Edo Youths In Uromi Protests Against Gov. Oshimhole Over Local Government Election Results
Protesters and the narrator in this video are incensed that the recently conducted elections in the 14 local government areas of Edo State were manipulated by the governor, Adams Oshiomhole.
Social Change And The Limits Of Trade Unionism
In the wake of the revolts that swept through Nigeria last year, “civil society” and youth activists have lamented over the trade unions “betrayal” of the struggle. Indeed, before the protests led to a general strike of historic proportions, many had warned against the likelihood of “betrayal” by the trade union movement’s leadership, based on such “betrayals” over the years.
PHOTONEWS: “We’ll Come Naked to Fashola on Next Outing” – Protesting Pensioners Threaten
Earlier today, pensioners in Lagos trooped out to protest the non-payment of their entitlements by the Lagos State Government. The retired protesters threatened to place a curse on Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, adding that they would come naked to the governor.
#Occupy Nigeria protesters in January 2012
The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) has warned President Goodluck Jonathan against increasing the price of petrol in the country.
Why We Must End Extrajudicial Murders
The recent brutal extrajudicial murder of four students of Nasarawa State University who were protesting the acute lack of water and power outage in the university is condemnable.
More than 400 ex-militants today took to the streets of Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa State, to protest against the new deal given to them in the third phase of an amnesty program with the federal government.
PHOTONEWS: Nigerian Women Group Protest Against N4 Billion Budget Allocation To “First Lady Mission House”
A Nigerain women empowerment group, Women Arise (WA) today staged a protest march in Lagos to kick against the allocation of N4 billion by the minister of the Federal capital Territory to construct a “first lady mission house”.
Women Protesters Against N4 Billion 1st Lady Mission House Call For Scrapping Of ‘First Lady’ Office
Nigerian women under the aegis of Women Arise today marched in protest against a proposed wasteful allocation of N4billion to building a ‘Mission House’ for President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife, Mrs. Patience Faka Jonathan.
VIDEO: Protesters From Isoko Communities Shut Down Shell Flow Station In The Niger Delta
The aggrieved members of Isoko communities have shut down oil exploration activities at a Shell flow station in the area. The was co-ordinated by the “Isoko Survival Synergy” group comprised of three communities of Oleh, Olomoro and Emede and the host landlords from the various Isoko Communities.
The #Occupynigeria Protests: A Failed Revolution
January 2012! A watershed in our annals. On a personal level, it was the year I finally got a job (Believe me its BIG news in these parts). After four years of waking up daily at 9am, sauntering into the living room for a customary breakfast of tea and bread; while watching Newstrack on Channelstv, and going straight back to bed after to snooze away my unemployment blues, I secured a job.
PHOTONEWS: Angry Families In Protest Against Dana Airline Over Non-Payment of Claims
Aggrieved families affected by the crash of Dana 0992 flight on December 3rd of 2012 today converged at the Ikeja office of the Dana Airline to
protest non-payment of their claims.
PHOTONEWS: Green Bus Operators Protest Against Abuja Minister
Commercial drivers in Abuja today protested ban on mini buses by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) following the deadline given to them to operate within designated routes within the city center. The protesters barricaded Maraba –Nyanya express road forcing the vehicles owners to abandon their vehicles on the road said that they would resist the anti people policy of the FCTA.