Photos: Police Arrest 10 Occupy Lekki Protesters As DefendLagos Withdraws

No fewer than 10 protesters have been arrested by security operatives at the Lekki toll gate, one of the coordinators of #OccupyLekkiTollgate has said. Read Also: #OccupyLekkiTollgate: Police Arrest Mr Macaroni At Lekki Tollgate Kunle Ajayi told our correspondent that the protesters were detained in a black maria and are about to be taken to … Read more

#EndSARS: Minister begs Naira Marley to halt the planned protest

#EndSARS: Minister begs Naira Marley to halt the planned protest

In the past 72 hours, many Nigerian celebrities have lent their voices to the campaign for the total dissolution of the police unit. The minister of Youths and Sports development, Sunday Dare, on Monday night urged popular Nigerian singer, Naira Marley, to stop mass action scheduled to protest the excesses of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad … Read more

Atiku’s beverage company workers protest alleged maltreatment from Indian managers

Workers of Adama Beverages Ltd, a Yola-based company owned by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, are protesting alleged maltreatment by the management of the company. Adama Beverages Ltd, which produces bottled water and fruit juices, distributes its products under the famous brand, FARO, across Adamawa State and much of the rest of the north. The … Read more

Staff of Ekiadolor College of Education protest non payment of 12 months salaries

Motorists plying Urubi, Iyaro routes leading to the Benin Lagos axis on Monday experienced delays as protesters from Ekiadolor College in Edo State blocked the road at both sides. The protesters had earlier blocked the entrance gate to the ministry of Education while demanding explanations from the commissioner of Education, Barr Jimoh Jegbai on why … Read more

Female footballers protest 14-month unpaid salaries, block Governor Ben Ayade’s gate

Players of Nigerian Women’s Football League side, Pelican Stars, on Wednesday in Calabar blocked the entrance to the office of Governor Ben Ayade in protest over 14 months unpaid salaries by the Cross River State Government. The players lamented their plight, saying they had ventured into begging for survival. Captain of the team, Hodo Williams, … Read more

Man shot dead as youths clash with the police in Ozoro, Isoko Delta (Video)

Some youths in Ozoro, in ISOKO, Delta State this morning on August 3, staged a protest over what they described as constant harassment by the police in the community. It was recorded that the protest was disapproved by the men of the Nigerian police force, and a police officer allegedly fired a shot to disperse … Read more

Anambra community protests against clergy, others for diverting COVID-19 palliative

Ekwulobia community in Aguata council area of Anambra State, Wednesday morning protested against the General Overseer of Kings Embassy Church, Reverend Dr. Emeka Ezike and two others- a traditional chief, Sir Ignatius Ezike (Ochudo) and a title holder in the community, Mr. John Ilo Okafor for allegedly diverting COVID-19 palliative meant for the community. The … Read more

Students threaten to protest if the Federal Government fails to announce date of resumption within two weeks

Nigerian students in tertiary institutions have threatened to stage a protest if the Federal government fails to announce a date for resumption of academic activities in all institutions of learning within the next two weeks The students have been at home since March when schools were shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The students … Read more

Abuja Protesters Call For The Arrest Of Tinubu Over Bullion Van Saga

Earlier today, there was a protest in Abuja around Area 11 opposite Nicon Luxury, demanding for the arrest of Tinubu over Bullion Van and interrogation of the President over missing funds in NNPC. The protesters were calling for the arrest of former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu over his Bullion Van saga. READ ALSO: Reno Omokri … Read more

Protest reported in Katsina over gunmen attacks

Residents of Yantumaki town, Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State on Tuesday morning embarked on a protest against bandits/gunmen attacks in the town and in the neighbouring communities. Eyewitnesses said the protesters barricaded the Katsina/Kankara major highway and blocked the road leading to the town with used tires, dried trees and debris. WotzupNG gathered … Read more

Unpaid Salaries: Ondo doctors to embark on strike amid COVID-19 pandemic

Resident doctors of the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, UNIMEDTH, Ondo State on Friday gave the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led government seven-day ultimatum to pay their five-month unpaid salaries. The doctors who staged a peaceful protest at the Akure annex of UNIMEDTH emphasized that failure of the state government to meet their demands will leave … Read more

#Lockdown: Policeman allegedly shoots woman during hunger protest in Delta State

A policeman in Delta State on Wednesday, allegedly shot a protesting woman, abandoned his rifle and fled to an unknown location. The Delta State Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa, told reporters that “the police are on the trail of the suspect in order to intensify investigations into the matter.” The protest of which a large … Read more

#Covid-19: Protests reported following Delta lock-down

Hundreds of women and youths in Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State on Wednesday, peacefully protested against the extension of the lock-down order by Governor Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa. The people who chanted solidarity songs marched through major streets of Sapele town. They said there was hunger and that their businesses have crumbled without … Read more

#Insecurity: Olumba Olumba followers to march for peace in Abuja

Worried by the spate of insecurity in the country, followers of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, religious movement otherwise known as ‘Olumba Olumba’ have converged on Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for a national peace march slated for Saturday, March 14. The spokesman of the religious movement, Mr. Edet Achibong told newsmen … Read more

Protest reported following the death of four Ibadan residents by Customs officers

About four people were, on Tuesday, allegedly killed by Customs officers in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Residents of the area gave two different narratives of the incident. While some said the victims were killed when a seized truck controlled by Customs officers hit road users, others said the victims were shot during a protest … Read more

Nigerians In Canada Protest Against Buhari’s Government Over Killings and Poverty

A group, Concerned Nigerians in Canada, has protested against President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, describing it as a failure over unfulfilled promises made to citizens. The group asked Buhari to immediately resign from office following the rising spate of insecurity and poverty in the country. According to the group, the administration of Buhari had completely failed … Read more

Imo street cleaners protest in Owerri, demand payment of 2 months salary arrears

Imo sweepers said to be abandoned by the immediate past government have taken to the streets of Owerri, demanding for reinstatement and payment of their salary arrears. The state coordinator, Rufus Okarinwe, while speaking to journalists said “the Imo sweepers have been there right from Achike Udenwa’s regime until the coming of Emeka Ihedioha when … Read more

Protest reported following the killing of a woman by speeding driver in Ekiti

Some residents of Aramoko in Ekiti West Local Government area of Ekiti State on Friday staged a protest over the killing of a woman by a speeding vehicle. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the angry protesters barricaded the major road in the community for hours, thereby causing gridlock while commuters and motorists … Read more