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Nigerian Protesters Defy Curfew After Deadly Crackdown

  • Red Cross reports two deaths; government says 25 were injured
  • Army says reports that soldiers fired at protesters are fake
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Why Nigerians Are Protesting: QuickTake
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Hundreds of young Nigerians defied a lockdown and returned to the streets of Lagos, Africa’s most populous city, a day after the security forces violently confronted a crowd protesting against police brutality.