Day One: Protests paralyse Lagos, Abuja, others

THE indefinite nationwide strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) against the removal of petrol subsidy by the Federal Government began yesterday on a peaceful note in most states of the federation. Except in a few cases, where some security personnel displayed excessive use of force, there were hardly incidents of protesters being stopped from holding their rallies. One of such ugly incidents occurred in Ogba area of Lagos, where a Divisional Police ...
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Added January 10, 2012
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