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Nigeria: Lecturers suspend eight-month old strike

– – Academic work is set to resume in Nigerian universities as lecturers there suspend an eight-month old strike. The aggrieved lecturers have been demanding better funding for universities, more facilities and an improved pay system among other issues. Several rounds of talks with the government had failed to resolve the dispute. Last month a court ordered the lecturers to… Read More
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Nigeria: University teachers to challenge order to suspend strike

– – Public university teachers in Nigeria may not comply with an order to suspension of their seven month old strike which has disrupted academic activities. The leaders of the striking lecturers have hinted that they will appeal against the order of an arbitration court directing them to return to work. The National Industrial Court gave the order on Wednesday… Read More
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West African lecturers implicated in ‘sex for grade’ scandal

A BBC investigation has implicated some lecturers at two public universities in West Africa, namely Ghana and Nigeria in sex for grade scandal. The documentary on sexual harassment was produced following an investigation into activities of lecturers in two top West African universities. BBC’s Africa Eye revealed secret footage that implicated lecturers at the University of Ghana and the University… Read More