The management of Bingham University in Nasarawa has announced the ban on smartphones for its students.
Bingham University is a private varsity established by the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA).
An official of the institution told Peoples Gazette that students in the varsity will only be allowed to make use of laptops.
A January 18 memo by the university register, Esther Dyaji, further added that violators’ phones will be confiscated.
“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 smartphone is hereby prohibited with immediate effect.”
“Violators of this would have their phones confiscated and face appropriate sanction,” the statement said.