Category Archives: Education

LASPOTECH Management, Staff Dispute: ASUP May Call Off Strike On Wednesday

Wale Jagun. -SSANIP, NASU Called Off Strike As Lagos Assembly Intervene There seems to be an end in sight to the incessant strike by the unions of the Lagos State Polytechnic(LASPOTECH) due to failure of the management of the institution to pay salary arrears of the CONTISS 15 Migration among other demands by the staff. …

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LASG Opens Website To Register Undergraduates For Internship Scheme

-To Train 12, 000 Students On Entrepreneurship, Employability Skills The Lagos State Government on Thursday, June 15, 2017, announced the opening of its website to register intending applicants for the 2017 edition of Ready.Set.Work (RSW) scheme which is an entrepreneurship and employability initiative designed to equip final year students of tertiary institutions in the State with the …

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LASPOTECH’s Management/Unions Dispute: Academic Staff Send SOS To Gov. Ambode

Kunle Adelabu. About a week after the Academic Staff of Polytechnic, (ASUP), Lagos State Polytechnic chapter and two other unions of the school had embarked on series of strike and recently declared an indefinitely strike, the teaching staff have petitioned the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, to save their souls from threats.   …

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LASPOTECH Crisis: LASG Wades Into Dispute

-Management Appeals To Staff Unions To Call Off Strike. Wale Jagun. The Lagos State Government has initiated steps to find a lasting solution to the crisis rocking the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) so as to enable resumption of academic activities. It will be recalled that the three Staff Unions of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Academic …

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Union Leaders Lead Anti-Sogunro’s Protest To Alausa

-Speaker condemns assault by soldiers Wale Jagun. Leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, (ASUP), Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics  (SSANIP), Lagos State Polytechnic chapters on Thursday, June 8, 2017, led other staff on a protest to Lagos State House of Assembly to demand for the removal of …

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Again, LASPOTECH Unions Declare Indefinite Strike, Call For Rector’s Removal

-We can no longer trust him, SSANIP, NASU -The management needs state govt’s approval for payment, says PRO. Kunle Adelabu & Femi Oduwole.     There seems to be no end in sight to the disagreement between the management of the Lagos State Polytechnic(LASPOTECH) and its chapters of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP),Senior …

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Yoruba Language Tutors Honour Anibaba, Oduguwa, NUT Chairman, Others

Kunle Adelabu & Femi Oduwole. Alhaji Wakiludeen ‘Lemmy’ Anibaba, former Principal, Lagos State Model College, Igbokuta, Comrade Lateef Oduguwa, the immediate past Chairman, Nigeria Union of Teachers, Ikorodu Chapter,and  Alhaji Shakirudeen Olorunimbe, a foremost Yoruba Language teacher, were among eminent teachers honoured with honourary titles and awards by the Egbe Akomolede Ati Asa Yoruba (Association …

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Mass Literacy: Ambode Flags-off 2017 Mobilization In Igbogbo

-Establishes10 adult education Centres in Igbogbo -10,143 neo-literates out of 11,492 enrolled for the programme last year graduated successfully Kunle Adelabu. In its quest to eradicate illiteracy in Lagos State,the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has flagged-off the 2017 mobilization and sensitization campaign for mass literacy programme in Igbogtbo/Bayeku Local Council Development  Area.   At …

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Ikorodu Teachers Elect New Chairman, Executive Committee For NUT

Kunle Adelabu.     Teachers across the 125 primary and secondary schools in Ikorodu Division defied the early morning downpour to converge  on the Teachers’ House in Ikorodu to elect Comrade Fakolade Oluwaseun Oluwafemi as the new chairman, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Ikorodu branch. The newly elected executives would steer the affairs of the …

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LASPOTECH Strike Update: Unions Suspend Strike, May Resume Work Monday

Wale Jagun & Kunle Adelabu. Academic and administrative works may resume in the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH),Ikorodu, on Monday, May 15, 2017, following the intervention of the 11th Governing Council of the institution in the  dispute between the management and three academic and non-academic unions.   There was a meeting between the board and the …

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