The management of Bayero University, Kano has expelled 33 of their students.
Their expulsion is on the basis of their alleged involvement in various forms of examination malpractice during the first semester examination o the 2017/2018 academic session.
According to a statement signed by Amina Abdullahi, the acting director, directorate of examinations and records, senate of the university approved the expulsion of the affected students at its 365 meeting.
The university said that 12 students were rusticated to repeat a session, while 70 others were issued with warning.
“Equally, two students were exonerated from any offence and two cases were deferred for further investigation.
“The candidates were expelled for involvement in examination misconduct in accordance with regulation 19.17 (A i, iii, iv, v, vi, vii x, xii) as the case may be,” the university said.
The university expelled 44, rusticated four and exonerated eight students during the 2016/2017 academic session.