Tag Archives: Protest

Youths Protest In Abuja, Ask Buhari To Assent #NotTooYoungToRun Bill

The protesting youths sitting at the entrance of the Presidential Villa on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: #NotTooYoungToRun, Twitter)  Members of the #NotTooYoungToRun movement on Thursday stormed the Presidential Villa entrance in protest. The group which comprises Nigerian youths are demanding that President

Lawyers Stage Protest Over Lagos Land Use Charge

Photos of the protesting lawyers. Members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch on Tuesday staged a protest over the reviewed Land Use Charge Law in Lagos State. The lawyers during the protest marched to the Governor’s Office in

University Unions Protest Over Unpaid Salaries In Abuja

  A Joint Action Committee of Non Academic Staff Union (NASU), National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) are converging on the Unity Fountain in Abuja for a protest to the Ministry of Education over an

Niger Youths Protest Move To Reduce LG Tenures

Niger State youths under various groups have kicked back at the State House of Assembly, for directing Governor Sani Bello, to dissolve the twenty-five local government councils following allegations of corruption labelled against some of the local government council chairmen.

Police Storm NHIS Office As Workers Continue Protest

Policemen have stormed the headquarters of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Abuja, as workers are continuing their protest over the reinstatement of the Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf. Mr Yusuf was reinstated by President Muhammadu Buhari, on February 6, 2018,

BREAKING: Police Takeover NHIS Office As Workers Protest

Policemen have taken over the headquarters of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Abuja, as workers are continuing their protest over the reinstatement of the Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf. The workers were on Monday protesting inside the premises of

Lekki Toll Gate: Hoodlums Attack Journalists As Residents Protest

The protesters at Admiralty Way, Lekki, Lagos on Friday, February 9, 2018. Protesters on Friday morning gathered at the Lekki Phase one roundabout to kick against the Lekki toll gate tariff increase while some hoodlums hijacked the protest, attacking journalists.

Workers Protest Reinstatement Of NHIS Boss

File photo: Professor Usman Yusuf Members of the staff union of the National Health Scheme Insurance (NHIS), have protested against the reinstatement of their Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf. Mr Yusuf was on Tuesday reinstated by President Muhammadu Buhari, after being

National Population Commission Staff Members Protest In Abuja

Two weeks after an initial protest by members of staff of the National Population Commission (NPC) in Abuja, the workers again have again trooped out in protest. The staff members on Monday, January 29 mobilised their colleagues from states to

Isoko Youths Protest ‘Illegal’ Detention Of Their Leader

  Angry youths from Isoko barricaded the popular Ughelli-Asaba Highway on Friday with a call for the release of one Umuakpo Ovie. The protesters said Ovie – the President of the Isoko National Youth Association – was arrested by the

Ondo State Owned Polytechnic Student Protest Against Mgt

The students of the Ondo State owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, have protested against the decision of the management of the school to prevent students who are yet to pay their schools fees from writing examinations. The protesting students were

Benue Indigenes In Enugu Protest Herdsmen Attacks

Benue Indigenes residents in the southeast are protesting solidarity of those who died in the herdsmen attacks in Benue. The group is calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare the militia herdsmen a terrorist organization. The group are calling for

Benue Residents Take Protest To National Assembly

Some indigenes of Benue State have taken their search for justice for victims of herdsmen killings to the National Assembly. They took their protest to the legislature, occupying the entrance of the National Assembly, on Thursday, 48 hours after both

Youths Protest Poor Power Supply In Niger State

Youths in Niger state have staged a peaceful protest on Thursday against what they termed an epileptic power supply by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC). In October last year, they issued a four-week ultimatum to both the AEDC and