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UNILAG dismisses lecturers caught demanding sex for grade in BBC documentary

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The University of Lagos has dismissed two lecturers who were involved in the sex for grade scandal in 2019.

Recall that BBC Pidgin in a collaboration with BBC Africa Eye investigated how students face sexual harassment from lecturers for some of the universities in West Africa.

After gathering dozens of testimonies, BBC Africa Eye sent undercover journalists posing as students inside the University of Lagos and the University of Ghana.
A UNILAG senior lecturer, Faculty of Arts, who doubles as the head pastor of a Foursquare Gospel Church in Lagos, Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu and Dr Samuel Oladipo, of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences were exposed by Kiki Mordi in her award winning documentary in October 2019.

The duo were filmed demanding sex from Kiki, who posed as a minor seeking admission into the tertiary institution.

According to a news publication released by the school today June 2nd, the lecturers’ dismissal was approved by the Governing Council of the University on May 31 and took effect on the same day.

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