One Dead, Kate Henshaw Brutalized as Lagos Police Crackdown on Occupy Lekki Protesters

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    Mehn!! Shit just got real in Lekki oooo. A protester is dead and d police and army are beating pple up!! Tear gas everywhr!! #SadMuch
     
    December 17, 2011 5:27:42 AM EST
     
     
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    Lekki protest already taking its toll. http://yfrog.com/oc9j7qij
     
    December 17, 2011 6:11:18 AM EST
     
     
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    Its supposed to be a peaceful protest at this lekki tollgate, y would they shoot someone?
     
    December 17, 2011 5:38:51 AM EST
     
     
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    Today a peaceful protest against the Lekki toll gate was violently broken up with police men firing tear gas and shooting in the air.
     
    December 17, 2011 6:10:46 AM EST
     
     
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    LIVE: Police shot and fired tear gas @ people protesting against Lagos govt. tolling on Lekki-Epe highway. Several injured and arrested
     
    December 17, 2011 6:04:21 AM EST
     
     
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    Tear Gas fired at Occupy Lekki Protest. Fashola’s answer to a Court Injunction. http://t.co/FAz0izWA
     
    December 17, 2011 6:08:35 AM EST
     
     
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    Police unleash terror on lekki toll gate protesters..popular Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw brutalised..
     
    December 17, 2011 6:09:14 AM EST
     
     
  8. Other Nigerian super stars supported the protesters
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    Isn’t this a popular nigerian movie star? I’m Sure she can afford to pay!! #nottola http://t.co/R2XO6I3S
     
    December 17, 2011 6:29:15 AM EST
     
     
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    I AM AGAINST LEKKI TOLL!!! They shld find another way to pay 4 the road! Not from ppl who are struggling to survive…
     
    December 17, 2011 7:29:36 AM EST
     
     
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    Lekki toll is inevitable, Its the price that shd be adjusted. Average family will spend about N20-30k/month gettin thru. Thats a lot.
     
    December 17, 2011 7:00:42 AM EST
     
     
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    Wetin I dey yarn be say…the money when dem wan collect too much and anoda road suppose dey for ppl wey nor wan pay.
     
    December 17, 2011 8:30:33 AM EST
     
     
  13. This BB chat summarizes the cause of the protest
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    GO HOME! #OccupyLekki http://t.co/5QcD4NOg
     
    December 17, 2011 6:29:15 AM EST
     
     
  15. Police were everywhere
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    Lots of police activity in Lekki. Silly people. They only know how to suppress http://yfrog.com/nzxo0ahj
     
    December 17, 2011 6:04:42 AM EST
     
     
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    It’s real out there in Lekki yo… Guns, teargas and the works! They are now in the Phase estate… http://t.co/TUiZYp3m
     
    December 17, 2011 6:10:19 AM EST
     
     
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    Protest @ lekki… Was an experience….my first…kate henshaw just over did finz sha…… http://t.co/q652P4Hb
     
    December 17, 2011 6:08:35 AM EST
     
     
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    Police and Army Men @ Lekki Phase One Gate http://lockerz.com/s/165596125
     
    December 17, 2011 5:43:31 AM EST
     
     
  20. Is this police or Man O War or thug?
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    Photo! #occuupylekki Armed thugs in uniform allegedly used by Lagos govt against protesters http://t.co/yxVPioiz
     
    December 17, 2011 6:26:33 AM EST
     
     
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    Walking on peacefully…. http://t.co/QxS16Zji
     
    December 17, 2011 6:29:15 AM EST
     
     
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    serious protest at the lekki toll gate…..guns everywhere….
     
    December 17, 2011 5:31:59 AM EST
     
     
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    The stupid Nigerian Police that are releasing teargas on peaceful protesters against Lekki Tolling is a sign of SHAME!!
     
    December 17, 2011 5:35:42 AM EST
     
     
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    Who is the Senator representing #Lekki? I guess is Remi Tinubu. Someone need to call her attention to this Police brutality.
     
    December 17, 2011 6:14:13 AM EST
     
     
  26. The protest was initially peaceful
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    December 17, 2011 6:09:19 AM EST
     
     
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    Join the protest at lekki toll gate! This
    madness must stop!
     
    December 17, 2011 5:27:13 AM EST
     
     
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    Road protest against tollgates in lekki, lagos #Nigeria #LCC … on Twitpic
     
    December 17, 2011 6:08:35 AM EST
     
     
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    Protest @ Admiralty Toll Plaza Lekki http://t.co/lZTzDVGW
     
    December 17, 2011 6:08:35 AM EST
     
     
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    Toll Gate Protest (lekki) http://t.co/NSeU1b02
     
    December 17, 2011 6:08:35 AM EST
     
     
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    Toll Protest (lekki 1) http://t.co/IU9c55Mb
     
    December 17, 2011 6:08:35 AM EST
     
     
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    Big protest against toll gate exploitation along Lekki-Aja express #lagosstategovt http://t.co/RtzKetzo
     
    December 17, 2011 6:08:35 AM EST
     
     
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    Protest against Fashola’s Lekki Tollgate: Where is the Contract between LASG and LCC? Why Lekki? http://t.co/Ej5hEwGg
     
    December 17, 2011 6:08:35 AM EST
     
     
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    Lekki Lagos Tolls protest. Why pay 3 Tolls in a short road after adding a lane on both sides http://t.co/PDOIgZVA
     
    December 17, 2011 6:08:35 AM EST
     
     
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    Occupy Lekki isn’t going so well, I see.
     
    December 17, 2011 5:59:57 AM EST
     
     
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    WOW!!! Now this is touching!!!! http://t.co/lyZi2u16
     
    December 17, 2011 6:29:15 AM EST
     
     
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    #occupylekki is LIVE!!! http://t.co/mhp1FqFE
     
    December 17, 2011 6:29:15 AM EST
     
     
  39. Some protesters were arrested
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    @bbcworld @AJELive Police arresting protesters in Lekki, Lagos Nigeria. #OccupyLekki
     
    December 17, 2011 6:03:19 AM EST
     
     
  1. #1 by Sambo on December 17, 2011 - 22:18

    Fashola you and ur family will die because of the harvock u av caused to lagosian. I voted 4 u but now i regret. I will always campaign n protest against ur evil act

  2. #2 by Sambo on December 17, 2011 - 22:18

    Fashola you and ur family will die because of the harvock u av caused to lagosian. I voted 4 u but now i regret. I will always campaign n protest against ur evil act. SAMBO

  3. #3 by bin on December 18, 2011 - 07:39

    where were they when OPC were protesting last week brandishing dangerous weapons? now Innocent people are peacefully protesting Lekki toll fee, the useless Govt is quick to oppress them…awon idiots radarada oshi. And the idiot calls himself a SAN.

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