President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of Mr. Mohammed D. Abubakar as Acting Inspector General of Police as a first step towards the comprehensive reorganization and repositioning of the Nigeria Police Force to make it more effective and capable of meeting emerging internal security challenges.
Mr. Abubakar who is currently an Assistant Inspector General of Police replaces Mr. Hafiz Ringim who (more…)
The day started with a broadcast by President Jonathan announcing a reduction in gasoline price from N141 to N97 per litre. In the broadcast, as reported by Vanguard below, the president announced that said the price was reduced to pacify angry Nigerians.
The protest brings a strange religious unity to Kano residents.
In kano a covenant has just been announced by the protest leaders that the muslim protesters shall protect all non-muslims and escort them to their places of worship and vice-versa. They vowed to resist any attempt to use religion to divide them. A register has just been opened. The police are behaving well. Pls share (more…)
Day Two of a long drawn protest against government’s withdrawal of subsidy on petrol, protests has sprang up all over the country. So far, one life was lost in Ilorin. 12 were arrested and released in Abuja. This storify offers a round up of protests or plans across the major cities in Nigeria.
Abuja started with on Monday. There was no protest on Tuesday, but plans a massive protest on Wednesday, involving labor unions.
Abuja had no protest today but tomorrow may have a bigger rally. #Nigeria #Fuelsubsidy