• Asthmatic Student Died After Police Used Tear Gas During UNIPORT Protest (Photo)

    Asthmatic Student Died After Police Used Tear Gas During UNIPORT Protest (Photo)

    A University of Port Harcourt student has tragically died after men of the Nigerian Police used tear gas to dispatch students protesting in the school.

    A man by the name, Edmond Akai has alleged that policemen killed an asthmatic student of the University of Port Harcourt during a recent protest.

    The allegation was made via his twitter handle as he shared a picture of the girl. He wrote: “She died has (sic) a result of @uniport protest in which d @NigeriaPolice tear […]

  • Police denies any life was lost during UNIPORT protest

    Police denies any life was lost during UNIPORT protest

    Rivers Police Command on Monday denied that there were casualties during a protest by students of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT).

    The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Ahmad Muhammad, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt.

    He said that there was no casualty on the part of the police or students during the violent protest by the students over a “no tuition fee-no examination fee” policy introduced by the UNIPORT management.

    “No student or […]