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Corruption allegations levied on insight communication

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Shocking: Insight Communications Ltd in serious corruption allegations.

Trouble started for the PR company, Insight Communications Limited, owned by the Troyka Group, When a broadcast message started circulating on Whatsapp groups about needing about 200 guys for the 2019 edition of Access Bank’s Lagos Marathon.

A guy by the name, PJOHN, who was among the guys used last year for same program, who in a bid to warn his friend against applying due to the exploitation they witnessed last year, the chat was leaked and the PR company got wift of it and a lady from the agency called his bluff, “To go ahead and do his worst,” after insulting him.

He alleged that last year, they were paid 5,000 naira at the end of the three days job, as against the 15,000 naira they were promised and made to sleep on the open air after offloading drinks from the trucks, only to find out after the job that 7UP paid insight for their accommodation and 30,000 naira per person.

Another eye witness, who was also at the event last year, by name Mr. Gnarky Barley, gave his own account of the ordeal they passed through in the hands of the agency, said,

“My location was at Gbagada just after domino pizza, we went to stadium that day and was dispatched to our stand without mobilization fee, neither did they drive us down there, we tracked the place ourselves.. And had to wait for hours before the supervisor arrived..

After his arrival our drinks and other equipment arrived, and we offloaded it, slept on the road there and alas after the whole job, we where paid 5k which I refused and was asked to go if I won’t accept it.”

9jaflair gathered that the brand manager of Lagos Marathon got wift of what was going on and contacted Mr Pjohn that the matter was already giving Lagos Marathon a negative name, with the promise to look into the matter.
Also as at the time of this report the Pepsi brand manager and Lagos marathon brand manager are already investigating the matter.

All efforts to reach insight communications, through Itunu, as at the time of writing this report, proved abortive.

Other victims complained of the same inhumane treatment meted out to them by insight communications, see pictures below:

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A soldier is arrested by Army for killing UNICAL student in Calabar

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A soldier who allegedly killed a final year Student of the University of Calabar has been arrested by The Nigerian Army.

The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, in a speech, said the Army had instituted an investigation into the allegations.

9jaflair gathered that Mr Gray Agbesu was killed on Friday by a serving soldier deployed on duty at the Calabar Correctional Service facility.

Nwachukwu said the soldier who was arrested while trying to run off, is in the custody of the Military Police and would face judicial processes after the investigation.

He further stated that the Commander 13 Brigade had also visited the scene of the incident and spoke to the youth, assuring them of justice.

”The Commander has also paid a visit to the family of the deceased, where he repeated the Army’s resolve to ensure that the family gets justice over the killing of their son.

“The Brigade Commander has equally visited the Cross River State General Hospital, where the corpse of the deceased was deposited,” he said.

Onyema Nwachukwu re-assured the family and the community that the soldier will be thoroughly investigated and made to face judicial processes as directed by the law.
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Lecturers caught on tape demanding sex, Shame on their faces as they are dismissed by UNILAG

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Boniface Igbeneghu and Samuel Omoniyi Oladipo, lecturers of University of  Lagos have been dismissed by Unilag, for insisting on sex for admission from a reporter who disguised as an admission finder.

The Senate had instigated a committee to make findings on their demand which was caught on tape.

Kiki Mordi who posed as a 17-year-old prospective student in a BBC Investigative Series, Africa Eye is an undercover journalist.

Recollect the documentary, published in October 2019, focused on sexual harassment and assaults in tertiary institutions in Nigeria and Ghana.

It roped Boniface, Oladipo, and University of Ghana lecturers Paul Butakor and Ransford Gyampo.

Igbeneghu was a lecturer in the Department of European Languages and Integration Studies.

The former sub-dean, Faculty of Arts, was dismissed as head pastor of a local Foursquare Gospel Church at the start of the scandal.

Oladipo lectured at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences. The partner in crime had been sacked.

A statement on Wednesday by UNILAG Registrar, Azeez Oladejo announced their dismissal for “misconduct”.

It disclosed that the Governing Council at its meeting on May 31, 2021, approved the decision.

Oladejo said the action was in line with section 18 of the University of Lagos Act 1967.

“Committee further instructed that the management should go through the sexual harassment policy as may be necessary and effective movement to prevent future occurrence”, he concluded.

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Atas Lasu Ankara Day Sponsored By 9jaflair

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Atas Lasu Ankara Day

The Atas LASU, celebrated their Ankara day in a grand style towards weekend. The event, tagged Atas Ankara day, was sponsored by 9jaflair in conjunction with LUSH.
The event was attended by lecturers from the department of Theatre art, Music, English among others. The students of theatre art in 100- 400 level and some Alumni as well as others from Music, English, History, and Philosophy in LASU, Ojo campus, trooped into the Art auditorium in their numbers in other to grace the occasion.
It was an interesting edition of the Atas Ankara day in theatre art, LASU, held in the auditorium on the 30th of April, 2021.


The Atas Ankara uniform was a tie-dye design which was received by all. The occasion featured different performances, like singing, dancing, acting and pageantry.
The pageantry part of part of the event was full of fun. The pageants were twenty in all, ten males and ten females. They came in accordance to their numbers looking colourful and rich in their splendid display for the competition.
The ceremony was in honour of the inductees of the department and the pageantry was to select the Mr and Miss Atas LASU. The competition consisted of the introduction, walk steps, talent show by the contestants and questions from the Judges.


The pageants performance was over as the Judges chose the first, second and third runner up as well as the winners. The winners were given academic scholarship by 9jaflair and gifts from LUSH.
Despite the break in transmission, the event was brought to a successful conclusion at around 6PM that friday. It was a day that would go down well in history of Atas LASU.

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