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17 Nov 2020 | 01:18 AM UTC

Protest scheduled in Lagos for November 17

Nigeria News Alert

Protest scheduled outside Magistrate Court in Lagos on November 17; avoid protest as a precuation

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/17/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/17/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). COUNTRY/REGION Lagos

Event

A protest outside of the Magistrate Court in Yaba district of Lagos on Tuesday, November 17. The demonstration, which is being held in solidarity with activist Eromosele Adene who was arrested on November 7 during protests against police violence earlier in October, will begin at 09:00 (local time). Clashes between security forces and protesters cannot be ruled out as the rally is likely to be forcibly dispersed.

A heightened security presence and localized travel disruptions are likely in the vicinity of the demonstration.

Advice

Those in Lagos are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate a heightened security presence, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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