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Sex for marks scandals: Emulate ABU Zaria, agency urges Nigerian varsities

The Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has appealed to institutions of higher learning to emulate Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in the fight against sexual harassment in tertiary institutions. A statement issued by its Chief Executive Officer, Babatunde Irukera, on Sunday, stated that the commission lauded the action of the school authorities in terminating…

UNILAG, Four Square Church suspend alleged randy lecturer

The Unversity of Lagos has suspended a lecturer, Dr Boniface Igbeneghu, over alleged sex-for-admission scandal. In the same vein, the alleged randy lecturer, who is a pastor of the Four Square Gospel Church has also been suspended until investigations into the incident of sex scandal around him are concluded by the church. Indedd, a BBC…

LAUTECH: Oyo group blasts Osun Govt, asks Makinde to get tough

…Oyo can’t afford to let varsity go under An Oyo State-based socio-political organisation, the Oyo Kajola Group (OKG), has weighed in on the controversy between Oyo and Osun States over the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, saying that the needless drama being orchestrated by the government of Osun State was unhelpful and condemnable. The…

Fire razes UI faculty, equipment destroyed

Fire has razed the Faculty of Education in University of Ibadan, destroying millions of equipment and properties. The fire incident, which occurred around 9.pm on Wednesday during a torrential rainfall, is reported to have razed equipment for social interaction and networking by teaching and non-teaching staff members at the faculty. A source within the university….

Teachers’ training: We are ready to partner with Britain   —Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Thursday that his administration was ready to collaborate with the British government to enhance training and retraining of teachers in the state. The Governor, who was speaking while hosting a team of British High Commission officials led the Deputy High Commissioner, Mrs. Harriet Thompson, said that the…

We must reduce out-of-school children – Senate President

President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, on Thursday said the upper chamber will work to reduce the number of out-of-school children across the country. Lawan made the comment after the Legislative Agenda for the ninth Senate was adopted. “Today, the education sector suffers a lot. The 11 million or 12 million children out of…

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