FUTO: Host communities protest alleged illegal acquisition of land, demand justice
Members and leaders of the eight host communities housing the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) have warned the authorities...
FUTO expels 10 students, rusticates 103 over exam malpractice
The management of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, (FUTO), has expelled 10 students and rusticated 103 others over examination malpractices.
FUTO 4: Drug abuse and Nigerian youth
I remember with nostalgia how participants at a focused group discussion held recently in Lagos, bemoaned infestation of our nation by social problems perpetrated consciously and unconsciously by her own people. Warning that under this condition, it may be thought audacious to talk of creating a better society while we are still battling with the problems of battered economy arising…
Three FUTO students die in sex romp after taking tramadol
It was tragedy at Sunshine Lodge, Ihiagwa, one of the satellite communities close to the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Imo State on Tuesday night.
Imo residents lament deplorable link road to FUTO, FEDPONEK
Residents of Nekede in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State have decried the deplorable state of roads in their community and the non-availability of other social amenities. According to them, the state government’s negligence has caused untold hardship as the community risks being cut off from the rest of the state if nothing…
Tension in Imo over alleged drowning of student, deaths
Palpable tension is brewing in Owerri, capital city of Imo State, over reports of the drowning to death on Wednesday of a final year student of Metallurgical Engineering at Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) at Otammiri River.. The student’s name was given as Ukachukwu Igboabusi. According to the report, the deceased had gone to…
Nigerians groan as road, bridge projects stall for years
In January, the Federal Government said it was undertaking various road projects worth N2.8t across the country.
FUTO goes into commercial farming
• Cultivates 59 Hectares Of Cassava, Others In its bid to enhance food sufficiency and boost revenue, the authorities of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), have cultivated about 59 hectares of farmland within the institution, for different food crops. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Francis Chukwuemeka Eze, disclosed this while briefing journalists. Eze, said…
FUTO collaborates with nine institutions to boost research
As part of efforts to boost research in science and other related areas, the authorities of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with nine research and science-based institutions both home and abroad.
FG sues for peace over FUTO, communities’ face off
Determined to ensure that the over 35- year- old land dispute between the authorities of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) and communities hosting...