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#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Police Stop Protesters From Taking Over

The Nigeria Police Force has reportedly stopped intending protesters from congregating at the toll gates in Lekki, Lagos. Residents of Lagos State had on Thursday announced plans to stage a protest over the increase of toll fares by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC). The protest, termed #OccupyLekkiTollGate, was to begin 7 AM on Friday, and last…

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U.S. Government Shuts Down Again

The U.S. Senate approved a budget deal including a stopgap government funding bill early on Friday, but it was too late to prevent a federal shutdown that was already underway in an embarrassing setback for the Republican-controlled Congress. The shutdown, which technically started at midnight, is the second this year under Republican President Donald Trump, who…

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