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22 Dec 2020
The panel of judicial inquiry and restitution for victims of police brutality in Taraba State has ordered all serving policemen in the state bearing Mohammed Bello to appear before it.
15 Dec 2020
The Independent Investigative Panel on Human Rights violations against the Nigerian Police Force brutality has summoned the Inspector General of Police's Intelligence Response Team (IGP-IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, and Inspector Vincent Makinde. The two officers were summoned before the panel in a case of alleged arbitrary arrest, detention, cruel inhuman, and degrading treatment involving Mr.…
14 Dec 2020
Imagine the government demanded that we download an app to our phone that would tell them where we were at all times, who we are with and even what we were having for lunch. We’d be on the streets in seconds, right? But they don’t have to. We all voluntarily download apps that do this…
10 Dec 2020
A group of activists and celebrities have demanded that Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari should hold police officers accused of shooting EndSARS protesters accountable. The activists, in an open letter to Buhari, also asked the Nigerian government to release jailed protesters, lift a ban on protests and allow an independent human rights monitor investigation into “the…
10 Dec 2020
There was uproar in Rupoku and Romokoro in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, Thursday morning as trigger-happy police allegedly two people in the area. It was gathered that a Keke driver, one of the deceased, was on his way to load passengers at about 6 am when a police officer at Rupoku/Romokoro checkpoint…
7 Dec 2020
Inspired by the SARS protests, rising act, Victoria Falana has released a new single titled, Teletele.
4 Dec 2020
After listening to the touching story of Glory Bala, the Justice Christopher Awubra-led panel investigating rights abuses by security agents in Taraba State, yesterday, told the 24-year-old that her survival was divine.
3 Dec 2020
Nigeria Police Force has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order to stop the judicial panels of inquiry. The panels of inquiry were set up by state governors to probe allegations of police brutality and human rights abuses of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other police tactical units.…
23 Nov 2020
No fewer than 50 lawyers in Enugu State will provide free legal services for indigent petitioners appearing before the Police Brutality and Extra-Judicial Killings Panel sitting in the state.
14 Nov 2020
Harsh reactions have continued to trail the indiscriminate arrest, persecution and harassment of Nigerians perceived as organisers of the recent #EndSARS protest. Already, some members of the panels set up
12 Nov 2020
The Cross River State Judicial Panel on Police brutality and restitution received 39 cases for consideration as it resumed sitting yesterday in Calabar, the state capital.
Falz Johnny
10 Nov 2020
In the wake of the #EndSARS protests, Nigerian rapper Falz has shared the music video to his single "Johnny" which he dedicates to victims of police brutality. The Afro hip hop track infused with a sample from "J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop) by Fela Kuti tackles insecurity and reckless killings in Nigeria. On the second verse…

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