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Posted on 17 February 2021 at 14:49 GMT

Nigeria: Eyewitness report by arrested Democratic Socialist Movement organiser

A peaceful protest called by activists on Saturday 13 February to protest the decision to reopen Lekki tollgate to business was openly and brutally repressed. This new repression following widespread protest against police brutality last year, has unmasked the Buhari government as a major enabler of police brutality and repression.

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