COAT OF ARMS
Government: Federal Presidential Republic
Current President: Muhammadu Buhari
Population: 214,028,302 (2020)
Land Size: 923,768 sq km (356,669 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: Protesters Against Police Brutality Demand Justice a Year Later - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[VOA] Abuja -- Activists in Nigeria gathered this week to mark the anniversary of last year's massive street rallies against police brutality. Many victims of police abuse say they have yet to see justice.
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: #EndSARS - Victims of Police Brutality Still Awaiting Compensations Recommended By Panels - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Premium Times] Many victims of police brutality are worried that the recommendations of the #EndSARS panels awarding compensations to them are not being implemented.
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: Traders Kick As Ogun Govt Reconstructs Only 188 of 3,000 Razed Shops - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Daily Trust] Traders at the popular Sabo Akarigbo market in Sagamu, Ogun State, on Thursday, protested the shortage of shops following reconstruction of the market gutted by fire in 2020.
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: Nnamdi Kanu Moved Back to DSS Custody As Court Adjourns Till Nov 10 - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Daily Trust] Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IOPB), has been taken back to custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: 'We Heard a Bang Before We Got Trapped', Passenger Narrates Terrifying Moment On Kaduna-Abuja Train - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Daily Trust] Commuters on the Kaduna-Abuja train corridor have narrated how they were trapped in a secluded area along the Kaduna-Abuja rail track for over six hours on Wednesday