VIDEO/TRANSCRIPT: Sexual Harassment: Victimized Student Fights Back

TRANSCRIPT: The sexual harassment encounter between Engineer P. O. Otubu of Ambrose Alli University and a female student "Judith"-The video starts with an approach to a room with a burglary proof gate and  a wooden door slightly open behind it. The gate appears locked and Engineer /Professor P. O. Otubu sat on a plastic chair panting after what appears to be a fight between him and student "Judith"

Female voice: Judith

Judith: Uhh

Femaile Voice: I wan talk to you

Lecturer: You don naked me now

Judith: (apparently calling the man) Otubu

Lecturer: Yes?

Judith: Otubu?

Lecturer: Yes?

Judith: Oh. Sheybi you for don pass me (meaning she already got a passing grade from an earlier sexual encounter with the professor) , make I go. It is better than all this sweat.

Lecturer: the other time I didn’t know your number then

Judith: Ah, ahn, you didn’t know…you did it intentionally

Lecturer: No, no, no no

Judith: So that I will come and you'll do it again , so that you will f**k

Lecturer: Me!

Judith: ( says something in local Edo dialect)

(Lecturer makes a pleading gesture to person filming the incident. Judith appears to use a phone to take lecturer’s picture)

Lecturer: my brother, you are a man. Are you a student?

Male voice: Judith, Judith, Juddith

Male voice 2: (apparently in response to lecturer’s pleading gestures) Wetin you dey beg, you dey beg me? You never see (inaudible)

Male Voice 1 from "film crew": Judith, Judith, that is okay. Open the door for him. Open for him, open for him. Please open for him

Male voice 2: Open where?

Judith: (apparently in answer to lecturer’s quiet question) I don’t know them o

Lecturer: (to man or men behind camera) My friend

(Judith derides the man’s privates )

Judith: John Thomas (laughs)

Male voice 1: Judith, wey the check wetin e wan sign. E don sign am?

Judith: I no see am see check

Lecturer:E no bounce check now I have the check

Male voices: Oya sign them now. You go sign that check before you leave this plave o. Which bank?

Lecturer: (apparently answering) Bank PHB…

Ale voice 1: okay I have somebody that can verify it for me

Lecturer: As soon as they pay in June salary, you cash it

Male voice 2: June salary? We should be waiting for June salary?

Male voice 3?: no, noooo. No.

Male voice 2: Sign it first

Male voice: where is the car key

Male voice: Sign it first

Judith: (Appears to be talking on the phone ) Honey? Ohhhh, e tell me say my car no…I dey video am sha, normal….my love

Male voice: E don sign am

(Judith , whilst on the phone, pulls lecturer’s trousers stripping him nearly naked)

Male voice: Judith, let him sign the cheque first now. (Shouting) Let him sign the cheque

(Whilst Judith is pulling the man’s trousers)

Female voice : Let am sign the cheque

Male voice: let am sign the cheque

Male voice: no worry, e no bounce

(man talks inaudibly)

Male voices keep calling out to Judith

Male voice; leave that man

Judith (still with phone to her ear says to lecturer): Put your hand down

Male voices support her request by shouting the same to lecturer

Male voice: What are you still waiting?

Female voice: Put your hand down

Judith: Put your hand down. Oya snap us. Put oyour hand down

(Lecturer complies revealing a shrivelled up penis)

Judith: Put your hand down.

Male voice: stay close, stay close

(lecturer smiles sheepishly)

Judith: (slaps his back because he has pulled his trousers up again.) Put you hand down. You are covering your john Thomas

Male voice 1: Put your hands down . you see you are covering it. Put your hands down

Lecturer: Are you taking it? (apparently asking if they are filming / taking pictures)

Judith: Oya, Snap am o. I hope e get memory card

Male voice: yes, yes

Male 2: better memory card, you never see

Judith: you are not going anywhere.

Male voice1: you are not going anywhere. Come come come come, see

Male voice2 : The fact is, If this cheque bounce, this photograph will get around this school

Male voice: settle us first, settle us now first

Lecturer; I beg, give me something to wear

Male voice: I gave you something to wear – that white knicker. Put this oon , wear that one

Lecturer: I will wear it on top of it

Male voice: wear it on top. You can go with it . It is my own

Male voice 2: I wanted to give him my knicker if he he can pay for it

Female voice: Go sit down. Your own no pass money (she says apparently to the boy who wanted money for his own shorts) - instead make una dey beg my sister

Male voice: I don beg o. I don beg o

Lecturer: This is pass…Its cheque book

Male voice: Thre are some things inside ( the ma’s trousers). Give her everything to hold (must be female voice) so that nothing is missing

Male voice: Where is the cheque book? Where is the cheque book

Judith: If you do not put this thing, I will call your wife

Female voice: e say e wan sign cheque now

Male voice: Sign the cheque, before you do anything

( A lot of behind the scene conversations. People are asking what is going on )

Judith: Which date e go put for the cheque

Lecturer: June salary

Male voice: we don’t even know when…

Male date : put any date that

Lecturer: (inaudible utterance) soon as they pay, just come and cash it. This Monday

Make voice2: If you out Monday the cheque is oing to bounce because june salary…Monday is not okay. Put month end

Lecturer: 30th

Male voice: What is on the 30th?

Lecturer: It is Friday or so.

Male voice: okay put 29th

Male voice 2:You go settle our own?

Lecturer: I have already put 30th

Male voice: hope that signature is your signature. Or else you go see yourself inside TV today

Male voice: This one clear. E clear like DVD nah. This lecturer?

(lecturer gives a frowning Judith the cheque, smiling and petting her)

Male voice: show the cheque, show am show am

(someone holds cheque up to camera)

Male voice: This is the cheque? From Mr Okosun. N100,000

Male voice 2: N100,000?

Is N100,000 okay by you

Judith: He’s paid (inaudible) N500..(rest inaudible)

(Lecturer tries to hide face behind cheque. Voices ask him to bring h is hands down from his face)
Male voice: your father

Lecturer: (smiling) you are abusing me?

Male voice: you know wetin lecturer don do me for this school?

Lecturer: Which course are you doing?

Male voice: Why you dey ask me?

(Apparently to Judith’s further protests)

Male voice: Its ok , its ok. Here is your cheque. Hold the cheque

(The cheque appears to be in the name of one Okosun)

Male voice 2: Sign that cheque on the back. Sign that cheque on the back. Put your name , you number and….your name your number and your home address

Female voice: Do all this thing, make you open this door
Transcript provided by Kayode Ogundamisi

To Whom it may concern: I am not entirely certain if this is the right email address but I felt compelled to contact your media house with this.

I came upon a video online of a college lecturer and his student, and this took me back to my years as a student in one of the Nigerian colleges, an experience that scarred me and had me living with guilt for so many years after. My hope is that your organization will take on this issue, maybe this case, and give a voice to Judith(the student in this case) and the millions of girls around the country who have had to deal with this sort of sex-ploitation at one time or another.

Our women need to speak and we would appreciate it if you would help us get our cries for help heard.

 
Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Tracy Okorie  
 

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Carl Cash, Lanre.Why are you bothering yourself joining issues with people who aren't worth it. Are just knowing that, 95% of Nigeria,s problem lies with the masses themselves? Please, my brother it is not about poverty. We lack the ability for critical thinking and analytical mind.Very parochial and myopic in our thoughts, very biased, very sentimental.Have you ever wonder why the so called "Rulers" has kept on taking advantage of the people? Did all this people see the recent video clip, on the internet of Princess Fergie(Sarah Ferguson- Duchess of York) soliciting for bribe from some journalist that wanted an appointment with her ex husband Prince Andrew. Did the British society ever claimed it was a hoax or a set up?

The storyline looks cheap and the actors are blackmailers......simple. SR pulldown this video!!!

this is so shameful, to think that our daughters would bring theirselves so low as to be part of such wicked act, obviously she has been sleeping with the lecture to get marks, if she is that intelligent, she should have recalled for her script to be remarked. she is dull and also those cultist by her i pray God would forgive you all,because you all are kidnappers, and should be punished. for the lecturer one word "DOG" and he should be sacked.

@Stanley O, how matured your comment is. To us in "Yonder" we thought SR could have expunged what these culltist created from their site. It shows how demean our education system has been and some of us will never accept the truth. I try to figure out why students should not be serious but to intimidate and run down any lecturer at all cost when they can't get their favour. There is sexual harrasement on campuses we know, and between lecturers (whether male or female) and student (and vice versa). Some students don't need to be on campus if the admission process is not "Nigerian". I can not imagine A DECENT GIRL/STUDENT exhibiting such archaic trait. Imagine the english she is speaking. WHAT A MESS

Thanks SR for running this clip. To others on this blog, may i ask, if a police officer holds a gun to your head and demand N20 at a check point. if you give the officer the N20 would you consider that giving a bribe? I think not, that was plain armed robbery. A bribe is when you give someone something to alter the behaviour of the recipient. Yes there are some instances where female students flaunt themselves at lecturers to gain favors but most of the time it is the lecturers who put the gun at the our ladies head promising to fail them unless they give it up. A friend of mine (an A student) told me his story where he was given a D for refusing to buy a lecturers handout and nothing was done when he sort redress. he went to the dean asking for his paper to be reassessed but the dean told him he had more pressing needs to attend to than waste his time on his matter. whatever happened to the lecturer in the clip, hope he is still not lecturer.

@Stanley O, how matured your comment is. To us in "Yonder" we thought SR could have expunged what these culltist created from their site. It shows how demean our education system has been and some of us will never accept the truth. I try to figure out why students should not be serious but to intimidate and run down any lecturer at all cost when they can't get their favour. There is sexual harrasement on campuses we know, and between lecturers (whether male or female) and student (and vice versa). Some students don't need to be on campus if the admission process is not "Nigerian". I can not imagine A DECENT GIRL/STUDENT exhibiting such archaic trait. Imagine the english she is speaking. WHAT A MESS

In as much as this looks like a set up, the reality is that some stupid lecturers do this. They even demand sex and money. Some of them even ask the girls to pay for the hotel room. The guys pay money. Before the cult guys could do this, the man must have been very notorious. In any case, Naija is worst off in terms of publicity.

Everybody that had commented so far has a point. Corruption has eaten deep down into the fabric of our society. Firstly, SR has done nothing wrong here in my own opinion. There are three things at play here. 1. The collapse of Nigeria educational system. 2. Corruption on the part of the lecturer 3. The cultist as it operate in the Nigeria educational system. There is nothing wrong if the lecturer has a consentual sex with the lady so far they both agreed on the term. But they are many things that is wrong if lecturer use the act to award marks to the girl. The girl use the tape unjustly because it was clear that everything the man does was under duress. It is equaly good that we expose something like this so that the politicians, police, judges, lecturer, senators and contractors we know that nigeria of yesterday is completely different from today. We the citizen will free ourself from exploitation! Pls, SR has no fault at all..It is left for us the people to debate the issues at hand.

Judith, has no principles.The tape would have been valid if she and her cult boyfriends did not get greedy and try to extort money from the professor.The professor could claim that he was kidnapped by these guys for the sole purpose of extortion.This is in no way condoning the act of sextual harrasment but she has clearly lost in the court of public opinion with this video.

@ CARL NASH: My broda I agree with you O! Na wah O.

... I believe that the so called victims of sexual harassment are those who collude with cultists to intimidate some lectures into awarding unmerited exam marks to them. A female student can turn down a lecturer's request for sex if she is confident of her academic performance.Because Nigeria is a failed state, the university system has collapsed too.
Otherwise, there is nothing difficult for a female student to request re-assessment of her exam script if she feels marked down because she refused a lecturer's sexual advances. Exams have been in the center of many claims of sexual harassment in the university campuses.The lady in that picture looks like a campus prostitute. A decent female student cannot mobilize cultists-that's what those boys behind the camera are-to humiliate, the way she did, somebody's father, husband, uncle and lecturer. That girl and her partners in crime must be punished. There is a better way to handle issues like this.

This is sad. Some women can go to any length to destroy a man. This may be the case. Some girls who have no business being in the campus, unfortunately find themselves there and prostitute around. They rely on their bodies and some randy lecturers to pass exams. Sometimes, a lecturer may find it extremely difficult to manufacture marks and pass a girl whose performance in exams is very poor.
Sexual harassment in campuses is nothing new. It is not also strange how women make false claims of sexual harassment in order to attract sympathy and escape difficult academic situations they put themselves. Why are we not seeing brilliant, hard working girls complain of sexual harassment?...

Rubbish! This is extortion plain and simple. I already saw this video on Facebook. Sahara Reporters is doing a disservice to its readers by republishing this crap and claiming facts not in evidence. I think I will unsubscribe.

SH, if this video is true, how does the action of the blackmailing students and that of the shameless lecturer differ? Both he and they are criminals. Are they the police or what right do they have to set him up for blackmail? And as for him, had had to fall for the blackmail because he is a shameless prof.

@Ataikidd, this is what I read from Youtube yesterday before this video was pulled. A contributor made the following remarks and I paraphrase:
[b]"The Lecturer had the Girl arrested after this incident. The agreement was that the video was not going to go viral. After the arrest, the girl decided to go public with this video."[/b] Unfortunately, as you know Youtube has pulled the video, so you can't read that comment. Still, I believe that SR has done its own research, found the validity of the clip and supplied same on its website.

This is the story of Nigerian lecturers, now you should run Similar stories on the sexploitation of ladies looking for jobs in Nigeria. Bank staff, marketing their banks and looking for people to open accounts, and young girls trying sell their merchandise to others. Nigerian men have absolutely no respect for ladies. They are indecent, commit rape and are very very unfaithful to their wives. Whether this a set up or not, am so glad it was caught on camara!

THIS VIDEO MIGHT BE A HOAX 2

4) The door is wide open and the Prof is sitting exhausted and sweating and both are discussing about their misdeeds, the Prof is aware the door is open and somebody is watching him and he just sits there?
5) Does Judith look , talk and act like an undergrad...she is too brazen. Look at how she tries to pull the Professors trousers?
6) Despite the fact the name Ambrose University is written, this might well be a hoax!!
7) This is Nigeria, no crowd gathers around the scene , no one intervenes for the Prof?

Very many questions

Finally, nothing about what happened to Judith afterwards...mmmmmmmmmmm or how the case was concluded.

I read SR for its brazenness and ability to publish news that other media houses in Nigeria dare not touch with a 20 feet pole. Unfortunately, by publishing stories like this you have lowered your standard to an absymally low level. The video is not a complete story as there are questions begging for answers. Was the video submitted to the university authorities? While it is a fact that randy lecturers need to be exposed, what of those girls who will never attend lecturers but want to pass with flying colors? There is need to exercise caution in what you publish. Remember the case of Secretary of Agriculture in the US!!!

@O.Com, Muchas Gracias (Thank you very plenty;D).

Men! I can't believe the Analysis here. This is rubish and SR has also joined not to be reasonable enough to know that this is just staged.

Like someone rightly said, who carries his cheque about with the intention that when he gets into trouble that he can issue it out; except he has a business transaction had already planned.

Sexual harassment or none of such. Let me ask, how come the SU's/born again and dedicated christians never harassed or reported to have been harrased. These girls that claims to be harassed are presenting themselves for such and inviting for such. Birds of same feather cluster together.

No pitty for these dumb girls that have helped bring the education to nothing by their acts of I can get in what ever way it takes.
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@PD. Was the famous Abu Ghraib incidents in Iraq (by US Army Personnel) fake or not? Was the Enquirer wrong on John Edwards? What is the situation with Mel Gibson. These are just questions? No matter what we say, why would a man show his private part in public, if not that he was caught in a shameful act? The victim (Judith) not knowing what to do, decides to use a method that might not be legally proper. And yet you think SR is out for lucre here. Well like Carl Kash said this is why Nigeria remains the way it is. An unthinking, uncritical, unchallenging, increasingly illiterate populace that needs serious help.

On Logic
Let's examine the logic that informed SR dubbing the video "Sexual Harassment: Victimized Student Fight Back". Just to check it's validity.

[b]First, "Sexual Harassment"?[/b]
What in the clip shows sex and sexual harassment? SR Logic: A man with a limp penis + a lady + voices at the background making claims = sex + sexual harassment! What a logic!

Second, What/who is a 'victimized student'?
Sahara Reporters Definition: A lady in black top and white and black patterned skirt speaking pidgin English, holding a cell phone to her hear, (apparently making efforts to call) pulling a man, and demanding for check.

SR, the last time I checked, that doesn't define victimization, student or victimized student. So how did you come up with victimized student?

The girl in question should carefully be examine, her credencials should be looked into.We need more pictures.picture of a naked girl or when the action was going on. This is a clear case of kidnapping.Those who record the event should be charge with kidnapping

Not many right thinking individuals, capable of making independent and logical conclusions from available evidences, will buy this stuff. The clip doesn't provide evidence to substantiate the claims. But if we come to the table with our stereotypes, sentiments, hurts, and sheer bestiality, then we can believe or at least accept d validity of the girl and the ranters' claims. And get a Sahara Reporter to post it(obviously that's cheap) and quickly dub it "Sexual Harassment: Victimized Student Fight Back". My focus is on SR. Not the 'actors and actresses' in the video. Is it sound logic or 'market' that made SR to dub the video as it did.

Not many right thinking individuals, capable of making independent and logical conclusions from available evidences, will buy this stuff. The clip doesn't provide evidence to substantiate the claims. But if we come to the table with our stereotypes, sentiments, hurts, and sheer bestiality, then we can believe or at least accept d validity of the girl and the ranters' claims. And get a Sahara Reporter to post it(obviously that's cheap) and quickly dub it "Sexual Harassment: Victimized Student Fight Back". I'll focus on SR. Maybe some kind of logic or market forces informed the posting of this clip on its site. I'll pry into that.

I think things are really getting to a head in this country. Every passing day must bring along a mind-boggling event in Nigeria. Few weeks ago, it was Kaita in South Africa, then we witnessed a shameful imbroglio in the House of Rep, thereafter a nigerian black couple giving birth to a white baby and now University lecturer caught in the act. The fact on the ground is that corruption has penetrated Nigeria and it needs urgent cleansing by way of revolution. What we are just seeing now is an agelong practice in Nigerian Educational Institutions-Primary, Secondary and the tertiary level. It is the root cause of stealing of public wealth by politicians in public service. Think of any set up in Nigeria, Church, Mosque and the traditional settings, it is commonplace. It is unfortunate we now live in an indecent society called a country. Only revolutionary change can halt this stinking mess.

@Carl Kash: I second your thought on this. But mind you many of these commentators shouting foul play against the Prof. are use to seeing girls in universities or in offices being use and abuse in the name of grade, promotion... and that is become a norm in our society. Now instead of pressing the university to take disciplinary action against this Prof. and seize the opportunity to rise up against these type of morons holding women back, many try to rally as usual behind the man. Until our mentality change, free election nor any president can advance our country, we make change it doesn't just happen

This is extortion caught on video. This comes across as a a gang of criminals performing their act with all impunity. I am truly appalled by this video. I don't really care what the poor professor did,It takes two to tango. This video taping have solved nothing but only celebrating and elevating criminality and gangsterism to a new level. I hope the Nigerian police will investigate and bring these idiots to justice. Meanwhile Sahara reporters have done no wrong in publishing it, its OK to put the news up no matter how raw or idiotic.....There should be no discrimination.

I live in NYC , I often wonder how I can contribute to Sahara Reporters. Nigerians back home must have access to this website on a full scale. Lanre, Carl Cash...I really love reading your inputs. Great minds at work.

GENTLEMEN & LADIES

IS IT POSSIBLE THIS IS A WELL ACTED SHORT FILM?

JUST A THOUGHT!!!!!!

WATCH THIS VIDEO A 2ND TIME.