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NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Insecurity: 45 killed, 13 kidnapped in deadly attacks across Nigeria last week

At least 45 individuals were killed in reported violent attacks across Nigeria last week while 13 others were abducted. The Nigerian Army said 39 of those killed were bandits terrorising the country. This successful campaign against bandits is a departure from the situation the previous week when the military appeared…

Unilag senate house [PHOTO CREDIT: unilag.edu.ng ]

#SexForGrades: UNILAG suspends another lecturer exposed in documentary

The management of the University of Lagos has suspended Samuel Oladipo, of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences indicted in a sexual harassment scandal. He was indicted alongside Boniface Igbenegbu; a former sub-Dean of Faculty of Art in a BBC documentary exposing sex for marks scandal in tertiary…

University of Ghana

#SexForGrades: University of Ghana lecturers to appear before anti-sexual harassment committee

The management of the University of Ghana has directed two of its lecturers, whose involvement in a sexual harassment scandal was revealed via a BBC documentary, to appear before an anti-sexual harassment panel. The two lecturers are Ransford Gyampo and Paul Kwame Butakor. The documentary uncovers sex-for-grades irregularities in West…

University of Lagos (UNILAG). [Photo credit: Students Nigeria]

#SexForGrades: UNILAG students speak on experience with randy lecturer

Some students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have narrated their encounter with the randy lecturer exposed in a BBC video demanding sex from an undercover reporter posing as a 17-year-old admission seeker. Boniface Igbeneghu was exposed in a BBC undercover documentary. The video emanated from an investigation into the…

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

#SexForGrades: Saraki wants Buhari, National Assembly to revisit sexual harassment bill

Following the video exposing a lecturer making sexual demands from an admission seeker, a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari and the National assembly to revisit the sexual harassment bill. The bill: "Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Education Institution Prohibition Bill" was recommended during the leadership of…

The lecturer, Boniface Igbeneghu, is a former sub-dean of Faculty of Art and head pastor of local Foursquare Gospel Church. [PHOTO CREDIT: Screen shot from BBC's secret video.]

Nigerian lecturer caught on video sexually harassing admission seeker

A lecturer at the University of Lagos has been caught on camera making sexual demands to offer admission to a 'student'. The lecturer was exposed in a 13 minutes video by BBC Africa where an undercover journalist, Kiki Mordi, disguised as a 17-year-old admission seeker. The investigation is part of…

ARMY: Nigerian Soldiers (Army) on duty. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian]

Insecurity: 38 Nigerian soldiers, 16 others killed in violent attacks last week

The Nigerian military suffered a major loss as armed persons killed at least 38 soldiers in violent attacks last week. Six civilians and 10 suspected bandits were also killed in other attacks while no fewer than 16 others were kidnapped across Nigeria. The major attacks last week occurred on Thursday…

Omoyele Sowore

Sowore: Why Buhari can’t intervene now – Official

A presidency official on Sunday said President Muhammadu Buhari cannot intervene over the detention of the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, by the State Security Services (SSS, also called DSS) because "it is too early for the president's intervention." The Special Adviser to Mr Buhari on Media and Publicity,…

SSS Officials (Photo Credit: Guardian Nigeria)

ANALYSIS: SSS: Nigeria’s security agency notorious for disobeying court orders

The State Security Service (SSS) has become notorious for disobeying court orders, a PREMIUM TIMES analysis has shown. The agency, established under military rule in 1986, has a penchant for disobeying court orders and has continued to do so despite a recent statement by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko…

LAUTECH

LAUTECH Crisis: Osun Govt attacks ASUU over comments on salaries

The Osun State Government has condemned the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) for accusing it of not paying its members' salaries. The university's ASUU members recently said they would disrupt academic activities over an alleged refusal of the state government to…

Buruji Kashamu, the senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District

Constituency Projects Scandal: Kashamu accuses ICPC of mischief

Buruji Kashamu, a former senator representing Ogun East Senatorial district, has accused the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) of being mischievous over its claim that it recovered three ambulances and 500KVA Transformer, which were meant for the former senator’s constituency, from him. The ICPC had claimed…

ICPC Head Office

Constituency Projects Scandal: ICPC recovers three ambulances, transformer from senator

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) has announced the recovery of three ambulance vehicles and a 500KVA Transformer which are Constituency Project items, from a former senator, Buruji Kashamu. The commission made this known in series of tweets on its official handle on Thursday. PREMIUM TIMES…

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

Ten months after inauguration, Oyetola finally appoints Osun commissioners (FULL LIST)

The Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has submitted the list of commissioner-designates to the state House of Assembly. The submission comes ten months after he was sworn in as the state governor on November 27, 2018. Mr Oyetola, who is currently on President Muhammadu Buhari’s entourage to the 74th session…

Broken office

Sacked LASU lecturers accuse university of illegally breaking into their offices

Some lecturers of the Lagos State University (LASU), who were sacked earlier this month, have accused the university management of breaking into their offices and destroying their personal belonging before the elapse of the period of appeal provided by the university’s condition of service. Section 3.10 of the university’s condition…

Nigerian Soldiers

Insecurity: Four killed as violent deaths reduce across Nigeria last week

At least four people died as reported violent deaths reduced across Nigeria last week, the lowest in the past four months since PREMIUM TIMES has been tracking insecurity incidents across the country. At least 10 persons were, however, reported kidnapped during the week under review. This newspaper reported how Nigerian…

Nigerian Army in Damboa, Borno state (Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters)

Nigerian army launches new operation against Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has announced the launch of “Operation Positive Identification” against fleeing Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in the North-east. The army and other security forces have been battling the Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria since 2009. The terror group and its affiliate, ISWAP, have now been largely limited to the…

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Insecurity: 36 killed, nine kidnapped in violent attacks across Nigeria last week

At least 36 persons were killed and nine others kidnapped in reported violent crimes across Nigeria last week, indicating that insecurity continues to be a serious challenge in the country. The victims include two students killed by police officers attached to the wife of Ekiti State Governor, Bisi Fayemi, when…

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Alfa Belgore

$9.6bn P&ID Judgment Debt: Nigerians want former CJN Belgore punished for betraying country

Following PREMIUM TIMES report that exposed how former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Alfa Belgore, helped British firm, Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID), to secure the arbitral award of $9.6 billion (N3.2 trillion) against his country, Nigerians have taken to social media to express shock at the revelation and…

The Lagos State University (LASU)

EXCLUSIVE: LASU enforces secrecy oath on staff after PREMIUM TIMES exposed fraud

After a series of reports by PREMIUM TIMES detailing alleged fraud at the Lagos State University (LASU), the management of the university has issued directives that all staff must sign an "oath of secrecy". The directive, signed by the institution’s Deputy Registrar, Mustapha R. M, was issued after the 121st…

LASU-Entrance

ASUU reacts to sack of members by LASU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has reacted to the sack of its members by the Lagos State University (LASU). PREMIUM TIMES reported how the Adebayo Ninalowo-led governing council of the university wielded the big stick in a meeting on Thursday. The lecturers were accused of "unauthorised removal, retention…

The Lagos State University (LASU)

LASU sacks lecturers for exposing alleged fraud, accuses them of stealing documents

The management of the Lagos State University (LASU) has sacked three lecturers of the institution for allegedly using stolen documents to show alleged fraud. The lecturers were accused of unauthorised removal, retention and dissemination or publication of official confidential documents. At a meeting on Thursday, the Adebayo Ninalowo-led governing council…

FUOYE students protest

As students death toll rises in Ekiti, state govt, police muddy the waters

The Ekiti State Government said on Wednesday that it "has been informed that there might have been casualties" during a students protest on Tuesday. PREMIUM TIMES reported how at least two students died from gunshot wounds after police officers fired at students protesting the poor electricity situation in their school.…

Fuoye students protest over lack of power supply

FUOYE Protest: Another student dies from gunshot injury

Another student of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), identified as Joseph Icon, died on Wednesday morning. The deceased, according to the Students Union President, Awodola Oluwaseun, was one of the victims that sustained gunshot injuries at a protest on Tuesday. "Another student just died this morning. I am on…

FUOYE students protest

Protest: FUOYE shut indefinitely, Students Union proscribed

Following the incident that led to the death of a student of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti on Tuesday, the management of institution has ordered the shut down of the school indefinitely. Also, FUOYE students' union activities have been proscribed indefinitely. This was disclosed in special announcement on Voice 89.9FM late…

FUOYE students protest

One killed, many injured as police shoot to disperse protesting Nigerian students

A 100 level student of Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Oluwaseyi Kehinde, has been shot dead by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, witnesses have told PREMIUM TIMES. Several other students were also reportedly injured while students were protesting poor electricity supply in Oye and Ikole Ekiti on Tuesday, PREMIUM TIMES…