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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.

Reps member urges leaders to alleviate poverty through charity

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Val Anyika, has called on the country’s leaders to do more to alleviate the poverty levels of the less privileged in the society.

UNILAG: Our driver was to receive counselling before suicide

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has said its worker, Sunday Gbenga Meshioye, who committed suicide days ago was scheduled to be counselled by the institution’s counselling unit before the incident.

Unilag supervisor commits suicide by ingesting ‘pesticide’

The University of Lagos has announced the death of one of its workers, Mr Sunday Meshioye, aged 36.g
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.

Hostel invasion: Plateau university suspends three security personnel

Following the invasion of Plateau State University Bokkos by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen leading to the rape of a female student and the death of 100-level student, the management of the institution has approved the suspension of three security personnel for the negligence of duty.

Report: Governor Ambode ‘fell out of favour due to bad politics’

A study finding has revealed that the Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, ‘fell out of favour due to bad politics’ in the state.
Ayuba Wabba

NLC’s Ayuba Wabba to speak at Governor Gaidam’s book launch

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Ayuba Wabba will deliver a lecture at the public presentation of a book chronicling the one-decade stewardship of Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state.
Jide Jimoh

Election: Jide Jimoh retains Lagos Houe of Reps seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Lagos Mainland Federal Constituency, Mr Jide Jimoh, as winner of Saturday’s election.

Don wants reforms in Nigerian media

A don has called for a comprehensive reform of the media and for journalists to avoid sycophancy in the discharge of their duties, especially during the 2019 general election and beyond.
Tanzania Benjamin Mkapa

Tanzania’s Benjamin Mkapa tasks African leaders on corruption

Former President Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania has called for more efforts by African countries in the fight against corruption and other vices that retarded development.

Ohanaeze, BIM, others mourn ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

Former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme, 85, has died in a London clinic, the family confirmed on Monday.

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Gynaecologist: Sex position, duration don’t determine child’s gender

Dr Olatoye Ogundipe, a gynaecologist, on Wednesday, says the gender of a child is not determined by the sex position or duration contrary to beliefs by some people.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC national leadership fix NEC meeting Friday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and his National Working Committee (NWC) have finally bowed to pressure by fixing the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting for Friday, November 22.

Police recruitment: Court to deliver judgment in PSC suit on December 4

The Federal High Court Abuja will on December 4, deliver judgment in the suit filed by the Police Service Commission against the Nigeria Police Force over the recruitment of 10,000 constables.
Jose Mourinho has been appointed the new Tottenham manager. REUTERS

José Mourinho was not Tottenham’s first choice to replace Mauricio Pochettino

That’s according to a story in the Daily Mail on Wednesday which claims that Spurs chairman Daniel Levy actually wanted Brendan Rodgers to work his magic in north London.

Border closure: Inflation will be moderate in three months – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has said that the rise in inflation is temporary and will go down aggressively in another three to four months.