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Two protesters were arrested by the police on Wednesday at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) junction while protesting against an increase in tuition fees at the institution.
The students are protesting the decision of the university to increase the payable fees of students from N26,000 and about N76,000 to between N120,750 and N240,250 depending on the courses of study and levels.
The two activists arrested by police officers have been identified as Femi Adeyeye and Philip Olatinwo.
Benjamin Hundeyin, the police spokesperson in the state confirmed the arrests to PREMIUM TIMES. However, he said he did not have information on their identities.
Following their arrest, the officers put them in a police van popularly called Black Maria stationed in the area.
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