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BREAKING: Polytechnic Students Go On Rampage Over N5,000 COVID-19 Levy (Pictures)

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Students of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro took to the campus premises to protest against the N5, 000 COVID-19 fee imposed by the management.

It was gathered that the protest, which started about 7am, saw several students at the institution’s gate and blocking the main entrance of the school.

The polytechnic had imposed a N5, 000 COVID-19 levy on all students returning for the 2019/2020 academic session.

The school, in a circular last week, directed students to pay the levy so that authorities will be able to prepare for the health and safety as students return to school.

Calling on the Delta State Government to wade into the matter and prevail on the management to withdraw the levy, the students described it as unlawful and a means of extorting them.

A lecturer of the polytechnic, who spoke in confidence, confirmed that staff have not been able to gain access into the school’s premises due to the protest against the COVID-19 fee.

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“Go Back To Your House”! Protesters Block Lagos Monarch’s Convoy (VIDEO)

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As the #EndSARS protests continue, Lagos State Monarch,  Oba of Epe, was sent back home by protesters who blocked his convoy today.

Epe is a riverine community in Lagos State which is the hometown of Ex governor Ambode.

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We Die Here!! Edo People Defy Obaseki’s 24-hour Curfew, Chase Away Policemen (PHOTOS)

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Despite the 24 hours curfew imposed by the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, Edo people blocked the ugbowo Lagos road.

They also chased away police officers deployed to Uniben main gate this afternoon.

While in Satan Market, Sapele Road, Benin City. Some protesters were seem engaging soldiers in a gun duel. A woman was reportedly shot dead in the process.

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BREAKING: Lagos Government Imposes 24-hour Curfew

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Following the raging #ENDSARS protests and demonstrations, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared a 24-hour curfew.

Sanwo-Olu announced this on his official Twitter handle on Tuesday.

He said: “As government who is alive to it’s responsibility and has shown commitment to the #EndSars movement,we will not watch and allow anarchy in our state.

“I therefore declare a 24 hour curfew in the state starting from 4pm today,nobody except emergency responders and essential service providers should be found on the streets.”

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