Nigerian newspapers headlines by Concise news

Good day, and welcome to the Concise News roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Tuesday, October 8th, 2019.

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1. Sex For Grades: UNILAG Takes Decision On Lecturer, ‘Cold Room’ (Full Statement)

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.”

2. Sex-For-Grades: Foursquare Takes Major Decision Against Igbeneghu

The Foursquare Gospel Church has suspended Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu, a senior lecturer at the University of Lagos, Akoka, from all ministerial assignments. The church made this known in a statement on Monday by its National Secretary, Ikechukwu Ugbaja.

3. Sex For Grades: Lecturer Vows To Sue BBC (Video)

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.

4. ASUU President Reveals ‘Those Sponsoring Crisis In Union’

National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi has accused some vice-chancellors of sponsoring crisis in the union. Five universities have cut out of ASUU to form a new union. The lecturers announced the formation of the Congress of University Academics (CONUA) at the end of their stakeholders’ forum at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) on Saturday.

5. Buhari Reveals What Is Happening To Those Who Want To ‘Sabotage’ Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said his government had effectively frustrated the ambition of detractors to destabilise Nigeria. President Buhari made the remark in a message to the commissioning of 111 cadets into the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) as Pilot Officers, held at the NAF Base in Kaduna. The President was represented by Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin.

6. Why Nigerian Governors Are Scared Of Organising Flamboyant Parties – EFCC’s Magu

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has alleged that some state governors are afraid of organising flamboyant parties because of the commission’s eagle eyes. Magu said on Monday during his working visit to the commission’s zonal office in Makurdi that some of the governors were now maintaining low profile.

7. Nigeria Economic Summit: Democracy Is Maturing, Buhari Says

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja declared that “Nigeria democracy is maturing,” citing the peaceful and orderly conduct of 2019 general elections and the resort to the rule of law by aggrieved candidates in settling disputes. Buhari stated this while declaring open the 25th Nigeria Economic Summit (NES) with the theme: ‘‘Nigeria 2050: Shifting Gears.’’

8. Taraba Assembly Impeaches Deputy Speaker

The Taraba State House of Assembly, on Monday, impeached its Deputy Speaker, Hon. Mohammed Gwampo, Concise News reports. It was learned that Gwampo who is representing Yorro State constituency was impeached at the plenary session of the House for lack of competence to discharge his duties.

9. Super Falcons Fail To Qualify For 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Nigeria have crashed out of the race to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics women’s football tournament after playing out a 1-1 draw with Cote d’Ivoire at the Agege Stadium, Lagos. The reigning African champions had last week Thursday played 0-0 in Abidjan and with Monday’s result, the Ivorian ladies progress to the penultimate round of the qualification series against Cameroon.

10. Don’t Share Toilet With Bobrisky, NCAC Warns

The Director-General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has admonished the members of the public especially women not to share same facilities with male barbie Bobrisky to avoid multiple infections. Runsewe in an interview with newsmen in Abuja described the cross-dresser as a dangerous hazard.

That’s the roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website.