Dismissed OAU professor remanded in prison over sex-for-marks scandal

Dismissed OAU professor remanded in prison over sex-for-marks scandal

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A dismissed professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Richard Iyiola Akindele, has been remanded in prison custody. He was accused by a former student, Monica Osagie, of demanding sex to pass her. Akindele was arraigned on Monday by the Independent Corrupt…

OAU sex-for-marks professor finally faces court prosecution

OAU sex-for-marks professor finally faces court prosecution

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A former professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele embroiled in a sex-for-marks scandal will on Monday, 19th November, 2018 finally face prosecution. This is as the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has concluded plans to…

LASU now World Bank’s African Centre of Excellence on STEM Education

LASU now World Bank’s African Centre of Excellence on STEM Education

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The Lagos State University (LASU) has been selected as one of World Bank’s Centre of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative STEM Education (CITSE). This is according to its Vice-Chancellor, Olanrewaju Fagbohun on Friday at the “Long Time Service Award” where the university…

Rights group calls UI school hijab crisis ‘religious apartheid’

Rights group calls UI school hijab crisis ‘religious apartheid’

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A human rights group, Muslim Rights Concerns has condemned the ongoing hijab crisis at the International School, University of Ibadan describing it as “religious apartheid”. A press statement signed by the Director of the group, Ishaq Akintola alleged a poor handling of…

EFCC arrests 24 undergraduates, 12 others for alleged cybercrimes

EFCC arrests 24 undergraduates, 12 others for alleged cybercrimes

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 24 undergraduate students for alleged cybercrimes. They are among the thirty-six suspected internet fraudsters nabbed by the Ibadan office of the anti-graft agency at 21, Sawmill Road Awa-Ijebu, Ogun State. The suspects who…

UI secondary school management bars hijab wearing students from classes

UI secondary school management bars hijab wearing students from classes

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The management of the International School, University of Ibadan has on Wednesday barred hijab wearing students from classes. This is coming two days after it earlier shut its premises because some Muslim students appeared in school with the Muslim head covering. Eight…

Lagos government approves hijab usage in schools

Lagos government approves hijab usage in schools

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The Lagos State government has finally granted approval for the use of hijab in secondary schools in the state. This is this first time the government is taking an affirmative action on a 2016 court judgement which ruled that hijab usage a…

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