“Him village people don work overtime” – Reactions as abroad university withdraws student’s PhD scholarship over plagiarism

A postgraduate student has reportedly lost an opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree abroad.

The student had gained a scholarship to pursue his PhD degree at University of Marquette in the United States of America.

However, the university management whom had detected that he plagiarized his essay revoked his PhD scholarship.

The news has stirred varied reactions from Netizens some of whom has faulted the student for copying another’s work while others blame evil forces working against him.

meetdeprince wrote: “Which one be village people own for inside???Na village people say make he go copy another person work turn am to him own???”

tife_ebony wrote: “Some people don’t even know that even when you quote some of your own previous work, you need to reference.”

phemmypoko wrote: “A lot of people plagiarize in their documents. This one na real village people work.”

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