How LASU won Times Higher Education Ranking by VC

Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun (SAN) has urged staff and students to keep attracting world-class research opportunities and leading initiatives that would make the institution more globally competitive. Fagbohun who spoke against the backdrop of the institution’s top ranking by the Times Higher Education (THE) said LASU’s position, as the second […]

How eating too much rice raises global mortality

*Low levels of arsenic in grains can increase risk of dying from heart disease, cancer, liver disease, study warns Scientists have found that eating a lot of rice increases the risk of dying from heart disease due to the naturally occurring arsenic in the crop. Rice is the most widely consumed staple food source for […]

Safety concerns as Russia approves ‘world’s first’ COVID-19 vaccine

• Vaccine fails WHO’s three-phase test• It’s not recommended for Nigeria, experts warn• US hands over 200 ventilators to Nigeria Skepticism, yesterday, greeted the announcement by Russia that it had approved ‘‘world’s first’’ vaccine for COVID-19. Russia announced the approval after carrying out Phases I and II clinical trials but had yet to conduct the […]

Why should I fight for this Nigeria?

A TIME comes in the life of rational human beings when they need to sit back and ask themselves critical, searching questions. Nigeria is 60 this year, so am I. I am taking stock about me and my country, Nigeria. I hope that come October 1, Nigeria will also sit back and do some soul-searching […]

NYSC and the relevance question amid COVID-19 pandemic

“To keep Nigeria one is a task that must be done,” said General Yakubu Gowon during the 1967 – 1970 civil war that claimed over a million lives in an effort to keep a multi-diverse people together. One scheme he established to achieve that is the NYSC. Over the years, the scheme has survived various […]