Tragedy as Ebonyi Varsity Final Year Student Found Dead In Hostel

Tragedy as Ebonyi Varsity Final Year Student Found Dead In Hostel

  • A final year female student has reportedly killed herself at the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  • The deceased, Favour Ugwuka, was found dead in her hostel at the Ishieke Campus of the state-owned university
  • The mother of the deceased blamed her lecturer, Dr Enyi, for making her daughter take her own life journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

Abakaliki, Ebonyi state - A final-year student of the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, identified as Favour Ugwuka has been found dead in her hostel.

The tragic incident happened at the Ishieke Campus of the university in Abakaliki, the state capital.

Ebonyi varsity student found dead in hostel
Final-year female student reportedly killed herself Photo credit: Ebonyi State University Students & Aspirants
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Ebonyi varsity student kills self

The deceased, a final-year student in the Department of English allegedly killed herself over inability to pass a course.

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As reported by The Punch, the lecturer who took her the course had vowed she would never pass.

In a viral video, the mother of the deceased blamed the lecturer for making her daughter take her own life.

“Dr Enyi said he is the best, that nobody can teach like him. He should come and carry my daughter.”

A classmate of the deceased, Rex Nwome, said Favour had been failing the particular course repeatedly.

Nwoke added that Dr Enyi did vow never to allow Favour to graduate from the department.

“You could imagine where she later passed all the courses except that lecturer’s that, she had to pay another extra year tuition fee to rewrite.
“Unfortunately the man failed her again. What resulted in this intense depression is the latest NYSC names that were recently shortlisted, and her name wasn’t there.”

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Police react as Ebonyi undergraduate kills self

The state police spokesman, DSP Joshua Ukandu, confirmed the tragic incident, adding that the case had been reported to the headquarters.

UNIPORT student found dead in boyfriend’s apartment

Meanwhile, reported that a missing 300-level student of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Otuene Justina Nkang, was found dead in her boyfriend's apartment after four days

The suspect, who reported stays in a highbrow area of Port-Harcourt killed Nkang and mutilated her body parts.

The vigilante group apprehended the suspect while attempting to dispose of the decomposing corpse in a refuse dump.

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via

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