8 November 2012

Nigeria: Uniport Reopens

Photo: Vanguard
Nigerian police parade suspects allegedly behind the Uniport killings,

Port Harcourt — University of Port Harcourt has reopened for academic activities weeks after it was closed following protests that greeted the murder of students of the univeristy by some Aluu villagers.

Public Relations Officer of the University, Dr. William Wodi, confirmed, Wednesday, that the University's Senate met same day and ordered resumption of the institution, adding that lectures will resume on Monday.

He said: "I can confirm to you that the Senate met in an emergency meeting on Wednesday and directed that the University be reopened immediately for resumption of normal academic activities.

"All students have been directed to return to the campus between now and the weekend, while lectures will commence on Monday."

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