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Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by fergie006: 8:49pm On Feb 11
Some protesters believed to have been sponsored by the Federal Government were seen complaining about the failure of their sponsor to pay for the demonstration which held outside the office of the rights group, Amnesty International, on Colorado Street, Maitama, Abuja, on Tuesday

In a video posted on the Twitter handle of AI, one of the protesters said in Hausa that some of them didn’t even have up to N5 on them.

“I swear to God some of us here don’t even have N5 in our pockets. If they are going to behave like this, they should never invite us again,” one of them said.

Confirming the incident, AI said in a tweet, “Among those assembled for the protest, at our office today; are youths who were screened out, and told that they will not be paid, because they are not ‘properly dressed.”

The PUNCH reports that the protesters were led by Mohammed Shuaibu, the Convener, Concerned Citizens Coalition.

The protesters demonstrated against AI for being “anti-government”.

They asked the human rights organisation to leave Nigeria at once.

A protest letter which was submitted to AI read in part, “We boldly wish to state that Amnesty International and its operations in Nigeria have indeed been a source of concern for most Nigerians in the sense that they have constituted themselves as clogs in the wheels of progress in Nigeria through their often unsubstantiated reports and releases tuned to set Nigeria on the path of disintegration.

“That Amnesty International has continued to remain in Nigeria is a great disservice to us as a people and a country due to multiple pieces of evidence that indicate that it is indeed working for vested interest and as such, lost its credibility in all ramifications.”

The group called on the government to investigate AI, accusing the organisation of conniving with the Shiite-led Islamic Movement of Nigeria to destabilise the country.

The PUNCH reports that several pro-government groups have in the last five months held over 25 protests at AI’s office.

The protests have continued to hold despite a directive by the Nigeria Police Force that all demonstrations be confined to the Unity Fountain, Maitama.

https://punchng.com/protesters-lament-non-payment-after-picketing-amnesty-international/

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Sonoyom(m): 9:35pm On Feb 11
Lai

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Racoon(m): 10:46pm On Feb 11
See the shithole the failed government have reduced its citizens & country into in the eyes of the world. sad

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Azmanaty: 10:59pm On Feb 11
I heard MannaBBQGrills was also there grin

Una never see anything yet.. When hunger finish with una, Sarrki own go better pass una own. No be person tell am to denounce zombeism - out of severe hunger grin

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by BeeBeeOoh(m): 11:13pm On Feb 11
cheesy



They are even scamming themselves


This our FG na yahoo-yahoo people role model grin

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Maxymilliano(m): 11:29pm On Feb 11
Weaponization of poverty. We will always have such people so long a region maintains 87% poverty rate of Nigeria.

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Jack500: 7:30am On Feb 12
These ones are senseless

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Dobson43: 7:31am On Feb 12
grin
Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Imarnuel08: 7:31am On Feb 12
You guys sold your souls for a few meals. Now face the consequences alone.


You reap what you sow

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Jack500: 7:31am On Feb 12
Racoon:
See the shithole the failed government have reduced its citizens & country into in the eyes of the world. sad

Must u wail? Is like u can't sleep well, without mentioning the government in a day, the better some of you realize the government can't do everything for u, the better. U can as well wait for Buhari to come and put food on your table.

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by ForeThinker: 7:31am On Feb 12
Hahah..
Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Roon9(m): 7:32am On Feb 12
Hmm....even npower almost grounded!
Notice how you hear less from their supporters these days




call for our 380wh lithium-ion generator that could power your TV, laptop, and up to 4 lighting points for up to 10 hours daily.

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Sarsy(f): 7:32am On Feb 12
Next please..
Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Jack500: 7:32am On Feb 12
Azmanaty:

I heard MannaBBQGrills was also there grin

[/s]Una never see anything yet.. When hunger finish with una, Sarrki own go better pass una own. No be person tell am to denounce zombeism - out of severe hunger grin[s]

Thrash and baldserdash
Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Ameboperoo(m): 7:32am On Feb 12
It was obvious from the way they organized themselves that it's staged.
Besides, what do you think could motivate Nigerians to protest against such an NGO hmm? Can you leave your hustle to join such "protest" for free? Nigerians have not protested bad leadership, it's amnesty international they're protesting against.
Every reasonable person would know it's staged.

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by superlanny(m): 7:32am On Feb 12
Please someone should tell me, what protests have achieved in this current dispensation.
Bunch of clowns will just gather and hire some riff Raff to help them protest....what a shame..protest should be a passionate endeavour, a cause you believe and would even die for.
Protest are what the Hong Kong people did, that na protest.
Not some joker's who should be productive and be at work, decieving themselves that they are protesting.
Buhari will not even know that this ones exist.

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by ednut1(m): 7:32am On Feb 12
The average nigerian would rather do this than revolt. Tufiakwa

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by emirateprince: 7:32am On Feb 12
Sai bab......
Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Dpharisee: 7:33am On Feb 12
AI and other foreign NGO's are helping Boko Haram with propaganda and making money out of the conflict. The French news agency AFP is always the first to report on Boko Haram attacks with full details, they regularly interview BH commanders.
It's the alliance between AI and APC has crumbled
Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by QuickStandard: 7:33am On Feb 12
Hahahahahahahaha
grin grin grin grin grin grin grin grin

Breeze don blow, fowl yansh don open.
I knew no sane Nigerian will take to the streets to protest against amnesty in support of the government cruelty and atrocities.


We buy used Inverter Batteries

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by drizzymtbee(m): 7:33am On Feb 12
Other youths are looking for our to trade, invent and produce things to overcome our present predicament , these ones are paid for holding placard, poverty is a mental disease, I reject it over I and my family.

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Thukzee01(m): 7:33am On Feb 12
nawa
Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by TheRealProphet(f): 7:34am On Feb 12
The citizens allow the government to play them like ball...no wonder the governments take us for granted...we don't know our fuvking right... Democracy ain't reflecting in our government... Fuvk every fake protester,you gat wat you deserve.

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Roon9(m): 7:34am On Feb 12
Azmanaty:

I heard MannaBBQGrills was also there grin

Una never see anything yet.. When hunger finish with una, Sarrki own go better pass una own. No be person tell am to denounce zombeism - out of severe hunger grin

Lmao! I wish

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by sagitariusbaby(m): 7:34am On Feb 12
See plenty hungry mumu them

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by sigiyaya(m): 7:35am On Feb 12
There is no more hope in redeeming Nigerian. This shit hoe has collapsed

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Tonyspecial(m): 7:35am On Feb 12
Jack500:

A
fonja

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by sammychimex(m): 7:35am On Feb 12
goverment of clowns.see what they have reduced Nigeria to in the eyes of the world.



Sometimes I just wonder how I became a Nigerian.

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by horlabiyi(m): 7:36am On Feb 12
Lol
Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by helinues: 7:37am On Feb 12
Getting paid to protest against the same government that are undermining them..

Issa okay

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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by Splashme: 7:37am On Feb 12


Can you imagine?
Buhari keeps disgracing Nigeria

This country is becoming so disgusting


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Re: Protesters At Amnesty International Lament Non-payment After Picketing by contigiency(m): 7:37am On Feb 12
Anybody could have been used to be saying so just to give the impression that Nigerians are not tired of the menace of the fake organization called transparency international. Otherwise, tell me the usefulness of those gang called transparency international. Every of their actions suggests that they support the atrocities of the terrorists and bandits in Nigeria.

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