Tuesday, 13 December 2016

NSUK Expels 73 Students, 308 Others Receive Varying Punishments

By Ofim, Kelechi Ofim

A total of 381 students across the seven faculties of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, received varying degrees of punishment for offences ranging from examination misconduct, certificate forgery, fake registration to failure to appear before Examination Misconduct Committee (EMC).

Information contained in the latest edition of NSUK Bulletin, published by the Information and Protocol Unit of the University, said the decision to punish the students were taken by the Senate of the institution during its Regular Meetings.

According to the Bulletin, the Senate on the 27th of October, 2016, approved the expulsion of 68 students, rustication of 180 students for one semester while 79 others received warning for engaging in fake registration, 2 others were cleared.

The document also shows that 5 students were cleared for wrong accusation of incorrect information in their files and insufficient credits, which have been remedied.

The Senate on the same day gave a one session grace to 3 students to present complete O’level results.

Similarly, at its 57th Regular Meeting on 25th August, 2016, the Senate expelled 5 students for engaging in examination malpractice, 35 were suspended for failing to appear before Examination Misconduct Committee while 4 others got reprieve for alleged involvement in examination misconduct.

The affected students include those admitted in 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2013/2014, 2014/2015 and some with JAMB registration numbers suspected to be those admitted in 2015/2016 session.

The list also includes Post Graduate students, especially those undergoing MBA programmes.

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