BBC Africa Eye sex-for-grade video is not the first time that lecturers have been accused of seeking sex to benefit female students.
The story is the same in almost all learning citadels– universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.
It’s an open secret that so many female students have become victims of sexual harassment.
It should be remembered that in May 2016, the Senate proposed a bill that would impose a five-year prison sentence on lecturers who sexually assault women.
Obafemi Awolowo University
A recorded audio exchange between a senior lecturer in the Accounting Department at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Professor Richard Akindele and Monica Osetoba Osagie.
Akindele was told to have sex with Monica five times before she could upgrade her score from 33 percent to a percentage of her choosing.
It was also clear that Monica was not the only student who was interested in the web-based sex-for-marks of the lecturer.
She repeatedly spoke as’ Prof’ to the other person in the conversation. Akindele, who complained, “Stop calling my name!’
Osun State University
At Osun State University, Osogbo, a senior lecturer at the Department of Languages and Linguistics, Dr. Olabode Ajoniyi, was also caught in a video of having sex in a hotel room with one of his female students identified as Mercy Ikwue. The case is still under investigation.
Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu, University of Lagos In 52 minutes, Dr. Boniface Igbenuhue, lecturer at the Faculty of Arts at UNILAG, the current subdean and head pastor of the Four Square Church, was heard in one of the discreetly recorded videos of an undercover reporter who had disguised himself as a 17-year-old seeker to turn the light off so that he could kiss her.
“Switch off that light, I’m going to kiss you for a minute,” he said.
Boniface questioned the undercover journalist about her age and sexual life, things that are totally out of the purview of an academic mentor.
“All that we’ve discussed here is to be certain that your mother won’t hear anything that happens between you and I. The Prof said.
Ekiti State University
A lecturer at Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, Dr. Olaleye Aduwo, was also reported to have been involved in a sex-for-grade scandal. In a 29-second viral video, the lecturer was accused of trying to have sex with one of his students.
During the trial, the lecturer was tortured, harassed and dehumanized by the people brought by the lady.
University of Abuja
A lecturer at the University of Abuja, whose name had been withheld, was also charged with demanding that one of his female students receive sex awards.
The alleged scandal was blown up after the lecturer, who is a dean, had been caught in a hotel in the Gwarimpa area of Abuja, where he had been arrested.
Associate Professor of Economics at Lagos State University (LASU) Dr. Sunkanmi Odubunmi is said to have been caught sexually assaulting an unnamed female undergraduate of his department.
However, following a prompt investigation by the School Disciplinary Committee, the staff involved in the scandal, namely Dr. Sunkanmi Odubunmi, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Dr. Ajani Ogunwande, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, was dismissed from school.