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Dr. Margaret Amoakohene, the chairperson of the Anti-sexual Harassment Committee of the University of Ghana, has said that there were no pieces of evidence against the lecturers of the university in the recently released #SexForGrades documentary.

#SexForGrades: University of Ghana lecturers to appear before anti-sexual harassment committee

The management of the University of Ghana has directed two of its lecturers, whose involvement in a sexual harassment scandal was revealed via a BBC documentary, to appear before an anti-sexual harassment panel.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Federal government to establish endowment fund for art, culture – minister

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture, has said that one of the priorities of the ministry is to ensure all parastatals in the art and culture sector were funded to achieve their set goals.
BBC Africa Eye journalist Kiki Mordi

I jave been threatened over #SexForGrades investigation – BBC journalist

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.

UNILAG suspends lecturer, shuts down staff club ‘cold room’ over alleged sexual harassment

The University of Lagos, UNILAG, has suspended lecturer, Boniface Igbeneghu, a former sub-dean of the Faculty of Art and head pastor of local Foursquare Gospel Church over a viral video where he was caught on camera allegedly demanding sex from a lady “seeking admission.”
Migrants struggling at mid sea after boat capsizes

13 women die as migrant boat sinks in Mediterranean

Italian coastguards recovered the bodies of 13 women who died after a crowded migrant boat capsized in heavy weather as rescue boats approached it off the coast of Lampedusa, an island south of Sicily, local authorities said yesterday.

Kenyans dominate first Onitsha City Marathon

Kenya’s Bernard Sang, 39, and Esther Chesand, 25, have won the male and female categories of maiden Onitsha City Marathon held in Onitsha, Anambra on Saturday.
Nigeria Football

90 footballers screened for new football club Amen FC

Ninety amateur and professional footballers across Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon participated in a 3-day screening exercise to select new crop of players for a new football club in Cross River State.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, have agreed to set up a committee to address the issue compensation to victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, it was learnt on Thursday. 1

Xenophobia: South Africa, Nigeria mend relations, sign 30 trade deals

South Africa and Nigeria signed 30 trade and cooperation agreements on Thursday, weeks after a wave of violence against Nigerian nationals in Johannesburg and Pretoria had strained relations between Africa’s top two economies.

NYSC renews partnership with NUC to strengthen mobilisation process

The National Youth Service Corps says it has renewed partnership with Nigeria Universities Commission to add credibility to the mobilisation process and prevent the participation of fake graduates from national service.

Innoson getting enormous support, patronage from President Buhari’s government – chairman

Chief Innocent Chukwuma, Chairman, Innoson Group of Companies Nigeria limited, says the Federal government, under President Muhammadu Buhari, has given enormous patronage and support to his firm, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM).
In October 2017, a Paris court handed Obiang a three-year suspended jail term after convicting him of siphoning off public money to buy assets in France [Jerome DelayAP]

Switzerland to auction cars seized from Equatorial Guinea leader’s son

An auction house in Switzerland is set to sell a collection of luxury cars that authorities seized from the son of Equatorial Guinea's president in a money laundering probe.
Another player with Nigerian roots has thrown his name into the hat for Super Eagles selection after CSKA Sofia winger Viv Solomon-Otabor confirmed he wanted to represent the West African nation.

English-born winger Viv Solomon-Otabor wants to play for Nigeria

Another player with Nigerian roots has thrown his name into the hat for Super Eagles selection after CSKA Sofia winger Viv Solomon-Otabor confirmed he wanted to represent the West African nation.
Ramon Azeez has praised his Spanish club Granada after he was recalled to the Nigeria national team.

Ramon Azeez: Granada’s faith led to Super Eagles recall

The midfielder has been included in Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad that will face Brazil in an international friendly game on October 13 in Singapore.

INEC tasks UNDP on implementation of support programme

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to resuscitate the implementation of its Support to Democratic Empowerment (SDE) Phase 1, in Nigeria.

UK judge to allow Nigeria to appeal ruling on $9 billion P&ID case

A UK judge on Thursday gave Nigeria permission to seek to overturn a ruling that would have allowed a private firm to try to seize more than $9 billion in assets from the West African country.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun governor vows to make state investment destination

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has reiterated his commitment towards making the state the first investment destination of choice not only in Nigeria but In the Sub-Saharan Africa.

Sierra Leone accept late invitation to WAFU Cup of Nations

The Sierra Leone Football Association has accepted a late invitation to participate in the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations, which gets underway in Senegal this weekend.

Senators differ on border closure

Nigeria Senators on Wednesday in Abuja differed over closed borders by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’