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UNIBEN 2015/2016 Academic Calendar Released

Below is the 2015/2016 Academic Calendar of the University Of Benin (UNIBEN); 1ST SEMESTER 12/10/2015 – New students come into residence for 2015/2016 session 19/10/2015 – School/Faculties/Institute/Departmental Board of Studies meet to consider 2014/2015 sessional results.

No end in sight: The strike is far from over – ASUU

Contrary to optimistic reports that it might soon come to an end, the management of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said that the academic strike, which it embarked on 89 days ago, will continue. This latest update on the strike, which has crippled academic activities in universities across the country, was given  […]

ASUU STRIKE: FG And ASUU Begins Fresh Dialogue

The Federal Government may have reopened dialogue with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), in a bid to end the over two months old strike. This came just as the National Association of Nigerians Students (NANS) urged both government and ASUU to return back to the

EFCC Nabs Undergraduates, Others Over N2bn Bank Fraud

Four men, including two undergraduates, have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for an alleged N2.05bn fraud. The suspects were also accused of being members of a syndicate that specialised in breaking into the computer data base of financial institutions to carry out dry posting of funds.

Private varsities VCs ask NANS to mediate between FG/ASUU

Following threats by the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, to shut down private universities over the protracted strike embarked upon by Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Vice Chancellors of private universities, yesterday, charged the students’ body to mediate between government and ASUU to return normalcy to the country’s universities.

ASUU strike: Union warns Maku to stop making unguarded comments

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has condemned a recent statement credited to the Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, on the ongoing strike. Maku had stated that Nigeria may shut down if the Federal Government accepts the demands of the striking lecturers as so much may leave government coffers.