PROF. IBIYEMI TUNJI BELLO NAMED NEW LASU VC

Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, wife of the Lagos State Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, has been appointed the new Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University. By her appointment, she becomes the ninth Vice Chancellor of LASU and the second female to occupy the exalted post in the Lagos State-owned tertiary institution. Ibiyemi, a Professor of Physiology, had served as Acting Vice-Chancellor of the institution before her appointment The 57-year-old academic was born on April 23, 1964, in Lagos. Her appointment was announced in a statement by…

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AMCON FIGHTING OBLIGORS THAT ARE RICHER, STRONGER AND MORE DESPERATE–KURU

*L-R: Mr Jude Nwauzor, Head Corporate Communications Department, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON); Mr Michael Okpere, Vice Chairman Leadership Newspapers handing over a copy of the publication to Mr Ahmed Kuru, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, AMCON and Mr Muazu Elazeh, Managing Director, Leadership Newspapers when a delegation from the newspaper led by Mr Okpere paid a business visit to the MD/CEO of AMCON in Abuja on Wednesday The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Mr Ahmed Lawan Kuru (ALK) on Wednesday in Lagos said AMCON…

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ANAMBRA GUBER 2021: TENSION, FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN GRIP POLITICAL ACTORS

By Dr. Harris Chuma-Odili It is no longer news that up until the time of putting this report together, no political parties in Anambra state have officially flagged off campaigns. Gauging the low election activities going on in the state, the developing story perhaps, wouldn’t be far from the reality on ground, that Anambra governorship election scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 6, 2021 may no longer be sacrosanct. The political climate in Anambra is cold and quiet, the momentum is lost, the spirit is dampened; there’s little or…

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AISHA BUHARI CUP: SUPER FALCONS BEAT MALI 2-0 AS SANWO-OLU, INFANTINO ATTEND

Substitute Gift Monday handed Nigeria a sweet 2-0 victory on the opening day of the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament in Lagos. Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State led eminent political big-wigs, and FIFA President Gianni Infantino and CAF President Patrice Motsepe led football’s top echelon, including President of NFF and FIFA Council Member Amaju Melvin Pinnick, to the showpiece at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan. Monday, interestingly a player of FC Robo Queens of Lagos, spun in the air to meet a cross by…

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PONDEI, FORENSIC REPORT AND NIGERIAN FACTOR

By Felix Ofou Nigeria is daily regressing into a comedy of errors. It is a moving circus. The leaders are the clowns on epic performance, while the citizens watch in awe as spectators. There is a clique, which goes by the sobriquet, ‘cabal’, who in reality are the puppet masters. Like a drunken danfo bus driver plying our mainly potholed and dilapidated roads, the cabal insist they must run the streets on overload. And all the people do is gasp for breath – gated breaths! While the wheel of progress…

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