According to sources of, Unilag (The University of Lagos) has announced the shut down of the ‘Cold Room’, where lecturers reportedly sexually harass students.

This was disclosed by Taiwo Oloyede, the Principal Assistant Registrar (Communication Unit) of the university.

Lecturer of the school,Boniface Igbeneghu, who was caught on video sexually harassing an undercover journalist who posed as an admission seeker in the ‘Cold Room’ .

The lecture, in the BBC undercover documentary, described the secret place where lecturers meet to harass students at the staff club of the university.

“They call the place cold room,” he disclosed. He further added that female students must pay to have good grades.

“The so called ‘Cold Room’ is a Functions Room that may have been abused because this is a deviation from the purpose for which it was created (meetings, seminars, events, etc)” the university spokesperson said.

The lecture (Mr Igbeneghu) is been suspended.

Read the press statement below: