Niger Delta University on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 was shut down indefinitely.
The management of the university, located in bayelsa state Nigeria, was said to have been shut down the school following a violent protest by some 200 Level Engineering students became in the school premises on Tuesday.
The protest began after the management implemented a law in the faculty.
The law states that any student that fails the three core engineering courses will be withdrawn from the faculty.
After the implementation of the law, over 20 final year engineering students were affected and asked to leave the faculty to continue at 200 Level in another faculty.
So many students were seen to be displaced from the school premises carrying their various luggages and returning back home
The rate of violence in the country’s tertiary institutions is a cause for concern among stakeholders. The violence is connected to the increasing rate of cult activities on campuses, with students having easy access to guns and other dangerous weapons.