UNIPORT’S Deputy Vice Chancellor Andrew Efemini dies before confirmation of appointment

The newly appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics) of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT),Andrew Efemini, has died. Professor Efemini, whose appointment had not been confirmed, died over the weekend at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital of an unexplained illness (UPTH). The incident was confirmed by a senior university official[Read More…]

University of Port Harcourt Students Have Grounded Academic Activities

University of Port Harcourt students have grounded academic activities in the institution over a new school fees policy introduced by the management. The protesting students said they would not accept the school’s new policy of no fee no examination, adding that it was a means of mistreating the students. The students[Read More…]

UNIPORT Lecturers Shorlisted To Serve As INEC Ad-hoc Staff Ahead of Rivers Re-run Opt Out Over Wike’s Warning

Some lecturers of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) who listed to serve as ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the March 19 state and National Assembly re-run elections in Rivers State have opted out of the exercise over an alleged threat by the state[Read More…]

Nyesom Wike Withdraws Rivers Students On Foreign Schorlarship; Tells Them To Return Home And Study At Uniport

The Rivers government has informed parents and guardians of students currently benefiting from the state government funded scholarship program in various universities across the world, that resources are no longer available to continue with the sponsorship abroad. As a result, the Rivers government will no longer pay the tuition and[Read More…]

UNIPORT Call Off Strike, Resumes Lectures December 9

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has reopened and will resume academic activities on December 9 in spite of the ongoing strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The university’s spokesman, Dr. Williams Wodi, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Port Harcourt.[Read More…]