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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.

The whole country should be shutdown in protest anytime Kidnapping happens again- Soyinka

“In protest and as a statement of the unacceptable, we are shutting ourselves down until this situation is resolved.”

Myanmar protest gets bloody, police kills two, many injured

“The crowd listened and made way for the police and water cannon truck. While the crowd was making way for those cars, the water cannon truck stopped and blocked the way. Then another water cannon truck came from 35th Street and, without warning, it started to attack the protesters,” she said. Soon after, police “started beating people”.

Ignore planned #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest – APC, Sanwo-Olu’s aide urge residents

“The statement is not only condemnable for its intention to get the youths back on the streets but also to unleash further mayhem on innocent Lagosians who are still individually and collectively struggling to over-come their recent losses.

Thousands rally in Russia to demand Alexei Navalny’s release

The 44-year-old Navalny, an anti-corruption investigator who is the best-known critic of President Vladimir Putin was arrested on Jan. 17 upon returning from Germany, where he spent five months recovering from nerve-agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin. Russian authorities have rejected the accusations.

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.

No protest, gathering in Lagos state, says Police

The command also wishes to appeal to the general public to remain calm and go about their lawful businesses as the police is prepared to deal decisively, within the ambit of the law, with any act of lawlessness that could lead to break down of law and order in the state.

#EndSARS protest resumes in Osogbo

the youths marched through the streets of Osogbo to the Osun State House of Assembly, demanding an audience with the leadership of the Assembly.

NewEndSARS: Looting spree looming for Christmas—group cries out

“On our part, we are documenting names of the criminals organising the open looting campaign in the name of #EndSars Protest as well as the hoodlums who will participate in the looting spree which will be forwarded to the security agencies for appropriate action.”

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."

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Bauchi Hisbah to repatriate sex workers from other states, marry off indigenes

“They are not comfortable with their current situation. That’s why we are going to sit down with them, identify the natives and non-natives among them with a view to rescuing them and those who are not indigenes, we will liase with their governments to see that they are taken back home and rehabilitated,”

Insurgency: Japan donates $2.3m infrastructure fund to Borno, North East commission

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2023: Saraki campaign posters sighted in Abuja

“we do not know anything about the posters.”