Subsidy Protest Day Four: Cities Round Up

  1. Kano protesters were inspirational. They slept over at the protest ground but were forcefully evicted by the police at about 2:00am Thursday morning.
  2. Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  3. Kano Protest on Fuel subsidy http://t.co/NNQn94RJ
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  4. Zamfara –  A protester was reportedly killed in Gusau, the capital of Zamfara State. 300 others were reportedly injured. The yet to be identified protester is the second to be killed by the Police since the protest began on January 2.
  5. BBC HAUSA SERVICE reports confirm 1 killed, 300 hundred injured as a fall out of the melee following police teargassing unarmed protesters.
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 12:41:24
  6. Flash! #occupynigeria protest HIT ZAMFARA STATE Lawmakers receive protesters (Photo Abdulmalik Ismaila) http://t.co/YDHvhjZv
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  7. Bauchi – Bauchi city began its protest on Thursday from the Emir’s Palace and had a massive turnout of protesters. They demanded petrol should sell at N50 – lower than the N65 it was before January 1.
  8. Emirs Palace Bauchi join d protest http://t.co/dJWIrSVT
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 12:41:24
  9. BAuchi n KD on protest dis is hilarious http://t.co/KrEjImoi
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 12:41:46
  10. #occupybauchi #occupynigeria @omojuwa @elrufai @ogundamisi bauchi protest frm @mohdsaleh_99 http://t.co/J19QYUvU
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 12:41:46
  11. Kaduna also took to the streets on Thursday.
  12. Say no to removal of fuel subsidy. Kaduna protest http://t.co/k6U04YJE
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  13. @dawisu This is Kaduna protest today wht is d situation in Kano http://t.co/SsbUfQwc
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  14. Like the unity the protest brought to Kano, an Iman and a Pastor jointly prayed to adjourn the Kaduna protest. 
  15. It was so unified for an Imam and a pastor to adjourned the protest with prayers in#kaduna#OccupyNigeria http://t.co/IISM8Wuw
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  16. Katsina had a peaceful protest as they joined on Thursday.
  17. Warming up for #occupynigeria #katsina, students in mass protest!!! http://t.co/1bUCr9SK
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  18. #occupyNigeria. #katsina protest @elrufai @ged @omojuwa http://t.co/VPeUS8Y7
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  19. Peaceful protest in katsina this afternoon @AJStream @SaharaReporters @Channels_TV http://t.co/gRrizvVf
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  20. Midway into Day Four, speculations emerged on Social media that Reuben Abati, spokesman to President Goodluck Jonathan, has resigned his appointment. Mr Abati was a critical Newspaper columnist before his appoint as media assistant to the president. In 2009 he predicted the catastrophe he is now defending in an article. The article was republished by Sahara Reporters.
  21. Breaking News::: Jonathan’s Media Adviser Dr Reuben Abati has tendered his resignation from Jonathan’s cabinet Presidency. #occupynigerian
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 09:26:50
  22. There is no truth to the reports that Dr. Reuben Abati has resigned from his job. The entire media team are intact and behind the President.
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 08:34:36
  23. It is not true that Dr Reuben Abati has resigned as being rumoured. I have just spoken to him and he told me has no intention of resigning.
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 09:12:04
  24. Yes, I read the article by Reuben Abati which he wrote three years ago and which tends to conflict with his… fb.me/1tKbvn8Yj
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 08:54:40
  25. While Abati denied his resignation, volunteers were on the streets in Abuja sharing leaflets inviting people to a protest.
  26. Young men distributing #OccupyNigeria protest invitation in Abuja http://pic.twitter.com/Ffv9s0Tz
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 09:40:01
  27. Can’t wait for the protest to commence in Abuja. #OccupyNigeria
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 05:55:19
  28. Ibadan – Streets in Ibadan were emptied as residents joined protests for the second day.
  29. Angry people in ibadan protest saying GEJ must go #occupyibadan. #occupyNigeria http://t.co/q60wPwEY
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  30. A lone protesters in Ibadan regrets voting for President Goodluck Jonathan and begs not to be sent to his grave early.
  31. Nigerians let’s join the protest against fuel subsidy removal. Ibadan people stand up!!!!!!!!!!b http://t.co/wjMqk95H
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  32. Ekiti protester were dispersed by a joint team of Police and SSS but their governor, Kayode Fayemi, later gave approval for a rescheduled protest march.
  33. @NigeriaNewsdesk: Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has approved peaceful #occupynigeria protest in the state, after a Joint Police & SSS team dispersed them.
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 04:43:54
  34. Ekiti protesters are told they can protest as long as they are peaceful and law abiding. Well done gov Fayemi.
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 04:44:30
  35. Benin City joined the protest on Thursday with a mock coffin of President Jonathan. There were also reports that both students and lecturers of University of Benin blocked the Benin – Lagos highway in protest.
  36. PHOTO! #OCCUPYNIGERIA PROTEST!Benin City-Nigeria Nigerian Protesters display MOCK COFFIN of President Goodluck Jonathan http://pic.twitter.com/O30vimvZ
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 08:53:14
  37. Lagos – In Lagos, lawyers in Ikeja took to the streets to show solidarity with other protesters. They were however shunned by their colleague, the governor of Lagos State who could not address them when they arrived his Ikeja office.
  38. lawyers march through street of lagos i̶̲̥̅̊n̶̲̥̅̊ protest
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:13:01
  39. Lawyers in Lagos have begun a protest against the fuel subsidy removal http://t.co/DSfRkcZ4
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  40. Lagos lawyers (NBA) Protest In Lagos where are the Dr. this is how it should be. We need more professional groups, IT groups, Bankers, Teachers everyone should come out. LETS REMIND JONATHAN HE HAD NO SHOES.
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:12:29
  41. In London, a lone Nigerian protester registers her disagreement with the policy. A larger protest is planned for Friday at the Nigerian Embassy in London.
  42. Occupy Nigeria London Protest http://t.co/xX82I9iM
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  43. As the protest grew stronger, logos for the movement appears online.
  44. #Occupy Nigeria has come τ̅☺ stay!@profSoyinka http://t.co/dn0sz0TW
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  45. Occupy Nigeria. http://t.co/vHjEf2sg
    Thu, Jan 05 2012 14:22:56
  46. Most cities in the South-east and South-south of the country are yet to join the protest. Imo, is, however, planning a protest for Monday as this Facebook post suggest.
  47. Jasper Azuatalam wrote: OWERRI, IMO STATE! GET READY. The protest rally to say “NIGERIANS WILL NOT BUY FUEL FOR MORE THAN #65″ will hold in Owerri, Imo state on Saturday, 17th of DEC. 2011. the meeting point will be ASSUMPTA CATHEDRAL, CONTROL POST OWERRI. We invite people from Rivers, Enugu, Anambra, Delta, etc to come and join us. you can still support the rally with materials, posters, fliers, banners, buses a…
    Tue, Dec 13 2011 01:49:28

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