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1 day ago
Monsurat Ojuade had just turned 18 when she was killed by a police officer, her sister Omolara said in a trembling voice. News of her death, during a raid in her neighbourhood of Nigeria's Lagos last month, shocked many in a country preparing to commemorate the first anniversary of EndSARS, a protest movement against police…
4 days ago
*We concluded that he has been kidnapped, says mother About a year after #EndSARS protests were held in major Nigerian cities, cases of police brutality are still becoming a gory staple daily in the lives of young people in Africa’s biggest economy. For Oluwaferanmi Moses, a first-year student, studying Mechanical Engineering at the Obafemi Awolowo…
1 Oct
To curtail police brutality, the Centre for Civic Citizens Welfare and Community Development Africa (CWCDA) in partnership with the Open Society Initiation of West Africa (OSIWA)
21 Jul
Survivors of police brutality in Taraba State have sent a Save Our Soul (SOS) message to Governor Darius Ishaku, urging him to help facilitate the payment of compensation awarded to them by the Christopher Awubra-led panel.
8 Jul
The Bayelsa Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and other Related Offence has awarded N21 billion to victims of extra-judicial killings perpetrated by the police and other security operatives.
13 May
Members of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on police brutality in Taraba State have decried the alleged government’s inability to meet its responsibility to the panel.
12 Apr
A woman, Mrs Joy Godstime Ihunwo, who was allegedly brutalised by operatives of the anti-kidnapping unit of Rivers State Police Command, has reportedly lost her two-month pregnancy.
29 Mar
George Floyd must receive justice, his family said ahead of opening arguments Monday in the trial of the white police officer accused of killing the Black man, whose agonising death ignited protests against racism and police brutality across the United States and around the world.
26 Mar
A peitioner, Mr. Elusanmi Kolawole, yesterday told Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Human Rights Violations and Related Extra-Judicial Killings
23 Mar
Abia State Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Extra-Judicial Killings, and other related matters has summoned one Mrs Ejike to appear before it on March 24, 2021,
1 Feb
The French government begins a public consultation exercise on Monday aimed at devising ways to increase public confidence in the police that has been eroded by repeated scandals over racism and brutality.
26 Jan
Youths in Lagos are protesting the death of a bricklayer who was allegedly hit by a vehicle belonging to the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit, also known as the Lagos State Taskforce, in Oshodi. According to an eyewitness, the task force vehicle, knocked the young man down while chasing a bus driver around…

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