The management of the University of Lagos has closed the institution following protests by students.
The Senate took the decision to shut down the school on Thursday evening at a meeting about the protests, which had disrupted academic activities.
The management explained in a circular that the move was aimed at preventing the breakdown of law and order.
It added that the challenges being faces by students, who were residing off campus, as a result of the lingering fuel scarcity was also taken into consideration in arriving at the decision.
Students have been given till 10am to vacate the school premises.
There are unconfirmed reports of student unions executives being rounded up also by the school authorities.
News getting to us says the Ulsu president, Mohammed Olaniyan has been arrested@UnilagLife @ULSUunified pic.twitter.com/sv3QEULRYO
— UNILAG Press Club (@unilagpressclub) April 8, 2016
Unconfirmed reports also say that Students Union executives are currently being rounded up by security agents. @Gidi_Traffic @ULSUunified
— A Tweep ✍ (@FabsTweet) April 8, 2016