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Lagos State University Administrator Diverts Tuition Fees To Personal Account

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A 33-year-old administrator of the Lagos State University, LASU, Onipanu Annex, Lagos State,was recently charged before an Isolo Magistrate’s Court for stealing, after he allegedly bolted with students’ tuition fees.

The accused,  Mr Olusesan Oduwole allegedly stole N5 million after printing his own receipts and collected fees from other students.

According to information made available to DailyPost, Oduwole was employed as an administrator by the institution and was allocated some receipts to use to collect students’ tuition fees.

Instead of doing so, he secretly printed his own receipts and was diverting some of the money to personal pocket.

This had been going on for a while, but unknown to him, the new receipts he was given were secretly marked.

However when the management eventually discovered what Oduwole was doing, and he got wind that his game was up, he fled.

He was later arrested by the police at Area ‘D’ Mushin and allegedly owned up to the fraud.

He said he committed the crime to raise money to solve his personal problems. Oduwole was handed over to the police.

He allegedly made confessional statement to the police and said that he did not divert up to N5 million.

When he was arraigned, he pleaded not guilty.

The presiding Magistrate, Mrs Kayode, granted him bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

He was remanded in prison custody at Kirikiri pending the perfection of his bail.

The matter was adjourned to 20 June.

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Why We Haven’t Called Off Strike –ASUU

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ASUU Chairman, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), says the ongoing ASUU strike will only be called off when the government is ready to conduct an integrity test on the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS).

In an interview with The PUNCH, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President, said the federal government needed to give the clearance to National Information Technology Development Agency to conduct an integrity test on UTAS.

Speaking with PUNCH, the ASUU President said: “The integrity test will be handled by NITDA, it is government that will facilitate it because NITDA is a government, agency and unless you get clearance from the government that test cannot be conducted.”

Also Read: ASUU strike is boosting #EndSARS protest — Chris Ngige

Professor Ogunyemi while speaking on whether the government had accepted UTAS, said, “We are still talking, we have given them the position of our members, we are thinking we should be able to hold a meeting this week if they have not changed plans. The meeting for Monday was postponed. In principle, they have accepted UTAS and told us to go for the test, and on our part, we have started the process.

Speaking further, the ASUU President also explained that ASUU was ready to resume academic activities if the government was ready to play its part.

“Our members are ready to resume work as early as government is ready to play its part. I’m sure you are not suggesting that our members should resume on empty stomach or the strike should be suspended without any concrete action on the side of the government. We don’t like to stay away from our work because we like our students, they are also our children.

“As far as we are concerned, we don’t have issue with going back to work, but we want more sincerity on the side of government. We have not seen enough reasons to believe that they don’t mean what they are telling us but as soon as we see any sign to that effect. we will tell Nigerians,” Ogunyemi opined.

 

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NECO Postpones 2020 Exams Indefinitely

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NECO Postpones 2020 Exams Indefinitely

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The National Examinations Council (NECO) on Sunday announced the suspension of the ongoing Senior Secondary Schools Certificate Examinations (SSCE) indefinitely.

This was made known in a statement by NECO’s Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Enugu Govt Adjusts 24-Hour Curfew

The examination body explained that the action was taken due to the closure of schools and the curfew imposed by some state governors to safeguard lives occasioned by the #EndSARS protests.

“Arising from that meeting, the Governing Board resolved that the 2020 SSCE (Internal) be postponed indefinitely in view of the current security challenges, occasioned by the #ENDSARS protests, which disrupted the smooth conduct of the examinations in some parts of the country,” the statement partly read.

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#EndSARS Protest: Sanwo-Olu Orders Closure Of Schools In Lagos

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#EndSARS Protest: Sanwo-Olu Orders Closure Of Schools In Lagos

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government led by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered the closure of public and private schools indefinitely in the state.

The closure of schools in Lagos was announced in a press statement on Monday by the state’s Head of Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi.

Also Read: #EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

The statement which was titled, ‘Lagos directs students to stay at home’, quoted Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, the Commissioner for Education, as saying that the schools were shut down over “tension generated by the anti-SARS protests.”

This is coming at a time #EndSARS protests against police brutality and bad governance by Nigerian youths grounded academic activities in some schools in the state on Monday.

“A new date of resumption for all classes will be announced as soon as possible.”

 

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