On the 18th of January 2012, the #OccupyNigeria protesters disrupted a Town Hall meeting that was put together by a Nigerian Minister of State at the Grand Hyatt hotel in New York. The protest was led by the founder of Sahara Reporters, Sowore Omoyele. The minister of state for foreign affairs scheduled a meeting to speak to the Nigerian residents in New York
The group took the opportunity to protest against the corruption and the killing of innocent people in Nigeria. The chanted “No More” to accepting the wasteful manner of Nigerian politicians.
Nigerian Citizen’s were invited to the town hall meeting in order to explain the reason why the government feel the fuel subsidy removal was important. Beside the anger of corruption and wastefulness, the minister was one and a half hour late to the venue.