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11 Jan
The Lagos State Police Command said yesterday that it has subjected officers seen in a video where they assaulted a lady in Ilasan, Lagos to disciplinary action. Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force guarding the palace at Ilasan, Lekki Phase 1 were captured in the video assaulting the lady when she attempted to record them…
30 Nov
National Coordinator, Network of Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN Foundation), Emmanuel Ikule, has called on citizens to report cases of police brutality to serve as a deterrent, promote accountability and reform the force.
29 Nov
The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN), on Monday, held public tribunals against police brutality and abuse of human rights violations by the Nigeria Police Force.
15 Sep
The Federal Government, yesterday, disbursed N289 million to 74 victims of police brutality as compensation for various rights infractions by the police.
13 May 2022
Osun State Government, yesterday, presented cheques worth N53.2 million as compensation to victims of police brutality in the state.
14 Apr 2022
Dozens of protestors gathered Wednesday evening in Grand Rapids, Michigan after police released videos related to the fatal shooting of a young Black man by a white police officer.
21 Jan 2022
Nigeria’s former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has warned that the soaring hardship in the country might result into another nationwide conflagration, worse than the 2020 #EndSARS protests against police brutality.
Police
15 Dec 2021
A police witness, CSP Adebayo Jogbo Jogbo, Tuesday told the IIP-SARS that Obinna Jonah died in the Police clinic at Garki Abuja and not in the police detention facility as alleged by the complainant, Okechukwu Jonah. The witness, who made this testimony before the 11-Member panel chaired by Justice Suleiman Galadima (rtd), said that he…
24 Oct 2021
In commemoration of one-year anniversary of the EndSARS protests, Centre for Civic Citizens Welfare and Community Development (CWCD) Africa, in partnership with the Open Society of West Africa (OSIWA) has launched a digital intervention platform Backup, in fight against police brutality.
20 Oct 2021
An Uber driver, Adedotun was beaten, brutalized, pepper-sprayed and forcefully dragged into a black maria by operatives of the Nigerian Police Force during the #ENDSARS memorial which took place at the Lekki tollgate today. While addressing pressmen, Adedotun said he was in his car when he heard people shouting. He decided to run for cover…
20 Oct 2021
Nigerian youths held memorial protests in Lagos and Abuja on Wednesday, one year after security forces violently suppressed mass protests against police brutality and bad governance. Under heavy police watch, dozens of protesters rallied in a procession of cars waving green and white national flags from windows at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos, the site…
18 Oct 2021
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…

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