The University of Benin, UNIBEN has released the results of the Post-Unified Tertiary Examination (Post-UTME) and Direct Entry screening held recently, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
A statement issued by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Dr Benedicta Ehanire, showed that 92.29 of the 13,331 candidates who sat for the PUTME passed the entrance examination conducted via a computer-based system.
“A total of 13,331 candidates were screened for the PUTME, which recorded a 92.29 per cent pass.
“On the other hand, 538 candidates sat for the PUDE, with 75.28 per cent pass recorded.
The results have been uploaded on the University’s website,” Ehanire said.
NAN recalls that the UNIBEN post-UTME entrance examination for the 2022/2023 session was held at the Ugbowo campus of the institution between Nov. 14 and Nov. 18. (NAN)
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) in Ebonyi has called for urgent action on children’s right to education and safety.
Mrs Nkechinyere Oginyi, Chairperson of the association, gave the advice on Sunday, at an event to mark the 2022 World Children’s Day celebration, with theme : “Inclusion, for every child”.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the World Children’s Day is celebrated on Nov. 20 annually to promote international togetherness and awareness among children as well as to improve their welfare.
Oginyi, represented by Mrs Chika Okorie, a member of NAWOJ, said the advocacy visit to Emmanual Anglican Church, Azuiyiokwu in Abakaliki was to reawaken parents’ and the society consciousness to pay proper attention to children’s basic rights.