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Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Vice Chancellor, UNILAG

UNILAG‘ll not cover up sex scandal case – VC

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has assured Nigerians that the recent sex scandal involving two lecturers of the institution will not be swept under the rug.
Prof. Sarah Anyanwu, the President, Nigeria Economic Society, on Monday in Abuja urged all tiers of government to implement policies designed to address unemployment in the country.

Sarah Anyanwu: Implement policies designed to address unemployment

Prof. Sarah Anyanwu, the President, Nigeria Economic Society, on Monday in Abuja urged all tiers of government to implement policies designed to address unemployment in the country.

Sex scandal: UNILAG sets up panel to probe suspended lecturers

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) authority set up a panel headed by Professor Ayodele Atsenuwa to look into the sex-for-mark scandal currently rocking the 57-year-old institution.

UNILAG suspends another lecturer over sex-for-grade saga

The University of Lagos, Akoka, has suspended another lecturer, Dr Samuel Oladipo, of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences after he was also indicted in a sexual harassment documentary produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Experts: Capital market affected by instability

Ahead of the country’s independence anniversary celebrations on October 1, Nigerian capital market operators have identified some highs and lows of the market as the nation turns 59.

Stakeholders react to presidential directive on forex restriction

Stakeholders have continued to react to the recent directive given by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to restrict forex on food items being imported into the country.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Nigeria’s poverty rate rises to 62.6%

Statistician General of the Federation (SGF) and Chief Executive of National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Dr Yemi Kale, has blamed rising income inequality in the country for being responsible for its high poverty rate, saying that as at 2010, the poverty rate was 62.6 per cent.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

University of Ibadan expels 5, rusticates 16, discharges 1

The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

Elections: Babatunde Adejare wins Agege House of Reps seat

Dr Babatunde Adejare of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of the Agege Federal Constituency seat in Lagos State.
Lagos State University - LASU

LASU confirms dismissal of three lecturers for sexual harassment

The Lagos State University (LASU) on Tuesday confirmed the dismissal of three of its academic staff for sexual harassment and misconduct.
Lagos State University - LASU

LASU sacks three lecturers over sexual harassment

The Lagos State University (LASU) has dismissed the appointment of three senior lecturers for sexual harassment of female students in their departments.

Three LASU lecturers face sack over alleged sexual harassment

Three lecturers at the Lagos State University (LASU) may be sacked anytime from now over cases of alleged sexual harassment of their students.

NANTS decries poor availability of information to farmers

Ken Ukaoha, President, National Association of Nigerian Traders, has decried poor access to information from Extension Service delivery to small scale farmers.
Lagos State University - LASU

LASU: Alleged sex scandal case before disciplinary committee

The Lagos State University (LASU), on Tuesday said it had issued a query to an Associate Professor in its Department of Economics over alleged sexual assault of a student, and the case was already before a Joint Action Disciplinary Committee.

University of Ibadan promotes 20 dons to professorial cadre

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, has announced that the institution’s Appointments and Promotions Committee for Academic Staff today approved the promotion of twenty lecturers to professorial cadre.
Kwesi Amissah-Arthur

Ghana’s ex-vice president dies during early morning exercise

Former Vice President of Ghana Kwesi Amissah-Arthur is dead, local media reported early Friday.
President Buhari signs 2018 Appropriation Bill into Law in State House on 19th June 2018 | State House

Experts: Quick release of budget funds will ensure optimum performance

Financial experts on Thursday advised the Federal Government to avoid bureaucratic bottlenecks and ensure quick release of funds for optimal performance of the 2018 budget.

NSE: Oando leads seven other coys with 52.75 percent growth in April

Oando Plc and seven other companies outperformed stocks on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in April to emerge as top performing equities in percentage terms.

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SSANU, NASU threaten to down tools over unresolved issues with federal government

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) said they would proceed on strike over unresolved issues with the Federal Government immediately the universities reopen.
The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) has denounced reports its facilities spewed crude oil into the Orashi River in Rivers State.

Agip: Rivers oil leakage not from our facility

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) has denounced reports its facilities spewed crude oil into the Orashi River in Rivers State.
Barcelona are set to make a €15 million (£14m-$18m) bid for Eric Garcia in the coming days after the defender turned down a contract extension with Manchester City.

Barcelona to make £14 million bid for Manchester City defender

Barcelona are set to make a €15 million (£14m/$18m) bid for Eric Garcia in the coming days after the defender turned down a contract extension with Manchester City.

INEC: Disrupting electoral timelines may cause constitutional crisis

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has lamented the growing resort to violence and incendiary remarks by political actors ahead of the Edo and Ondo Governorship elections, warning that any disruption of the process could alter electoral timelines thereby leading to a constitutional crisis.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied suggestions that it was frustrating the evacuation process of Nigerian students in Saudi Arabia.

Nigeria denies frustrating evacuation of students in Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied suggestions that it was frustrating the evacuation process of Nigerian students in Saudi Arabia.