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Youths protest abandoned road projects, tackles Lalong

abandoned road projects

The Coalition of Jos Concerned Youths Associations yesterday protested over abandoned road projects in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State by the administration of Governor Simon Lalong. The coalition, comprising 19 youth groups, asked the governor to either complete the projects or forget his reelection bid. Speaking on behalf of the coalition, Buhari Ibrahim Shehu, said: “We urge ...

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Wuse Market in crisis again as driver is allegedly shot by soldier

Wuse Market

The protest that started from Wuse market in Abuja spread to other parts of the Nigerian capital but had started subsiding by 1:00 p.m on Wednesday. The protesters blocked vehicles and harassed motorists driving around the market, the largest in the Nigerian capital. The protest spread to Berger, a major transit point in Abuja, with thousands of motorists and commuters ...

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Residents storm Assembly over forceful ejection by land grabbers

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

According to The Nation, scores of Ibeju Lekki residents yesterday stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly to protest the alleged forceful takeover of their land. They carried placards with inscriptions, such as, “Folami, bring peace and development, not death and destruction to your fatherland,” and “To defend our land and our people from Folami is a task that must ...

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Displaced Otodo Gbame residents storm governor’s office

Displaced Otodo Gbame residents storm governor’s office

According to The Guardian, there was a mild drama at the Lagos State House, Alausa, yesterday, as hundreds of displaced residents of Otodo Gbame community forcibly stormed the seat of power in protest against the destruction of their homes. The protesters, who paralysed activities at the state house for about two hours, were prevented and also tear-gased by policemen in ...

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Charly Boy’s Occupy NASS Protest Causes Traffic Gridlock

occupy NASS

Charly Boy and his co-protesters are calling for the prosecution of the judges accused of corruption, a downward review of salaries and benefits for politicians in the country. The protesters are also demanding that people who are guilty of stealing public funds should be sentenced to death as well as a slash in the salaries of political office holders by ...

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