#RevolutionNow: Agba Jalingo, 18 Others Arrested In Lagos As Government Clamps On Protesters

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By Jonathan Ugbal

CrossRiverWatch publisher, Agba Jalingo and 18 others participating in the #RevolutionNow protest in Ikeja, Lagos have been arrested by men of the Nigerian Police Force.

Witnesses say they were protesting at Ikeja under bridge in Lagos when the Police swooped in and effected a mass arrest after firing teargas canisters.

The #RevolutionNow protest is ongoing nationwide and is convened by Sahara Reporters founder, Omoyele Sowore.

They are protesting against repression and demanding for better welfare for the Nigerian population.

Dozens have been arrested nationwide with reported rights abuses by law enforcement officials.

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