A video has gone viral in which some young Nigerians were being assaulted by the police, following an alleged protest over increased electricity tariff.
According to an eye witness, the protesters were only carrying out a peaceful protest at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) office in Abuja, when the policemen who assaulted them told them that they don’t have the right to protest.
He tweeted; While we protest peacefully at @NERCNG , Abuja, against the thoughtless increment in electricity tariff, @PoliceNG descended on us fiercely. A number of us were mercilessly beaten and others were dragged like common criminals. But in all, we stood our ground. Tyranny will not win!
@PoliceNG says Nigerians have no right to protes