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Sex for mark scandal: ‘I’m guilty’ Lecturer admitted

Prof. Richard Iyiola Akindele, a former lecturer with the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, involved in the sex for mark scandal has pleaded guilty to sexual harassment charge against him. Iyiola was dragged to court for demanding sex to award marks to one of his students, Monica Osagie. The lecturer changed


The Nigerian Army has called for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging there is credible evidence the organisation is working hard to destabilise the country. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman said in a statement on Monday that the organisation’s attempt to destabilise the nation was noted

Nigeria: Government failures fuel escalating conflict between farmers and herders as death toll nears 4,000

According to Amnesty international, The Nigerian authorities’ failure to investigate communal clashes and bring perpetrators to justice has fuelled a bloody escalation in the conflict between farmers and herders across the country, resulting in at least 3,641 deaths in the past three years and the displacement of thousands more, Amnesty

BREAKING: National Assembly workers begin strike, block gates

Workers at the National Assembly, under the auspices of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, have begun their four-day warning strike. The workers stormed the entrances to the National Assembly Complex in the early hours of Monday to barricade the gates and prevent entry. More security operatives have been deploy to manage

Gun battle in Borno between Soldiers and BH on Friday

In a statement disclosed yesterday by Deputy Director Army Public Relations Col. Onyema Nwachukwu (Operation Lafiya Dole), stated that a soldier was killed in the gun battle as soldiers repelled Boko Haram on Friday. “Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, located at Gudumbali in northern Borno, on Friday, December 14, repelled an

2019: INEC needs more than 100,000 Vehicle for polls

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it requires over 100,000 vehicles for logistic purposes in the 2019 general elections. Previously, INEC signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with stakeholders in the transportation sector, including Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW; Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, RTEAN, and National Association

2019: Election will hold in Niger and Chad – INEC

At the end of the stakeholders validation conference on the framework for Internally Displaced Persons IDPs, The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC concluded a resolution to make special provisions for IDPs outside Nigeria to vote in next February general elections. At the hours-long conference, which was jointly organized with the International