UNIBEN Forensic Centre & DNA Studies Holds 1st Virtual Training Workshop

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) Centre for Forensic Programmes and DNA Studies (CFPS), is set to hold her first virtual training workshop, CAMPUS GIST reports. This was disclosed in a two-page statement made available to CAMPUS GIST on Friday, in Benin City by the CFPS, Office of the Vice Chancellor. The programme has as theme: … Read more

UNIBEN Professor, Emoghene, Dies

A lecturer at the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Professor Alexander Ochuko Emoghene, is dead. CAMPUS GIST gathered that Professor Emoghene died on Saturday morning after a brief illness. A close friend of the professor, who craved anonymity, confirmed the report to CAMPUS GIST on Sunday. Until his death, Emoghene was a professor in the Department … Read more

[PROFILE] UNIBEN Professor Appointed Adviser To Pope Francis

A Nigerian professor at the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Kokunre Agbontaen-Eghafona, has been named an adviser to Pope Francis, CAMPUS GIST reports. Francis is head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State. CAMPUS GIST reports that Professor Agbontaen-Eghafona is among the only three persons appointed as Ordinary Members of the Pontifical … Read more

TETFund Flags Off Construction Of International Hostel At UNIBEN (Photos)

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has flagged off the construction of a 28-executive-room international hostel at the University of Benin (UNIBEN). This was disclosed by the Institution’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Benedicta Ehanire, Ph.D, in a statement made available to Campus Gist, on Friday. The Vice Chancellor, Professor Lilian Salami, who supervised the ground-breaking … Read more

UNIBEN urges Police to intensify investigation on student’s rape, murder

Authorities of the University of Benin has expressed concern over the slow phase of the Police investigation into the rape and gruesome murder of a student, late Uwaila Omozuwa. In a statement, issued by Dr Benedicta Ehanire, the Public Relations Officer of the institution, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Lilian Salami, had complained about the slow phase … Read more

Police rates UNIBEN DNA and Forensics Centre as best in Nigeria

The Nigerian police has described the DNA and Forensics Centre of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) as one of the best in the country, Campus Gist reports. The police, on Monday, also expressed its readiness to partner with the prestigious federal higher institution to train officers of the Force in Forensics. Edo state police commissioner, … Read more

COVID-19: UNIBEN shuts health centre for fumigation

The University of Benin will on Saturday, June 27 shut its health centre for fumigation, to check the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). This was disclosed in a statement made available to Campus Gist on Friday, signed by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Benedicta Ehanire, Ph.D. Ehanire, however, said services at the health centre … Read more