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University of Port Harcourt Launch Sexual Harassment Policy

Taking the lead among universities, the University of Port Harcourt (Uniport), formally launched the institution’s Sexual Harassment Policy on Tuesday, 29th October 2019. The event kicked off with a Sensitization Campaign walk from Delta Park to the event Venue Center, Ebitimi Banigo Auditorium, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

University Director Berates Lecturers on “Sex for Marks”

The Director of Management Information Systems Unit in Cross River University of Technology, Dr. (Mrs) Hannah Etta, has berated Lecturers for keeping quiet on the menace of “sex for marks” and “marks for sex” in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. 

She berated them last Friday, when she featured on FAD 93.1 FM radio Calabar as a guest of “Today’s Woman”, a weekly program of that station. 
Dr (Mrs) Etta featured on the program as a Volunteer Member of Sofadondo, a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO) that campaigns against “sex for marks” and “marks for sex”.

Professor Akindele's conviction, a boost for Sofadondo campaign

A milestone deserving recognition in the campaign against sex for marks or marks for sex in tertiary institutions was attained in Nigeria yesterday when a Federal High Court in Osogbo, Osun State, sentenced Professor Richard Akindele, a former lecturer of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), to six years imprisonment for demanding sex from his student, Monica Osagie, in order to make her pass a course he taught.

CRUTECH Lecturer Takes #SDD Campaign to her Alma Mater

In furtherance of the need to equally conscientize younger female students against Sex for Marks before they get admitted in tertiary institutions, we also took our campaign to Edgerley Memorial Girls Secondary School, Edgerley Road, Calabar, Cross River State.

Credit goes to Dr (Mrs) Hannah Etta, our Sofadondo (SDD) Volunteer, for seizing the opportunity of the 120th anniversary of the school to include our campaign as part of the programme of activities at the anniversary.