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UNIBEN Senior lecturer rapes a 400l student, locks her up in the office for several hours

It has been reported that a senior lecturer in the Department of English and Literature, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin (UNIBEN) has allegedly raped a female student in his office.The 400-level student was said to have gone to the lecturer’s office to submit her final year project when she was allegedly raped and locked in the office for several hours.The media gathered that the incident occurred on October 5, but became public knowledge when a video purportedly recorded when the lecturer was begging for forgiveness went viral.A course mate of the female student told The media that the video
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UNIBEN Post-UTME/DE 2021: Cut-Off Mark, Eligibility and Registration Details

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) Post UTME (PUTME) and Post DIRECT ENTRY (PUDE) Admission Screening Exercise for 2021/2022 Academic Session is scheduled to hold between Monday 6th December 2021 and Monday 13th December 2021 in designated centres within the Ugbowo Campus of the University. The Screening Exercise shall be conducted using the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode. Candidates are expected to fulfill the following criteria: Only candidates who applied through JAMB for the 2021/2022 UTME and DIRECT ENTRY Admission and chose University of Benin as First Choice and scored 200 and above (for UTME Candidates) are eligible for this Screening Exercise.Candidates are advised to have
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UNIBEN to Hold Orientation for their newly admitted students Virtually on the 17th of August

The orientation programme for newly admitted students into the University of Benin for the 2020/2021 Academic Session is to hold virtually on Tuesday 17th August, 2021 All fresh students are expected to participate from 8am via links sent to them. The Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Lilian Salami, is to formally address the students while resource persons include the Dean of Students, Professor Patrick Igbinaduwa, Director, Guidance and Counselling, Professor V.E.Audu and Chairman, UAB, Professor O.K Omorogiuwa. Issues ranging from health, time management, codes of behaviour, Institution’s rules and regulations as well as security, among others, will be addressed
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FUTMINNA graduating student inscribes “cheated in every exam” on sign-out T-shirt

An alleged graduating student of the Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA) has caused a stir on social media over the inscription on his sign-out T-shirt. One would have expected that graduating students would be more conservative with the inscriptions on their sign out T-shirts following the controversies that trailed viral UNIBEN graduating student who wrote “aggressive malpractice brought me this far” on her sign out, T-shirt. The controversial inscription on her shirt landed her in trouble as the institution set up a panel to probe her for alleged examination malpractice. Well, while the lady identified as Peace awaits the final decision
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Uniben debunks report that graduate who wore “malpractice brought me this far” t-shirt has been ordered to rewrite all exams from 2nd year

The University of Benin has debunked reports circulating online that a recent graduate who wore "aggressive malpractice brought me this far" t-shirt has been asked to rewrite her exams from 200 level. Recall that Peace Ufuoma went viral earlier this month when she wore the controversial t-shirt after her final exam. Uniben then set up a panel on July 13 to investigate Ufuoma for alleged malpractice. The committee was given one week to submit its report to the Microbiology Head of Department. READ ALSO: “Aggressive Malpractice Brought Me This Far” – Fresh UNIBEN Graduate Brags Reports began circulating online on
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UNIBEN student awarded full scholarship for returning a missing wallet

The management of the University of Benin has commended Philip Okafor, a 200-level student of the Department of Microbiology for his exemplary behavior. The student was conferred with the Dean’s special prize which would exempt him from paying school fees throughout his remaining period of undergraduate studies in the faculty. A statement credited to the Dean states that the student had found a wallet containing a substantial amount of money that belonged to another student and instead of keeping the money for himself, he searched for the owner and returned the wallet with its contents intact. The Dean thanked Okafor
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UNIBEN final year student shot dead just after final exam

A 400-level student of the Department of Political Science, University of Benin, Austin Izu, has been shot dead by yet-to-be-identified gunmen in his friend’s off-campus hostel room on the Federal Girls College Road, Ugbowo URAMAHMEDIA assembled that the deceased, who sat his final examination last week, was alleged to have come from the upper floor of the hostel to visit his friend, Walter Emaka, who stays on the ground floor of the same hostel. The gunmen were said to have come into the room and shot the deceased in the head, while Walter narrowly escaped with gunshot injuries. A source in
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Young UNIBEN lecturer shot dead by un-known Gunmen

Gunmen suspected to be cultists have shot dead, a 33-year-old lecturer at the University of Benin, Maxwell Eseosa Aimuan in Edo state, on Saturday, June 12. The Department of Public Administration lecturer was said to have been shot while he was driving into his compound in Isihor, Benin City. It was further gathered that Aimuan had just parted ways with his friends after an evening outing before he was shot severally by the gunmen. He was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead. Young UNIBEN lecturer shot dead by gunmenThe public relations officer of the university, Benedicta Ehanire,
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Nans Gives Uniben 72 hours to reverse Uniben SUG suspension

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone B, yesterday, issued a 72-hour ultimatum to the management of University of Benin, (UNIBEN) to reverse the suspension of the Students Union Government (SUG) executives or face mass protests. In a statement issued in Benin City, Zone B Coordinator of NANS, Comrade Etinyene Friday Offongekpe, expressed concern over the development, insisting that the university authorities should have explored the option of dialogue rather than suspend the SUG executive. He said NANS would not rest on its oars until the issues around the suspension were resolved. “After proper consultation and consideration, the zonal leadership
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UNIBEN Management Suspends Student’s Union Government Executives

The authorities of the University of Benin have suspended the Students’ Union executive of the institution. This was contained in a press statement by the Public Relations Officer of UNIBEN, Benedicta Ehanire, titled, ÚNIBEN senate suspends Students’ Union executives’, on Tuesday. Though the management blamed the suspension of the students’ union on the instigation of protest over a shift in the school’s academic calendar, our correspondent reliably gathered that the union was suspended over students’ refusal to vacate their hostels ahead of the National Sports Festival. URAMAH MEDIA learnt that the school management had asked students to vacate hostels immediately
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Tragedy As Student’s Union President Dies From Suspected Poisoning One Month After Election

The president of the National Union of Benue State Students at the Benue State University, Makurdi, Manasseh Agudo, has died from suspected food poisoning. Agudo died on Wednesday only about a month after he was sworn in on February 20. The students had held their convention in February 2021 at the Volleyball Court of the Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi, where Agudo emerged as the winner. Uramah Media learnt that some days after his swearing-in, he fell ill and on Wednesday, he passed away. Agudo died on Wednesday evening at the Benue State University Teaching Hospital and his body had
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