Redacted article courtesy of – The Guardian
Markets and businesses closed down Monday and streets were mostly deserted in cities across southeast Nigeria. Residents said after a separatist group called for a protest over the arrest of its leader.
The outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra movement (IPOB), which wants a separate state for the ethnic Igbo people in the southeast, has called for businesses to close every Monday in the region.
Link to full article: https://guardian.ng/news/southeast-nigeria-cities-shut-after-separatist-protest-call/