• 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 […]

  • World Bank, NOUN Not Awarding Scholarship To Indigent Students – VC

    World Bank, NOUN Not Awarding Scholarship To Indigent Students – VC

    The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has refuted media reports that the World Bank and the institution were giving scholarships to indigent or any other category of students.

    This was contained in a statement made available to Newsmen yesterday in Abuja by the director, Media and Publicity, NOUN, Ibrahim Sheme.

    The vice-chancellor of the varsity, Prof Abdalla Uba Adamu, said in the statement that the clarification became necessary in view of the understanding in some quarters that the bank was going […]