Four slump as Imo pensioners protest again

No fewer than four pensioners were on Tuesday rushed to an undisclosed hospital as they slumped during a protest march in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The retirees were demanding five months pension arrears. The retirees had blocked roads leading…

Catholics protest, say Buhari’s silence sowing seeds of mistrust

Catholic bishops took to the streets on Sunday in Abuja to protest against the serial killings of Nigerians by Boko Haram terrorists and kidnappers. The protesters, including Catholic faithful, all dressed in black, defied the day’s light showers and proceeded…

Okada Ban: People living with disabilities protest in Lagos

Some residents of Lagos State who are physically challenged have occupied a section of Mobolaji Johnson Avenue, Alausa in Ikeja, the state capital in protest. The protesters who are majorly commercial tricycle riders are protesting over the restriction of motorcycles…

*Pupils protest over mass failure in Lagos public schools (Punch) *Minimum Wage: Labour Urges FG Not to Raise Fuel Price, Taxes (ThisDay)

Pupils protest over mass failure in Lagos public schools (Punch) There has been protest by pupils in public secondary schools in Lagos State against mass failure following their promotional examination from SSSII to SSSIII. The state Ministry of Education determined…

2019: Ondo APC members protest, reject senatorial candidate (Punch)

Thousands of members of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Ondo State on Thursday took to the street of Ore, the headquarters of the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State,  to protest against the alleged imposition of Senator Yele…

Protesters chained to rail tracks escape death as train driver applies emergency brake (Punch)

A tragedy was narrowly averted during a protest against coal mining in Germany when a train applied its emergency brakes to avoid two demonstrators who had chained themselves to the tracks. The railcar almost ran over the two demonstrators, but…

Brett Kavanaugh: Hundreds arrested in Supreme Court protest (BBC)

Hundreds of protesters against US President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee have been arrested in Washington as the pick inched closer to winning confirmation. Republicans declared that an FBI report had exonerated Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault allegations. But Democrats…

Lights, Camera, AFRICA!!! 2018 poses a question: Who Do You Think You Are?

The Lights, Camera, AFRICA!!! Film Festival returns in its eight year with a focus on the politics of Ethnicity and Identity as well as Protest and Resistance. It will run from 28 – 30th September 2018 at the MUSON Centre,…

Protesters in Lagos demand probe of DSS NASS siege (Vanguard)

Hundreds of protesters led by the Campaign for Democracy and the coalition of civil society groups today trooped out to protest what they call an affront on the institution of democracy in Nigeria through last Tuesday’s siege on the National…

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