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FUTO Gets New Female Vice Chancellor
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FUTO Gets New Female Vice Chancellor

Prof Nnenna Oti has been elected as the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) by the Governing Council of the institution. Prof. Oti who was the deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic before her new appointment, will be succeeding outgoing vice chancellor, Prof. Francis Eze. The Univeristy's new Vice Chancellor who is from Ebonyi state, emerged victorious with 75.5 points to beat six other candidates. Her closest rival was Prof. Ikechukwu Dozie who scored 69.7 points.
Generator Fume Kills Two FUTO Students
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Generator Fume Kills Two FUTO Students

Generator fume has killed two students of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) while a third person is recovering at the hospital. It was gathered that the students identified as Fred Eberechukwu, 22, Anele Stephen, and Udeagbala Kenechukwu, allegedly put on the generator in their locked room and fell asleep. The incident happened in their Jabulani Hostel, Eziobodo, Owerri West Council Area of Imo State on Thursday, March 4. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday March 6, said their bodies were discovered lying helplessly in a room after the incident was reported to the Divisional Police Headquarters Nekede/Ihiagwa. “On March 4, at about 6 pm, upon a report received at the Divisio...
Two FUTO Students Found Dead In Their Lodge Today (Graphic Photos)
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Two FUTO Students Found Dead In Their Lodge Today (Graphic Photos)

Two FUTO students found dead in their rooms! The reason for their death is yet to be confirmed... The names of these students are Udeagbala kenechuku and Anene Stephen Nzube respectively from the department of Civil Engineering 200L as received from our source. It was also gathered that they were 3 in the room and that the 3rd person who's name is Fred is lying unconsciously at FUTO Medicals.
FUTO Student Commits Suicide By Hanging In His Room
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FUTO Student Commits Suicide By Hanging In His Room

A 100 level Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) student, Daniel Nwafor, has committed suicide. The Department of Chemistry student carried out the act on Tuesday in his lodge at Umuchima, Ihiagwa in Owerri West Council Area of Imo State. He was found hanging in his room. Sources said that the late Daniel returned back to the lodge with his mother about seven days ago and he took his life two days after his mum left the residence. It was also gathered the deceased was initially facing some health challenges and going through pains. The Nation learnt he left a note for his mother later taken into police custody. Reacting, the varsity’s Public Relations Officer, Uche Nwaelue, confirmed that the deceased was a first year student of the institution and wondered wh...
FG Uncovers N1.2bn Fraud At FUTO, UNIABUJA
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FG Uncovers N1.2bn Fraud At FUTO, UNIABUJA

The Federal Government’s audit report has revealed irregularities of more than N1.2bn in the 2015, 2016 and 2017 finances of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, and  the University of Abuja. The 2017 report from the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation titled, ‘Auditor General’s Annual Report on the Accounts of the Federation of Nigeria 2017,’ showed that FUTO had more than N611m  irregularities in its expenses between 2016 and 2017, while UNIABUJA  had over N560m for 2015. The report noted that the vice-chancellors of the universities during the years under review must be made to answer for the money unaccounted for. For FUTO, the report highlighted about 10 areas where there were financial infractions between 2016 and 2017. These ranged from “pa...
FUTO Expels 10 Students, Rusticates 103 Over Exam Fraud
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FUTO Expels 10 Students, Rusticates 103 Over Exam Fraud

The management of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, has expelled 10 students and rusticated 103 others over examination malpractice. According to Volume 40 No. 4 of FUTO News, yesterday, the Biology Department recorded four casualties; Biotechnology, two; Biochemistry, one; Maritime Management Technology, one, and Information Management Technology one. It stated: “At its 144th meeting, the Senate considered the report on the cases of the students accused of examination misconduct, during the 2016/2017 Rain Semester examinations and found them liable for being in possession of cell phones, which contained answers relevant to the examination.” Similarly, FUTO management rusticated 103 students, “following Senate consideration at the same meeting, of a report on...
FUTO Confirms Identities Of Students That Died During Foursome Sex
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FUTO Confirms Identities Of Students That Died During Foursome Sex

The management of the Federal University of Technology (FUTO) in Owerri, Imo State, has finally confirmed that three out of the four students, who died at the Sunshine Castle Hostel, Ihiagwa, after allegedly taking tramadol and Indian hemp, were their students. The school’s Public Relations Officer, Uche Nwelue, said after investigation, the university was able to identify three of the victims. Read also: Facebook user, Ini Dave, narrates how he escaped road accident involving Dangote trailer Nwelue told reporters that checks in the school’s student data system, confirmed that the three males, who allegedly took part in the sex orgy at the hostel near the institution, were students of FUTO. The university’s spokesperson said, “I can now confirm to you that all the three boy...
Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) Supplementary Admission List Batch A & B for 2018/2019 Academic Session
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Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) Supplementary Admission List Batch A & B for 2018/2019 Academic Session

The authorities of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) have released the 2018/2019 academic session Batch ‘A’ and ‘B’ supplementary admission list. Just like the 1st admission list, FUTO supplementary admission list too has been uploaded online. Check FUTO Supplementary Admission List. Go to FUTO admission status checking portal at https://portal.futo.edu.ng/Modules/Admission/CheckAdmissionStatusRegular.aspx. Enter your JAMB Registration Number in the required column. Click ‘Submit’  to access your FUTO admission status. See also: FUTO Admission Acceptance Fee Payment Procedure and  FUTO Registration Guidelines for Newly Admitted Students. Congratulations to all the candidates that made it to FUTO supplementary admission list for the 2018/2019 acade...
Unemployment Will Persist If … FUTO VC
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Unemployment Will Persist If … FUTO VC

Nigeria’s quest to wriggle out of it’s current job creation and unemployment challenges may remain a mirage, if it fails to religiously pursue entrepreneurial studies at the tertiary level. FUTO-maingate The Vice Chancellor, VC, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, Professor Francis C. Eze, said this yesterday in Owerri, while flagging off the Third Annual Conference of the institution’s Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies. “The ability of any country to successfully meet the challenges of job creation and unemployment, depends on dynamic entrepreneurial development,” Professor Eze said. According to the VC, there is a positive correlation between entrepreneurship, economic growth, economic development and sustainable development. “Entrepreneurial training should the...
Female Graduate Hits Success After Newspaper Featured Her 8 Years Ago (Photos)
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Female Graduate Hits Success After Newspaper Featured Her 8 Years Ago (Photos)

A Female graduate of Federal University of Technology Owerri has revealed how her life changed after being featured by a newspaper. An entrepreneur, Chinwenmeri Joy, has shared the inspiring story how her life changed after being featured in one of the national dailies in Nigeria. The graduate was featured in Daily Sun newspaper on March 26th, 2010 as a Sun Girl and afterwards, she got a modelling job that gave her contacts. She also revealed that during her time of being famous, she received different calls from around the world although some wanted more than friendship. Below is what she shared via Facebook: My mum found this . Who remembers this picture ? My old friends ?..anyone ? SUN GIRL , march 26, 2010. Who Facebook help abi? I met the oga kpata kpata on Facebook … I w...
Pre-screening 2018: FUTO Post-UTME Application Form Is Out
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Pre-screening 2018: FUTO Post-UTME Application Form Is Out

FUTO post-UTME Form for 2018/2019 Academic session is now out. The cut-off mark is 180. The Post-UTME registration begins on Wednesday, 4th July 2018 and closes on Saturday 21st July 2018, while the Screening Aptitude test is expected to hold Monday, July 23, 2018, to Saturday, July 28, 2018. Please read all information on this page for details. Candidates who chose Federal University of Technology, Owerri as First Choice University in the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are hereby invited to apply for an aptitude test, provided such candidates scored a minimum of 180 in their UTME. Those who did not choose FUTO as First Choice University but scored a minimum of 180 in their UTME can also apply on the condition that they visit the JAMB website for a change o...
300L FUTO Student Goes Missing 15 Minutes After Calling His Mother
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300L FUTO Student Goes Missing 15 Minutes After Calling His Mother

A young man identified as Chibueze Ezenwafor on Facebook has been declared missing since last Thursday, March 29. The 300L Petroleum Engineering student of FUTO, Owerri, reportedly placed a call to his mother by 3.30pm on Thursday but she wasn’t available. She saw his missed call by 3:45 pm, dialed his phone number but it was switched off. His roomate said he left for his friends place to complete a course assignment. His brother Ezenwafor tochukwu wrote: “Two days gone already and my brother is still no where to be found. He is a student of FUTO, Petroleum engineering Dept. He was last seen going to Larfage in Umuchima. Pls all my Futo, FedNek, Imsu students and people in IMO state, incase you sight him or something, you can call any of the following numbers: 08165990381...
After Series Of Domestic Abuse, Nigerian Lady Calls Out Her Estranged Husband On Facebook, Warns Ladies About Him
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After Series Of Domestic Abuse, Nigerian Lady Calls Out Her Estranged Husband On Facebook, Warns Ladies About Him

A Nigerian lady, Lyrnda Onwunali has called out her estranged husband, Okpoebo Chidozie for beating her up while she was pregnant, stabbed her cousin and also threatened to take his own life. According to her, he is a gold digger who goes after ladies from rich home. She also warned ladies to stay away from him. See her now deleted post below… This brainless glutton, parasite, failure, manipulator, deceiver and liar Okpoebo Chidozie who graduated with an ordinary pass from FUTO is suffering from a mental disorder called Narcissism and ASPD. He beats me at every opportunity including when I’m pregnant and breastfeeding. Lying against you right in your presence comes so easily to him, he is the most ungrateful person I’ve met. He expects me to feed him, pay house rent for him (in fact I’m...
FUTO Students To Resume After 3 Months + At Home
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FUTO Students To Resume After 3 Months + At Home

Next time FUTO students here "pro" they will not "test" it. The University Senate yesterday released a memo concerning the resumption date. Save it. Here is the resumption schedule Year 1 ------- 8th May 2017 Year 2 - 3 ----15th May 2017 Year 4 - 5 ----15th May 2017. With evidence of #12,500 as damage fees and a signed undertaking. Exam is 3 weeks after resumption. The break started since Feb. 17, 2017.
23 Federal Universities Get New Governing Councils — Full List Of Chairpersons
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23 Federal Universities Get New Governing Councils — Full List Of Chairpersons

Pursuant to his powers under the laws establishing the federal universities in Nigeria, His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of Governing Councils of 23 out of the 40 federal universities in the country for a period of four years in the first instance. The institutions affected are those whose Governing Councils’ tenures have elapsed or would on 9th April, 2017. In making these appointments, Mr. President had taken cognizance of the requirements for membership into governing councils, which include among others, a minimum of a university degree, high integrity, and commitment to educational development of the country. In addition, consideration was also given to geo-political spread, in order to reflect federal character and foster sense of be...
FUTO Graduate Dies Days After Making Scary Facebook Post
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FUTO Graduate Dies Days After Making Scary Facebook Post

A FUTO graduate named Uche Nwaokolo has been reported dead after making a scary Facebook post days before her demise asking God to fight for her as she holds her peace. She just completed her Youth Service after graduating from Information and Management Technology (IMT) in Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State. Everyone is still surprised of her sudden demise which has come as a shock to many. As of the time of filling this report, no concrete reason has been given as to why she lost her life. Her friends are still perplexed asking one another the reason as to why she had lost her life. Her sister, Nwaokolo Franca Ngozi made a comment on a post she made after her sister’s death stating that anyone that is involved in her death will never know peace. According to her...
7 Most Expensive Universities In Nigeria 2017
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7 Most Expensive Universities In Nigeria 2017

Recently, students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) went on a protest over the increase of school fees. The protest degenerated and led to the shut down of the institution. With the ongoing economic hardship in Nigeria, many are worried about the rising cost of education. What are the most expensive universities in Nigeria, in 2017? 7. Ajayi Crowther University (N200,000 - N695,000) Ajayi Crowther university is a private university located in Oyo state Nigeria. The religious studies facuty of the school pays as much as N200, 000, while the faculty of law pays between N670,000 and N695,000. 6. Covenant University (N790,000 - N814,000) Covenant University is located in Ota, Ogun state, Nigeria. It is a private Christian university, affiliated with Living ...
Futo Senate Releases Official Statement.. Sch To Resume On Monday
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Futo Senate Releases Official Statement.. Sch To Resume On Monday

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY OWERRI, OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE RECENT DEMONSTRATION ON FUTO CAMPUS The Management of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) wishes to make the following statement concerning the violent demonstration and wanton destruction of University property which occurred on Friday, February 17, 2017. 1) The University, like all Federal Universities in the country, does not charge tuition fees for undergraduate students. Only fees for municipal and other services are charged. 2) There was no increase in the service fees payable, except for seven thousand naira (N7,000.00) only upwards adjustment in the ICT fee for ongoing upgrade, which was done after mutual understanding between the University Management and ...

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