University of Calabar
45 years after, UNICAL gets first female VC
Forty-five years after its establishment, the University of Calabar (UNICAL) has produced its first female Vice-Chancellor, Professor Florence Obi of the Faculty of Education. Obi is to succeed Professor Zana Akpagu, whose tenure would elapse on November 30. The choice of Obi was announced, yesterday, by the 12th Governing Council of the university as the…
NGA DG, Ivara Resumes, woos stakeholders
The newly appointed Director-General for National Gallery of Art (NGA), Mr. Ebeten Ivara, resumed Tuesday, September 1, 2020, with a promise to carry along stakeholders in charting a new course for the visual art sub-sector. He said while the film and music sub-sectors have made tremendous progress, there appears a gap in visual art that…
Nine jostle for University of Calabar vice chancellorship seat
As the tenure of current vice chancellor of the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Prof Zana Akpagu ends on December 1, 2020; about nine professors have signified interest in the top job.
Experts query 2019 capital budget release
Despite the Federal Government’s claim to have released more than 56 per cent of the approved expenditure for capital projects in the 2019 Appropriation
Egwuyenga is DELSU’s new VC as Akpagu greets Emenyonu at 80
One-time rector of Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, Prof. Andy Egwuyenga, has been appointed as vice-chancellor of the state-owned university (DELSU).
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
Increase in VAT targeted at high income earners says Don
Dr Ovat Oyama, a lecturer at the University of Calabar says the planned increase in the Value Added Tax (VAT) by the Federal Government from 5 per cent to 7.5 per cent would affect high income earners more 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).
Tackling poor food safety practices
With the increasing poor practices in food safety and security in Nigeria, there is tendency of experiencing severe health outcomes and recording massive death rates everyday from contaminants. Unfortunately, in Nigeria there is rising poor food safety practices and standards, which according to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has…