Tag: Protesters

Protesters besiege the US embassy Abuja, demands Buhari’s resignation

Members of the #RevolutionNow Group on Thursday protested at the United States Embassy in Abuja over the security and socio-economic situation in the country. They demanded the resignation of the President Muhammadu Buhari over insecurity, hunger, and corruption in the country. The campaigners led by the convener of the movement,[Read More…]

Just In: No fewer than 20 #RevolutionNow protesters arrested in Lagos

No fewer than 20 #RevolutionNow protesters have been arrested in Lagos. The protesters stormed Ojota and Maryland axis to express disgust against what they termed bad governance in Nigeria. They chanted anti-government songs before security operatives scooped on them, more details of the events in Lagos to follow.. In the[Read More…]

#Revolutionow protesters in Osun may be locked up for 14 days as DSS obtains detention order

Seven arrested #Revolutionnow movement members in Osun state may be detained for another 14 days following a detention order obtained by the Department of State Services that arrested them. Counsel to the protesters, Mr. Alfred Adegoke, has recealed to The PUNCH that the seven of them were being held by[Read More…]

Abiriba: No Woman Was Harrassed by Soldiers – Army Denies IPOB Claims

NO WOMAN WAS ROUGH – HANDLED OR ARRESTED IN ABIRIBA The attention of 82 Division Nigerian Army has again been drawn to a comical allegation by IPOB of “Soldiers Molested And Arrested IPOB Women” at a meeting at Abiriba, Abia State. This allegation, funny as it is, is contained in[Read More…]

Protesters Storm National Assembly Demanding Ndume Reintstated

Thousands of protesters  with placards have blocked the entrance to the National Assembly in Abuja, demanding the immediate reinstatement of Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south in the Senate. Mr. Ndume was suspended last week by the Senate for triggering investigations into allegations of forgery against the senate president, Bukola[Read More…]

“Your Salary Should Be In Naira, You Have No Business With Exchange Rates” – Bola Tinubu

  National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Monday addressed #IstandwithNigeria protesters in Lagos State. The protesters had marched to the Bourdillon home of the former governor of Lagos State. They insisted the former governor addressed them even as security personnel attempted to disperse the protesters.[Read More…]

“Nigerian Military Carrying Out Ethnic Cleansing of People of the Southeast” – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its Directorate of State, DOS, yesterday, alleged that the military is involved in ethnic cleansing against the people of South-East and Biafrans in general in the name of maintaining security. The group wondered why the military will be killing non-violent agitators who do[Read More…]

“Era of Impunity Is Back” – Suspended Immigration Recruits Take Protest To Aso Rock #NigeriaImmigration2000

Some suspended recruits of the Nigeria Immigration Service on Friday staged a protest march at the presidency to complain about what they said was an attempt to rob them of their jobs. They are asking the immigration service to reinstate them in the spirit of justice. At the Aso Rock,[Read More…]

Protesters Besiege Muhammadu Buhari’s Office, Demand Death Penalty On Corrupt Politicians

A small crowd of protesters on Thursday stormed the Defence House in the Maitama area of Abuja, where Nigeria’s president-elect Muhammadu Buhari uses for his official engagements. The protesters carried placards which read: “Bring on death penalty on corruption, then all official thieves will become saints for the best of[Read More…]

John Legend & Wife, Chrissy Teigen Hire Food Trucks To Feed Hungry New York Protesters

Despite New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton’s prediction that public demonstrations over the Eric Garner and Ferguson Grand Jury decisions would “peter out,” the protests are still going strong thanks, in part, to a generous contribution from musician John Legend and his wife model and food blogger Chrissy Teigen. BREAKING: #johnlegend[Read More…]