UNICAL expels two, suspends three for exams malpractices
Management of the University of Calabar has expelled two students and suspended three others over examinations malpractices. According to the institution, the expelled are one ThankGod Ibiang Ofem, with matric no. 09/32083 of the Department of Medicine and Surgery; and Asibade Benjamin
Police parade five UNICAL students for alleged cultism
The Cross River police command has paraded five students of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) for alleged involvement in cultism. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Irene Ugbo, disclosed this to newsmen yesterday in Calabar
Don seeks better deal for arts, culture industry
Professor Edde Iji of the Department of Theatre, Film and Carnival Studies, University of Calabar (UNICAL) has pleaded with the public and private sectors as well as public-spirited individuals and organisations to fund arts and culture for improved output
Practice in Nigeria, don’t migrate, UNICAL VC urges new medical doctors
Vice-Chancellor, University of Calabar (UNICAL) Zana Akpagu has advised newly inducted doctors of the institution to practice here owing to a shortage of healthcare professionals in the country.
Unical beats RSU 3-1 as HIFL round of 16 matches begin
The University of Calabar at the weekend beat the Rivers State University (RSU) 3-1 in their round of 16 match of the ongoing Higher Institution Football League (HIFL).
Unical subdues Unilorin, meets University of Agriculture, Makurdi in HIFL final
The University of Calabar (UNICAL Malabites) on Wednesday defeated University of Ilorin 2-0 at home to qualify for the Higher Institutions Football League (HIFL) final, where they will meet University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM Tillers). The final match of the inaugural HIFL will hold at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on November 3, 2018. In an…
For MTN Pulse Campus Invasion, Mayorkun lights up UNICAL
Calabar, the Cross River State capital, was agog recently, as residents converged at the University of Calabar for the Pulse Campus Invasion. It was five days out of the ordinary hustle and bustle of school activities and MTN Nigeria fired on all cylinders to make it a superlative experience for all. From Monday, October 1…
Strike looms in varsities over ASUU, FG agreement
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may soon begin another round of industrial action nationwide following the collapse of the 2017 and 2018 renegotiations with the Federal Government on all agreements. In a communique issued by its National Chairman, Dr. Abiodun Ogunyemi, after the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held at the University of…
UNICAL fraud: It’s time to quickly fill the voids in TSA
Since its full implementation in 2015, the Treasury Single Account (TSA) remains one of the current administration’s greatest accomplishments which the leading figures in this government do not fail to boast about at every opportunity they get. Truly, without meaning to take away from the feat TSA represents in a country like ours, it is…
UNICAL introduces carnival studies, six new courses
Seven courses have been introduced at the University of Calabar. They include Carnival Studies, Tourism, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Mass Communication.