Day Two of Subsidy Removal Protest – Cities Round Up

  1. 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.
  2. Abuja had no protest today but tomorrow may have a bigger rally. #Nigeria #Fuelsubsidy
    January 3, 2012 12:22:15 PM EST
  3. Fuel subsidy removal protest Abuja http://t.co/a5KT2xJ0
    January 3, 2012 1:28:36 PM EST
  4. Lokoja links the south to Abuja and had pockets of protests
  5. Protest in different areas of Lokoja against removal of fuel subsidy still ongoing, blocking vehicular traffic. #Nigeria #fuelsubsidy
    January 3, 2012 10:09:27 AM EST
  6. Photo! #occupynigeria Lokoja protest! http://pic.twitter.com/d5TCyxmG
    January 3, 2012 6:45:58 AM EST
  7. Lagos had a massive protest on Tuesday and plans to continue on Wednesday.
  8. Lagos protest #fuelsubsidy #occupyNigeria http://t.co/9FFiQkgQ
    January 3, 2012 1:29:53 PM EST
  9.  Ilorin, the capital of Kwara state was bloody, a boy was killed by police and a police van was burnt
  10. One of the victim dt waz shot in ilorin during a peaceful protest #occupynigeria http://t.co/PtRcczSX
    January 3, 2012 1:30:25 PM EST
  11. Pictures from Ilorin protest. #occupyNigeria http://t.co/ILOheU9B
    January 3, 2012 1:30:25 PM EST
  12. Ibadan was peaceful
  13. @toptennaija @ChannelOTV @NigeriaNewsdesk #fuelsubsidy #occupynigeria Ibadan protest http://t.co/lXzqq9xt
    January 3, 2012 1:32:04 PM EST
  14. Kano was peaceful too
  15. #fuelSubsidy protest @ Kano http://t.co/Bfz1mXvW
    January 3, 2012 1:33:43 PM EST
  16. #occupynigeria protest begins in kano http://t.co/shcbIlcn
    January 3, 2012 1:33:43 PM EST
  17. Kaduna
  18. #fuelsubsidy #ajstream Protest Register Signing Progressin @rosanwo @Chxta @debonaiwu Kaduna Rising! http://t.co/6LqPiUh4
    January 3, 2012 1:35:00 PM EST
  19. Minna has plans for the following day.
  20. Minna we r waitin 4 u date, tym, n venue of protest, o dos is it mean Minna is nt part of d country.
    January 3, 2012 12:44:46 AM EST
  21. Minna people our protest is tomorrow.. Cum join me let’s walk from parade ground nd pass tru Fed second 2 government.. nd 2 mobil roundabout
    January 2, 2012 4:55:29 PM EST
  22. Jos is torn by ethnic war and has no plans.
  23. no report of protest in Jos yet over fuel subsidy removal.
    January 3, 2012 10:21:01 AM EST
  24. Lafia gave a date, but we can’t confirm if it went down
  25. @omojuwa @elrufai @bosszangaruwa @ogundamisi. Lafia the capital nasarawa state is ready stage a peaceful protest. this injustice must stop.
    January 2, 2012 2:55:04 PM EST
  26. #OCCUPYLAFIA. Come out enmasse 3pm at Parade ground Lafia to peacefully sign protest register.
    January 3, 2012 6:58:28 AM EST
  27. Markudi has plans
  28. If u’r nt in Markudi, u’r on a long thing. The bigest protest on the way. We no go gree!!
    January 2, 2012 7:38:25 AM EST
  29. Zamfara
  30. Heavy protest also reportedly started in some parts of Zamfara.
    January 2, 2012 7:50:36 AM EST
  31. Zamfara is on fire!!! All out protest #blacksand revolution starts
    January 2, 2012 8:34:25 AM EST
  32. Calabar; no protest, no plans
  33. No protest in calabar.
    January 3, 2012 7:57:10 AM EST
  34. Went to 11-11 cenotaph (by 10am) the rumoured-proposed venue for the #FuelSubsidyRemoval protest in Calabar, there was no not one soul.
    January 3, 2012 8:15:42 AM EST
  35. Uyo…there are weak reports of plans to protest
  36. mbok where is the protest holding in Uyo?
    January 3, 2012 5:08:19 AM EST
  37. @olubadan @Olixbaba You are wrong…I’ve had reports of people mobilizing for protest in Uyo #occupynigeria
    January 3, 2012 8:02:03 AM EST
  38. Port Harcourt
  39. No protest in PH at all
    January 3, 2012 1:24:30 PM EST
  40. #OccupyNigeria we in PH r chilling and adjusting to the new development. No form of protest here.
    January 3, 2012 10:00:57 AM EST
  41. More info on the Protest in PH,its 2moro 4th Jan,8am,Dress code: Casual and Smart#OccupyNigeria Cc:@TWEETORACLE
    January 3, 2012 9:55:00 AM EST
  42. Asaba
  43. Asaba calm this morning. The people are waiting for who will take the lead to start the fuel subsidy protest.
    January 3, 2012 5:07:00 AM EST
  44. Occupy Delta: Delta state protest is billed for Friday and it happening at the state capital, Asaba. #occupyNigeria
    January 3, 2012 5:42:24 AM EST
  45. Warri no de carry last, but there is conflicting reports. We can’s confirm if protest actually took place or if there are concrete plans.
  46. #OCCUPYNIGERIA we gatta take dis seriously…enuff is enuff…am goin out 2mao 4 da protest in warri join me if u around
    January 3, 2012 9:02:40 AM EST
  47. #warri. #Transporters. Engage in Massive peaceful #protest against high cost of #petrol
    January 3, 2012 12:50:06 PM EST
  48. Warri is calm becos the people who’d haf led the protest haf already been bought over, long time ago!
    January 3, 2012 8:04:46 AM EST
  49. Bayelsa, the home state of President Jonathan
  50. No protest in Bayelsa State… YET.
    January 3, 2012 9:00:22 AM EST
  51. #Occupynigeria protest, why is nothing happening in #bayelsa?
    January 3, 2012 6:26:32 AM EST
  52. Benin
  53. № protest 4 benin!!
    January 3, 2012 7:55:42 AM EST
  54. Lagos Policemen Join The Protest In Lasgidi\=D/ (y) ..while their Benin counterparts are busy collecting 20naira Via check-point:'(😥😥
    January 3, 2012 9:43:59 AM EST
  55. Enugu
  56. #Enugu #occupyNigeria protest march. On wed 4 Jan, starting from #OkparaSquare by 10am. Retweet pls. @TWEETORACLE
    January 3, 2012 9:30:28 AM EST
  57. Enugu
    is useless…the only sign of
    protest anywia was this
    goat dat resisted 2 enter
    one man’s boot *smh*”
    January 3, 2012 7:48:36 AM EST
  58. Owerri
  59. Wait o,no protest in owerri??
    January 3, 2012 3:02:18 AM EST
  60. The protest in Owerri is going to be bloody!!I just wish I can see Jonah now the rest will be history
    January 3, 2012 4:38:49 AM EST
  61. Awka and Onitsha
  62. No protest in awka, Anambra state. they r busy protecting their containers.
    January 2, 2012 9:23:34 AM EST
  63. Onitsha Main Market planning a strike to protest #subsidyremoval. #occupynigeria
    January 3, 2012 8:38:29 AM EST
  64. Ebonyi, nothing on Ebonyi
  65. Aba
  66. Watching commutters in Aba protest sudden hike in fares. Drivers ‘struggling’ to explain removal of fuel subsidy
    January 2, 2012 2:23:24 AM EST
  67. Ekiti
  68. We must not be left out great people of Ekiti let’s rise against this callous subsidy removal. We must protest now… #occupynigeria
    January 3, 2012 3:16:02 AM EST
  69. #OccupyNigeria where’s d venue for Ado Ekiti’s protest?
    January 2, 2012 6:30:34 PM EST
  70. Women in Ekiti protested naked n it worked. . Let all women in Nigeria go out n protest naked 4 get u’r civilised. #FuelSubsidy
    January 2, 2012 8:32:20 AM EST
  71. Yola
  72. @NigeriaNewsdesk nothing is happening in Yola Adamawa state, I’m volunteering to lead the protest as serving member of state assembly
    January 3, 2012 8:37:45 AM EST
  73. Venue for Adamawa: Ribadu square jimeta 9:00 am #occupyNigeria #occupyNigeria
    January 3, 2012 10:18:55 AM EST
  74. Taraba
  75. Fuel is sold at #200 in taraba nd u will tell us not to protest
    January 2, 2012 7:59:04 AM EST
  76. Bauchi is eager to protest but no one to lead yet.
  77. Wen wil ppl start protest in bauchi I’m eager 2 Show my solidarity…
    January 3, 2012 4:24:28 AM EST
  78. Bauchi IBB square 9:00am fuel subsidy protest.
    January 3, 2012 1:05:05 AM EST
  79. Yobe and Maiduguri are trobled by Boko Haram
  80. Maiduguri and Yobe pls do not join in the protest, they will shoot at u guys and claim u’re Boko Haram. We will fight on ur behalf.
    January 3, 2012 8:42:02 AM EST
  81. Sokoto
  82. Youth, Coalition of NGOs in #Sokoto about to kick start the protest against the removal of #FuelSubsidy #occupyNigeria.
    January 3, 2012 5:56:02 AM EST
  83. Anti subsidy removal in sokoto protest to begin now @ 5:pm Rtv near FLYOVER is the takeoff point.
    January 3, 2012 10:32:21 AM EST
  84. APOLOGY!!! Sokoto protest postponed till tomorow..
    January 3, 2012 11:36:27 AM EST
  85. Katsina
  86. : Protest begins in Katsina tomorrow: Emirs palace to Government house!”
    January 3, 2012 12:26:41 PM EST
  87. #occupynigeria #katsina anti fuel subsidy protest tmrw @ emirs palace in katsina 9am, retweet to all plz!
    January 3, 2012 10:19:17 AM EST
  88. Dutse
  89. just got this» Jigawa State youths will go out tomorrow for a peaceful protest Venue Mallam Aminu Kano Triangle in Dutse 10am @omojuwa
    January 3, 2012 2:18:46 PM EST
  90. Kebbi had plans but no confirmation a protest took place
  91. #Kebbi Protest begins Tuesday 2:00PM Old airport premises, Zauro Opp. CGC yard #occupyNigeria #OccupyKebbi #Birnin-Kebbi #subsidyremoval
    January 3, 2012 3:40:53 AM EST

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