The police have sealed off the venue of a symposium where Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate; human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN) and other speakers were to speak on state of insecurity in the country.
The programme organised by a group known as Coalition for Revolution (CORE) was billed to hold at 46, Ibijoke street, Oluyole bus-stop, Oregun, Lagos.
It has as its theme: “Democracy, State Repression and the State of insecurity in Nigeria”
Police vans were seen at strategic locations around the venue.
According to organisers, the event is “a working consultative assembly of activists and organisations against the draconian development and the detention of scores of activists in the DSS detention cells.”