Nigeria’s government warns against protests at Lekki toll gate

– – The Nigerian government has cautioned against this weekend’s planned protests at Lekki toll gate in Lagos. The demonstrators are protesting against the reopening of the toll gate where security forces opened fire on peaceful protesters in October last year. The fresh protests, dubbed Occupy Lekki toll gate, are planned for Saturday. The organizers have widely circulated flyers urging people to show up for the protests. But Nigeria’s Information Minister Lai Mohammed said the government would not allow another round of protests. – – He said criminals could hijack…

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