The escalating tension between ukraine and russia in crimea has captivated the world's headlines the past few weeks, invoking imagery of russian occupation not seen since the fall of the soviet union as the world's media outlets run round-the-clock coverage of masked soldiers facing off against. Nigerian police have banned protests in the capital abuja by supporters of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by boko haram militants as the activists vowed to challenge the illegal move noisy street demonstrations in abuja have become a regular feature of the campaign to put pressure on the. Women in nigeria march to demand that more be done to secure the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted by militants two weeks ago. The protest which was carried out on the streets of tottenham was in a bid to disapprove of the incessant killings happening on the streets of london a senior pastor at jesus house nigeria news gathered from reports that. Some 2,000 women protesting against the conduct of elections in nigeria's rivers state were teargassed on monday as they tried to register their complaints w. Veteran nollywood actor, pete edochie has led a group of protesters to the high court in port harcourt over a suit by ex-militant leader, king ateke tom e.
Dressed all in white, nnamdi kanu took his seat in the federal high court in abuja, nigeria, on february 9 though he had been in detention for almost four months, the 48-year-old activist initially declined requests from court officers to agree to have his handcuffs removed in an act of defiance. The nigerian capital, abuja, witnessed violent clashes between shia muslims and police this week two people were reported killed by the premium times and another 30 injured, while reuters reported no deaths but. Pro-biafran protests demanding independence from nigeria have increased in recent months. The police command in the federal capital territory (fct) on monday, said it arrested 115 members of the islamic movement of nigeria (imn) during a violent protest in abuja. 'twenty people killed after police clash with pro-trump protesters' in nigeria friday's demonstration in nigeria's southern rivers state was organised by the indigenous people of biafra one of the protest leaders, said: unlike obama.
There is palpable tension in abuja, nigeria's federal capital territory (fct), following a security alert over a planned deadly protest by members of shiite group islamic movement in nigeria (imn) friday. Thousands of protesters take to the streets in southeast nigeria to demand the release of an activist who operated an illegal radio station calling for a sep. There were protests in some major cities yesterday - for and against the special anti-robbery squad (sars), the police anti-violent crimes fighting machine.
Residents in makurdi have trooped out in their thousands to protest against the january 2, herdsmen's attack on farmers in which 20 people were killed. Editor's note: this story is a collaborative effort of cnn journalists and ireport contributors documenting protests in nigeria. A journalist working with the nigerian television authority, nta, in kaduna on thursday rammed into a group of security operatives deployed to curtail the ongoing protest by organised labour in kaduna, injuring one police officer the journalist, hajia ummul kairi, who was driving a peugeot 307 lost. Demonstrators protest against the elimination of a popular fuel subsidy that has doubled the price of petrol in nigeria's captial abuja, january 10, 2012 reuters/afolabi sotunde.
Fierce clashes have erupted for the second consecutive day between nigerian police and hundreds of shia protesters demanding the release of top shia cleric sheikh ibrahim zakzaky the latest clashes broke out after police fired teargas at members of the islamic movement in nigeria (imn) and.
A heavy protest is currently going on in lagos against lagos state governor, akniwunmi ambode's directive to increase land use charge in the state the protest organized by the nigerian bar association, ikeja branch, witnessed the presence of unhappy residents carrying placards with inscriptions like ambode's taxes will kill the masses. Extract like most societies under european occupation, nigeria has experienced violent protests and revolts from the colonial to post-independence era. Protests, empty streets and distraught residents — benue state was in no holiday mood yesterday for the president president muhammadu buhari's visit was to condole with the people over killings by herdsmen and reassure them that the administration shared in their grief the president met with. Hundreds of frustrated new yorkers descended on union square with bullhorns and signs saturday to protest nigeria's inaction after nearly 300 schoolgirls were abducted last month. Hundreds of people in southern nigeria protest about the continued detention of an activist who supports the creation of a breakaway state of biafra. Police in nigeria's capital tuesday made a u-turn, saying a ban on protests in support of the more than 200 girls kidnapped in april does not exist.