Students Record Mass Failure in Popular Nigerian University, Management Takes Urgent Action

Students Record Mass Failure in Popular Nigerian University, Management Takes Urgent Action

  • An unusual case of mass failure in some courses has been recorded at the Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
  • The university's management in a statement on its website said it has set up a committee to investigate the mass failure
  • While the university did not mention the courses where the mass failure was recorded, it tasked the committee start its investigation immediately

Kano state - Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has set up a committee to investigate mass failure of students in some courses.

The university made this known in a statement sighted by Legit.ng on its website.

Students Record Mass Failure in Bayero University, Management Begins Investigation
A view of the gate of Bayero University in northern Nigerian city of Kano. Photo credit: AMINU ABUBAKAR/AFP
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The committee was approved at the university's 393rd Senate meeting held on Wednesday, November 3.

Professor Muhammad Ibrahim Yakasai of the Faculty of Education is chairing the committee which was directed to start work immediately.

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Leaked answer sheets of FUTA students show mass failure

In a related development, mixed reactions have trailed a video leak of answer sheets of a supposed test written by students of Federal University of Technology, Akure.

In the video shared by @instablog9ja on Instagram, answer sheets of 200 level statistics students were opened one after the other to reveal stunning 0/30 scores by majority of the undergraduates.

It was not clear the particular subject the failure was recorded in but the mass failure was glaring. The answer sheets which are papers from big notes bore the names of the students and their university boldly.

Nigerian university takes action as lecturer fails to complete PhD 11 years after

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the management of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria queried an assistant lecturer with the Department of Mass Communication over his failure to complete his PhD at the University of Lagos, 11 years after he enrolled for the programme.

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The lecturer, Malam Waziri Isa Adam, had been awarded a study fellowship by the ABU with full pay from November 21, 2010 to November 22, 2013. At the request of the lecturer, however, the completed date was extended first to November 21, 2014 and later to November 21, 2015.

The Wednesday, September 29 query signed by M K Yusuf, a Principal Assistant Registrar in the institution, stated that the university had awarded the lecturer an Education Trust Fund Academic Staff Training and Development Intervention in the sum of N1.6million.

Source: Legit

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