The pending banter between some protestors in Nigeria and the Nigerian Police is gradually becoming unbearable. Several individuals took to the street in unity to register their displeasure to the government and the world at large.
Demonstrators in Nigeria have blocked a major toll road in the commercial hub of Lagos as nationwide protests calling for an end to police brutality continue for a fourth day, despite the announcement by the police chief and the presidency that a hated police unit has been dissolved.
Anger has risen after police fired live ammunition, tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesters in the capital, Abuja, and Ogbomosho city in south-western Oyo state after Sunday’s announcement that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars) has been disbanded.
Protesters say the brutality suggests that Sars officers have not yet been pulled off the roads.
There is a massive traffic gridlock in Lagos as the toll road is blockaded for a second day. It is a major source of revenue for a private company as part of a concessional deal with the government.
The road connects the residential areas of Lekki and Ajah to the business districts of Ikoyi and Victoria Island on Lagos Island.
In a post sighted on instagram, DEBO MACARONI, who doubles as a TV person and an Entertainer added his voice to the ongoing instability in Nigeria.
He said in an instagram post ‘
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We spent the night in front of the Lagos House to pass across a Loud message! We are still here!!! Please join us now!! The message is loud and clear; We are Tired!!!! Now is the time for the Youths of this Nation to rise and secure whatever is left of our future!! Or else there will be nothing left for us and our unborn children!!! We cannot continue to hope and pray for things to become better. We must stand up and claim our future! If we do not, the suffering, brutality and deaths have only just started!!! E go red!!! Wake Up my brothers and Sisters!!!! #AlutaContinua
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