BREAKING: UNIBEN Senate Suspends Students’ Union Executives

The Students’ Union executive of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has been suspended and a care-taker committee is to be put in place. This was disclosed by Public Relations Officer of the University, Benedicta Ehanire, Ph.D, in a statement made available to CAMPUS GIST on Tuesday. She said the Institution’s Senate took the action to … Read more

FACT CHECK: Did UNIBEN Lecturer Carry A Gun Into Exam Hall To Invigilate? 

Over the weekend, a video went viral purportedly showing a lecturer of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) with a gun to invigilate students sitting for the ongoing first semester examinations of the school. According to the Instagram blog where the news originated from, the lecturer arrived the exam hall in the Faculty of Physical Sciences … Read more

UNIBEN Governing Council applauded over appointment of new Registrar

Reactions have been pouring in over the appointment of Mr Ademola Bobola as the substantive Registrar and Secretary to Council of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), in Benin City, Edo State. Some staff, students and alumni who spoke with CAMPUS GIST on Friday applauded the interview panel, consisting mainly of external persons and the University … Read more

UNIBEN Gets Substantive Registrar

The University of Benin (UNIBEN), in Benin City, Edo state has approved the appointment of Mr Ademola Bobola as the substantive Registrar and Secretary to Council of the Institution. A statement made available to CAMPUS GIST on Thursday issued by the University spokesperson, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire, said the appointment was ratified by the institution’s Governing … Read more

UNIBEN Best Graduating Students To Get N1 Million Prize

The family of former minister of science and technology, late Prof. Emmanuel Emovon has pledged N1 million prize to the best graduating students from the Department of Chemistry in the University of Benin (UNIBEN). His daughter, Miss Osarumwense Emovon announced the pledge at the 1st Anniversary Memorial Lecture in honour of Prof. Emovon who served … Read more

UNIBEN: UNILORIN, LASU, KWASU, BUK – Schools Where Dress Code Are Enforced

The new dress code rolled out by management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) have been met with mixed reactions from students. While some students like the idea, others fault the code, reports CAMPUS GIST. UNIBEN had over the week unveiled a book entitled, ‘A Handbook On Dress Codes For Students’, where a list of … Read more

UNIBEN Fine Art Department Surprises VC: Births Prof. Salami Square (Photos)

The Ekehuan Campus of the University of Benin was agog as the Vice Chancellor, Professor Lilian Salami, visited to inaugurate an Art Square put together and named in her honour by the Fine and Applied Arts Department of the University. According to a statement made available to CAMPUS GIST by Public Relations Officer of the … Read more

COVID-19: UNIBEN To Bar Students Who Refuse To Wear Face Masks

Ahead of the February 1, 2021 resumption of academic activities, the University of Benin has made wearing of facemasks compulsory as a preventive measure against COVID-19. For the avoidance of doubt, the university management says students without facemasks would be denied access to campus, insisting, ‘no face mask, no entry.’ This was contained in the … Read more

Don’t Involve Yourselves In Cult Activities, UNIBEN Warn Students

The management of University of Benin (UNIBEN), Benin city, in Edo state, has reiterated its existing ban on all cult groups and outlawed clubs on campus. The ban is contained in the latest rules and regulation book released over the weekend to students ahead of the February 1, 2021 resumption of academic activities. The University … Read more