Fuel hike: Police arrest anti-protesters in Lagos

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested members of the public protesting against the recent increase in petroleum price and electricity tariff.

The arrest took place around the Ojuelegba area of Lagos on Thursday.

The PUNCH reports that gadgets of journalists were also seized during the protest. Hassan Soweto, one of the coordinators of the protest said 18 persons were arrested, including four journalists. Those arrested were said to have been taken to the to Area C, Police Command, Lagos.

“In a statement, the National Organising Secretary of SPN, Dimeji Macaulay, identified some of those arrested as Dagga Tolar, Ayo Ademiluyi, Chinedu Bosah, Lexan Ali, Fidel Davynovich, Oluwole Engels, Soweto, and eight others”- PUNCH reports.

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