News Alerts

20 Nov 2020 | 12:16 PM UTC

Newspaper distributors protest in Abuja November 20

Nigeria News Alert

Members of the Abuja Newspapers Distribution Association protest in central Abuja on November 20; heightened security presence and localized disruptions to transport expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/20/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/21/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). COUNTRY/REGION Abuja

Event

Members of the Abuja Newspapers Distribution Association are protesting in the capital on Friday, November 20. The protests are taking place on the Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway and were sparked by the killing of a newspaper vendor by a security aide to the Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives.

Traffic disruptions and a heightened security presence are expected in the vicinity of the demonstrations and clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out.

Advice

Those in Abuja are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the vicinity of the protest in the immediate term, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news