Today, August 5, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Lagos, Nigeria, calling for change and political and economic reforms.
#RevolutionNow hashtag has now been published on Twitter in Nigeria, and many tweets have published pictures of the demonstrations, which are expanding in the streets.
According to a number of activists, the security forces have arrested a number of Revolutionary Movement activists now, and in some areas they have also assaulted demonstrators who say they are peaceful.
protesters were arrested in Lagos and Osun. Protesters were also arrested in Abuja, Ogun and other states , the protests were foiled by armed security agents who arrested dozens of them.