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ASUU advices FG to secure UNIJOS against killing of it’s staff and students

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has advised the Federal Government to secure the University of Jos against killing of its staff and students before the reopening of the school. The union said this in a statement on Sunday following a security breach in Jos and other parts of Plateau State, leading to the killing of some students, a development which forced the university’ management to shut the institution. The statement, which was signed by the UNIJOS ASUU chairman, Dr Lazarus Maigoro, said, “The responsibility to secure lives and property squarely rests on the shoulders of the government. This is
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Unijos suspends academic activities as a result of killings and unrest in state

University of Jos has suspended academic activities as a result of unrest in the state. The university’s Deputy Registrar, Abdullahi Abdullahi, made this announcement in a statement on Sunday, suspending second semester examinations scheduled to commence on Monday, August 16. Following the unfortunate security breach that occurred in some parts of Jos Metropolis which has led the Plateau State Government to impose a 24-hour curfew in Jos North Local Government Area, Management of the University of Jos has approved the suspension of the ongoing Second Semester Examinations for the 2019/2020 Academic Session. Consequently, all examinations earlier scheduled between Monday 16
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Court awards N5m to student against UNIJOS lecturer for victimising her

Court awards N5m against UNIJOS lecturer for victimising a student
A post-graduate student of the University of Jos, Georgia Mark Davou, has been awarded an N5million compensation for general and exemplary damages by a  Federal High Court sitting in Jos, the Plateau state capital. The judgment was delivered after the student in 2018, sued a lecturer with the university, Mr. Thaddeus Longduut, for irrationally withdrawing her from the master's program on allegation of poor performance without complying with the school regulations. She further accused the lecturer of not letting her access her results and was denied a fair hearing when she petitioned the school for access to her results. The
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UNIJOS Suspends academic activities for security reasons

The University of Jos (UNIJOS) has reportedly suspended academic activities in the institution for three weeks over insecurity reasons. Campusinfo gathered that the suspension was to put adequate security in place to prevent the tide of kidnapping and other insecurity in the neighbouring university communities. It would be recalled that no fewer than four staff of the university were recently abducted from the university quarters. Also, about three weeks ago, the management of the UNIJOS ordered the closure of hostels in order to put in place adequate security around the hostels and the entire institution It was gathered that the
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Unijos vice Chancellor’s social media account hacked

This is to inform members of the public that an account belonging to the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Jos, Professor Seddi Sebastian Maimako on the social media platform ‘Linkedin’ has been hacked. Members of the public especially active social media users are, therefore, strongly advised to beware of any solicitation from an account on Linkedin or any other social media platform for that matter, purporting to be that of Professor Seddi Sebastian Maimako. This is because the hackers, in impersonating him, could be operating the account with the aim deceiving or defrauding unsuspecting members of the public in the
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