Counter protests at Nigerian embassy in New York

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There are counter-protests ongoing at the headquarters the United Nations as the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), addressed the UN General Assembly.

While one is organised by the Nation and Biafra agitators, the other is held by a OneNation group on Friday.

The Yoruba Nation and Biafra agitators earlier resumed their protest at the headquarters the United Nations before moving to the Nigerian embassy.

The agitators, who held placards with various inscriptions, are chanting “UN do something, your silence is killing us’, and ‘help Nigeria to save lives’ among others.

One the protesters, identified as TJ, said, “We them to know what Nigeria is all about. UN needs to intervene to rescue the situation.”

Another protester, Omo Oba, said the protest is to show people are being oppressed in Nigeria.

“This is for all are oppressed, hungry on the streets Nigeria, those who to live a humane lifestyle,” she said.

On their part, the OneNigeria group held placards promoting the activities Buhari and preaching unity in Nigeria.

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