Friday, 29th September 2023

University of Calabar

23 Aug
Prof. Florence Obi, Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, has approved the appointment of Dr. Rose Ugbe as the Acting Dean, Faculty of Law. A statement by the Registrar of the University, Mr Gabriel Egbe, said that Ugbe would replace Prof. Cyril Ndifon, the former Dean, who was suspended on Aug. 17 following allegations…
23 Aug
University of Calabar has inaugurated a seven-man panel to investigate allegations of misconduct leveled against the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Prof. Cyril Ndifon.
17 Aug
The management of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) has suspended Cyril Ndifon, the embattled dean of the faculty of law accused of sexual harassment. The suspension was announced on Thursday in a letter signed by Gabriel Egbe, the varsity’s registrar. Part of the letter stated: “Please refer to our letter Ref UC/REG/DISC.45A dated August 14,…
15 Aug
Some students of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) on Monday protested against a lecturer identified as Prof. Cyril Ndifon whom they accused of sexual exploitation and harassment. The students, mostly female of the Faculty of Law at UNICAL were seen in a viral video carrying placards with different inscriptions, calling out Ndifon for allegedly harassing…
21 Dec 2022
Director, Directorate of Research and Development, University of Calabar, Prof. Bassey Igri Okon, has called on government to allocate 26 per cent of yearly budget to the education sector to fund research in tertiary institutions. Okon made the call at the institution’s International Conference Centre during a two-day workshop organised by the Directorate in collaboration…
7 Jul 2022
It was a case of frustration, distress and despondency for over 200 students of engineering faculty of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) since their demotion three years ago.
3 Jun 2022
Over 200 demoted engineering students of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) have dragged the university and five others to court, claiming over N500 million as general damages
22 Feb 2022
University of Calabar (UNICAL) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Florence Obi, has described the right granted the school to host the 26th zonal preliminaries of the Nigeria University Games Association
5 Jan 2022
A Professor of Agriculture Economics, University of Calabar, Ajayi Omo-Ogun has said that political intrigues are likely to make or mar economic development in 2022. The Professor said, “Political manipulation and intrigues will be the hallmark of 2022 with likely abandonment of governance. Decamping and re-decamping, accusations and counter-accusations, arrests and corruption charges, unlimited cash…
11 Dec 2021
Cross River State Government has raised the alarm about over 200% increase in Covid-19 cases in the state in the last two weeks.
7 Dec 2021
Senator representing Cross River Northern Senatorial District, Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, has charged politicians to stop using ethnicity to boost political gains.
2 Dec 2021
Vice Chancellor, University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has said the institution has the highest number of Federal Government abandoned projects in the country.


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