Students protest fee hike

September 13, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Road blocked as Students of the University of Jos, Plateau State, protested over the increase in school fees and other services rendered by the institution. The students on Tuesday demanded for an urgent reversal of the hike in school fees and other services rendered by the University. Armed with placards with different inscriptions such as “If your children can afford Read More

Happening now: Hungry Nigerians launch protest in Osun

July 31, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigerians resident in Osogbo, Osun capital are currently protesting on the streets. According to the protesters, they are protesting against economic hardship, among other challenges they are facing in the country. The protest which is led by a coalition of civil society organisations is against the recent petrol subsidy removal, Naira floating and other reforms of the President Bola Tinubu-led Read More

Massive protest rocks Kano over govt’s demolition of N226bn worth of property

June 26, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Victims of building demolition have taken to the streets in their hundreds to condemn what they describe as destructive act of the current Kano state government led by Governor Abba Yusuf. The protesters gathered Monday morning at the frontage of the demolished multi-million Naira Daula Hotel along Hadejia road in the metropolis carrying placards with various inscriptions condemning the government Read More

Fuel subsidy removal: NLC declares massive protest, strike

June 2, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Nigeria Labour Congress has said it members will embark on a nationwide strike and protest as from Wednesday June 7, 2023. The congress said the strike action would be implemented if the price of pump price of fuel remain the same. This was declared after an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Friday, by the national president of Read More

Protest rocks Edo over fuel subsidy

June 2, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Edo Civil Society Organizations (CSO) took to the streets to express their grievances to the removal of fuel subsidy, which subsequently caused a review of fuel prices across the country. Speaking during the demonstration in Benin, the former coordinator of EDOCSO, Omobude Agho, on Thursday, called on the Federal Government to reverse subsidy removal as Nigerians grappled with multiple financial Read More

Protest fundamental to growth of society – IRI

April 19, 2023 Admin III 0

Following the downside of the violence emanated from the EndSARs protest across the country in October 2022, the International Republican Institute (IRI) has said protest is an instrument of implementing positive policies in the country. Speaking in a workshop tagged protest to policy in Abuja, the IRI Resident Program Director, Santiago Stocker, said the institute focus on achieving legitimate change Read More

Uncertainty as protest rocks Abuja

April 14, 2023 Admin III 0

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, Friday April 14, 2023, stormed the streets of Abuja to allegedly protest the release of the traveling document of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenah, which they said are in the custody of the federal government of Nigeria. Reacting to the alleged protest in a Read More

Wild protests in Israel as Netanyahu fires Minister

March 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Massive crowds filled the streets of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv late Sunday night after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired his defense minister over his opposition to a planned judicial overhaul. Waving Israeli flags and chanting “democratia,” protestors could be seen blocking streets and bridges, including the Ayalon Highway. Protesters lit several fires on the main highway in Tel Read More

Kaduna 2023 governorship election: Ashiru vows to recover mandate in Court

March 23, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023, Mohammed Isah Ashiru, has vowed to recover his mandate in court, saying that he has confidence in the judiciary and will not leave any stone unturned in achieving his mandate. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had on Monday declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Read More

Presidential election results: Calls for my resignation misplaced, INEC chair Yakubu tells PDP, LP, others

Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Mahmood Yakubu has described the calls for his resignation by some aggrieved opposition parties as misplaced. His position came at a time a group of protesters stormed the national collation centre in Abuja Tuesday, calling for the electronic transmission of the results of the presidential elections held last Saturday. Clarifying the commission’s position in Read More

Old naira notes protest turns bloody in Edo, 3 feared dead

February 16, 2023 Patrick Ahanor 0

A bloody clash between security operatives and residents in Benin City, Edo State capital on Wednesday reportedly claimed the lives of three persons. Dozens of residents had gathered at the entrance gate of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in Benin City to deposit their old naira notes of N200, N500 and N1,000. The residents made of youths and women said Read More

World Cup: OneLove armband – Germany question FIFA sanction

November 23, 2022 Admin III 0

The German football federation is investigating whether it is legal for Fifa to threaten players with sanction for wearing the OneLove armband at the World Cup in Qatar. The captains of seven European nations had planned to wear the armband to promote diversity and inclusion. But the plans were dropped following Fifa’s threat of players being booked. “Fifa has forbidden us from Read More

Contaminated fuel: Arewa youth to stage protest over non-payment of compensation  

November 16, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Arewa Youth Alliance for Progress and Development (AYAPD) has invited vehicle owners affected by the methanol contaminated fuel imported into Nigeria some months ago to converge at Duke Oil office Abuja on Friday for a protest march. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) had, some months ago, imported fuel into the country, which were later found to have been contaminated Read More

#EndASUUStrike: NLC protesters storm Ilorin government house

July 26, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) are protesting at the Kwara state government house, Ilorin, in solidarity with the strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The protesters carried placards with several inscriptions such as “Honour and implement your agreement with ASUU” among others. The protest also had members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Read More

Happening now: NLC protest rocks Lagos over ASUU strike, insecurity, fuel hike, others (VIDEO)

July 26, 2022 Admin III 0

The leadership and members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), have begun a two-day nationwide protest in solidarity with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as well as other maladmnistration issues in Nigeria. Already, Labour union members have trooped out in Lagos and are now on the streets with placards with different inscriptions. Some of the inscriptions reads: “Nigeria Read More

Students leaders issue ultimatum, set to protest in Abuja over ASUU strike

July 24, 2022 Admin III 0

As academic activities of Nigerian Universities remain suspended due to the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), student leaders under the aegis of Council of Students Union Presidents have said its members will be storming the Federal Capital Territory for a peaceful protest if the ongoing strike is not called off. The body which comprises Read More

Breaking: Commuters stranded as protesters block Abuja highway (PICTURES)

May 20, 2022 Admin III 0

Angry protesters on Friday set bonfires on Giri-Gwagwalada road to protest against tenure elongation for the outgoing chairmen and councilors of area councils in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello, had on Thursday suspended the proposed inauguration of the newly elected chairmen and councilors across the FCT councils Details loading…

VIDEO: Nigerian students stage protest as ASUU plans indefinite strike

May 9, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Nigerian students living in Lagos state, Monday, took to the street to protest the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU). This is coming after a viral tweet shared by ASUU on their official Twitter account, Sunday, reads; “#BREAKING: @ASUU NGN EndsWarning strike tomorrow. “The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will end its warning strike tomorrow Read More