The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Thursday staged a protest which forced the management of University of Lagos (UNILAG) to order the closure of the school’s main entrance.


The protest which took place on Thursday was staged to fight the suspension of the school’s union leaders.

The students saw the protest as a way of showing camaraderie to their colleagues who were rusticated for protesting against the management’s inability to provide their basic amenities.

The union leaders had in April protested students’ poor living conditions (poor electricity, water scarcity and fuel scarcity — which made it burdensome for those who lived off campus to transport themselves to school).


The students, displeased with the decision taken concerning their leaders, stormed the school, insisting on a painstaking investigation of the suspension.

The suspension spans from two to four semesters as a punishment for their participation in the protest.


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