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ASUU Chairman Suspended Over Sex-For-Marks Scandal

Professor Monday Igbafen, Chairman of the Ambrose Alli University (AAU) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has been suspended by university authorities over allegations of sexual assault. Igbafen, an Associate Professor of the Department of Philosophy, was suspended after his arraignment before a disciplinary committee on allegations of sexual misconduct. News of his suspension was contained in ...

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Buhari Sacked Me For Refusing To Give His Minister Bribes – Ex-TETFUND Boss, Baffa

The sacked Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TeTFund), Abdullahi Baffa, said he was forced out of office owing to his refusal to provide monetary kickbacks to Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu. Baffa told BBC Hausa on Wednesday that the Minister had sent a contractor to him demanding his share of N200 billion disbursed by the agency to ...

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Bowen Varsity Students Stage Protest Over Drug Test

Some students of Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, have staged a protest against the directive of the management that they must undergo a drug test. The management is, however, insisting that the affected students must face disciplinary action. Videos of an inferno from one of the rooms on the first floor of the boy’s hostel went viral on Monday with ...

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Stay Away From Our School, OAU Students Warn Osinbajo

Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife on Monday expressed their reservations against the planned visit of the Nigerian Vice -president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo into the campus to attend the 43rd combined convocation of the university holding next week. The students, through their representative, Gbenga Ololoniran, who is the Protem Chairman, Students’ Union Action Committee, described the planned visit as ...

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Buhari Approves Reduction In Cost Of JAMB, NECO Forms

The federal government has approved a reduction in the cost of forms for final year secondary school and post-secondary school examinations. This reduction, first announced by President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on new media, Bashir Ahmad, was decided at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presided over the meeting in the absence of Mr Buhari ...

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UI School Reopens After Week Of Closure Over Hijab

The University of Ibadan International School has been reopened, DAILY POST can report. The school, which had witnessed mild crisis over the use of Hijab by some female Muslim students was shut last Monday when the Muslim parents insisted that the use of Hijab is a constitutional right of their female children. This insistence made the management of the school ...

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OAU Professor Involved In Sex For Mark Saga Remanded In Prison

The Federal High Court, Ososgbo, Osun State on Monday ordered that Professor Richard Akindele who is standing trial for allegedly asking for sexual benefits from a student Ms Monica Osagie be remanded in prison till November 27, 2018. The presiding judge M.O Onyetonu gave the order while adjourning the case filed by ICPC against Mr Akindele Richard, a former lecturer ...

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UI International School Shut Down Over Hijab

The University of Ibadan International School has been shut down indefinitely, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The school was shut down early on Monday, following the lingering crisis over the wearing of Hijab by female Muslim students in the school. A statement posted on the main gate of the school said that the school had been shut down ...

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Ife Varsity Professor In Sex-for-marks Case Charged With Corruption

A Nigerian professor accused of demanding sex from a student to boost her marks has been charged with corruption, one of the country’s main anti-graft bodies has announced. The woman came forward in April with a recording of the management and accounting lecturer demanding that she sleep with him or fail the course, sparking a debate in Nigeria about sexual ...

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Hijab-wearing Female Students Bar From UI School

The crisis rocking the University of Ibadan International School over the use of Hijab by female Muslim students took another dimension Thursday morning when the school management barred some Hijab-wearing students of the school from entering the premises of the school. Academic activities were paralysed in the school on Monday when the school shut the classes against the students of ...

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