Mrs. Helen Nguper was born to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Agum of Vandeikya Local Government Area of Benue State.

Having successfully passed through primary and Secondary  school, Mrs. Nyitse obtained a B.Sc. Sociology Degree at Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, Sokoto State in 1986 and later proceeded to Benue State University where she bagged a Masters Degree in  Public Administration in 2008.  She also holds a Diploma in Computer studies from Dowinko Computer Training Institute, Makurdi in 2009.  She is a member of many Professional Associations including, Association of Nigerian University Professional Administrators (ANUPA) and Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria (IPAN).

Mrs. Helen Nyitse joined the services of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi in 1998 as an administrative assistant and rose through the ranks to the position of Deputy Registrar, a position she held until her appointment as Registrar.

She is married and blessed with four children.