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12 Oct 2020
Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike Monday said it has prohibited all forms of protest in the state. Rivers commissioner for information Paulinus Nsirim said the ban include the protest agains police brutality already holding in different parts of Nigeria. "The Rivers State Government hereby wish to inform the general public that all forms of protests…
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12 Oct 2020
The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has pledged to investigate all videos of police brutality against Nigerians to ascertain their authenticity and ensure that officers found wanting were punished.
12 Oct 2020
Scores of young Nigerians protesting against police brutality have either been harmed or killed by policemen. The protests, which began last week, demand an end to a rogue police unit that has been accused of intimidation, extortion, robbery, kidnapping, and extrajudicial killings. In most cases, well-dressed young people were deliberately targeted by members of the…
12 Oct 2020
The protest against police brutality has taken a new turn as protesters have taken to social media to complain of being brutalised by police officials. The protest demanding an end to notorious police unit Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad(FSARS) has been going on for some days now, though an announcement has been made stating that…
12 Oct 2020
The agitation for the scrapping of the now-dissolved Special Anti Robbery (SARS) unit of the Nigeria Police continued in different parts of Nigeria on Monday. As early as 4:00 am, #EndSARS protesters arrived the Lekki toll gate in Lagos State. The protesters in their numbers brought a halt to the commercial activity of the toll…
12 Oct 2020
At least one person has been reported shot and killed in Surulere, Lagos State on Monday by the policemen dispersing #EndSARS protesters. It was unclear if the yet-to-be-identified man was among the young Nigerians protesting against police brutality before he was shot. In a footage shared on Twitter, the young man, already lying in a…
12 Oct 2020
In a recent development, a developer identified as Collins Enebeli created an application that automatically composes a tweet with the handle of politicians in the fight against police brutality. This was made public on Monday and has gained wide acceptability among its users. A click on the app directly links its user to an interface…
12 Oct 2020
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said the dissolution of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the police is the first step in the reform of the Nigeria Police. “The disbanding of SARS is only the first step in our commitment to extensive police reforms in order to ensure that the primary duty of the…
12 Oct 2020
Hundreds of Lagosians protesting against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have laid siege at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport toll gate. The protesters grounded vehicular traffic along the expressway to a halt. The protest against the notorious police unit got to a climax last week, with youth marching in several major cities across Nigeria. On…
12 Oct 2020
The reality we face, whether it's our own or that of others, pushes us to try and change what we are experiencing or witnessing. However, it is easy to forget to take into serious consideration the possible consequences of any such choice; while positive consequences are often empowering, we can be disempowered by negative experiences.…
12 Oct 2020
Nigerian Police Force on Monday arraigned three EndSARS protesters arrested during a peaceful protest in Ogun State. The three protesters, Adeniji Sodiq (25 years old), Mutairu Faruq (19 years old), Olatoye Olalekan (23 years old) were charged with four count charges including attempted murder, according to the charge sheet seen by The Guardian. The police…
12 Oct 2020
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said that the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) by the Inspector...