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UPDATE: Police Arrest, Brutalise Angry Nigerians Protesting Against Buhari Regime In Abuja



A detachment of armed policemen has arrested and brutalised 5 younger Nigerians protesting in opposition to the anti-people insurance policies of the regime of Muhammadu Buhari.

The protesters, who have been out as early as 7 am, additionally referred to as for good governance, transparency and finish to insecurity, on the protest floor alongside Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport Highway, Abuja on Friday.


The protest coincides with the 61st Independence Anniversary of Nigeria.

The #BuhariMustGo and #RevolutionNow protesters have been violently dispersed and crushed to a stupor after being chased into the bush by a detachment of armed anti-riot policemen, led by the infamous feminine police officer ASP Altine Daniel.

SaharaReporters gathered that a few of the protesters have been taken to Galadimawa police station and at the moment are being moved to FCT police command.

The 5 protesters have been brutalised and later detained by the police.

In the meantime, their whereabouts are unknown.


These arrested embody Benjamin Mannaseh, Mohammed Labaran, Danjuma Endurance and Ibraheem.

Displaying placards that say ‘Buhari Should Go’ and chanting the identical factor, the protesters blocked the Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport Highway early Friday morning.

The protesters additionally barricaded the street with bonfires as motorists have been pressured to make use of different routes

The protesters condemned the rise within the costs of meals and the rising menace of insecurity within the nation.

In addition they referred to as for the resignation of the president over his incompetence which they stated has introduced untold hardship and agony on Nigerians.

The detachment of armed policemen, led ASP Altine Daniel later arrived to disperse the peaceable protesters with teargas.

Recall {that a} group, the Coalition for Revolution (CORE) had on Thursday referred to as on Nigerians at house and within the Diaspora to return out en masse on October 1 and take part in a large peaceable protest in opposition to happenings within the nation.

The group stated it might demand the reversal of anti-people insurance policies of Buhari’s administration.

It additionally demanded the president’s resignation for plunging the nation into chaos.

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