13 April 2016
Students of the University of Portharcourt are currently staging a protest. The protest is over the arbitral increase in school fees. The students have remained adamant and insisted on being heard.
The conflict between the school authorities and students is fast turning bloody and there has already been one casualty. Reports have it that the President of the Faculty of Management Sciences Students Association (FAMSA) has been shot dead by men of the Nigeria police.
The report stated further that there is serious tension as sporadic shootings in and around the campus continues.