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Kaduna State University Sacks Lecturer, Idowu Abbas For Sexual Harassment
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Kaduna State University Sacks Lecturer, Idowu Abbas For Sexual Harassment

The Kaduna State University, on Friday, promoted no fewer than 12 lecturers to the rank of Professor while eight others to an Associate Professor’s rank. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Prof. Abdullahi Ashafa in a statement, also announced the termination of the appointment of a lecturer over alleged sexual harassment. The lecturer fired, Dr. Idowu Abbas, was of the Department of Geography of the institution. The DVC said the university’s Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee, chaired by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) investigated the alleged sexual harassment against the lecturer before relieving him of his job. He noted that the report of the disciplinary committee was eventual presented at the 217th Management Meeting of the varsity he(Ashafa) served as ...
Gunmen Kill Ebonyi Lecturer Engaging In Taxi Services To Feed His Family
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Gunmen Kill Ebonyi Lecturer Engaging In Taxi Services To Feed His Family

Suspected gunmen have shot and killed a lecturer with the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ịkwo (AE-FUNAI) in Ebonyi State, Kyrian Nwoke along rice mill axis of old Ogoja road Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital. IGBERE TV gathered that the lecturer, a middle aged man had gone to pick up some passengers with his car which he was using for taxi services, following the prolong strike of the Academic Staff Union and the non payment of University lecturers by federal government for over six months now. A source from the university said that the lecturer had registered the car with an online car-hailing service so as to make ends meet and take care of his young wife and child. The liveless body of the deceased was discovered near the popular Rice Mill with bullets wounds...
Governor Ganduje demands for apology from American university over unauthorised appointment
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Governor Ganduje demands for apology from American university over unauthorised appointment

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has demanded for an apology from the management of an American university, East Carolina University (ECU) over a controversial ‘appointment' he was given.   This came days after Ganduje’s spokesperson, Abba Anwar revealed that he was appointed as a visiting professor of e-governance and International Affairs in the institution. Anwar said news of the appointment was conveyed in a letter sent by Victor Mbarika, a lecturer of International Center for IT and Development at the school on November 30.   News of the appointment was however debunked by the university’s Interim Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dr Grant Hayes, in a letter to Ganduje, dated December 4, 2020.   The letter titled ‘Re: Una...
Sam Dede Laid The Foundation For My Successful Acting Career – Yul Edochie
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Sam Dede Laid The Foundation For My Successful Acting Career – Yul Edochie

  Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has said that his senior colleague Sam Dede was his lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt. The 38-year-old said this in a tweet while wishing Sam a happy birthday. He also said Sam laid the foundation for his successful acting career. “He was my lecturer in the University of Port Harcourt, Theatre Arts Department. He taught us Acting. He laid the foundation for my successful acting career,” he wrote on Monday. “How can you fail when you have such a Legend as your lecturer. Happy Birthday Boss. The Great @samdedesdx More yrs ahead.”  
Benue varsity Associate Professor stabbed to death by unknown armed men
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Benue varsity Associate Professor stabbed to death by unknown armed men

A lecturer with the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM)  Karl Kwaghger, was brutally murdered by unknown armed men on Saturday, November 28.   Kwaghger, an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering department, was found in a pool of his blood at the premises of the JS Tarka Foundation in the Benue state capital.   It was gathered that the deceased was cornered to a dark side of the street by four men around 9:30pm opposite IBB square. The assailants hit him on the head with a hard object, then stabbed him severally and slit his throat.   The killers reportedly made away with his Avenza car and mobile phones.   The spokesperson of the police command in Benue state, Catherine Anne, who confirmed the incident said the corpse has been...
“I Was Sexually Assaulted By My Lecturer In UNIBEN 32 Years Ago” – Actress Amaeze Imarhiagbe Reveals (Video)
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“I Was Sexually Assaulted By My Lecturer In UNIBEN 32 Years Ago” – Actress Amaeze Imarhiagbe Reveals (Video)

Nollywood actress, Amaeze Imarhiagbe has revealed that she was sexually assaulted by her project supervisor when she was a student in the University of Benin, Edo State, 32 years ago. The actress took to her Instagram handle to make the revelation. She spoke against rape and sexual exploitation of women. She wrote: "Listen to me!!!! If you've ever raped a woman and went scott-free, you are nothing but a lifeless insect. You see! Rape is a grievous sin. No matter how hard you try to turn a new leaf after playing with the lives of many, nemesis will find you. Yes! Even in your old age! I was sexually assaulted by my supervisor at the University of Benin 32 years ago. He was someone I trusted and felt I could count on. I carried the grief for years but got stronger because...
University lecturer allegedly commits suicide in Edo state
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University lecturer allegedly commits suicide in Edo state

A lecturer at the Department of Adult Education, Tayo Akpata University in Ekiadolor, Edo State, Friday Orobator, has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself.   Orobator’s lifeless body was discovered behind his apartment in Obakhazbaye area of Benin City, the state capital at about 1.30 p.m. on Friday, October 2.   The father of four, said to be in his 50’s, and a member of the College of Education Academic Staff Union, (COEASU), had complained bitterly to close associates over lack of money to tend to his failing health.   It was gathered that two days before he took the drastic step, the late lecturer told a colleague that he was tired of begging for money from friends to cater for his family needs and his health challenges.   The Chair...
UNN Lecturer Called out for allegedly Engaging in Sex for Grades after his Death
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UNN Lecturer Called out for allegedly Engaging in Sex for Grades after his Death

A University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Darlington Okoye (Ph.D) popularly known as 'anunkankampi' has been called out by graduates of the institution after his death. In tweets which served as their reaction to the death of the 39-year-old political science lecturer, some former UNN students accused him of allegedly engaging in sex for grade escapades. They also hinted on the lecturer's smoking habit contributing to his death.   See the tweets below;  
UNILAG Lecturer Called out for allegedly Raping BOYS – See Leaked Chats
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UNILAG Lecturer Called out for allegedly Raping BOYS – See Leaked Chats

A Nigerian man identified as Engr. Fela who claims to be a lecturer at the University of Lagos, UNILAG, has been called out on Twitter for allegedly raping young boys on campus. It was alleged that the man presents himself as a lecturer at the Business Administration Department of the school and his modus operandi  is to promise to help the young boys secure admission at the University. Some screenshots from alleged victims of the assault were shared on the social media platform, and many of them, aged 15-17, alleged that the man is fond of discussing porn with them and even tells his victims of his sexual escapades with his wife. The man is alleged to have lots of prospective students living with him in his house close to the University environment and he uses the opportunity...
How God Saved me from Lecturer who Wanted to Sleep With me
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How God Saved me from Lecturer who Wanted to Sleep With me

A Nigerian lady has taken to Twitter to narrate her experience with a lecturer who wanted to sleep with her and threatened to fail her if she did not heed According to the lady identified as @_Faves on the platform, the randy lecturer told her he would make sure she had an extra year, but in a miraculous way she was saved from his evil plans. She tweeted; I’ll never forget the day a lecturer threatened to fail me if I did not meet him in a hotel in school. I was so afraid, so I planned with my twin to put my phone on recording. I took a backup phone just in case and started recording immediately I got to his door. The man was like; “I’m not saying I want to fuck o, but you will be my baby girl. I like your shape, your breast, your height. You need to be taken care of and ma...
Police Parade one of the Killers of UNIJOS Lecturer, Dr. Nendi Drengkat
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Police Parade one of the Killers of UNIJOS Lecturer, Dr. Nendi Drengkat

The Plateau State Police Command paraded Ali Muhammad, one of the kidnappers who killed University of Jos lecturer, Dr Nendi Drengkat. The gunmen attacked the University of Jos Staff Quarters last Friday night, shot dead Dr. Drengkat and kidnapped his 6-year-old daughter, Joanna Drenkat. They later called the family asking for N10 million ransom. The suspect lives in Tilde area of Jos but his father said it's been over two years since he set his eyes on him.
Police arrest lecturer’s murder suspect
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Police arrest lecturer’s murder suspect

POLICE in Plateau State have confirmed the killing of Dr Nandi Drenkat, a lecturer with the University of Jos, by gunmen. Commissioner of police Edward Egbuka confirmed the incident at a news briefing on Sunday in Jos, the state capital. Gunmen stormed the residence of the deceased in the early hours of Saturday, shot him and kidnapped his six-year-old daughter. Egbuka said the police mobilised to the scene and engaged the criminals in a gun duel and arrested one of them. He also confirmed that the kidnapped daughter of the deceased was also rescued from the abductors. He said that the manhunt for other fleeing members of the gang continued, promising that the command would not rest on its oars until they are arrested.
OAU Lecturer Dies after Welcoming Set of Twins
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OAU Lecturer Dies after Welcoming Set of Twins

A lecturer in the Department of Quantity Surveying at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, simply identified as Dr. Mrs Akintola, has died from complications that arose after welcoming a set of twins. According to reports, Dr Akintola welcomed her set of twins and became ill. She died on Monday February 24th. The public Relations Officer of the university, Abiodun Olanrewaju, who confirmed the incident, said the school has been thrown into mourning. One of her students took to his Twitter handle to pay tribute to her. See his tweet below..
MATMUSIC: Ishola Salami, University Of Ibadan Lecturer Invents Hip-Hop Song As Solution To Maths Failure
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MATMUSIC: Ishola Salami, University Of Ibadan Lecturer Invents Hip-Hop Song As Solution To Maths Failure

A lecturer in the Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Ibadan, Dr. Ishola Salami, has invented a hip-hop song that will simplify the study of Mathematics for students with a view to stemming mass failure. Salami told journalists in Ibadan, Oyo State, yesterday, the song is tagged: MATMUSIC, and comprises tracks with Mathematics ideas, principles and procedures as core messages. Salami, who specialises in early childhood education, explained that MATMUSIC was developed to enhance the knowledge of the subject by pupils at primary school foundational level. He said mass failure in Mathematics and lack of interest by many students could be attributed to poor childhood learning friendly tools to enable students grasp the right formula for solving mathematical ques...
Kenyan University Lecturer Fired For Plagiarism Of A Nigerian Lecturer’s PhD Thesis
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Kenyan University Lecturer Fired For Plagiarism Of A Nigerian Lecturer’s PhD Thesis

Dr Aisha Balarabe Bawa is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of History Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. Recently, the Kenyatta University in Kenya reportedly revoked a PhD awarded to one of its lecturers Amos Ngaruiya and sacked him, having been found guilty of plagiarising Dr Aisha’s thesis. In this interview, Aisha Bawa, who won the best graduating student 1997 B.A History Award, reveals how she discovered the academic fraud, how the issue was handled, among others. Your thesis was reportedly plagiarised by a Kenyan lecturer. How did you find out? On the14th March last year around midnight, I couldn’t sleep, so I decided to surf the net for materials to read particularly on the area which I want to specialize on, Nigerian first ladies. As a specialist on gender history with p...
Female OAU Student Recounts how her Lecturer Molested her in his Office
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Female OAU Student Recounts how her Lecturer Molested her in his Office

Motunrayo Afolayan, a student in the department of International Relations, Obafemi Awolowo University, has recounted how one of her lecturers, Olabisi Olaleye, allegedly sexually harrased her after failing her in a Diplomacy course with code IRS 305. In an interview with Vanguard, Motunrayo who recently made news after she disclosed she had an audio recording from one of the many times Olaleye allegedly pestered her for sex in return for good grades, said the lecturer, in the presence of a male student, molested her in his office when she went to seek adjustment to the time of an exam which clashed with another 400-level examination she was meant to take. According to her, Olabisi claimed that he knew that she would come back to beg him and having refused to visit him at home, s...
ESUT Lecturer Seen Cutting A Student’s Hair With Razor In Class
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ESUT Lecturer Seen Cutting A Student’s Hair With Razor In Class

After the Viral Video of a Lecturer Seen Flogging her Students in Class. Yet Another video Surfaced Online. This time around a female lecturer of Enugu State University of Science and Technology can be seen cutting a student's Hair with Razor. The reason for the act is not yet clear. Esutgist gathered that its happened in Guidance and Counselling Department under Education faculty.
Nigerian Institute Of Journalism Sacks Lecturer For Sexual Assault
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Nigerian Institute Of Journalism Sacks Lecturer For Sexual Assault

The Nigerian Institute of Journalism has sacked one of its lecturers, Mr Tene John, over alleged sexual assault on one of its students, Ms Anjola Ogunyemi. His sack was announced by the NIJ in an official release signed by its Registrar and circulated on its official social media handles on Monday. Lecturers in the journalism institute confirmed the authenticity of the release to our correspondent on the telephone. The PUNCH gathered that Ogunyemi had accused Tene of attempting to forcefully have sexual intercourse with her in his office. The student, who subsequently petitioned the institute and demanded probe, said she has arrived at the institute for a morning lecture when the incident happened. Upon investigation, the institute relieved Tene of his job and warned other lec...
Another sex-for-marks scandal rocks OAU, as female student records lecturer threatening to fail her over sex
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Another sex-for-marks scandal rocks OAU, as female student records lecturer threatening to fail her over sex

A fresh sex-for-marks scandal is currently rocking the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, as a 400-level student of the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Administration, has accused a lecturer, Olabisi Olaleye, of sexually harassing her. Motunrayo Afolayan, who has since lodged a complaint at the university’s Centre for Gender and Social Policy Studies, alleged that Mr Olaleye failed her in ‘Diplomacy,’ course code IRS 305. The lecturer teaches the course alongside a female colleague, Omolara Akinyemi. The allegation comes nearly two years after a widely publicised scandal involving another lecturer in the faculty, Richard Akindele, and a student. Mr Akindele, a professor of Accounting, was dismissed from the university after he was indicted for demand...
DSS Invites Campus Journalist For Publishing Content On Sowore, School Demotes Supervising Lecturer
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DSS Invites Campus Journalist For Publishing Content On Sowore, School Demotes Supervising Lecturer

The Department of State Services has invited editor of a campus newspaper at Gateway ICT Polytechnic, Ogun State, Ayoola Babalola, for interrogation over the publication of certain contents on Omoyele Sowore. The campus newspaper had recently published articles demanding good governance and obedience to rule of law in Nigeria. Some of the articles published include: 'Will EFCC investigate Chief Bola Tinubu?', 'Sowore: An equal opportunity offender', and 'President Buhari does not believe in Nigeria'. Rector of the polytechnic, Mr I.K. Oyeyinka, who describes himself a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, said the institution was apologetic to the APC, adding that the published items was against the interest of the party. Oyeyinka went ahead to demote the su...
My Experience With A Sex-Demanding Lecturer – Ex-beauty Queen, Anita May Igoni
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My Experience With A Sex-Demanding Lecturer – Ex-beauty Queen, Anita May Igoni

An ex beauty queen, Anita May Ogoni has spoken up about her experience with a lecturer who harassed her. Anita May Igoni is the CEO of Miss Port Harcourt Beauty Pageant, a platform she started after her reign as Miss Tourism. The ex-beauty queen, who is expanding her tentacles into entertainment and humanitarian projects, speaks on her various projects, sex-for-grade and other issues. Excerpts How has life been after your reign as Miss Tourism? Life has been beautiful after reigning as Miss Tourism Queen I must say. It actually opened my eyes to a lot of things and also opportunities which had made me a better version of myself. How has the journey been since you started your own pageantry, Miss Port Harcourt City? I wouldn’t say the journey has been smooth but it’s a bitter s...
Court Grants N200k Bail To Lecturer Accused Of Sexual Harassment
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Court Grants N200k Bail To Lecturer Accused Of Sexual Harassment

A Kano Chief Magistrate Court has granted bail to a lecturer standing trial over alleged sexual harassment of his female student. The 36-year-old lecturer, Ali Shehu, was granted N200,000 bail with two reliable sureties in like sum by Chief Magistrate Muhammad Idris. He said one of the sureties must be a Senior Lecturer of Kano State School of Technology and the second shall be the village head of where the accused person resides. “Both the accused and sureties shall deposit two recent passport photographs,’’ he ordered on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalled that the court had earlier fixed October 15, for sentencing after the accused pleaded guilty, but during Tuesday’s hearing, his counsel requested for a fresh trial. The counsel, Mr Abdullahi Ibrahim, t...
UNN lecturer and Pastor reverses claim of #sexforgrade documentary being doctored after backlash
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UNN lecturer and Pastor reverses claim of #sexforgrade documentary being doctored after backlash

University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) lecturer and Pastor Joseph Nnaemeka Chukwuma has recanted his claim of BBC's #sexforgrade documentary being doctored following the backlash that ensued after his Facebook post went viral. In a rejoinder post he shared, the clergyman said he drew his inference from an abridged version of the documentary. He further claimed he will never support sex for grades and has been a strong proponent of gender equality, hence the need to protect both men and women. He wrote; Good day friends, Thank you for reaching out to me and all. It is quiet unfortunate that I didnt get the complete video from BBC, I only got an abridged version and from that I perceived my earlier view but on posting my view, my friends and few facebook contacts called my attention ...
UNIMAID lecturer, Yakubu Nura wins World Physics Competition
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UNIMAID lecturer, Yakubu Nura wins World Physics Competition

A University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturer identified as Yakubu Nura, is now recognized as the father of modern Einstein's planetary equation studies in Physics after defeating about 5720 contenders from 97 countries to win the 2019 World Physics Competition.   The UNIMAID lecturer's research article was adjudged the best after being screened for the World Championship-2019 in Physics (Einstein's planetary equation). The event is organized by International Agency for Standards and Ratings to identify brilliant scientists and academicians around the world.   With his big win, the Nigerian lecturer from Yobe State now plays a huge role in advancement of scientific knowledge in Physics.
Two days after going missing, South African female lecturer Sakina Grimwood is found dead
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Two days after going missing, South African female lecturer Sakina Grimwood is found dead

Sakina Grimwood, a lecturer at Varsity College in Cape Town, South Africa has been found dead two days after she went missing. Grimwood's body was discovered at the bottom of a Gorge on Table Mountain on Friday afternoon. She was last seen leaving Newlands home on Wednesday at 13:30. Her father, Muhdni Grimwood, told Netwerk24 foul play could not be ruled out yet, and the family found it hard to deal with their death. Speaking about her death, her sister, Zahira, said they were "devastated" because of Grimwood's "the darling of the family". Missing person's group the Pink Ladies announced Grimwood's death on its Facebook page on Sunday, which saw scores of condolences pouring in for her.
Suspected Jukun Militias Invade Federal University, Wukari, Kill Lecturer, Two Benue Students
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Suspected Jukun Militias Invade Federal University, Wukari, Kill Lecturer, Two Benue Students

The Federal University Wukari, Taraba State, has been temporarily shutdown following the protest that greeted the killing of two students and a lecturer of the institution. The victims were allegedly killed when some persons believed to be Jukun militias invaded the university campus on Tuesday afternoon. It was gathered that the killing sparked protest among Tiv students and staff of the institution. Consequently, the management of the institution has ordered for the suspension of all academic activities in the university till further notice. A circular signed by the school Registrar, Magaji Thomas Gangumi, and obtained by a reporter on Wednesday morning, indicated that all students are expected to leave the University premises before 12:00noon on Wednesday.
S*x For Marks: How I Was Set Up By Student And Cultists – Lecturer Cries Out
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S*x For Marks: How I Was Set Up By Student And Cultists – Lecturer Cries Out

A lecturer at the Ekiti State University(EKSU), Ado Ekiti , Dr. Olaleye Aduwo, who was alleged to have been involved in “sex for mark” scandal, on Monday denied attempting to have canal knowledge of the said female student, The Nation reports. The lecturer in a 29-second video that went viral about a month ago, was accused of attempting to sexually exploit one of his students for marks. In the footage, the lecturer was tortured, harassed and dehumanized by people brought by the lady with mention. Since the incident happened, the lecturer has kept mute on the issue, except the defence he presented before the panel set up by Ekiti State University to investigate the matter, which was gleaned through some sources provided to the closed-door interaction. Speaking with journalists i...
ESUT Lecturer Punishes Students For Making Noise While He Was Making Call
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ESUT Lecturer Punishes Students For Making Noise While He Was Making Call

A 300l student of Enugu State University of Science and Technology, ESUT has taken to his WhatsApp status to express how surprised he was after a lecturer asked the whole class to kneel down for making noise while the lecturer was making a phone call in the class. The said lecturer is the Head of Department (HOD), Engineering Faculty. According to one of the the student present in the class, he took to his WhatsApp status to express the shock. Narrating the incident to JTCBLOG metro, the student explained as thus: Our HOD was in the class lecturing us Nd his phone rang,We were making noise whilst he was still on call, after the call he told us to kneel down.
6 Madonna University Students And Lecturer Sent Back To Prison
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6 Madonna University Students And Lecturer Sent Back To Prison

The six Madonna University students and lecturer who have been facing a court trial over a Facebook post the University management claimed was injurious to them, have been sent back to prison as the presiding judge, Justice Babatunde Quadri, was absent yesterday, July 2. The University students and lecturer were granted bail by the court which they described as stringent in February but couldn't leave as they had been unable to fully perfect the bail conditions. One of the parents of the detained students, Mr Christopher Onyejekwe, revealed that he had gone to the founder of the institution, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Edeh, 11 times to beg him to forgive the students after he was told that the matter had been stepped down for Wednesday (today) by the court clerk, but Rev. Edeh refused. ...
LAUTECH Suspends Certificate Of Graduate Who Claimed A Lecturer Victimised Him
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LAUTECH Suspends Certificate Of Graduate Who Claimed A Lecturer Victimised Him

Do you remember the viral post some months back about a guy who claimed he was unduly failed severally by a LAUTECH lecturer repeatedly for a misdemeanor in Biology practicals? He further claimed the same man and his family were at his mercy years later, begging for a part-time WAEC job. Well, this is the official University response to the incident. It's commendable of the university to have followed up on the matter. It's also a lesson for the rest of us to avoid the habit of making claims that can be substantiated, especially for the sake of fame.
200 Parents Threaten To Withdraw Wards From Madonna Varsity Over Detained Students
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200 Parents Threaten To Withdraw Wards From Madonna Varsity Over Detained Students

No fewer than 200 parents of students on Madonna University have threatened to withdraw their wards over the continued detention of six students and one lecturer. On Tuesday, the absence of Justice Babtunde Quadri of the Federal High Court 2 in Awka, Anambra state stalled the much-awaited release of six Madonna University students and their lecturer. Six students of Madonna University, Okija, Anambra state and a lecturer were arrested and detained since February 2019 over an alleged opinion they posted on Facebook. The post was about poor management in the institution. The Court was filled to the brim on the adjourned date with human rights defenders, parents of the detained students and sympathisers in attendance. But the Judge, it was gathered, would seat on Wednesday for ...
Kidnappers Set Friday Deadline To Kill Us – Urhobo Chiefs Abducted On Benin-Ore Road  Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/06/kidnappers-set-friday-deadline-to-kill-us-urhobo-chiefs-abducted-on-benin-ore-road/
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Kidnappers Set Friday Deadline To Kill Us – Urhobo Chiefs Abducted On Benin-Ore Road Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/06/kidnappers-set-friday-deadline-to-kill-us-urhobo-chiefs-abducted-on-benin-ore-road/

Three members of Urhobo Traditional Council Of Chiefs Lagos, Chiefs Johnson Ojakovo, Omonigho Akpofure and Julius Owanrieta, said they were kidnapped by suspected herdsmen between Ofosu and Ugbogi town along Ore-Benin Expressway on Monday, April 8, 2019. They were said to be travelling to Delta State to attend a meeting with the Ukoko R’ Ivie of Urhoboland at Olomu in Ughelli South LGA when the incident occurred. Owanrieta, who spoke on behalf of the kidnapped men, thanked the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, R.L.Ogbon (JP), Ogoni-Oghoro I, for his prompt action which, according to him, facilitated their release from the kidnapper’s den. “Our gratitude goes to our father, the Ohworode of the Olomu Kingdom for acting urgently which led our release. If not for his majesty,...
How A Mother Of Two Beat Other Students To Emerge Best Graduating Student At Babcock University
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How A Mother Of Two Beat Other Students To Emerge Best Graduating Student At Babcock University

Babcock University in Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, has graduated 1,926 first degree holders, among which was Mrs Edafe Dogo, a mother of two who graduated with a 4.95 cumulative grade point average, to emerge the overall best in the 2018/2019 academic session, Punch Metro reports. Dogo, who is a staff of the school, said she chose Business Education because of her love for teaching, a trait she picked from her mother who was an elementary school teacher. While speaking with journalists at the 17th convocation of the institution held at the University Stadium on Sunday, she also disclosed that the support of God, her husband and lecturers enabled her to achieve the great feat. “As a wife and mother of two children, I will say it was God and I trusted Him from the beginning because I did...
Sit-At-Home: Anyone Molesting Traders, Residents Be Arrested — Abia Police
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Sit-At-Home: Anyone Molesting Traders, Residents Be Arrested — Abia Police

Abia State Police Command has warned that it will arrest and prosecute anyone found molesting traders and residents in the state over the sit at home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Police Commissioner of Police, Abia State, Mr Ene Okon, who stated this in an interview with Vanguard, assured that the command is fully prepared to arrest any individual or group who may want to disturb the peace of the state. He described IPOB as an illegal organization which has no right to order residents to sit at home and urged residents to go about their businesses without fear of molestation, stressing that the Police in the state has the capacity to avert any break down of law and order. “I assure all residents of the state to go about their businesses without fear. Anyone f...
Aminu Zubair: University of Ibadan speaks on maths lecturer committing suicide
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Aminu Zubair: University of Ibadan speaks on maths lecturer committing suicide

The management of the University of Ibadan has dismissed insinuations that a former lecturer, Mr Aminu Zubair, who died in his residence on the institution’s campus, committed suicide. The university’s Director of Communication, Mr. Olatunji Oladejo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Saturday that Zubair died in a fire outbreak that occurred at his residence. Oladejo said that if not for the timely intervention of the school’s Fire Service, the whole building would have been razed by the inferno. “He was a staff in the Department of Mathematics and had resigned before the ugly incident happened. “It wasn’t a suicide attempt as he was caught up in the inferno at Philipson Road, where he resides, and couldn’t escape. “If not for our Fire Service men, who got t...
Auchi Poly lecturer commits suicide 3 days to his birthday
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Auchi Poly lecturer commits suicide 3 days to his birthday

A lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Mr Patrick Okojie, has reportedly committed suicide three days to his 47th birthday. ‎His decomposing body was said to have been found on his plot of land at Igbira Camp, along Igarra-Auchi road, four days after he was said to have been missing. Okojie who lectured at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning of the institution until his death, was said to have been due for promotion to a chief instructor by this month’s end before he died. Family sources said, the deceased who left behind a wife and three children, did not leave any suicide note. It was said that Okojie who allegedly made two previous attempts at committing suicide, left home on March 4 and was found on March 8 while the rope he used to hang...
UNILAG Diploma Student Says “Bleep You” To Her Lecturer
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UNILAG Diploma Student Says “Bleep You” To Her Lecturer

There was a mild drama on Thursday in Unilag, as a Diploma student flipped her lecture the bird during a heated argument. According to the students who witnessed the drama, the girl had gone to the lecturer to accuse her of aiding exam malpractices. The lecturer was said to have replied by saying it’s the girl’s mother that does such. However, while the student was walking away, she gave the lecturer a “fc*k you” sign. Watch video   View this post on Instagram   Unilag Diploma student says “fc*k you” to her lecturer . . There was a mild drama on Thursday in Unilag, as a Diploma student flipped her lecturerthe bird during a heated argument. . . According to the students who witnessed the drama, the girl...
ASUU Strike! Lecturer Turns Spiderman To Attend To Students
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ASUU Strike! Lecturer Turns Spiderman To Attend To Students

This sounds hilarious but a lecturer in one the Universities in the Southeast ‘transformed’ into Spiderman to attend to his students. The unnamed lecturer was spotted on Wednesday morning waling into his office in Spiderman costume. It was gathered that some non-teaching staff present when the incident happened, were stunned to see a man dressed in Spiderman costume walking into the office complex. As they greeted the lecturer and called him his name, he ignored every greeting, pretending not to know anyone since he was not ‘human’. He opened his door, walked in and sat down, waiting for students whom he had told to await the arrival of ‘Spiderman’ to assist them. It was gathered that the unnamed lecturer had told some students he was a strong member of the Academic Staff Unio...
I Will Always Pick Money Over S*x In A Relationship – Nollywood Actress
Celebs

I Will Always Pick Money Over S*x In A Relationship – Nollywood Actress

Fast-rising Nollywood actress, Bukola Olaoluwakiitan has opened up on her career, love, s*x and much more in a new interview. Nollywood actress, Bukola Olaoluwakiitan Upcoming Yoruba actress, Bukola Olaoluwakiitan may very well be chasing a rare record in Nollywood after having featured in 30-35 films in the first year of her acting career.Beautiful, determined and talented, the business management graduate of University of South Africa and Osun State Polytechnic  is fired up to do battle with the best in the trade. Here, she talks about her career, love, s*x and much more. What lured you into acting? I have always had passion for it but I didn’t take it seriously when I first started. I hardly take things seriously, but fortunately one of my friends came hard on me and ins...
See The Federal Polytechnic Rated As The Best In Nigeria
Education

See The Federal Polytechnic Rated As The Best In Nigeria

A Nigerian polytechnic in Owerri the Imo state capital has been named as the best Polytechnic in Nigeria. Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri The Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri in Imo is the best polytechnic in Nigeria, according to the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). The Executive Secretary of the Board, Dr Masa’udu Kazaure made this known in Kaduna on Thursday, at the end of the Second Regular Meeting of the NBTE Governing Board. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Modupe Adelabu. Kazaure explained that the polytechnic emerged the best after scoring 85.08 per cent in the assessment of 112 federal, state and private polytechnics in the country, in the pilot ranking of Nigerian polytechnics. He said that the exercise covered 2015/2016 and 206/2017 academ...
Students Nearly Lynch Auchi Polytechnic Lecturer After He Injured Their Female Classmates
Education

Students Nearly Lynch Auchi Polytechnic Lecturer After He Injured Their Female Classmates

A lecturer in a Nigerian Polytechnic will be thanking his stars after escaping physical assaulted by furious students of the institution. Injured student of the institution An Auchi Polytechnic lecturer has escaped lynching after he allegedly assaulted a student of the department of Science Laboratory and Technology [SLT] and caused her an injury that required medical treatment. According to reports, the incident happened on Saturday, 29th September, 2018. The Ecology lecturer was said to have accompanied his colleague to assist in a practical course before the incident. According to a student who witnessed the incident, the lecturer came furiously to the class and gave an order for the students that were not seated to wait outside during the practical. As the e...
El-Rufai Posed With His Students In ABU Zaria (Throwback Photo)
Politics

El-Rufai Posed With His Students In ABU Zaria (Throwback Photo)

The then lecturer Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai (present Executive Governor of Kaduna State) posed in a photograph with members of his class (after one of his lectures) back in ABU Zaria. Mallam Nasiru lectured and provided them with learning materials free of charge. His class was not the type any student would want to miss. He was a role model for them. Today, this class has produced a Professor, an Associate Professor, Assistant Directors and other great men/women in their various fields of endeavour.
Babcock Varsity Refuses To Confirm Chioma’s Admission Status
Entertainment

Babcock Varsity Refuses To Confirm Chioma’s Admission Status

Sunday Punch reports that all efforts to obtain the admission status of Davido’s girlfriend, Chioma Rowland, from Babcock University have proved abortive. It wil be recalled that that reports had emerged recently that Chioma’s parents were unhappy that their daughter had decided to jeopardise her education for a romance with Davido. It was alleged that she had dropped out of school following her struggle with her studies. When Sunday Scoop contacted the school’s Director of Communications and Marketing, Joshua Suleiman, he said it was not possible for him to know every student in the school. He stated, “I don’t know the person; you know I cannot know every student. But I can give you the number of the students’ development staff; I am not sure they will also know her unless they...
Lecturer, Soldier, Policeman, 97 Other Nigerian Pilgrims Abscond In Israel
News

Lecturer, Soldier, Policeman, 97 Other Nigerian Pilgrims Abscond In Israel

Some Nigerians including a soldier, a police officer, a lecturer and many other Nigerians have absconded during a pilgrimage in Israel. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Tor Uja, has said 100 Christian pilgrims absconded during the 2017 pilgrimage to Israel. Mr Uja, who made this known while receiving security report of the 2017 pilgrimage on Monday in Abuja, said that no pilgrim absconded in Rome and Greece. The NCPC boss said that the 100 pilgrims who absconded were from five states in Nigeria, adding that a serving soldier, a police inspector and a lecturer were among the absconders. He, however, did not disclose the states and names of the absconders, but tagged the states as “red fla...
See The Profiles Of ‘Young’ Nigerians Who Want To be President In 2019
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See The Profiles Of ‘Young’ Nigerians Who Want To be President In 2019

Here is a thread of everyone that has so far declared their intent to run for the Presidency in 2019....This is a must read. 1. Kingsley Moghalu -55 years old -Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy at Tufts University -Attended UNN and LSE (Ph.D) -President of the Institute of Governance and Economic Transformation -Former United Nations official -Former CBN deputy governor 2. Fela Durotoye -46 years old -Public speaker and business strategist -BSc. Computer Science and Economics, and MBA/MSc. Business Strategy from Obafemi Awolowo University -Look up the Mushin Makeover Project 3. Donald Duke -56 years old -LLB from Ahmadu Bello University, LLM from the University of Pennsylvania -Former Commissioner for Finance and Planning -Fo...