Crisis looms in uniben • Unions threaten to go on strike if pro-chancellor is reappointed

There appears to be daggers drawn among the unions, management and Governing Council of the University of Benin (UNIBEN). While the unions are kicking against the rumoured reappointment of its immediate past Pro-Chancellor/Chairman of Governing Council Sir Gabriel Toby over sundry allegations, the council chair is also suspecting the Vice-Chancellor as the architect behind the development. This is vis-a-vis Toby's rumoured support for the former Bursar Dr. May Nwoye's reappointment bid, writes OSAGIE OTABOR from Benin.

All is not well at the University of Benin, despite the seeming peaceful atmosphere of the institution. Beside President Goodluck Jonathan’s views on the report of the Visitation Panel, which looked into the affairs of the university between 2004 and 2010, there is a raging battle over who becomes the bursar and the protest against the re-appointment of former Chairman of the Governing Council, Sir Gabriel Toby................................Full story

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