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I think the students have a lot of spare time and are taking this thing too far. True jonathan should concern himself with important issues but MALU students should give it a rest, MKO was a national hero I beg
Hian!...wahala..plz dey shuld jst get use to dier new name abeg...all dis wudnt help buh instead pple wud get hurt...GEJ said dey shuldnt protest or else they wud wear school uniforms aswell..lmao..SMH
I HOPE NOONE DIES BECOS RIOTS IN NAIJA ALWAYS HAVE A SAD END......THESE STUDENTS SHOULD BE CAREFUL
Linda, why you still dey use the term UNILAG? Abi oga Jona never change the name. Abeg, next time, call am Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, sorry university. lol
A protest,yeah? This is sooo uncalled for! They're being very irrational. Did they seek admission into the school for its name or for "education". *SMH* Very dumb move. I seriously wish they could get punished. X!
After this we r matching to aso rock! Why dont he name one of his 9 unis dat r under construction MAU? This fool is surrounded with foolish advicers
i luv dis , goodluck shld beta think properly
see dis MAU STUDENTS OOOH!LMAO!
I really support the student rioting against the change of name.Our Government should look for areas that are dead(in quote) in our Academic sections and bring it to life, not killing the good thing that our predeccessors have toiled for in the name of making a point.President GoodLuck should go and establish a new University in Ogun State or where MKO is from and name it after MKO not UNILAG. before
Dis is serious how has changing a name affect d student? As long as d conduct, academic excellence n skul fees is intact notin wrong wit dat plz. Make use of ur time other dan protesting.
I saw hell today....i have to treak from oworoshoki to adeniji.....
GEJ needs to visit yaba left for that change of name
Hehehe go baq to class and to ur books U mauites students its uncalled for....if dis kind of things had happend in my sch (UNIPORT) we'll accept it in good fate and concentrate on how FG will better our school..Engr Ejie Kurtz says sowww.ejiekemka.blogspot.com
They re going too far but I hp d police wldnt shot anyone all in d name of mistake
In as much as I dont like the move by Mr jonathan I still know The name has been changed and that's it. Protesting from now till thy kingdom come will never change anything. Go back to history you will see that such cant be reversed . Please be careful because this could be another way of unnecessary shooting by our police men. I don't like protest in Nigeria because its always bloody as all the aboki police men will want to show their shooting skills. So be warned oo
My sister is right now stuck in this traffic because we have a mistake for a president.
jobless students what has renaming the school got to do with their education. The fed. govt is wrong but messing up other people's day and plans is even more wrong. youths of today any excuse to cause trouble.
Are they crazy dey shud bera leave us alone. Kmt
Obviously, it is amazing that these so-called students would abandon their lectures and risk their lives over an issue that is not their concern.The name UNILAG did not come down from heaven, someone or some people in Government here on Nigeria called it that many years ago.The same Government is changing it and some students feels they have no right. Haba!This will not even stop students from applying for admission there next session no matter what it is called. Please go get a life!
make dem carry on it is UNILAG or nothing period!!!
Na waooooo,,dis is a serious one șђǺ, ,,buh †ђξ protests won't change anyfin as far as i am concerned, i juz hope it won't go awry aπϑ u get to hear gunshots later aπϑ all o,,may God help us
We would rather have UNILAG renamed Aliko Dangote than MAU,don't rename our pride after international thieves and coup plotters
I was stuck on dat bridge fr hours on my way to wrk.Luckily for me thr wrnt many cars bhind mine so I ws able to reverse n come bk home.It wsnt funny at all.
Nawa ooo, cos of change of name? They are so not serious. The students I mean.
Yes Abiola won the election,but who was Abiola, He was IBB'S best friend who ibb betrayed when abiola refused to give back the money ibb kept with his wife simbiat when she died,WHERE DID ABIOLA GET HIS WEALTH FROM? from his military friends who devalued the currency through the IMF loans,abiola sponsored a lot of coups both in Nigeria and outside e.g Uganda. we should stop celebrating all these foolish people who are the wealth of nigeria for themselves and their families.May the wrath of God visit them.
We jst start o,jonathan,make una warn am o.na unilag he wan dey try shit wiv o.we go show am...
Cee-blii u are a foolish and an ugly idiot,the fact dat u were denied admission to unilag is wat is annoying u,we shud get punished cos we are babies shee......go get a life,am sure u are a drop out.....fool
But these students shud not stop us frm goin to work all in the name of protesting..Its very unfair. And as for GEJ all his advisers needs to be killed...they just wan push d guy inside dungeon
Please people should learn to stop calling our president names, it's not right, we should accord him some respect please. He's still †ђξ GCFR. Linda stop posting derogatory statements about †ђξ president it's not right α̲̅πϑ proper
Sharap Engr. Ejike, Students woun't take this in Unique Uniport! Who da fuck are u to come here and sell *Uniport*
#HAPPYGOLUCKY..... Well done Unilag students.... am so impressed...
I was in the traffic for well over 2hrs before Police came to disperse them.I however identify with the Students and their cause as all my degrees are from Unilag.The president should go and chnage Uni Abuja to his MAU or better still name one of his 9 new universities same. Those that have always beefed Unilag are the ones saying we should move on but remember that if this stays then University Of Ibadan or Nsukka could soon be named Edvin Clark University all for Political reasons.
These students shd get over it and return to school! What nonsense! Now aren't they acting like proper Moshood Abiola University students?? Where did all d "Poshness" disappear to? Now I'm thinking they really deserve the razz name they've been christianed
May 30, 2012 11:35 AM shut that your yeye mouth if jona does not want to be called names then he should not do or say stupid things got it nonsense. waking up 1 day and naming an iconic institution would no corey him any favours mschew!!! a puppet
Atlast ...there is movement now
If U̶̲̥̅̊ know U̶̲̥̅̊ have †☺ go †☺ work, den jump inside cano pass makoko †☺ ur work.Wif da suspension,No retreat no surrender
U sure??U enter unilag shange ur name from "shade" to "shadie",now GEJ shange d name MAU and ur blocking 3MB ehhh!God is watching u!!(In 3D)
Who is Abiola for nigerians, the one that lost a presidential election. Why is he so important to Jonathan than millions of the students of that prestigios university and the peace of the nation as a whole. How did Abiola contribute to the educational development in this country? Why the too much honour. Why not him build an institute somewhere for study of democracy and developmental study or any thing related to it. GEJ, GEJ, GEJ. How many times have i called you. Be careful with your advicers, they are not giving you the best. Look at Charles Taylor dont allow any harm to befall any student because of this. If you want votes for 2015; do good work like giving the nation steady electricity it may be enough for many nigerians, not just playing planks .GEJ GEJ GEJ i have called you again
Idiot! why would they get punished when even ASUU is also against the change of name? UNILAG is a brand name. U don't just change things like that.
Dey sud stop dis protest and go back to der class.dis protest wont change anytin wen d name of my skul was change last year frm university of ado ekiti UNAD to ekiti state university EKSU we embrase d name and neva for once protest cos we dont av choice.
T would cost 1billion naira 2 rebrand unilag...this money cant b spent in devlopn roads ...i cry 4 ds nation
If your child is out there on the street rioting for a foolish thing like change of name, you better call him/her to come back home because I foresee this turning bloody. A word is enough for the wise. We have more pressing issues to attend to in Nigeria right now. Rioting bcos of this is the last thing we should be doing. Msheeeeeeew!
Do you know what Ȋ̝̊̅̄†̥̥ is to have a brand name? I don't think S̶̲̥̅ơ̴̴̴̴̴̴͡,change a brand,you should look @ the consequences and effect on the school,the certificate ,because they will be asked if its a new school,GEJ should have carry them alone ,than renamining the school with their consent.
There is a reason for every action, people! This is supposed to be a democratic nation... Which Educational heads where consulted , was it a unified agreement or a DICTATED ONE. That's the issue.
He should better change the name back to unilag, how many institution will be named after MKO, fine he was a national hero but u cannot jst sleep and wake up to change An institution just like that , am sure that GEJ is so high on cheap drugs.
Get a life U̶̲̥̅̊, cybill is right, they didn't gain admission for the name but the Education besides it still has MA- university of lagos, they could stick with that.
If any student fall from the bridge, swimming back to school is the best bet..
My dear students, u all knows dat riot always bring bad consequeses, think of ur life bcos ur life is important, pls, think about dat. Tnx
If any student fall from that bridge into the water, swimming back to school is the best bet
UNILAG name changed again?Following the chaos generated as a result of the 'renaming' of the erstwhile University of Lagos- Moshood Abiola University, it has now been re'renamed Kasimaawo University of Lagos- KUL.sounds better doesn't it?.....lmao
as long there's no bloodshed, random shootings then they should carry us. since GEJ has refused to deliver let him be frustrated. i'm with Unilag students both past and present on this one. dis man can't take everything from us. lai lai!!!!
Great Akokites! am with you guys in the spirit of the protest, however, you are going about it the wrong way, disrupting your academics in the school where Jonathan has no stake is not wise. His children will school abroad while you take to the streets.Please go back to the classrooms and device better forms of resistance, you are disturbing innocent individuals who just like you are against this foolishness from the Presidency. If you had gone to occupy abuja, i will understand, pls allow Lagosians to go about their businesses.Please stop cursing out on those who do not feel our pain cos not everyone will sympathize with you. I regret Voting for the guy. As youths let us ensure we do not repeat the mistakes of 2011, in 2015, if you are offered money by any politician, spend their money but vote your conscience.Children get missing everyday, nothing is done about it, our youth are now an instrument of vice, yet no provision, they spend so much on sitting allowances on probes which yield no punishment for the offending parties, lets not even talk about the basics like electricity. He has the effrontery to rename my Almamata! let me stop here before i lose it. We are waiting for Oct 1st, since he waits for a national holiday to throw an ugly surprise
Please- they should stop disrupting the nation and go and study!I did my MBA at a university in Toronto called Ryerson University- it had been called that for years but it was renamed after I left the university to Ted Rogers School of Management after a well-known Canadian. I left Ryerson University in my resume but added Ted Rogers School of Management beside it (in bracket). It didn't affect my chances of finding a well-paying job! If an employer asked, I simply explained that the name was changed, it didn't cost me any interviews or jobs. If the students don't get jobs- it will be due to many other factors but definitely not the name of the university.
Nigeria is practicing a matrimonial presidency. Taking decisions from his bedroom. Smh
@ Alter Ego...u lack manners.
Alter Ego,u are d idiot....olodo
Student! student!! student!!!change of name does not change your destiny. It is what God has destined for you that matters. SUG President be wise
Dame Madam Mrs President Patience Ovuleria Chiamaka Jonathan University, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Common sense is not common!
This maulag student sef why dey con block third mainland now.Subsidy removal wey everybody dey protest ontop dey no reverse na there yeye name they go come reverse.......they no get work
Mole kirun lori BRT lane @ d third photo lolz.Jona just like to dey look for trouble.Sch don dey bear d name b4 why e no look for Hospital or bridge.But guys don't let forget our hero
GREATEST OF D GREATEST AKOKITES.all those pple beefin us #GODISWATCHINON3D.we refuse and reject to b called MAU,wen we no b cow
and i'm also sure all these pple beefin were all denied admission into unilag.UNILAG IS A BRAND ON ITS OWN.is just like saying coca-cola is changing their name zobo
Thank you Shadie...god bless you. anyone that thinks Abiola is a hero just either is very young to know history. Abiola has been stealing before the likes of Abacha had the opportunity to steal,. he planned coup and did all sort of evil. he looks like a messiah cos obviously, the likes of abahca has committed worse attrocities that makes abiola's attrocities seem like childs play.
If it was changed to a name like Walter carrington Wud they protest?????
and who is the fool saying we should learn to stop calling Jona names? dang u sound like one of his hungry relatives...abeg tell ur broda Jona to stop his dictatorship in a supposedly "democracy " regime
Abi o...if it was a name like Walter carrington or lagos harvard...wud yall protest...fake ass students ...awon omo mau mau
GOODLUCK HAS REALLY BROUGHT OUT THE MALU BEHAVIOUR IN THESE STUDENTS....IF UNA LIKE, DNT GO TO SKOOL...BE WAITING 4 A NAME THAT'LL GIVE U SWAG
lwkmd...but to be candid...the thing wey dey pain this students na the razzness of the name....*lafter don spill gari for my colour block attire*
WE HAVE A PRESIDENT WHO WAKES UP ON A VERY GOOD NATIONAL OCCASION AND JUST THINKS TO HIMSELF? "...EMMM...HOW DO I PISS NIGERIANS OFF TODAY?" HEEHEE...1. SUBSIDY2. ENDLESS COMMITTEES3. UNILAG4. STILL LOADING...@willadebo
I am not a regular person who leaves comments on blogs but really we have too many pressing issues to attend to! immortalising a hero, haba! How many times are we goin to immortalise him. Abeg let the dead rest.Peeps are dying in th enorth, the cabla are THIEFING subsidy things, peeps are getting jailed for buying N800 fone, corruption is everwhee.........And for branding, you know how many fellas have gotten a job all because they graduated from UNILAG................Jona be more creative abeg!i hope the rebranding does more good than harm ooooo! SMHVH
@Shadie, you are a real bastard for your tales by moonlight. You were not even born when your story telling morons gave you that rubbish story which we Nigerians are known for. Abiola is our hero, dont you ever forget that. Go and ask your elders if they did not benefit from Abiolas money in your prestigious university which i aslo attended by the way. You wouldnt know about Abiola because 80% of the time you are waiting for your aristos at moremi and completely abandoned your studies. Abiola gave us what we have today, like it or not. He was the only billionaire in the history of Nigeria that has contributed the most to all universities in this country. Pull me down syndrome is worrying you and your family. Tunder go wire you.
Dont think Abiola asked for your presitigious uni *cough* to be name after him ooh. So stop making noise and let him rest
If GEJ did not change the name i think u sud go and help him change it olodo oshi
Do any of you remeber how the Arab Spring started? Let me refresh your memory then, some seemingly irrelevant vegetable stall owner burnt himself to death in Tunisia bcus government officials refused to give him a license to earn a living. Something so irrelevant lighted the spark for the various revolutions happening in the Arab world. Yes they are protesting the name of their school BUT they are also protesting the ARROGANCE of a president who thought to make such a decision without consulting the stakeholders involved. All you pple saying that we should be facing more pressing matters,please go on and tell me how we as a nation are addressing issues such as lack of infrastructure and the recent fuel subsidy fraud. Apart from talk wat are u pple doing. Abeg SHARRAP!
A lot of u commentin here r all just very ignorant pple,if u dnt knw wassup its best 4 y'all 2 STFU,dis man changes d name of an institution dat has existed 4 50yrs,wiv out consultin wiv a single member of dat institution,wants 2 spend 1billion naira on rebrandin it,as well as increasin skool fees....nd u say we dnt v a risn to protest...y'all r sick in ur heads,if u fink dis is d end den u all r mistaken,cum 2mao d whole of lagos wld b shut down,we v picked our strategic locations,nd dis tym it wld b d whole of lagos dat shuts down,y'all were nt rantin wen d first lady,shut lagos down 4 5hrs,nd can complain coz d students r doin so...its either d name is reverted or d protest continues.....nd yes we all came 2 Lag 4 both d name nd certificate,y'all can go hang urselves 4 all we care....bitter peeps oshi
Hmmm! Alter Ego! Obviously,u're as dumb as ur name. Get ur head checked!!!!X!
Seriously..they should have been fighting for a more worthy cause..misplaced priorities..no protest over bad facilities..abuse by lecturers..exam malpractices..even power supply..now they have been sent home for 2 weeks..We all know Jona is clueless..but hope someone doesn't die needlessly cos of a name change!!
Hmmm! Wow! Lmao! Ok! U do sound pathetic. :)
God will help us from all our bloody Politicians in Nigeria,who named themselves LEADERS, Problems of lack of social amenities eg ELECTRICITY,Bad Road,No Water, BOKO HARAM,Unemployment issue 4 STUDENTS and d CITIZENs are left UNSOLVED.Is renaming school d Solution to all Nigeria problems?Nigeria is jst a Country where d BLIND/ILLITERATE r LEADING D PROFESSOR.
@ anon May 30, 2012 10:51 AMyou said they shouldnt shot anybody..but u should lead by example naa
Jonathan is a Foolish president. Make God purnish him and dat his Big head wife patience if he wnts to contest fr election come 2015. We dey wait fr am fr junction. Foolish President!
Must we al wayz folo d western world?? Abeg dis is 9ja mwe shuld name our institutionz afta NATIONAL HEROES !!!! Biko
For those of you who say there is nothing wrong in rebranding; I av worked in d marketing research industry for years now and i have never come across a rebranding strategy which doesn't involve researching d opinions of d stakeholders. Gej did not even consult with stakeholders not to to talk of research. The outcome of his decision should therefore not be a surprise especially when the majority of stakeholders are a very vibrant youth population.
If it will actually cost 1billion to rebrand unilag, my fellow nigerians do you think it is advisable to carry on with this investment considering the fact that we have no benefit from this rebranding rather we have a depreciated goodwill domestically and internationally.
Lol @ brand name,,mtsewww keep decieving urself, olodo,,very soon dem go add uniform aπϑ beret give una,,shioorr....shey na school u go study or na book, won ton yin
Madam!!!what happened to past tense? Its had aπϑ not H̲̮̲̅͡п̵v̲̅ε ,olodo...now u wuld βε̲̣̣̣̥ claiming to βε̲̣̣̣̥ an akokite,,,#thankmelater
So why did u not give Lagos this gist when they made june 12 a holiday, celebrating mko?
@Alter Ego u r an indiot for sayin UNILAG Is a brand name. It's a school for God's sake not a company. The change of name affects the school standard in no way.ASUU's stand on the matter is just hilarious to me cos it shows how shalllow minded they are,plannin strikes when there are other more important matters they shuld concern themselves with.
All over the world, pple have emotional attachment to schs. some pple went to a particular sch cos of its name and believed prestige.Thats why u see some pple pasting the sticker of a sch on their cars or homes, etc.Imagine changing kings college to another name, or Ui or Unijos, oxford etc.You dont just tamper with pple's emotion any how. We should stop changing sch name expecially schs in existence over years. If we need to immotalize pple lets look for other natinal assets not sch.
What is in a name, the protesting students should go back to school that their parents and guardians has paid a lot to get them into rather than been on the street protesting the change of thier school name. If i may ask, did the students choose the university for the name or to get certificates that will enable forge ahead in lif?
Larry Man thank you jare!!!!!
GEJ I was watching some of your interviews on youtube and I must say you sound rather dull. They ask you a simple question about Boko Haram and you go ranting some animal proverb. Hmnnn....!Anywayz, you DO NOT change the name of someone's school like that. IT is part of the whole package when students decide to go to a school. Let me guess Jona your kids are all abroad studying so you dont give a shit. I do cos I went to Unilag for 2 years before I moved to the US and I am pissed. GEJ you better do the right thing and stop acting like a bush man.
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