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#UNIVERSITY OF BENIN (UNIBEN)


About UNIBEN

The University of Benin was founded in 1970. It started as an Institute of Technology and was accorded the status of a full-fledged University by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 1 July 1971. In his Budget Speech in April 1972, the then Military Governor of Mid-Western State, Col. S. O. Ogbemudia (then also Visitor to the University) formally announced the change of the name of the Institute of Technology to the University of Benin. Optometry program was also founded (established) within the Faculty of Science in 1972 under the headship of Dr.Paul Ogbuehi (department of Physics).

By 1976, Optometry program in UNIBEN had on its faculty qualified professional with practice licences from Canada, England, and United States of America. The program had a faculty-student ratio of 2:1, many from College of Medicine and Medical Sciences earned its accredited On 1 April 1975 the University at the request of the State Government, was taken over by the Federal Government and became a Federal University.

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The following are latest updates from the University Of Benin (UNIBEN):

UNIBEN 2017/2018 Admission List Released – See How To Check Your Admission Status Here

University of Benin (UNIBEN) admission list for the 2017/2018 session is out – See how to check your admission status below. This is to inform candidates who applied for admission in University of Benin (UNIBEN) that they can proceed to check their admission status now on the school’s portal. Candidates are to follow the procedure ...

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