Nigeria: Protests – UNN Suspends Postgraduate Programmes

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The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Sunday announced the indefinite suspension of its postgraduate programmes.

The Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr Okw’n Omeaku, said in a statement made available to the Newsmenn that the suspension followed the postgraduate students’ protests and restiveness.

“Management has directed immediate suspension of all postgraduate programmes indefinitely till further notice as a result of constant protest of post-graduate students.

“Students in the PG Hostels of the university are directed to vacate postgraduate hostels not later than 6 p.m. on Friday Jan. 16, 2015.

“All concerned students should please comply to avoid unpleasant consequences,” he said.

Omeaku said that all principal officers of the institution as well as Police and the Army in Nsukka had been notified for enforcement.

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