It’s no more news that today, 1st of October is the Independence day of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The day is being Celebrated across the country and even in diaspora.
Freshreporters news earlier reports that the President, His Excellency Mohammadu Buhari gave his speech marking the nation’s 60th year of independence.
Today was chosen by the revolutionNow movement to carry out a peaceful protest in order to call the attention of the government for a summarized demand for a better country.
The peaceful protesters of Coalition of Revolution (CORE) movement have decried the brutality they suffered in the hands of operatives of the Department of Security Service (DSS) in Osun State.
The protesters who gathered at the popular Olaiya in Osogbo on Thursday to protest the state of the nation were dispersed, arrested, brutalized by the DSS.
The DSS operatives were accused of beating and arresting 11 members of the group during the protest. The arrested members were later released.
DAILY POST reports that one of the protesters who was arrested said that they were pushed out by th
e DSS’ vehicles as the operatives took two of their phones, money and other equipment.