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24 May 2019 | 03:14 PM UTC

Nigeria: Clashes reported during student protest in Lagos state May 24

Nigeria News Alert

Violent protest and clashes with police reported at Caleb University in Imota (Lagos state) May 24; heightened security presence and transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/24/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/25/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). COUNTRY/REGION Imota

Event

According to local sources, security forces used tear gas and live rounds to disperse students during a violent protest at Caleb University in Imota (Lagos state) on Friday, May 24. Unconfirmed reports claim at least two students sustained gunshot wounds. Students were reportedly protesting new rules introduced by the school's administration. 

A heightened security presence and significant transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in the affected area over the coming hours. Avoid the vicinity of Caleb University. 

Advice

Individuals in the abovementioned area are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities. 

 

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