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protests in Nigeria because of fuel subsidy removal
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AP News : Nigeria troops appear; president offers concession

AP News : Nigeria troops appear; president offers concession | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it

For the first time since protests erupted over spiraling fuel prices, soldiers on Monday barricaded key roads in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos as the president offered a concession to stem demonstrations that he said were being stoked by provocateurs seeking anarchy.

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Crude oil rebounds as Iran, Nigeria supply fears support

Crude oil rebounds as Iran, Nigeria supply fears support (Crude #oil rebounds as Iran, Nigeria supply fears support - http://t.co/UIfXfkWk...)...
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Boko Haram Link Man Arrested With Ammunition In Kaduna | Leadership Newspapers

Boko Haram Link Man Arrested With Ammunition In Kaduna | Leadership Newspapers | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it
A suspected link man of Boko Haram, Alhaji Nuhu Babawo, popularly known as (Intelligent) was yesterday morning picked up by soldiers in Kaduna with arms and ammunitions (Boko Haram Link Man Arrested With Ammunition In Kaduna | Leadership Newspapers...
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DAY 6

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DAY 6: #occupyNigeria protesters must be very vigilant and make sure all forms of violence are prevented. We need to get this done once and for all... #ABUJA

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Statement from Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke in regards of Nigeria’s fuel subsidy removal

Statement from Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke in regards of Nigeria’s fuel subsidy removal | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it

Following the removal of subsidies on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) commonly referred to as petrol, by the Federal Government on January 1, 2012 and the ensuing protests that followed the announcement, it is clear that the Nigerian people are demanding for better accountability and transparency in the oil industry. Consequently, in keeping with the transparency and accountability policies of theGoodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration, I have taken the following actions:

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Us Issues Travelling Warning To Citizens Coming To Nigeria - Nairaland

US Issues Fresh Travel Warning To Its Citizens Visiting Nigeria: http://t.co/fvUlE5eE...
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#OccupyNigeria: When we GEJ out (by Segun Adekoye)

You slightly touch your belly. It’s strike day four. Papa’s forehead shines in the distance as he raises his hands.
“Fellow Nigerians”. His voice makes you retch. It is a mixture of Hennessy and hypocrisy. You bend over and let out soft moans. You can feel Amarachi’s eyes on your skin. You feel it every month when you bend like this. Her silence doesn’t annoy you. She is like that!
You feel a grip on your arms. “Madam, hope no problem”.

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Kwara: Kids continue anti-subsidy removal protest | daily independent nigeria

Kwara: Kids continue anti-subsidy removal protest | daily independent nigeria | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it

A group of kids and youths mainly teenagers on Friday continued street protests in Ilorin, Kwara State, against removal of fuel subsidy despite the warning by the state government against such protest.

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World Press: Abuja Property Firm Denies Selling Mansion To Okonjo-Iweala

World Press: Abuja Property Firm Denies Selling Mansion To Okonjo-Iweala | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it

The real estate company that allegedly sold a property in the Maitama District of Abuja to the Minister of Finance and Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has denied selling neither the property nor any other property to the Minister.

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Tension in Abuja over threats to attack Christians

Community and religious leaders in Abuja are working hard to douse tension in the city following a new wave of security threats many of which are delivered through short message service (SMS) to Christians and southerners on impending attack on the city.

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Diezani ordered subsidy removal –Investigation

Diezani ordered subsidy removal –Investigation | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it

Some members of the Federal Executive Council are irked by the role played by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, in the removal of fuel subsidy by the Federal Government on Jan 1, 2012.

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His name is becoming synonymous with brutality

His name is becoming synonymous with brutality #occupynigeria RT @NigeriaNewsdesk: Labour leaders & civil society organisations have called for the redeployment of the Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Marvel Akpoyipo.

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Nigeria protests suspended after fuel price cut | 64TK NET

Nigeria protests suspended after fuel price cut | 64TK NET | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it
Nigeria protests suspended after fuel price cut: ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan announce...
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Petrol prices cut by 30 per cent as Nigeria's president concedes to strikers - Telegraph

Petrol prices in Nigeria will be immediately cut by a third, the country's embattled president announced on Monday, after days of nationwide strikes over fuel costs threatened to spill into a second week.
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Plot To Suppress Arrest Of Suspected Boko Haram Sponsor In Kaduna Uncovered | Sahara Reporters

Plot To Suppress Arrest Of Suspected Boko Haram Sponsor In Kaduna Uncovered | Sahara Reporters | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it

SaharaReporters has exclusively learnt of moves by the Police and Nigerian government functionaries to suppress and conceal the arrest of a suspected Boko Haram sponsor and arms dealer in Kaduna State. He was arrested this morning around 1: 00 am.

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Jonathan Orders Arrest Of Occupy Nigeria activists,Femi Falana, Tunde Bakare and others

According to Sahara reporters,In a bid to undermine the growing protest against his government’s removal of fuel subsidy, President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the SSS to arrest civil rights attorney, Femi Falana, Fiery Lagos pastor, Tunde Bakare, ex-member of house of representatives, Dino Melaye and and Kaduna based activist, Shehu Sanni.

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Is Nigeria on the brink after north-south clashes?

Is Nigeria on the brink after north-south clashes? | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it
As some Nigerian northerners and southerners flee to their home regions following a spate of Islamist and revenge attacks, the BBC's Abdullahi Tasiu Abubakar considers whether the situation really has parallels to the 1967 civil war.
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Robert Slone's curator insight, November 5, 2014 12:06 PM

I thought religion was supposed to cause people to get along and be better people.

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Nigerian labor unions, government resume talks to end fuel strikes - CNN.com

Nigerian labor unions, government resume talks to end fuel strikes - CNN.com | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it
Nigerian labor unions resumed talks with the government Sunday in a bid to reach a deal to stop a national strike over soaring fuel prices.
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If I die, I die. #OccupyNigeria

Occupy Nigeria is a series of protests that began in Nigeria on Monday, 2 January 2012 in response to the fuel subsidy removal by the Federal Government of P...
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Who sponsored the violent disruption of subsidy protests in Akure? Fingers point at Mimiko

A two-paragraph expose by a security operative from Abuja sent to The Liberty Report this afternoon indicts the governor of Ondo State as the sponsor of the violent disruption of peaceful protest that took place in Akure earlier in the week.

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Christians, Muslims come together at protest as Nigeria strike pauses for new negotiations

Christians, Muslims come together at protest as Nigeria strike pauses for new negotiations | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it

A human wave of more than 20,000 surrounded the Muslim faithful as they prayed toward Mecca Friday, as anti-government demonstrations over spiraling fuel prices and corruption showed unity among protesters despite growing sectarian tensions in Africa’s most populous nation.

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The Nation - Kano death toll rises to five

The Nation - Kano death toll rises to five | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it

Two more casualties have been reported in the protest in Kano over the withdrawal of fuel subsidy by the Federal Government. Three had died in earlier clashes.

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NLC And TUC Must Not Put The Nigerian People On The Defensive! By Ogaga Ifowodo | Sahara Reporters

NLC And TUC Must Not Put The Nigerian People On The Defensive! By Ogaga Ifowodo | Sahara Reporters | Occupy Nigeria | Scoop.it

(...) I should add, however, that I am a little reassured that NLC and TUC are only suspending the protests. Were I back home and on the ground, I would argue in favour of that strategy as well. People should have time to recuperate and remobilise. The experience of the June 12 struggles, which necessitated alternating between street protests and stay-at-home civil disobedience, points to the need not to wear the people out, or even make it impossible for them to maintain their livelihoods, a great many of the protesters being artisans, traders and self-employed small -scale business men and women. (...)

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Protest Day 5: Police arrest 130 miscreants over bonfire in Lagos

» Protest Day 5: Police arrest 130 miscreants over bonfire in Lagos | Vanguard Mobile http://t.co/h4Y307cc...
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