Thursday, January 23, 2014

LASU Riot Update: University shut down indefinitely

 Lagos State School ((LASU) has been turn off indefinitely following what the college termed'crazy protest by students '.   The college management provided the bulletin over launching the long closure, and asked all students to vacate the college premises until further notice. Exams have already been defer until further notice.   Trouble began at the School yesterday after the VC Prof. David Obafunwa declined to re-open the registration site for around 1200 students left to join up for examinations. (See the history here)

See Photo of Naomi Oni's attacker, Mary Konye

 The woman on the remaining is Linda Konye, the jealous buddy accused of attacking Naomi Oni (pictured correct prior to the attack) with p on December 30th 2012 while concealed in a Muslim veil.
Linda was found guilty of the assault nowadays and will undoubtedly be sentenced on March 7th.

Robbers attack, left gun in Lagos church (Pictures)

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos, has apprehended a six-man robbery gang which allegedly attacked a church, Christ Authority and Power Evangelical Ministry, in the Ijanikin area of the state during the church’s crossover service on January 1, 2014. The suspects, Adewale Osoja, Bala Yahaya, Hasan Ado, Ahmed Boladele, Abiodun Olanrewaju and Abbey Edward, were said to have stolen the church’s offering and also robbed members of the congregation of their Ipads, phones, jewellery and other valuables.

Federal Court jails UNIZIK student for impersonating customs boss (Pictured)

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Gudu, Abuja, has sentenced a 24-year-old student of Industrial Engineering of the Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Bello Onimisi, to three months imprisonment.
The Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said in an electronic mail on Wednesday that the court, presided over by Justice Adebunkola Banjoko, found Onimisi guilty on two counts of conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence.

‘Why we hate the police’ - A soldier Opens up

A few weeks ago, precisely in the closing weeks of 2013, a rather disturbing but not entirely surprising piece of news almost went unnoticed: A group of soldiers numbering about 100 from the 31st Artillery Brigade, Minna, Niger State had stormed a police station in the town and held the officers hostage. Their mission of course was not to pay a courtesy visit in the spirit of ‘espirit de corps. The soldiers were on a revenge mission.
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Photos: Gov. Fashola Hands over 2.68km Alaba/Cemetery Road

…Says government is delivering on its promises as he urges proper usage, care for public infrastructure

In fulfillment of his electioneering promise and further demonstration that the present administration is spreading development round the State, Governor Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Tuesday handed over the 2.68km Alaba/Cemetery road in the Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government , urging residents of the area not to convert the walkways to stalls in order to ensure the safety of school children.

European newborn Babies set to be Micro-chipped from May this year.

 According to reports by TopInfoPost.Com
On May 2014, through Europe newborn children will be compelled to take in a subcutaneous RFID chip.
 Public clinics in the European Union are to be alerted. The chip in inquiry will be contributed with the report sheet on the newborn. This chip will also be an impressive GPS sensor that will task with a micro- disposable battery every 2 years in state clinics. GPS chip grants an edge of error of 5 meters, as a statement that it is excellent. It will be linked straight to a satellite, which will guide the networks. As forecasted, this chip will be essential for all kids born after May 2014 , but with a present confirmation date until December 2016.

Special Adviser Tasks NANS On Political Partisanship

The Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Information and Strategy, Mr. Lateef Raji has advised the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, and the entire students in the country to abstain from political partisanship but be firm in criticizing any anti-democratic positions and injustice in the society.

He also cautioned them to be to be wary of politicians who are skilled in making use of students as agents for social disorder and political manipulation.

Ikeja LG Educates Pupils on choosing the right Career Path

The Ikeja Local Government Area Council has taken steps to guide youths on the right career path by offering career development services, in form of counseling, to primary schools pupils in the region in line with the vision of the State government to provide a strong foundation for academic success and a prosperous future for the youths.

Lagos PPA seeks collaboration with Bangor University

Lagos PPA seeks collaboration with Bangor University

Lagos State Public Procurement Agency is set to collaborate with the Bangor University (formerly University of Northern Wales), United Kingdom, in the training of its procurement officers as part of efforts aimed at actualizing the implementation of the Lagos State Public Procurement Law 2011.

The General Manager/Chief Executive Officer of the Agency, Engr. Akin Onimole, stated this on Wednesday during the courtesy visit to the Agency by the Bangor University team led Professor Dermot Cahill, the Dean, School of Law and Director of the Institute of Competition and Procurement Studies.

Riot: Students Disrupt Exams, Stone Vice Chancellor (PHOTOS)

Students of the Lagos State University (LASU) went on the rampage on Thursday, disrupting the university's second semester examination and destroying properties in the process.
The students had closed and halted all activities Wednesday night as they protested within and in front of the school premises, while blocking the main gate and making bonfires on the Lagos-Badagry expressway.

China introduces passport control for uploading movies for Internet users

Chinese internet users who want to post videos on any local video sharing websites will have to register under their real names. This regulation only applies to Chinese video hosting sites. From now on, Chinese users will be asked to confirm their identity by presenting an ID card to the webpage's administration to be able to upload videos.

The new rule has been implemented to "prevent vulgar content, base art forms, exaggerated violence and sexual content in Internet video having a negative effect on society," China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) said on its website.

Check out Ambassador Dalhatu Tafida "Kneeling Before" President Jonathan

Here is Ambassador Dalhatu Sarki Tafida, a man so blessed he’s been in public service for 45 years now. He’s served in all governments since President Shehu Shagari:  - He was a Commissioner for Health for 4 years and Minister of Health for 5 years. - He was a Senator for 8 years - Nigeria’s High Commissioner (Ambassador) to UK for about 6 years now.There’s nothing wrong with respecting people younger than your age, especially those who God has elevated to positions of leadership. But kneeling down?

Thousands gather at US embassy in Kiev, demand to stop financing violent clashes in city

Several thousand demonstrators gathered around the US embassy in central Kiev demanding the American government to stop financing mass protests and clashes with the police.

"The US is behind everything that is happening in Kiev's downtown right now. The financing is coming from over there. This has to be stopped. That is what we came out here to say to the whole world: 'US - stop! US - there needs to be peace in Ukraine,'" said Ivan Protsenko, one of the demonstrators' leaders.
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