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    Posted January 5, 2012 by
    obaroakpo
    Location
    BENIN-CITY,EDO STATE
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    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Nigeria unrest

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    OCCUPY KINGS SQUARE

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     obaroakpo, who is currently in Nigeria for the holidays, took these photos today at King's Square. He said there were thousands of protesters there from different backgrounds. 'I saw raw anger in the eyes of the protesters with regards to the increase in prices of good (and) services as a result of the subsidy removal,' he said. obaroakpo is not participating in the protest but says he is affected by the increases.
    - ccostello3, CNN iReport producer

    As part of the on-going protest on the removal of oil subsidy in Nigeria,civil society and other groups came out en mass this morning around Oba Ovoramen square in Benin-city,Edo state to register their anger against government decision to remove the subsidy.Coaliation to save Nigeria (CSN) says that they will continue to come out until government listen to their demand,Okada (commercial motor cyclist)riders where on hand to entertain members of the public too.It was a very peaceful protest and amongst those who where there to register their anger are Dr.Ugbodaga(chairman NMA),Mr Kadiri(Vice chairman N.L.C Bnin chapter),Chima Williams (ERA),David Maduku(N.B.A PRO Benin chapter),Rev.David Ogoeor(ANEEJ),Comrade Idaevbor Bsllo(ASUU Ubiben chapter)
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