Bingham University in Karu, Nasarawa State has issued a notice banning students from using smartphones.
The notice dated 18th January 2022 informed students that the decision was taken following violations of school policy regarding smartphone use.
The notice read, “Following repeated abuse in the use of smartphones in contravention of section 5.14 subsection I, II and III of the students handbook, the use of smartphones is hereby prohibited with immediate effect.
“Violators of this would have their phones confiscated and face appropriate sanction.”
Via WhatsApp, one of the numbers listed on the website of the university told Punch that while smartphones were banned, students can use their laptops.
The message read, “Yes, we have banned smart phones as stated in the Registrar’s memo but allow the use of laptops.”
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