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University of Lagos {UNILAG STUDENTS)

UPDATED: #SexForGrades: UNILAG shuts down ‘Cold Room’, where lecturers ‘sexually harass’ students

The ‘Cold Room’ was mentioned by a lecturer of the school, Boniface Igbeneghu, who was caught on video sexually harassing an undercover journalist who posed as an admission seeker.

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.]

UNILAG suspends Dr Boniface, lecturer caught on video sexually harassing ‘admission seeker’

The university’s vice-chancellor said the lecturer has been suspended indefinitely.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Why CCB will not release asset declarations of Buhari, Osinbajo, others – Official

The CCB says this is because “the National Assembly has not set the guidelines for it to do so”

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

The investigation uncovers the sex for grade crises in West African Universities.

TETFUND

TETFUND received N1 trillion in five years but lacks accounting, operational guidelines – Report

A report by NEITI calls for a comprehensive audit of TETFUND and its operations.

A corn farm used to illustrate the story.

Nigerian banks give only 4% of their loans to agriculture

“We must find other alternatives to support agriculture. The facility will not support agriculture as we want it,” an economist says.

Ese Brume [PHOTO CREDIT: iaafworldathleticschamps.com]

Nigeria’s Ese Brume wins medal at World Championships

Before this feat, Okagbare’s silver medal in 2013 was Nigeria’s last medal at the World Championships.
Before this feat, Okagbare’s silver medal in 2013 was Nigeria’s last medal at the World Championships.

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 insurgents killed at least 38 soldiers in one of the violent attacks reported last week

Locally produced Rice in Ogun State

Nigeria’s border policy leaves concerns about rice shortage

Rice is the most popular food staple in Nigeria with local demand in excess of seven million tonnes.

PROFILE: Emmanuel Dennis, the ‘Nigerian Neymar’ who stunned Real Madrid

Dennis for many is on the fast track to stardom with his commendable scoring prowess.

Nigerian Army in Sambisa Forest

Eleven Nigerian soldiers killed, 14 injured in Boko Haram attack on military convoy

Security analysts say the alarming rate of successful attacks on Nigerian soldiers indicates the military has lost its grip on the counter-terrorism battle.

Agba Jalingo [Photo: TVC]

ANALYSIS: Agba Jalingo In Handcuffs: The Unlawful Beyond The Immoral

At the court appearance for his bail ruling, Agba Jalingo was brought and taken away in handcuffs, by the prison officials.

Gunmen used to illustrate the story

Gunmen kidnap six people in Adamawa

“This is a shocking development and I urge the government to do something about the growing trend,” a lawmaker said of the kidnap.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Boko Haram: Borno govt signs agreement with 30 Saudi-based clerics to pray for peace

Muslims believe that prayers offered in the holy mosque of Kaaba are speedily granted.

Yemi Osinbajo speaking at the 59th Independence Anniversary Lecture at the Island Club, Lagos[PHOTO CREDIT: profosinbajo IG]

Osinbajo advocates state police, devolution of powers

The vice president says the devolution of more power to states will enable them to control more of their resources.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan replies ex-U.K Prime minister’s allegation over Chibok girls

The former president says Mr Cameron was after him for approving a legislation banning gay marriage.

Borno governor, Babagana Zulum

Why Borno govt is demolishing brothels, alcohol joints – Attorney General

An official gives reasons why the hotels were sealed.

National Assembly Complex

Saraki-led NASS passed record number of bills ‘but few had quality’ — Jega Report

A study led by former INEC chairman however says the eighth National Assembly did better than any previous Assembly given “the context under which they operated”.

PTDF Building in Abuja

PTDF: Nigeria spent N120 billion on project whose impact ‘cannot be ascertained’

The PTDF describes the NEITI report as a “presumptive and illegitimate conclusion.”
The PTDF describes the NEITI report as a “presumptive and illegitimate conclusion.”

Facebook removes accounts from UAE, Egypt, Nigeria, Indonesia

The tech giant says it removed 443 Facebook and 125 Instagram accounts, as well as 200 pages and 76 groups originating from UAE, Egypt, Nigeria and Indonesia.

CrossRiverWatch publisher and journalist, Agba Jalingo. [PHOTO CREDIT: Crossriverwatch.com]

Court denies detained Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, bail

The court ruled that the charges against Mr Jalingo were grave with one carrying capital punishment.

Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram account of Sowore]

It’s not illegal to call for Revolution, even Buhari did so, Sowore’s lawyer tells court

Mr Sowore’s counsel said even the Supreme Court does not regard a revolution as a lawful offence.

The Publisher of popular news website, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore

UPDATED: Court grants Sowore N100 million bail

Mr Sowore is facing trial for alleged fraud, treasonable felony and cyberstalking.

Mr Agba Jalingo inside the courtroom on Friday

Nigerian Journalist, Agba Jalingo, arrives court in handcuff

The CrossRiverWatch publisher is accused of “treason” over a report accusing Cross River’s Gov. Ayade of diverting N500 million.

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

Oshiomhole blames PDP for 2023 presidential posters of himself, Tinubu, El-Rufai

Posters of APC chieftain Bola Tinubu, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Mr Oshiomhole had been sighted in some parts of the country.