US, African Union urge end to Nigeria violence
By Abiodun Ogundairo
22 October 2020 | 4:57 pm
The United States and the African Union have called for an end to the violence in Nigeria, as fresh unrest rocked the capital, Lagos. Protests against police brutality have become deadly in recent weeks.
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