Protesters have brought down the gates at the entrance of the national assembly, as rallies against the removal of subsidy on petrol picks up momentum nationwide.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) had announced the commencement of the protests, amid hardship caused by the removal of subsidy on petrol.
When the protesters arrived at the national assembly complex on Wednesday, the gates were locked by security officials.
The protesters forced their way into the complex by pulling down the gate.
Presently, protesters are gathered in the premises of the national assembly amid tight security