13 students of the University of Lagos were on Saturday remanded at the Kirikiri prison following a court order.

The students had been charged by police to a Special Offences Mobile Court in Oshodi, Lagos presided by Chief Magistrate P.E. Nwaka.

The students were accused of invading the premises of broadcaster Television Continental. They were charged with two counts bordering on unlawful invasion and disruption of activities.

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The accused students are: Femi Adeyeye, Toni Aina, Kodri Yaya, Asimi Oladime, Ismahim Olalekan, Segun Okesola, Abdulazeez Soneye, Idris Abogunloko, Muyiwa Olaniyi, Toheed Oladimeji, Joseph Akanni, Lukumon Olusegun, and Abiodun Agbeniyi.

All students pleaded not guilty to the charges. A hearing for bail was then set for the 6th of April.

According to police prosecuting counsel, CSP Effiong Asuquo, Officer-in-Charge, Legal of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, the incident occurred on the 31st of March, 2017.

He revealed that the invasion was in protest to the rustication of one of their colleagues. He said the offence contravened the provisions of section 168 (1) (d), and section 2 of the Criminal Law, Laws of Lagos State, 2015.