetics, was the immediate past Director of LASU External System (part-time programme)‎. In 2014, he contested for the post…