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#RevolutionNow: Security operatives arrest 30 protesters in Lagos

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Over 200 protesters, on Thursday, stormed the streets of Lagos to express their displeasure with the pathetic situation of things in Nigeria on the occasion of the nation’s 60th independence anniversary.

The demonstration, which started around 9.30 am, saw the protesters marching from Ojota, to Maryland.

They were seen chanting songs of solidarity.

It was gathered that no fewer than 30 protesters have been arrested by security operatives.

The Coalition for Revolution codenamed #RevolutionNow had in a statement before the protest called on the President Muhammadu Buhari to resign.

One of the protesters, Agba Jalingo said, “We are tired of Buhari and we want to tell the whole world that we are tired. Even with all the police mobilisation, we are here to show them our determination to confront this government.

“We are not going to be afraid of them. We will protest regardless of what they do. Nigerians are tired of bearing the burden that Buhari keeps piling on us, they must reverse the increase in fuel price, end ASUU strike.”

 
 
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