Nigeria: Police fire tear gas in ‘Democracy Day’ protests

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

  • Are democratic reforms at risk in Tanzania? | Inside Story
  • Gender-balanced games: Record rate of female participation
  • Dutch gov’t urged to move former Afghan interpreters to safety
  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nigeria: Police fire tear gas in ‘Democracy Day’ protests” – below is their description.

    Police have fired tear gas and live rounds into the air to disperse protesters in Nigeria on Democracy Day, which marks Nigeria’s move to civilian rule more than 20 years ago.

    Nigerians gathered to vent their anger over the worsening security situation, the country’s failing economy and the government’s recent Twitter ban.

    Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Lagos, Nigeria.

    – Follow us on Twitter:

    – Find us on Facebook:

    – Check our website:

    #Nigeria #NigeriaDemocracyDay2021 #DemocracyDay

    Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: Nigeria

    Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park have waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national currency.

    2 Recent Items: Nigeria

  • Children in Africa at risk from conflict, climate, COVID-19 | DW News
  • Nigeria men’s basketball team hopes for Olympic glory
  • Leave a Comment