• Lecturer who demands for s*x before awarding marks risks 5 years jail term – Senate

    Lecturer who demands for s*x before awarding marks risks 5 years jail term – Senate

    A Bill for an Act to make provision for the prohibition and punishment of sexual harassment of students by lecturers in tertiary institutions has been passed into law.

    The Bill which was sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta Central) and 57 other co-sponsors, was read for the first time on Wednesday 4th May, 2016.

    The objective of the Bill is to prohibit the offence of sexual harassment in tertiary institutions and impose stiff penalties on perpetrators.

    It also creates a strict liability offence […]

  • Fuel subsidy gulps $35bn spent in 5 years – former NNPC director

    Fuel subsidy gulps $35bn spent in 5 years – former NNPC director

    A former acting group executive director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Tim Okon, has revealed that Nigeria spent an estimated $35bn as subsidy on petroleum products out of the $300bn earned from crude oil from 2010 and 2014.

    This is just as experts from the oil sector have called on the Federal Government to diversify the economy and discontinue its overdependence on oil revenue.

    Okon and some professors, as well as other stakeholders in the oil and gas sector, […]

  • National Drivers licence now valid for 5 years

    National Drivers licence now valid for 5 years

    The Lagos State Motor Vehicle Administration Agency (MVAA) has announced a new validity period of five years for the National Drivers’ Licence, noting however that the choice is optional.

    The General Manager of the Agency, Mr. Lateef Lawal, who disclosed this today, said the decision was taken at the 134th meeting of the Federal Road Safety Commission’s Joint Tax Board in order to ease off the renewal/reissue process of the driver’s licence.

    Speaking further, the General Manager lauded the initiative and maintained […]

  • Doctors remove mammoth tumour weighing 15 Stone that sat in woman’s stomach for 5 years … see photos

    Doctors remove mammoth tumour weighing 15 Stone that sat in woman’s stomach for 5 years … see photos

    woman has had a giant 15st tumour removed after living with it for five years. Kamlesh Devi, 45, from Meerut, in Uttar Pradesh, in northern India, claimed her husband stopped her visiting a doctor much earlier because he said the family were too poor to pay for treatment.

    Doctors last Friday removed a giant 15 stone tumour from a woman after living with it for five years. Her husband died six years ago and Ms Kamlesh decided to finally see […]