Tag: Fee Hike

Obafemi Awolowo University Shut Indefinitely

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University on Wednesday announced the indefinite closure of the university following the protest by aggrived students over the hike in the school fees. The students started the protest against the new fee regime since about a month ago and had promised to continue until[Read More…]

Cheta Nwanze: On The 250k LASU Brouhaha

If we’d really improve education here, we have to make our universities competitive. It starts with making them compete with one another. Around the turn of the 20th century the West accelerated past the whole world. Mass access to education was a key factor in building the gap. Western governments[Read More…]

UNILAG Shut As Students Protest Fee Hike

Students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) earlier today blocked entrances to institution preventing vehicular movements in or outside of the campus in protest against tuition fee hike. The protesting students said management of the school began demanding for N10,000, which again increased to N15,000 and N20,000 progressively in the[Read More…]

LASU Students Shut Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway Over Increase In School Fee

Protesting students of the Lagos State University, LASU, Tuesday shut down traffic along he Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway to protest the hike in tuition fees. The students who demanded the Lagos state government to immediately revert the fee to N48,500 stopped vehicular movement for hours on the ever busy expressway. The enforced[Read More…]