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UNIBEN Reinstates Five Students Earlier Suspended Over Protest

Posted: February 14, 2018 at 1:59 pm   /   Campus

The management of the University of Benin has reinstated the five student unionists, who had earlier been rusticated, at the beginning of the month, over anti-fees hike protest. The spokesperson for the school, Michael Osasuyi, confirmed the development in a statement on Tuesday. “The management lifted the rustication of the students sequel to the letter of appeal from the […]

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UNIBEN ASUU Condemns Management Over Rustication Of Students

Posted: February 8, 2018 at 4:24 pm   /   Campus

The University of Benin Chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities has condemned the rustication of five student leaders by the management of the school. The union expressed their displeasure over the rustication of the students in a statement signed Julius Iyasele, the chairman, on Thursday. “The union wishes to state that protest is a […]

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Nigerian university rusticates five students over protest

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 11:50 am   /   News

The management of the University of Benin has rusticated five students for allegedly staging protest with the aim of disrupting officials programmes of the school last year. The affected students included Elvis Ogbidi, Students’ Union president; Justus Aidenagbon, secretary-general; Innocent Momodu, assistant secretary-general; Goodnews Ehisbhi, public relations officers; and Benjamin, also known as Samkara, an […]

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UNIBEN Suspends Students’ Union After Protest Against Fee Hike

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 10:51 pm   /   Campus, News

Following the protest led by the University of Benin Students Union leaders against fee hike, the management of the institution has suspended the executives and the parliamentarians of the union from office. This was made known in a statement signed by the school’s spokesperson, Mr. Osasuyi on Monday. The release reads: “The senate of University […]

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Nigerian Tertiary Institutions: An Endangered Species under the Proposed 2018 Budget

Posted: December 9, 2017 at 8:59 am   /   National, News, Opinion

Since President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2018 Appropriations Bill to the National Assembly at the beginning of last month, quite a number of reservations have trailed that development. Standing out easily among these reservations is that which concerns the educational sector. The government has proposed ₦435.01 billion as allocation the education out of ₦8.612 trillion, […]

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