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Seven killed as Baghdad reform protest turns violent

Seven people were killed in clashes that erupted in central Baghdad on Saturday between the security forces and protesters demanding reforms to Iraq’s electoral system, police said. The violence was the deadliest to break out at a protest since a

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Pensioners protest in Benue, two feared dead

As the protest by pensioners entered its second day, two members of the pensioners are feared dead as they slumped and passed out during a match to the Benue State House Of Assembly and have been rushed to the Benue

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Tuface cancels protest amid security concerns

Nigeria’s hip hop icon, Innocent ‘Tuface’ Idibia, has announced the cancellation of his  planned protest scheduled for Monday. In a video posted on Instagram early Sunday morning, TuFace said the protest is under threat of hijack by other interest groups.

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Pro-Biafra Trump rally: Army brutalizes The AUTHORITY Editor in Rivers

Some soldiers allegedly detailed to stop a peaceful demonstration by Pro-Biafra members, yesterday brutalized the South South Acting Editor of The AUTHORITY Newspaper, Mr Willie Etim, while Etim was trying to take pictures of the Pro-Biafra youths . Over 1000

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Women protest in Abuja, ask EFCC to arrest Fayose

Some protesters under the aegis of “Patriotic Mothers Without Borders”, on Friday stormed the EFCC Abuja headquarters calling for the “arrest, investigation and prosecution” of Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti State, over his involvement in the $2.1 billion arms deal

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FCT police command warn group against planned anti-CBN protest

The FCT Police Command has warned “OccupyCBN’’, a Non-Governmental Organisation against its planned protest at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Headquarters, Abuja on Friday.   A statement issued by the Spokesman of the command, ASP Anjuguri Manzah, said that

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I did not sponsor protest against Federal Government – Wike

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers says he did not sponsor anyone to protest against the Federal Government, He added that those who planned to protest in his favour must have taken a cue from those who protested against him in

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Tension in Enugu as Pro-Biafra supporters protest against Buhari’s visit. Photos

There is tension in Enugu state as members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) -have embarked on a protest on Thursday. The group said the protest is in agitation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the region today. President

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Truck drivers protest N10,000 tax, block Abuja-Lokoja-Okene highway

Protesting truck drivers have blocked the Abuja-Lokoja-Okene highways since the early hours of Monday. The drivers were protesting the N10,000 daily tax imposed by the Kogi State revenue Service. The state government, police and the Federal Road Safety Corps were,

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Government wins High Court injunction against prison industrial action

Prison officers have been ordered to end a 24-hour protest and return to work after a High Court injunction was granted against the action. Up to 10,000 prison officers in England and Wales stopped work over claims of a “surge

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