UNIBEN Students Bans From Wearing Lashes, Nails and Host of Others

The University of Benin management has just informed students the dress codes allowed in school premises. They said that female students should not be found on eyelashes, polished nails, dreadlocks, coloured attachment and so many others. You won’t believe what’s on the list.

Read below…



1) No coloured attachments (red, green, white).

2) The colour attachment must blend with the colour hair and must be shoulder length.

3) No tattered jeans, legging, tights, bum shorts, and sagging of trousers.

4) No spaghetti tops, sleeveless blouses or dresses that would expose the armpit or sensitive parts of the body like the breast, navel, e.t.c. Trousers must not be too tight, skirts must also not too tight and must be below the knees.

5) Facial make-ups must be moderate and not seductive.

6) Polishing of fingernails must be moderate and not seductive

7) No wearing of bathroom slippers/palm slippers

cool No dreadlocks ( rastaman styles )

9) No wearing of heavy haircuts and hand band/bangles

10) Dirty clothes not allowed.

11) Face caps not allowed

12) Eyelashes not allowed

13) No tattoos, dark glasses not allowed except on medical grounds.

14) T-shirts with the inscription of political parties or club not allowed


1) Well trimmed hair, no dyeing or partings, curling, weaving, braiding, dreadlocks e.t.c.

2) Bushy moustache and beards not allowed

3) Earrings not allowed, hand bands not allowed.

4) Tattoos, face caps, transparent shirts, singlet, customized T-shirts for clubs not allowed.

5) Eyeglasses not allowed except recommended on medical ground.

6) No sagging of trousers, no wearing of shorts or tights/legging.

7) Hair must be low cut.

cool Palm slippers/ Rubber slippers not allowed

The Faculty colours for students is WHITE and GRAY



1) Top – White (short/long sleeve )

2) Trousers – Gray ( No slim fit/ No sagging/No low waist

3) Suit / Jacket – Optional ( Gray )

4) Tie to match

5) Shoe / Sandals to match


1) Top – White Blouses ( Short / Long sleeve/ No sleeveless / No perforation

2) Skirt – Gray ( Knee length )

3) Suit / Jacket – Optional

4) Tie – Optional

5) Cover Shoe / Sandals to match


Corporate Dressing for Males and Females


Corporate Suit, Shirt, Trousers, Tie and Shoe


Corporate Suit, Gown, Skirt and Blouses.


Traditional Outfit

A corporate dressing is accepted on Fridays for any students who want to wear them instead of native attires.

NOTE: Jeans and T-shirts are not allowed from Monday to Friday except on social or students week.

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