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Certificate Forgery: 143 UNIBEN Students Arrested

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Oct 4, 2012 – Certificate Forgery: 143 UNIBEN Students Arrested

University of Benin, UNIBEN‘s officials on Oct 3rd, 2012 handed over 143 students of the institution to police authority in the area over an alleged certificate forgery.

Some of the arrested are from the Faculties of Life & Management Sciences, Engineering and Social Studies.

Prof Osayuki Oshodin, the current VC of the University said some of the students were caught during their 2nd semester exam.

Here is what Oshodin said:

“We arrested some persons who engaged in certificate racketeering and we are going to flush out any member of staff involved in these illegal activities.

“Some of the students involved in this fake admission, have been arrested and are with the police now. We cannot tolerate illegalities in this university and we appeal to parents to monitor their children to ensure that they are not involved in such a vice.”



  1. mulikatcardoso

    October 4, 2012 at 4:00 PM

    good job,send all the student to jail.

  2. desire

    October 4, 2012 at 4:39 PM


  3. Mæryæm Sunnæh Sæk

    October 4, 2012 at 6:36 PM

    Hmm Allah sarki yan arewa! Wasu na shan wahalar shekara 4 ko 5 kafin abasu, amma wasu na zuwa a buga musu rana daya, kalubale ga lecturers na arewa yakamata su daga kuma saukakawa dalibansu.

  4. chris Ekhator

    October 4, 2012 at 9:15 PM

    career VC………………..As education remain the core drive to the nation’s fundamental growth, it’s time for real professional products.

  5. Rotimi samuel

    October 5, 2012 at 4:45 AM

    May God help us ooooo……

  6. Goddey

    October 5, 2012 at 7:07 AM

    Thank God for such vc,pls continue d good work n also flush out bad lectures whom r collecting bribes from student,i am an Alumni of uniben.


    October 5, 2012 at 8:34 AM

    There should be a complete overhaul of our educational system cos it is in shambles.if we continue like this i bet you in no distant time our half baked graduate will not be able to compete with graduates of other contries

    • stanley

      October 5, 2012 at 12:28 PM

      plz which part of the country are those criminals from hope not from the south-easth zone.

  8. Amos Joy

    October 5, 2012 at 1:21 PM

    hmmmmmm God have mercy.

  9. Meso Barcaboy

    October 5, 2012 at 10:40 PM

    may GOD help us oooh.

  10. Paul Ovbokhan Eboigbe

    October 6, 2012 at 11:36 AM

    Well I think d school authorities should put more of such machinery in place to help check mate these illegality in the University community, there are lots of such students in the school some of them also engage impersonation during exams.

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