UNILAG tops Nigerian varsities, ranks 401-500th in world, LP unveils PCC members
By Guardian Exclusive
13 October 2022 | 8:49 am
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The prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is causing sleepless nights among parents and students over the future of students in higher institutions. Guardian TV went to the street of Lagos to talk to students and parents affected by the strike
Two people died after a seven-storey building under construction collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos in the early hours of Sunday and rescue efforts were underway to find survivors, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency said.
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For decades, Pakistan has been providing "diplomatic" help to separatists in India-administered Kashmir, but the support has waned considerably in the past few years due to rising economic and political turmoil at home.
The Pentagon says Russia has been notified in advance of the second ICBM test launch in the space of a month. The aim is to "demonstrate the readiness of US nuclear forces."
Lagos once again recorded another building collapse on Sunday, September 4th, 2020. In the latest incident, a seven-story building still under construction in the expensive neighbourhood of Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos, collapsed during a heavy downpour. Two bodies have been recovered from under the rubble of the building, while some are still trapped days later.
This was the moment Nine people trapped were rescued from their sinking building by men from the Lagos State Fire Service. The rescued victims are all in stable condition while rescue operations have been concluded with the evacuation of all at risk.
On Monday, it was the Lagos airport that was affected. It looks set to be Apapa ports that will be occupied on Tuesday. What about Wednesday? We don’t know yet, but as one student pointed out, the government should yield to the demands of ASUU before the on-going solidarity protest by NANS morphs into something akin to the #EndSARS protests.
There has been a shocking increase in sexual violence committed against Dalit women who languish at the bottom of India's caste system. But the issue is likely worse than it appears because so many crimes go unreported.
Lamenting her experience, 13-year-old erosion victim, Esther Olarenwaju, who lost her right arm told GuardianTV how she lost her right arm after she slipped and fell into one of the gullies in June 2019 on her way to buy sachet water.
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