Posts Tagged ‘Protest’

Nigerians Protest Against Regime In Canada Over Insecurity, Others

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 27, 2020
A group of Concerned Nigerians in Canada, has protested against President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, describing it as a failure over unfulfilled promises made to citizens. The group asked Buhari to immediately resign from office following the rising spate of insecurity and poverty in the country. According to the group, the administration of Buhari had failed […]

DSS uncovers plot to distabilise Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 4, 2019
The Department of State Services says it has uncovered plots by some groups to cause a breakdown of law and order in various parts of the country through violent protests. Dr Peter Afunanya, the Public Relations Officer of DSS, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. He said the plot was to instigate […]

Egypt steps up security as country braces for more anti-Sisi protests

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 27, 2019
Egyptian authorities have enacted heightened security measures, including sealing off Tahrir Square in Cairo entirely, as the country braced for further protest. Demonstrations were expected on what some have called the “Friday of Salvation” after hundreds of protesters took to the streets in major Egyptian towns and cities last weekend, calling for an end to […]

FUOYE: Ekiti governor’s wife, Bisi Fayemi suspends campaign following death of student

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 12, 2019
Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi has suspended her empowerment and advocacy campaign in Local Government Areas of the State following controversy over the death of students of Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE). The first lady made this known in a statement in Ado Ekiti, on Wednesday following controversy over the death of […]

Anger grows in Russia after officer punches female protester in the stomach

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 12, 2019
Video footage of a Russian police officer punching a young woman in the stomach has stirred anger among many Russians who believe the authorities have used excessive force to disperse weeks of political demonstrations in Moscow. The clip, filmed on Saturday and later circulated online by Russian celebrities with millions of followers, shows the moment […]

Northern leaders to shut down markets in Enugu

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 11, 2019
The Northern Leaders, Livestock and Perishable Goods Market traders, and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Enugu state on Saturday rose from a meeting and resolved to shut down their livestock and perishable goods markets in the State. This is in response to the recent security challenges experienced in Enugu State. The […]