#SexForGrades: Calls for movement after BBC Africa Eye film

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West African politicians and film stars are among thousands job for transformation following a BBC news into passionate nuisance during tip universities.

A year-long review by BBC Africa Eye, expelled on Monday, explored a nuisance during a University of Lagos, Nigeria, and a University of Ghana.

The film showed lecturers propositioning clandestine journalists.

Three of a group featured, dual in Ghana and one in Nigeria, have now been dangling tentative investigations.

The Nigerian educational Dr Boniface Igbeneghu has done no comment.

The dual Ghanaians, Professor Ransford Gyampo and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor, have denied they were charity “sex for grades” in a clandestine exchanges.

Social media users and high-profile total are perfectionist transformation and pity their possess experiences.

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The documentary highlighted a obvious materialisation that some academics use their position to force students into carrying sex.

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, pronounced on Monday that a stream conditions “simply has to change”.

“It is no longer adequate to brush allegations underneath a runner or force victims to repel their allegations, oppress or disgrace them,” she pronounced during a premiere.

The initial lady of Ekiti state, Bisi Fayemi, combined her voice – while divulgence she was also a plant of campus passionate harassment.

“It is time for us to pronounce adult and pronounce out and for those who do we need to mount with them and not overpower them. Because a enlightenment of overpower has endured prolonged enough,” she pronounced during Monday’s Lagos screening.

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The pretension of a film, Sex for Grades, trended on Twitter in both Nigeria and Ghana on Monday – with hundreds of thousands of mentions and shares.

Many users cursed a actions seen on a film and called for a quick response, while others common their possess purported experiences.

Nigerian singer Dakore Egbuson-Akande told her 1.1 million Instagram supporters “I have also suffered this”. She combined that she hopes a film and successive contention outlines a start of a #TimesUp-style transformation opposite passionate conflict and nuisance in a region.

“Women in Nigeria have been pang all sorts of passionate conflict and conflict for distant too long. Let’s keep a review going,” she posted. “You can usually conflict what we confront.”

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The University of Lagos has dangling a lecturer, Dr Igbeneghu, who was held on film propositioning one clandestine reporter, who acted as a 17-year-old. The University of Ghana has also dangling dual of a academics, Prof Gyampo and Dr Butakor, observant it will lift out an investigation.

The BBC news carried sum from stream and former students, some with their identities hidden, creation allegations opposite university staff.

Femi Gbajabiamila, a orator of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, pronounced a revelations called for a “moment of reckoning” for a country.

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The BBC has already been contacted by some-more than 120 people pity personal stories of purported abuse and nuisance in preparation given a documentary aired.

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