(CNN) The Nigerian army admitted on Saturday that soldiers were given both live and blank bullets when they were deployed to protests at Lekki toll gate on October 20. "The soldiers they were both given both live and blank bullets. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo attends a judicial panel investigating the shooting of protesters in Lagos, Nigeria, on November 14, 2020. That is why they were armed (with) blank bullets in addition to the live (bullets) they were carrying." This is the first time the Nigerian army has admitted having live rounds at the Lekki toll gate.
Source: CNN November 21, 2020 18:45 UTC