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Nigerian army admits to having live rounds at Lekki Toll Gate protests, despite previous denials

The Nigerian army admitted on Saturday that soldiers were given both live and blank bullets when they were deployed to protests at Lekki toll gate on October 20. The admission seems to confirm a key finding of a CNN investigation into the shooting. "The soldiers they were both given both live and blank bullets. In this particular case, we saw that these protests had been infiltrated by some hoodlums," Brigadier General Ahmed Taiwo said in his testimony to the Lagos Judicial panel of inquiry into ...
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Added November 21, 2020
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