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President Buhari’s words and silence go badly with the protesters

After the army intervened on Tuesday night in Lagos against a peaceful youth rally that, according to Amnesty International, has left at least 12 dead and triggered a wave of looting and destruction in several southern states, Nigerians were all expecting a reaction from the president. But Muhammadu Buhari did not say a word about this drama in his speech on Thursday.…

Lagos flares up, President Buhari’s silence shouts

In Nigeria, President Buhari is silent despite the outbreak of violence in recent days. The day before yesterday, police opened fire on young people demonstrating against police violence in Lagos, killing 10 people, according to Amnesty International. Authorities confirm the deaths of several people without giving exact figures, and the images of the violence have gone viral. On Wednesday, the curfew…

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