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A young school pupil has been killed after being hit by a stray bullet during a clash by police and commercial motorcycle riders popularly known as Okada riders in the Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos.

Policemen trying to disperse the protest, which has since been hijacked by hoodlums, fired bullets in the crowd, hitting and killing the little girl in the process, Sahara reporters reported.

Meanwhile, the state government has reiterated its commitment not to reverse the decision, sparking criticisms from far and near.

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  1. I wonder why the Nigeria Police could not use rubber bullets to disperse protests rather than live bullets. I think, they need reorientation on what's practised in civil societies.


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