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27 Nasarawa poly students arrested over protest

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Bola Longe, who was in the entourage of the state governor, Mr Abdullahi Sule, revealed this shortly after the governor inspected the level of damage caused by the angry students on Friday.

Police charge Debo Macaroni, 39 other Lekki protesters to court

The protesters, including entertainer Debo Macaroni, were charged on Saturday evening for taking part in a demonstration against injustice at Lekki Toll Gate, scene of October 20, 2020, killing of protesters by armed Nigerian soldiers.

#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Release protesters now – Rinu Oduala tells Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Police, others

“Nothing must happen to Mr Macaroni. The Police will arrest until they get tired! Under Buhari’s democracy, we beg for our rights to be recognized. We get treated as slaves and criminals just for demanding for our rights.

I will fight till I get justice for my late husband – wife of journalist killed by police during shiite protest says

The police have continued to delay the matter so I can give up on the case. I went to meet the FCT Commissioner of Police and he told me that the matter had been transferred to Inspector-General of Police and that it was no longer under his control.

Breaking: Ijaw youths storm EGCDF in Warri, protest over alleged marginalisation

At the time of filing this report, security agents have been drafted to maintain peace and orevent the protesters from further encroachment.

Coalition For Revolution demands Sowore’s release, warns Buhari of Nigerians’ judgment day

The year 2020 was probably the most historic year in history. COVID-19 pandemic, global economic crisis and government repression were met from below with renewed organised action and some of the largest mass struggles in history.

Lawyer threatens fresh protest as Police invade Seun Kuti’s home

"Failure and neglect on the part of the Nigeria Police Force will only lead to a fresh mass movement on the streets to end this wave of dictatorship, once and for all."

Protest sprang as INTELS sacks over 700 workers without benefits

“They had tried this three months ago and we blocked the road and protested and we were called for negotiation. While the discussions were on the went round and terminated the people of the 8 of December when discussions have not concluded and benefits of the people have not been paid.

Disabled people obstruct NNPC headquarters in puzzling protest

Their presence stopped NNPC and visitors from leaving or going into the building.

Popular Lagos lawyer arrested by DSS over ‘one man protest’ in Abuja

"I am saying it categorically that the government is conniving, conspiring and assisting this crime against humanity, and that is why I am here to protest. I came here now, but the officers are saying that I cannot exercise my rights."

Over 300 protesters arrested over illegal rally in Belarus

The political opposition contests that Lukashenko’s government fabricated the results of the most recent presidential election, on Aug. 9, to maintain his grip on power.

Protesters set fire to Guatemala’s Congress in protests over 2021 budget

"Congress allocated more money for their meals and didn't allocate money to the poor people," said Diego Herrera, 25, a student.

Group alleges plot to use students’ protest to destabilize Nigeria

we call on the various secuirty agencies to place an interim ban on all forms of protests across the federation until further notice because we can not be watching while some misguided elements and hoodlums destroys the nation we hold in trust for the next generation.

Breaking: We’ve identified barracks where soldiers who shot protesters came from – Falana

“the President was likely to have been told, soldiers were ordered so I want to believe that’s why it was not addressed and they said it was a rumour but I think the facts are emerging now, that indeed soldiers went to Lekki, indeed they fired at protesters and indeed some of the protesters at least two have been officially acknowledged to have died from gunshot wounds.”

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Gunmen invade palace, kidnap Ekiti monarch

the gunmen accessed the palace at about 8.30pm by scaling the fence before they began to shoot sporadically to scare the occupants.

London trip: President Buhari now re-energised- APC

“Mr president is undoubtedly re-energised and recommitted to executing the lofty developmental objectives of the APC-led administration,”

Ramadan: Kano Hisbah arrests three males, eight females for not fasting

We will investigate and if they have cogent reasons we will release them. Those found wanting will however be enlightened and even prosecuted if need be,”

1.05m persons vaccinated with with 1st dose of covid vaccine in Nigeria

A breakdown of the NPHCDA update contained in an Electronic Management of Immunisation Data, EMID, System, showed that Lagos remains ahead in the exercise with 193,794 persons vaccinated.