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Fashola Charged LASU on Ways to fund Research Fair as VC Narrates Values of Research

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, Keynote Speaker and Minister for Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, the Representative of the Governor, Special Adviser on Education, Mr Tokunbo Wahab and the Chairman Governing Council, Prof. Adebayo Ninalowo as the National and Lasu anthem are being sung
The Lagos State University, Ojo played host to the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Minister of Works and Housing and former visitor to the University, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Lagos State Special Adviser on Education, Mr Tokunbo Wahab, Chairman of the Governing Council, Prof. Adebayo Ninalowo, and other dignitaries at the 1st LASU Research Fair held today.
The Research Fair is aimed at driving National Development through Research and Innovation at the Aderemi Makanjuola Hall in the University campus.

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun and his team had upon assumption of office consistently been on the watch for ways to metamorphose LASU into a balanced University, one where teaching, research and community service grow hand-in-hand.

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Fagbohun, while welcoming the dignitaries, said:

LASU has continued to transform and make great impact in the immediate environment and the wider society. We are today making our First research fair and that is why I say history is being made.
Research remains the catalyst and veritable tool for national development.

He concluded saying:

To this end, we seek to endow the LASU Research Grant Fund. The Fund will be the incubator and facilitator for Research in our University.

The Special Adviser on Education, Tokunbo Wahab noted that the place of research in the present century cannot be over emphasised.

In his words:

business research and innovation contribute significantly to the growth if business and enterprises. Lagos is also moving from a resource-based economy to a knowledge-based one.

He then charged the University to proffer solutions to the six pillars of the government’s development agenda.

The Minister for Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, noted that the Badagry Expressway which was built in the 1970s during the oil boom is receiving attention from the government and three contractors are awarded on fast tracking the work on the route.

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Fashola then charged the varsity on ways to fund the research fair recommending the endowment of professional chairs and that the varsity compile a comprehensive list of her alumni to leverage on their strengths.

The event also saw the Lagos State University Students’ Union, LASUSU, President, Mr Olawale Oladele making a presentation to the Honourable Minister.

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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, Test Positive to COVID-19 as Lagos Discharges 5

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Also the NCDC reported that Nigeria recorded second death from coronavirus while the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu also shared that an additional 5 cases recovered and were discharged.

The NCDC in the meantime is working to identify 6,000 people who have had close contacts with persons infected to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus in Nigeria.

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Husband allegedly kills 2 months pregnant wife in Anambra (Disturbing Images)

A pregnant lost her life after her husband allegedly stabbed her to death just two months after their wedding.

Rita Onyemauchechukwu Onyebuchi and her husband Mr Ikechukwu Atansi popularly called “Agbada”, both from Anambra state, got married on January 10, 2020.

On Tuesday, March 24, her younger brother Onyebuchi John Paul, who works in the same company with her noticed she wasn’t at work – a rare occurrence. He called her but she wasn’t picking her calls.

After work, he went to her house in Ezimezi village, Amawbia, Anambra state, but saw the door to the house locked. He also noticed that his sister’s husband’s car was not in the compound.

He went home then called the husband but his number was switched off.

On Wednesday, his sister didn’t show up at work and their mother, who is suffering from high blood pressure, was already worried.

On Thursday morning, March 26, the brother stopped by his sister’s house on his way to work and saw a crowd, including police officers, gathered in the compound.

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He was led into the house where he saw the decomposing body of his sister lying in a pool of her own blood.

John Paul revealed that his sister is 2 months pregnant and he took to Facebook to call for justice for his murdered sister and her unborn baby.

He also revealed that the husband was arrested on Thursday, March 26 and held at Central Police Station Awka. On Saturday, March 28, he was transferred to the state CID Amaubia, Anambra.

Onyebuchi John Paul wrote on Facebook:

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