Breaking: Nigerians stranded as protesters block Abuja-Kaduna expressway

Breaking: Nigerians stranded as protesters block Abuja-Kaduna expressway

Thousands of Nigerians have been trapped for hours as drivers of articulated vehicles block both lanes of the Abuja-Kaduna highway. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the road was blocked following the death of one of the drivers, who was allegedly shot by a policeman for his refusal to give N2000 bribe. Eyewitnesses said the deceased, a J5 driver, was shot around midnight at a checkpoint near a floor mill company in Kaduna. The driver was allegedly transporting smuggled rice to an unknown destination. It was gathered that…

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