Campus vigilante groups (Nigeria)

Country: Nigeria
Details of Formation: Campus vigilante groups were first mentioned in 1988.
Details of Termination: On 27 August 1993 General Babangida resigned.
Purpose: The militia gathered information for government on university campuses to detect political opponents and target them.
Organisation: No information.
Weapons and Training: No information.
Size: No information.
Reason for Membership: No information.
Treatment of Civilians: Militiamen arrested university lecturers who allegedly belonged to the political opposition.
Other Information: --
References: Information was taken from news sources listed in the PGMD.