Nigeria, April 12 -- The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has announced plans to reinstate the insitution's Students' Union.

This was made known in a statement by the institution's Dean, Division of Student Affairs, Isiaka Aransi, on Monday.

The university's statement was a reaction to the ultimatum recently issued by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Zone D (southwest) chapter, to schools that union activities suspended across the region be reinstated or face "stiff resistance."

But OAU said on Monday that the proposed demonstration by NANS was needless.

"It has come to the knowledge of the University Management that the National Association of Nigerian students Zone D is planning to stage ...