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Nigeria's president urges end to protests but remains silent on demonstration shooting

福利网站Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called for an end to street protests in the country, as authorities in the commercial capital Lagos struggled to enforce a curfew imposed to contain anger over a crackdown on anti-police protesters.

Nigeria's President Buhari calls on protests to stop, engage with government

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari called on protesters to stop demonstrating and engage with government in a short speech on Thursday.

Refusing to wear a mask in Ethiopia could cost you two years in jail

Ethiopia can jail people for up to two years if they deliberately violate restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, the attorney general's office said, amid concern that citizens are becoming lax after a state of emergency was lifted.

Fires burn in Lagos after Nigerian soldiers shoot anti-police protesters

Nigeria's biggest city Lagos and several states were under curfews on Wednesday as unrest rooted in anti-police protests broke out again following a day of violence, including the shooting of civilians by security forces.

Nigerian president appeals for calm after soldiers fire at protesters

福利网站Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari appealed for understanding and calm in a statement on Wednesday, a day after soldiers opened fire on protesters in the city of Lagos.

ECOWAS urges Nigerian security forces to 'exercise restraint' in handling protests - statement

福利网站The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Wednesday urged Nigerian security forces to "exercise restraint" in handling protests and to act professionally.

Britain calls for an end to violence in Nigeria

福利网站Britain's foreign minister called on Wednesday for an end to violence in Nigeria as demonstrators there object to police brutality and demand wide-ranging reforms.

Nigerian soldiers fire at protesters, at least two hit - witnesses

Soldiers opened fire on Nigerians protesting against police brutality in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos on Tuesday, and at least two people were shot, four witnesses told Reuters.

Man Utd's Ighalo slams Nigeria government after soldiers fire at protesters

福利网站Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo says he is ashamed of the Nigerian government following reports that soldiers opened fire on protesters in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos on Tuesday.

ICC prosecutor says Bashir and other suspects must face justice over Darfur

福利网站Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and other suspects wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes and genocide in Darfur must face justice without further delay, the court's chief prosecutor said on Tuesday.

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