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How to avoid plagiarism

Aramide Ayodele Finding all the information and resources you need to help with your work can be difficult, and in an era of having content readily available on the internet can make averting plagiarism almost impossible. However, copying someone's work can be equated to stealing, even when done unintentionally. Plagiarism is considered a very serious offence and has so many repercussions, be it legally, academically, or even monetary. But not to worry, here are some of the best methods to help you avoid plagiarism. 1. Know and understand the meaning of plagiarism. According to the Cambridge Advance Learner's Dictionary and Thesaurus, plagiarism is "the process or practice of using another person's ideas or work and pretend it is your own". Having a strong understanding about plagiarism and its consequences helps to create a non-plagiarized work. 2. Cite correctly. Citing is one thing, but not having it properly done is another thing

Why UNILAG Suspended Convocation - VC

Paul Agada Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has said the institution's decision to suspend its convocation ceremony was in compliance with the Federal Government's directive on COVID-19 health protocols. Professor Ogundipe made the disclosure during a recent exclusive interview with the Unilag Sun editorial crew led by the Editorial Adviser,Dr.Tayo Popoola in his office . He, however, noted that UNILAG's management will wait for further directives from the Federal Ministry of Education before  announcing a new date for the convocation. His words : "Well, because of the issue of the COVID-19 and as directed by the Federal Government, we are not having the convocation  this  February again until we get fresh  directives from the Federal Government. READ ALSO: Virtual Learning has come to stay - Prof Ogundipe "...This COVID-19 thing is becoming more embarrassing now, there are some staff that had COVID-19 and we just have to