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June 12 Protest: Lagos journalist Arrested

June 12 Protest: Lagos journalist Arrested
June 12 Protest: Lagos journalist Arrested

June 12 Protest: Lagos journalist Arrested

Lagos State Police Command on Saturday morning blasted numerous shots into the air in a bid to scare protesters who assembled at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Lagos, the venue of the June 12 Democracy Day protest.

Reports from SaharaReporters revealed that the security operatives also arrested Adeola Oladipupo, a journalist with the Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ).

Oladipupo who was covering the protest around the Total Filling Station at Ojota, Ikorodu Road was arrested and tossed into the police van.

While his arrest was ongoing, the police tear-gassed and shot in the direction of the protesters, dispersing all of them and making mass arrests.

Meanwhile, tori4africa reported that Shi’ites on Saturday joined June 12 protesters in Abuja to demand the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The protesters stormed major roads in Abuja metropolis to kick against “bad governance” under the Buhari administration.

They shouted in unison and held placards with inscriptions such as, ‘Buhari must go’, ‘Police brutality has not stopped’, ‘Digital right is a human right’.

Read more on: Shi’ites link Up With June 12 Protesters In Abuja

 

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