March 15, 2013 – UNICAL, University Of Calabar Sacked Five Lecturers Over Plagiarism & Financial Fraud
The University of Calabar, UNICAL officials have dismissed five top lecturers of the higher institution over Plagiarism and fraud.
According to Mrs Julia Omang, UNICAL Registrar, four out of the five dismissed lecturers were involved in plagiarism while one of them was a case of financial fraud.
Names Of Dismissed UNICAL Lecturers
The names of the four plagiarists are;
- Dr. Azubuike Iloeje
- Dr. Maurice Bisong ( Department of English and Literary Studies)
- Mr. Oden Ubi (Department of Marketing)
- Dr. Paulinus Noah (Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies)
Dr Damian Agom was dismissed for overpayment of salary to the tone of N7, 268,044. 95 over a period of 11 months.
Other 10 academic staffs were demoted on related offenses.
The most common offense under the Academic Code of Conduct is plagiarism which the Code defines as “the presentation of the work of another person as your own.