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New evidence obtained by BBC Africa Eye contradicts the official explanation for the cause of an explosion which killed 23 people and destroyed a girls boarding school in Lagos, Nigeria.
Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application for confidential reporting and data generation.
ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the National Assembly to urgently pass into law, the Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Schools Prohibition Bill to arrest the immoral activities of some lecturers against their female students.
Four days after the BBC Africa Eye’s sex-for-grades hit the media, and a day after the Senate introduced a bill that aims to prevent the sexual harassment of university students, President Muhammadu Buhari has demanded that stricter laws are needed to prevent girls from being abused in the nation’s schools.
Professor Okwechime Emmanuel of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has said in a phone interview that there are some female students that dress half nude to class because they want to “obtain Sexually Transmitted Degree (STD)”, thereby a possible cause of the widespread Sex for Grade in Nigerian tertiary institutions.
The public outcry over the BBC Africa Eye “Sex for Grades” exposè is yet to abate, with the National President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Danielson Bamidele Akpan, saying he has received over 70 complaints in the 24 hours since the documentary was released online on Monday from students who say they have been victims of sexual harassment by lecturers in Nigerian universities.
Kiki Mordi, an undercover journalist with the BBC Africa Eye, has revealed that she received threats after releasing an investigation which exposed sexual harassment in West African universities.
Buhari made the call during the exclusive screening of the BBC Africa Eye ‘Sex for Grades’ documentary on Monday night in Lagos.
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has vowed to deal with any of its staff involved in the sex-for-grades video that has gone viral.
Two Nigerian University lecturers from one of Nigeria’s leading universities – the University of Lagos have been exposed in the sex-for-grade scandal as revealed by BBC Africa Eye team.
The hashtag #Sexforgrades is trending on social media as a result of a BBC short film released on the international newsite Monday morning.
Four persons on Monday died, while 12 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus around Isara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Some Nigerian traders in Ghana are considering suicide as option, following rising cases of frustrations, biting hunger and sad feelings of grave abandonment occasioned by the recent actions taken by Ghanaian government against the traders, Progressives Ambassadors of Nigeria has said.
Frank Lampard insists Victor Moses will not be part of his squad for Tuesday’s Carabao Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspurs.
Sadiq Umar was on target for Partizan Belgrade in their 2 – 1 victory over Backa Backa Palanka in Monday’s Serbian pro league game.
Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.