Undergraduates in Kwara state on Wednesday August 19, staged a protest to demand for the reopening of higher institutions in the state.
Higher institutions of learning in Nigeria have been shut down since March as part of measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the country.
The protesting undergraduates marched to the front of the government house in Ilorin. They argued that if airports, markets, and churches can be reopened, their schools should also be reopened.
They carried placards with different inscriptions such as ”Adamu Save Our Education’, Re-open Polytechnic Now’.
See more photos of the protesting students below
Fans gift Mercy Eke two plots of land on her 27th birthday (video)
Mercy Eke, BBNaija season 4 winner, who turns 27 today September 29, was left in shock when her diehard fans gifted her two plots of land they purchased for her as a birthday present.
Watch a video of Mercy receiving documents from the fans below
Davido reacts to allegation of slapping Rema at backstage of BBNaija arena
Davido has reacted to allegation of slapping Mavin star, Rema at the backstage of the Big Brother Naija arena.
The rumour was started by a Twitter user who claimed that Davido slapped Rema after the Mavin star’s bouncers stopped Big Brother Naija lockdown housemates from taking selfies with him during the finale show.
However hours after the Twitter user revealed his tweet was a lie and a joke, Davido tweeted in response;
Actually not fair bro … cus pple actually believed u … we humans too my guy
Rivers university suspends lecturer for allegedly sexually harassing and impregnating a student
The Management of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE) has suspended a lecturer, Dr Rowland Uchechukwu Igwe of the Department of Sociology for allegedly impregnating a student.
It was gathered that the lecturer allegedly intimidated, sexuallly harassed the said student before impregnating her.
Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele, who confirmed the development in a statement on his personal Facebook account, on September 24, said the undergraduate suffered health complications as a result of the pregnancy.
“The Management of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education has placed a lecturer, Dr Rowland Uchechukwu Igwe of the Department of Sociology on an Indefinite suspension on an allegation of serial intimidation, sexual harrassment and undue canal knowledge of a female undergraduate which resulted in her impregnation and other health complications.”
“The matter has been referred to the Council-Senate Committee on staff disciplinary matters for further investigation.” the statement reads.