Protests ground Lagos, Ibadan, Ilorin, Gombe

Protests against the removal of fuel subsidy grounded parts of Lagos, Ibadan, Ilorin and Gombe on Tuesday.
Thousands of people marched through the streets chanting songs in condemnation of the removal of fuel subsidy by President Goodluck Jonathan.
One person was feared killed in a similar protest in Ilorin while the police reportedly arrested seven people, including a journalist in Kano.
Protesters are also said to have taken over Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, in spite of attempts by the police and soldiers to stop them.
POlciemen and soldiers had reportedly brutalised protesters and travellers on Lokoja-Abuja Road earlier today.
There were indications that a protest would be held at the Nigerian High Commission in London later today.
More marches are planned for other cities across Nigeria in the next few days.
In Kaduna, mobile polciemen were drafted to Murtala Muhammed Square to disperse protesters. In the process, four protesters were injured.
More details later.

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Protests ground Lagos, Ibadan, Ilorin, Gombe