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A statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Students Affairs, Chidi Ilogebe, disclosed that 37 evacuated students returned safely to Enugu yesterday, 28 were conveyed to Abuja to join their loved ones while others were taken to their various homes within Plateau and surrounding areas based on their requests, amid tight security.

Abdullahi Abdullahi, the Deputy Registrar, Information and Publications of the university, who announced this in a statement on Sunday, in Jos, explained that the examinations, slated for Aug. 16 to Aug. 21, have been suspended till further notice.

It was gathered that Ella, with the Department of Theatre Arts in the institution, was abducted in the early hours of Wednesday by gunmen who attacked his residence located at Haske quarters in Lamingo community, Jos North Local Government Area of the state

Dr. Lazarus Maigoro, Chairman of the University of Jos chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, has said members of the chapter have joined the ongoing two-week warning strike embarked upon by the national body of the union.


NANS said in a statement signed by its President, Comrade Danielson Bamidele AKPAN, GCNS that for the lackadaisical attitude of the management and the pathetic condition of the health centre, Okafor may have survived.

The Management of the institution, through Principal Assistant Registrar of Information and Publications University, Abdullahi Abdullahi, stated that it has not received any notice of an impending strike action to that effect from any union

The new VC would assume office on June 23, 2016 after the expiration of the tenure of the current VC, Prof. Hayward Mafuyai, on June 22.
The appointment is for a single term of five years

Abdullahi told NAN that majority of the applicants were from the university community, while others were from other institutions.
NAN recalls that the job was advertised in December 2015