University of Maiduguri approves new disciplinary measures for misconduct
The Management of the University of Maiduguri has approved new disciplinary measures for acts of misconduct, effective the 2021/2022 academic session.
The university management urged both new and returning students to take note of the school rules and regulations as any student found guilty of either of these rules must serve the appropriate punishment.
The new disciplinary measures include: one(1) semester suspension for engaging in reckless driving, impounding of car and one(1) semester suspension for driving of car with tinted glass, as well as one(1) semester suspension for driving/operating of a car with loud music and taking bath outside the bathroom/toilet.
Also, trading/leasing of bed space attracts Revocation and One(1) Semester suspension while Keeping pet(s) in the hostel and Engaging in physical fights attract One(1) Semester suspension each.
Furthermore, Using and or possessing an intoxicating substance attracts Two(2) Semester suspension while Vandalizing University property attracts Two (2) Semester suspension and payment of the repair.
Defacing university walls/building attracts One(1) Semester suspension and repairs while Having a multi-colour braid for females and Having coloured hair styling attract One(1) Semester suspension each.
Males having hair braids and having dreadlocks by male or female attract Two (2) Semester suspensions and One(1) Semester suspension respectively while a Spangled hairstyle for males attracts Two(2) Semester suspensions.
Wearing of earing for males/cowries for females; Tattoo/piercing of body parts for lip plug/dic, mouth plate, nose ring and eyelet; Unconventional wearing of face cap; Wearing of tattered jeans both male and female; Wearing of micro/mini dress, crop tops/jumps tops; Wearing of off shoulder/backless clothes; Wearing of transparent wears; Wearing of bum shorts; Wearing of ankle chain by a female; Wearing of long eyelashes by a female; Wearing of gown/blouse that exposes the navel or breast by a female; Wearing of bathroom slippers to the classroom; Sagging/ass down for both male and female; Engaging in an intimate open embrace (hugging/kissing); Openly sitting on each other’s lap by opposite sex; and Nursing mothers/pregnant students residing in the hostel, all attract One(1) Semester suspension each while Bringing babies to the hostel/classroom attracts Ejection from hostel/classroom and One(1) Semester suspension.
Meanwhile, other serious misconducts such as Physical fights causing injury to death; Engaging in an immoral act; Impersonation/using fake documents; Defrauding students/staff/university as well as Theft/robbery, all attract dismissal from the University.