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60 percent of Nigeria’s resources waste on corruption – Melaye

Nigeria has been described as an emergency word which can only be rescued by the action or inations of his people.
Making this known was a former member of the house of representatives and convener of anti-corruption network, Hon. Dino Melaye who spoke at the Otunba Adeleke Adesina annual lecture organized by the Obafemi Awolowo University chapter of the National Association of Building students.

Obafunwa: Repositioning LASU for excellence

365 days after Professor John Oladapo Obafunwa became the Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University, massive developments have sprung up in all sections of the university. OLASUNKANMI AROWOLO in this report x-ray the stewardship of the Vice Chancellor.

Nigerian Girls Guides advocates for girl child education

Founded about 103 years ago,the Nigerian Girl Guides Association, a member of the World Girl Guides and Girls’ Scout now has over 100,000 members across 146 countries of the world. One of the objectives of the association is to help the girl child discover her talents and harness such and also to develop a total girl child into an adult that will be useful to herself and the society as a whole. Last week, the association held its national conference at the head office in Ikoyi, Lagos aimed at reassessing the condition of Nigerian girl child and to proffer solutions to some of the challenges confronting the female youths especially in the area of education.
ESTHER BAKARE reports.

OSUSTECH moves to permanent site

Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) , Okitipupa ,Ondo State has  made  a history by being  the first  public university in the country  to  have  officially moved to its permanent site within the period  of two years after taken off  at  the  temporary site.
OSUSTECH which commenced academic activities at its temporary site two years ago at Idepe, Okitipupa with less than 100 students, in just two years after operation   moved to its main campus, KM 6, along Igbokode road, Okitipupa.

Poor funding, bane of Colleges of Education

The new Provost of the Federal College of Education, Prof. Abdul-mumin Sa’ad, Yola, Adamawa State, spoke with some selected journalists on the need for the institution to run degree programmes. He also throws more light on some of the challenges facing colleges of education, and the need for more fundings, clement ekong was there.

‘Transparency can eradicate corruption’

Elugbadebo Felix Adeyinka, popularly known as ‘Felicity’ is a 400 level student of the faculty of law (OAU). He is the outgoing Publicity director for Magna Curia Chambers, one of the chambers in the faculty. He also headed the subcommittee for screening of freshmen in law this year. From his wealth of experience, he bares his mind on what he feels strongly about- True democracy, and transparency in governance. Adebayo Caleb (300 level Law) of Obafemi Awolowo University met him.