• Edo govt. to build pedestrian bridge at Uniben main-gate

    Edo govt. to build pedestrian bridge at Uniben main-gate

    Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has in the bid to provide safe passage for students, staff and members of the University of Benin community, disclosed that the state government will construct a pedestrian overhead bridge at the main gate of the University of Benin.

    Many students of the university  have in the past lost their lives in the course of crossing the ever-busy Benin-Lagos expressway to the institution’s campus.

    Speaking at the 42nd convocation ceremony of UNIBEN on Saturday, Governor Obaseki said,  Edo […]

  • NERC approves ‎UNIBEN’s 7.5mw power project

    NERC approves ‎UNIBEN’s 7.5mw power project

    It was gathered that the University of Benin has received the approval of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission for an embedded electricity generation licence to operate a 7.5 megawatts independent power project within the university.

    The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing journalists on its forthcoming 42nd convocation and founders’ day ceremonies scheduled to hold from November 23 to November 26, 2016.

    Orumwense noted that the university also secured a licence to operate an independent […]

  • Amazing Love Birds Reportedly Poisoned in UNIBEN by Jealous Girl (Photos)

    Amazing Love Birds Reportedly Poisoned in UNIBEN by Jealous Girl (Photos)

    Reports being circulated on social media by some students of the University of Benin reveal two students namely Joel and Precious have been killed by an act of jealousy. Follow screenshots of the story as narrated on a whatsapp group:

    This is a very touching story of a beautiful couple in Benin, Edo State who met their tragic end through an evil act reportedly orchestrated by a jealous lady who had a crush on the male partner.

    Meanwhile, there is no official […]

  • UNIBEN to partner CAN to curb social vices

    UNIBEN to partner CAN to curb social vices

    Management of the University of Benin on Friday said it would collaborate with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Edo to curb social vices in the institution and state.

    This is contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr Michael Osasuyi, in Benin.

    According to the statement, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, stated this when he received the President of CAN in the state, Rt. Rev. Peter Imasuen, who visited him.

    Orumwense said the […]

  • UNIBEN suspends post-UTME

    UNIBEN suspends post-UTME

    The management of the University of Benin, Edo State, has announced the suspension of its post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

    The announcement was made barely 24 hours after the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, instructed the nation’s tertiary institutions to stop the conduct of the exercise.

    “If any tertiary institution has conducted the post-UTME, such an exercise stands annulled and money taken from candidates must be returned immediately,” Adamu had said in a statement through the Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations, in […]

  • UNIBEN gets first woman SUG president, Lauretta Obakpolor … See photo

    UNIBEN gets first woman SUG president, Lauretta Obakpolor … See photo

    There was excitement at the University of Benin (UNIBEN) when Lauretta Obakpolor was elected the first woman president of the Students’ Union Government (SUG). EZEKIEL EFEOBHOKHAN (500-Level Pharmacy) reports.

    A woman has been elected Students’ Union Government (SUG) president for the first time in the history of the University of Benin (UNIBEN).

    She is Lauretta Obakpolor, a 400-Level Pharmacy student. She beat five other candidates with 2,283 votes to win the coveted position.

    Immediately the electoral committee declared her winner, shouts of her […]

  • Emir ‎Sanusi named as UNIBEN chancellor

    Emir ‎Sanusi named as UNIBEN chancellor

    The management of the University of Benin, Edo State, on Monday said that the university has concluded plans to install the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, as the 9th Chancellor ‎of the institution.

    ‎The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Faraday Orunmwense, who announced this at a press briefing in Benin, noted that the former Central Bank of Nigeria governor would be formally installed on November 25, 2015, during the university’s 41st Convocation and 45th Founders’ Day ceremony.

    Orunmwense explained that out of a […]

  • Pres. Jonathan appoints former CBN boss, Emir Sanusi as UNIBEN pro-chancellor

    Pres. Jonathan appoints former CBN boss, Emir Sanusi as UNIBEN pro-chancellor

    It was gathered that the former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (Muhammad Sanusi II), has been appointed as the pro-chancellor of the University of Benin, Edo State.

    Sanusi received his letter of appointment at his palace on Monday from the Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau. The former CBN boss who raised the issue of the missing money at NNPC, said it is good to always do good.

    “I’m saying this because as the […]