BBC boss Tony Hall to step down in six months
Embattled BBC boss Tony Hall will step down in six months' time, he told staff on Monday, as the British broadcaster grapples with a damaging equal-pay ruling and scrutiny over funding.
Female presenter wins equal pay claim against BBC
A British female news presenter who was paid one-sixth of the fee earned by a male presenter on a similar show won her discrimination case against the BBC on Friday.
Cameraman Killed While Shooting BBC's "Black Earth Rising"
Mark Milsome, an experienced cameraman who previously worked on Game of Thrones and Saving Private Ryan - died after being hit by a Land Rover Defender while performing a stunt in Ghana for the series Black Earth Rising. The veteran camera operator, 54, was filming the car at night, driving up a ramp, but it…
Varsities should introduce sexual harassment code to tackle abuse, says don
President and Chief Executive Officer, Postgraduate School of Credit and Financial Management, Prof Chris Onalo has called on the nation’s tertiary institutions to introduce sexual harassment code in schools to check abuse from lecturers and students.
BBC, randy lecturers and Nigerian media
We should not get it twisted in the media, the British Broadcasting Corporation’s(BBC’s) still trending scoop on two randy lecturers at the University of Lagos and a University in Ghana may be rightly interpreted as a consistency..
ASUU seeks probe, sanction over sex-for-grades scandal
The outrage over the alleged sex-for-grades scandal at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) continued yesterday with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) calling for an investigation...
First African Warriors Championship holds in Lagos
The African Warriors Fighting Championship was held in Lagos recently to raise the profile of traditional sports in Nigeria. The championship tagged, ‘The Battle for Lagos,’ according to the organisers, is the first event in the city.
Sowore: I stand with DSS
The arrest and detention of Omoyele Sowore have set off another round of debates for Nigerians. Many believe that he should have been allowed to go on with his protests since dissent and disagreements are an integral part of democracy.
Manchester United bid £70m for Harry Maguire
Manchester United have made a £70m bid for Leicester defender, Harry Maguire, reports BBC. United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to sign an experienced central defender and Maguire also has the leadership qualities he is looking for. It is understood that Leicester’s board have been made aware of Maguire’s wishes and that the 26-year-old…