Tag: hunger strike

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Ado AminuMarch 22, 2021

YouTuber Victor Emmanuel is protesting against the SSMPA with a hunger strike. How will it play out?

Nigerian YouTuber, Victor Emmanuel, popularly known as VicWonder has gone on indefinite hunger strike in a protest calling for the ...

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August 23, 2013

California to force-feed hunger-striking prisoners

A district court judge in California has given state authorities permission to force-feed dozens of prisoners who have been on ...

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August 10, 2013

Bust-ed! Topless advocate sentenced to 16 days in jail for exposing her boobs (PHOTOS)

Phoenix Feeley shows off her right to go topless in Coney Island. A topless rights advocate was sentenced to 16 ...

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January 17, 2013

Meet the woman who has not eaten nor drunk anything for 12 years (PHOTOS)

Irom Sharmila – who holds the record for the world’s longest hunger-strike – passed another dark milestone in history today ...

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November 21, 2012

Former bank manager goes on hunger-strike over unpaid terminal benefits

by Isi Esene Olubiyi Odunaro, a 53-year-old former employee of Hallmark Bank has gone on hunger-strike demanding the payment of ...

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January 11, 2012

“Count me out!” National Youth Council president refutes reports that they support #FuelSubsidyRemoval

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Wale Ajani is President of the National Youth Council, he recently spoke with YNaija on the reason his organisation ...

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OluwapelumiNovember 12, 2011

Low turnout, apathy and a hostile police force: 11-11-11 hunger strike fails to hit a nerve

  By Mercy Abang & Hauwa Gambo What was expected to hold as a peaceful protest calling on the Nigerian ...

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OluwapelumiNovember 10, 2011

Recently released from SSS custody, Ajani declares: "the strike must go on"

by ‘Ifreke Inyang A recent update on the Wale Ajani SSS custody can confirm that the youth council leader has been ...

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OluwapelumiNovember 10, 2011

Youth council leader, Wale Ajani, remains in SSS custody after announcing anti-subsidy removal strike

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Earlier today, we reported that Wale Ajani was picked up by men of the SSS. In a statement following the ...

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