University of Benin
High expectations as Salami becomes second UNIBEN female vice chancellor
As Prof Lillian Imuetinyan Salami assumed office as the 10th substantive vice-chancellor of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo State, expectations are already high
ASUU, CONUA differ, issue counter orders on IPPIS
The University of Benin (UNIBEN) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday ordered its members not to enrol in the contentious Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
UNIBEN gets second female VC
The University Of Benin (UNIBEN), yesterday, announced the appointment of Prof. Lillian Imuetinyan Salami as its new Vice Chancellor.
How to guarantee food security in Nigeria, by don
To attain guarantee food security in the country, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) should carry out regular...
Undergraduates fault no cooking policy in private varsities
The policy of no cooking in some private institutions in the country is currently causing ripples among students who appealed to authorities concerned to have a rethink. Undergraduates in private universities are threatened with suspension if caught cooking in their hostels or with any cooking utensils.
Media critical to survival of democracy, says cleric
Prelate of the Benin United Baptist Church, Apostle Osama Usunalele, has described the media as critical to the survival of democracy. Usunalele, who spoke at the 2019 Press Week organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists...
Undergraduates decry lack of modern teaching, learning aids
The use of illustrations while teaching has proven to be one viable tool that aids learning. With the ever-growing population of students, and over-stretched infrastructure...
Creative writing masterclass canvasses children’s writing
Recently, the Department of English and Literature, University of Benin, State hosted Messrs Anote Ajeluorou (author of Igho Goes to Farm) and Henry Akubuiro (Prodigals in Paradise) to a Creative Writing Masterclass. The event afforded the guest writers and masterclass convener, Prof. Tony Afejuku, opportunity to call on Nigerian universities’ departments of English and Literature…
UNIBEN students lament poor state of hostels
Students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo State have expressed concern over the deplorable state of their hostels. They said despite the increase in the hostel maintenance fee last year, things have worsened.
UNIBEN student dies after jumping from faculty building
In what authorities suspect might be suicide, a final year student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Ephraim Imaghodora, has died after he fell from the second floor of the Faculty of Arts building on Sunday evening.
300-level UNIBEN student commits suicide
A 300-Level Medical Laboratory student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Christabel was yesterday evening discovered dead in her hostel room at Newton Street, Ekosodin area of Benin City, after allegedly taking some deadly substance to end her life. The details of the incident were still sketchy as at press time yesterday but according to…