Gangs armed with knives and sticks blocked major roads in Lagos on Friday, with many angered by an appeal by Nigeria's president for an end to demonstrations against police brutality that turned violent when protesters were shot.
Nigerian Information Minister Lai Mohammed has accused U.S. broadcaster CNN of using unverified footage and information from dubious sources in a report alleging that the country's military shot and killed protesters. CNN has defended its journalism. Nneka Chile reports.
A judicial panel investigating claims of police brutality and the shooting of protesters began hearing complaints in Lagos on Tuesday (October 27) in a nation on edge following its biggest upheaval in 20 years. Libby Hogan reports.