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ENDSARS: A look back

Last Saturday, young Nigerian demonstrators mobilised to occupy Lekki Tollgate to preclude its reopening. In the demand for justice, they were willing to get arrest us. Protesters matched in smaller units forming clusters around the protest ground. But Nigeria’s brutal security forces fought back to foil their attempt, making pockets of arrest. 40 protesters were […] Read Full Story

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Why Lekki Tollgate should be abolished

Ochereome Nnanna To Lagos dwellers, especially the embattled citizens who live in the Lekki and Ajah axis, the toll plazas imposed on them by the All Progressives Congress, APC, administration in Lagos are tolerated with heavy grudges. The Victoria Island-Lekki-Ajah-Epe corridor is the only major road out of Lagos that was constructed through the initiative
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Buhari’s aide hails police, says nobody was hurt at #Lekkitollgate protest

Segun Adewole An aide to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Lauretta Onochie has commended the Nigeria Police Force over the way its operatives conducted themselves during the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest in Lagos on Saturday. Onochie gave kudos to the Force, saying nobody was hurt during the protest. READ ALSO: Lekki tollgate: Outrage as police […] Read Full Story

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#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Constitution guarantees right to peaceful protest, says Atiku

Segun Adewole Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said the right to peaceful protest is guaranteed by the Nigerian constitution. Atiku said this amid the clampdown on protesters by security operatives at the Lekki tollgate on Saturday. He tweeted, “The 1999 Nigerian constitution, as amended (Section 40) guarantees the right of citizens to peaceful protest. […] Read Full Story