UNIBEN Announces Resumption Date, Makes Facemask Compulsory

Following the approval of the Edo state government for schools in the state to resume academic activities February 1, the University of Benin has asked students to return to campus same day. Schools across the country were shut down for months owing to the coronavirus pandemic coupled with the recently suspended nine-month old ASUU strike … Read more

COVID-19: UNIBEN Holds Virtual Orientation For Surveillance Club Volunteers

The University of Benin has organised a virtual orientation programme for the first batch of volunteers who will serve in the newly established Surveillance Club in the University. Setting the tone for the orientation, the Institution’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Lilian Salami, explained that the initiative is borne out of the need to monitor and prevent … Read more

UNIBEN Announces Resumption Of Academic Activities

The management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), on Monday, announced that the institution will resume full academic session on January 30, 2021. The announcement was contained in a statement made available to CAMPUS GIST signed by Benedicta Ehanire, PhD, Public Relations Officer of the University. The statement read, “The University of Benin has released … Read more

Alleged Server Collapse: Post-UTME Still On Course, UNIBEN Assures

…Says No Issue With Server, But Power By Ogochukwu Isioma Following the alleged collapse of its server, management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) says there is no cause for alarm as candidates who sat for the Institution’s Post-UTME exercise on Tuesday December 8, have been advised on what to do. In a statement made … Read more

Raped UNIBEN Student, Uwaila Omozuwa, Laid To Rest (Photos)

The remains of Miss Uwaila Omozuwa, the first-year student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), who was gang-raped and murdered in a church, have been laid to rest. CAMPUS GIST reports that Omozuwa’s remains were interred at Third Cemetery, in Benin City, Edo State, amid tears from family, friends and colleagues. The deceased final moments … Read more

Shun cultism, attend classes regularly – UNIBEN VC tells new students

Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin, Prof. Lilian Salami, has called on newly admitted students of the institution to shun social vices, including cultism, CAMPUS GIST reports. The VC gave the advice on Tuesday, September 15, at the virtual matriculation ceremony conducted for students of the 2019/2020 academic session. Addressing the new students, the … Read more

UNIBEN Matriculates 10,018 Students For 2019/2020 Session

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, matriculated a total of 10,018 students for the 2019/2020 academic session, CAMPUS GIST reports. CAMPUS GIST reports that the matriculation ceremony held virtually, with a student representative from the various faculties/schools/colleges/institutes physically present. The live event took place at the University of Benin ‘Akin Deko’ … Read more

Transcript: UNIBEN Disengages Services Of ETX-NG

The Management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has disengaged the services of ETX-NG Limited, a platform for transcript application, processing and delivery, CAMPUS GIST reports. A statement by the University spokesperson, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire announcing the disengagement, advised students and alumni to stop all transactions (financial or otherwise) with the company forthwith. “Graduating students … Read more

Ize-Iyamu Demands Swift Prosecution Of Suspected Killers Of Uwa

The candidate of the APC in the Edo Governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has tasked the Police to commence the swift prosecution of the suspected killers of Uwaila Vera Omozuwa and ensure justice. Miss Omzuwa, a 100-level microbiology student of the University of Benin, was raped and murdered in a church in Benin City where … Read more