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Application Start Date: 24/05/2022 14:30:00 Application Closing Date: 30/08/2022 00:00:00 Admission into various programmes shall be through entrance examination to be conducted on Saturday 3rd of September, 2022 by 9am at Ugbowo Campus. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Pre-Degree Studies for the 2022/2023 academic session. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: The General University Admission Requirements that apply uniformly across the faculties as well as the Specific Faculty Admission Requirements are displayed on the University websites: https://uniben.waeup.org or uniben.edu To qualify for the entrance examinations into the various Pre-Degree Studies, candidate must satisfy the stated general and specific requirements…

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Former Vice Chancellor of the Abia State University, Uturu, Prof. Uche Ikonne, has emerged the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 general elections. According to reports, Ikonne was elected at the party’s primary election held at the Umuahia Township Stadium on Wednesday. He polled 468 votes to defeat five other contestants in the exercise that took place under heavy presence of security personnel. Mr Lucky Igbokwe came a distant second with 45 votes, while the only female contestant, Mrs Ngozi Merenge, scored five votes. Other contestants, including Dep. Gov. Ude Oko-Chukwu, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, Sen.…

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Like their Universities and Polytechnics counterparts, lecturers in Colleges of Education across the country under the banner of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, have given the Federal Government a 21-day ultimatum to accede to their demands or be ready for an indefinite strike. The College Union gave the ultimatum in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday by the National Vice President and Southwest Zonal Coordinator of COEASU, Olusegun Lana. The lecturers said the Federal Government has not been fair to colleges of education and had neglected issues affecting the union and the colleges despite many entreaties.…

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The Minister for Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen has unveiled Pad Bank for the use of NYSC female staff, Corps Members and other visitors that may have emergency menstrual flow while in the office. She stated the need for continuous sensitization of the girl child and femalefolk on menstrual and personal hygiene, campaign against gender-based violence and change the negative social norms among the femalefolk. Tallen added that efforts should be intensified on the sensitization on the enrolment, orientation and education of the girl child. She disclosed this today while unveiling sanitary Pad Bank at the NYSC National Directorate Headquarters…

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From 2017 to 2022, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board remitted N27.2bn to the Federation Account as operational surpluses, Registrar of JAMB, Prof Is-haq Oloyede has said. The registrar said the board spent N9.7 billion on capital projects within the same period. He disclosed thesw at the ongoing 3-day workshop for Public Relations’ staff of the Board at its headquarters in Bwari, Abuja in conjunction with Premium Times Academy with the theme: ‘Media, publicity and public relations In the modern age.’ In a presentation delivered by the Director, Legal Services, Dr Abdul Oyedokun, the registrar said the board remitted N7.8…

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The Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government on Tuesday said N999 million would be spent daily to feed approximately 10 million pupils in the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, NHGSFP, across the country. Aishatu Digil, the Team Lead of NHGSFP disclosed this at a stakeholders meeting on disbursement modalities for the review cost of feeding in the programme in Abuja. She said Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development got the approval of spending N100 per person daily on the feeding in the programme. She said that 9, 990, 862 pupils from primary one…

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Alhaji Musa Rabo Danhassan is the grandfather of Sekinat Muhammad Dalhat, a corps member who died on her way to Katsina State on the second day of Sallah. In this interview adapted from Daily Trust on Sunday, Alhaji Musa described his granddaughter as calm and gentle, adding that her death was shocking, especially as she left a note on how to share the little things that belonged to her, as if she had a premonition of what awaited her on the way. How would you describe your granddaughter? Sekinat Muhammad Dalhat was a 24-year-old youth corps member in Katsina State.…

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CONDOLENCE MESSAGE CAMPUS GIST commiserates with Engr. (Comr.) Osasere Favour Osifo, Vice President, University of Benin Alumni Association North America (UBAANA) chapter and UNIBEN former SUG President, over the passing of the beloved father and patriarch, which sad event took place on Saturday. Losing a loved one, especially a father, is an unpleasant experience. A father is someone who can never be replaced. He shapes who we are, and he makes us brave enough to face the world. It is very clear that the deceased lived a good life and stood out with values worthy of emulation. His passing will,…

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A young albino girl by the name Deborah, was denied access to education due to her albinism and was considered never to amount to anything by her parent. According to reports, Deborah lost four years until the intervention of a generous and exceptional Nigerian man, Moses Anayochukwu Usolor, who gave her a full scholarship, paid all her school fees and promised to ensure she gets the education she deserves. Relating to Clevelandclinic, albinism is not a disease and is contagious. It is just a rare genetic disorder that makes a child being born with the usual amount of melanin pigment,…

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