The streets of Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, are packed with angry demonstrators calling to “end hardship now!” amid the West African country’s worst economic crisis in more than two decades.

The protests kicked off on Tuesday after one of the country’s main unions, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), called for Nigerians to come out to the streets.

“There is suffering in the land, there is suffering for the workers, no worker can live on 30,000 naira ($18.40) minimum wage and over 150 million Nigerians are living below the poverty line” NLC president Joe Ajaero told demonstrators.

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