By Sonnie Ekwowusi Last week, a group of pro-choice NGOs staged a protest against the Hon. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu for directing the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to expunge the current immoral sex education taught in Nigerian schools from the school curriculum. Worried about theContinue Reading

Following the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)’s failure to pressure the federal government to provide more funds, some prominent Nigerian public universities have increased their tuition fees. Many federal universities across the country have announced over 200 per cent hike in registration and tuition fees for students, according toContinue Reading

The daughter of former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has been sentenced to five years in prison, her lawyer said Tuesday.   The verdict against Faezeh Hashemi, who is a known Iranian activist, is “not final,” the lawyer, Neda Shams, said in a tweet. “The client is still in prisonContinue Reading