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January 16, 2012 -- Updated 2131 GMT (0531 HKT)
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Do you know where this photo was taken?
  • CNN will post a new photo each Monday morning and reveal the answer later that day
  • The photo might be related to a recent story -- or it could just be something unusual we found

(CNN) -- [Updated 4:30 p.m. Monday, January 16] The photo above shows thousands of people gathering at Gani Fawehinmi Park in Lagos, Nigeria, to protest the government's elimination of the country's fuel subsidy.

Protests have continued for the past week in the African nation, which saw the popular subsidy end January 1.

The government has said the subsidy's removal would free up billions of dollars to boost the economy and improve the country's infrastructure. But many Nigerians were outraged at the drastic increase in fuel prices. Fuel that had cost about 65 nairas (40 cents) a liter before the subsidy rose to 141 nairas (86 cents).

On Monday, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan announced that the government would reduce fuel prices to 97 nairas (60 cents) a liter. The concession prompted two Nigerian labor groups to suspend their nationwide strike.

CNN.com reader "ehiajo1" was the first to correctly guess Lagos in our weekly photo challenge, followed by "plzbesmart" and "klhann." Thanks to everyone who participated!

[Original post] Do you know where this photo was taken?

If you think you know the answer -- or if you just want to take a wild guess -- post it in the comments area below. Later in the day, we'll reveal where the photo was taken and give credit to those who figured it out first. (The more detail, the better!)

Each Monday morning, we'll post a new photo and challenge you to tell us its origin. The photo might be related to a prominent news story or theme -- or it might just be something that caught our eye.

Good luck!

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CNN's Nima Elbagir contributed to this report.

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