…armed policemen disperse protesters
Protesters in the early hours of Friday stormed the Dantata Bridge on the popular Airport Road in Abuja, demanding the resignation of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.).
The protest coincided with the nation’s 61st Independence Anniversary.
The protesters, wielding large banners, made bonfires on the highway.
As of the time of filing this report, however, heavily armed policemen have dispersed the protesters.
The protesters had just converged at the venue to begin their demonstration when men of the Nigeria Police Force stormed the area.
The security personnel fired teargas canister and gave the protesters a hot chase.
However, it cannot be assertained, if anyone had be arrested as of the time of filling this report.