Robber raped me with poly bag as condom, teacher tells court

A teacher (name withheld) of a Catholic Secondary School in Lagos has narrated before an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court how an armed robber raped her in her home using a polythene bag (poly bag) as protection. The teacher made the revelation yesterday, while giving evidence during the trial of two men in their […]

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Botswana High Court decriminalises gay sex

Botswana’s High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa’s LGBTQ movements. The court in the southern African country unanimously ruled on Tuesday that the legislation was discriminatory, unconstitutional and against the public interest.  “A democratic society is one that embraces tolerance, diversity and open-mindedness,” Justice Michael […]

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Jamb has approved 160 Cut-Off Mark For 2019 Admission

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and higher institutions on Tuesday approved 160 and above as cut-off for admissions in 2019. The decision was reached at the 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. JAMB and the school authorities also approved 140 as minimum UTME score for admission into private universities while […]

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INEC finally presents certificate of return to Okorocha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Tuesday issues Certificate of Return to Rochas Okorocha as Senator-elect for Imo-West Senatorial District. INEC had refused to issue Certificate of Return to Okorocha on allegations that Innocent Ibeabuchi, Returning Officer for Imo-West Senatorial election declared him winner under duress. However, the Federal High Court, Abuja presided over by […]

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