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Former DELSU Sole Administrator Bemoans Sex-For-Grade Culture in Universities

Prof. Abednego Ekoko, the ex-Sole Administrator of Delta State University (DELSU) has decried the upsurge in sexual harassment by lecturers. He attributed it to low morality and indiscipline. Ekoko urged the Nigeria Universities Commission (NUC) to enact policies to check sexual harassment and plagiarism. The don, who spoke in Asaba, Delta State capital, said ‘sex-for-grades’ had lowered academic standards and debased the value and honour of the girl-child. He advocated dismissal and jail term for culprits, saying it would restore the dignity of womanhood and academic excellence. Ekoko said the standard of education had fallen, describing it as abysmal...

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BREAKING: Trump congratulated Putin, considered summit – Kremlin

US President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on Tuesday discussed holding a possible summit as the American leader congratulated the Russian President on his re-election, the Kremlin said. “Donald Trump congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the presidential election,” the Kremlin said in a statement. “Special attention has been paid to working out the issue of holding a possible meeting at the highest level.” Details later. Source: Punch Like this:Like...

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BREAKING: EU Parliament Invites Zuckerberg to Speak on Data Breach

The European Parliament said Tuesday it has invited Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to speak following revelations that a firm working for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign harvested data on 50 million users. “We’ve invited Mark Zuckerberg to the European Parliament,” its President Antonio Tajani tweeted. “Facebook needs to clarify before the representatives of 500 million Europeans that personal data is not being used to manipulate democracy.” Details soon… AFP Like this:Like...

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UPDATE: Shooter in Maryland High School Attack Dead

A student armed with a handgun wounded two classmates at a Maryland high school on Tuesday, officials said, in an outburst of campus violence just days before a student-organized nationwide march for gun control. The shooter, who was not identified, has died following the incident at Great Mills High School, St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron told reporters. Cameron said the “school resource officer” responsible for security engaged the shooter after hearing gunfire at around 7:45 am (1145 GMT), shortly before classes were due to begin for the day. “A male student produced a handgun and fired… wounding a...

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Boxing Legend Frank Bruno Warns Joshua Ahead of Showdown with Parker

Anthony Joshua should use his natural reach and power rather than go chasing a knockout against Joseph Parker, warns Frank Bruno. The much-loved British boxing legend is wary of Parker’s threat and thinks Joshua would be better served trying to out-box his opponent.“Anthony Joshua has got the size, the power, and the skill – and Parker is a guy who comes to him all the time,” Bruno told Sky Sports. “If Joshua moves around and uses his reach and his power, he should make it, not an easy fight, but make it easier for himself.“Joshua has a lot of skill,...

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