Why we fired teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters -Police (VIDEO) | Nigerian News. Latest Nigeria News. Your online Nigerian Newspaper. f

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Tijani Fatai, an assistant commissioner of police, says members of #RevolutionNow movement were dispersed from the National Stadium, Lagos, because they did not seek permission from the police before gathering.

The activists had converged on the stadium ahead of a nationwide protest.


Addressing journalists after members of the movement were dispersed, Fatai justified the use of teargas in dislodging the protesters.

Asked why the police fired teargas at them, Fatai responded: “Because it is an unlawful assembly.”

Below is the video.





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  1. The NPF is an embarrassment to the nation as the loyalty of its personnel is to the government of the day rather than to the nation. It is people's democratic right to protest, as long as they are peaceful. Why brutalise #RevolutionNow protesters in Lagos while protection pro-government protesters in Abuja? This Government is likely to go down as the most intolerant and inept government in the history of our nation. It is not a discussive government and that is antithetical of democracy.

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