Good day, and welcome to the Concise News roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Tuesday, October 8th, 2019.
Dr Boniface Igbeneghu has been suspended by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, over allegations of sexual assault. The institution also shut down the “Cold Room,” where lecturers allegedly sexually assault female students. The university’s Principal Assistant Registrar (Communication Unit), Taiwo Oloyede, on Monday announced the suspension of Igbeneghu and the shutdown of the “cold room.”
One of the lecturers implicated in the BBC Africa Eye’s ‘Sex For Grades’ video Yaw Gyampo has vowed to sue the BBC for airing the documentary. Gyampo, a professor of political science at the University of Ghana, was implicated in the exposé released on Monday on BBC News Africa’s YouTube. The senior lecturer described the documentary as an entrapment, insisting that he was never involved in the act.