Youths protest death of bricklayer in Lagos as task force denies involvement
Youths in Lagos are protesting the death of a bricklayer who was allegedly hit by a vehicle belonging to the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit, also known as the Lagos State Taskforce, in Oshodi. According to an eyewitness, the task force vehicle, knocked the young man down while chasing a bus driver around…
We will fulfill #EndSars protesters five demands, says Buhari
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reinstated that his administration will fulfill the five demands of the #EndSARS protesters. This is coming months after the EndSars protesters released their “five demands” to the government on October 11, which include disbanding the unit, but also releasing activists from jail, prosecuting poor police conduct, evaluating and retraining…
Nigerian economy at risk over lingering crisis
Nigeria's economy, following weeks of youth protests, faces more economic risks in areas of unemployment, capital flight, and cost of living. Tension continues to build across...
History Of Protests In Nigeria: Reactions And Consequences
Agitations, protests and confrontations of any kind have always been part and parcel of the Nigerian system. Way before the country got her independence in 1960, during the colonial era and till now; these actions have either led to a definite change in the system or further sparked a bigger chain of reactions. Back in…
Protest against Mali president turns violent
A mass protest in Mali against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita descended into violence on Friday as protesters blocked main thoroughfares, attacked the parliament
British slave trader's statue toppled in anti-racism protests
British protesters tore down the statue of a renowned slave trader and threw it in the harbour on the second day of weekend protests against George Floyd's death.
PDP protests, petitions UN, EU, France over alleged dictatorship in Nigeria
Worried about what it called “increasing abuse of democratic principles and institutions in Nigeria”, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday in Abuja embarked on peaceful protests
Arrest order on LG boss by Ebonyi Assembly sparks protests
The order to arrest the chairman of Ohaukwu Council in Ebonyi State, Clement Odah, by the House of Assembly over a spat with Chinedu Onah, representing Uhaukwu South Constituency in the house