The University of Abuja has expelled 54 students of the institution for their involvement in examination misconduct.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Registrar (Information), Waziri Garba.
Wazari said the action followed the approval by the Senate of the University of a recommendation by the central examination misconduct committee set up earlier to investigate the allegations of examination malpractices against the students.
He said a statement by the Deputy Registrar Academic Division of the University, Malam Yahaya Mohammed showed that 21 of the expelled students were from the Faculty of Social Science, 16 from Science, 11 from Education while 3 students each were expelled from the Faculties of Law and Management Sciences.
According to the statement, the University also approved the rustication of a total of 19 students from the Institution spanning various academic periods. Fourteen of the students were rusticated for one academic session while five were rusticated for one semester and to carry over their courses.
Of those rusticated, seven were from the Faculty of Arts, four from Social Science, three each from the Faculties of Science and Education and two from the Faculty of Management Sciences