News reaching this medium has it that policemen had dispersed the June 12 protesters at the Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Park with teargas canisters some few minutes ago.
Journalists and other passers-by scampered into adjoining streets for safety following the stampede that followed the action.
However, some boys in the area were also out to protect their neighbourhood from hoodlums who could hijack the protest.
The protesters who were with armed placards with different inscriptions had demanded from the government good governance, improved security and improved economy.
However, the situation at Lekki Tollgate is calm, as policemen are seen manning the area with some in sitting stationed in Hilux pick-ups, and unmarked cars.
Though businesses around the area were under lock and key, vehicular movement was unhindered.