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🏫 LAUTECH NEWS
Ladokite kidnapped in Adenike wakes up in Ibadan. A student was kidnapped after boarding a bike at Adenike. Narrating his ordeal in a Whatsapp chat with Laurel, he said he was boarding the bike to Under G but found himself in Ibadan when he regained consciousness. In light of this and other security threats, here are numbers you can call in case of emergency: SUG President – +2348137889837, Welfare Officer – +2347036695556, DCO Owode – +2348104482800, NSCDC – +2348032061061, SARS – +2348067226002 (please share this with your contacts).
Student files petition to end Cybercrime in LAUTECH. With rumors of planned a crackdown on cybercrime in LAUTECH by security agencies, a student has filed an online petition to bring the situation to end. In the letter to the Students’ community, the petitioner condemned the single negative narrative while highlighting overlooked cases of innovation by Ladokites. So far, the petition has gathered over 70 out of its target of 100 signatures. → Read the petition here bit.ly/2DSLLH4
Update on semester academic calendar. An updated calendar will be released soon, according to SUG President Laurel. Clearly, factors including the recently-suspended ASUU strike and postponed elections have derailed the academic calendar, which was released on Jan 3, to some extent. It is still uncertain if the update will affect the Matriculation ceremony which is scheduled for this Thursday.
🌍 NATIONAL NEWS
INEC okays resumption of political campaigns. The commission, at the end of its management meeting on Monday evening, said all campaigns for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections end on Thursday. → Read more here bit.ly/2IkIfuP
Activist Deji Adeyanju has been granted bail. Nigerian activist Deji Adeyanju was imprisoned over two months ago for his alleged involvement in a homicide. He now has been granted bail by the Kano High Court.
#SnatchAtYourOwnRisk. This was Pres. Buhari’s life-threatening warning to ballot box snatchers during a televised statement. → Watch the video here bit.ly/2NbGxdN