Unrest in Lagos after deadly Nigeria protest shooting

Protesters march in Lagos on October 20, 2020.

Photo credit: Benson Ibeabuchi | AFP

What you need to know:

  • At least 56 people have died across the country since the protests began on October 8, with about 38 killed on Tuesday alone, according to Amnesty.
  • Nigeria, where the median age is 18, is a tinderbox of profound economic and social grievances. 
  • British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Wednesday he was "deeply concerned" by violence in Nigeria.



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