Nigerian police pledge ICRC training as thousands protest nationwide

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will help train Nigeria’s new tactical force as thousands nationwide continued to march against police brutality and in demand of further reforms, Nigeria’s police inspector general said in a statement on Sunday. Protests began roughly two weeks ago demanding the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), […]

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End Sars protests: Osun governor escapes ‘assassination attempt’

The governor of Nigeria’s Osun state has escaped what officials call an “assassination attempt” when armed people attacked anti-police brutality protesters in the state capital Osogbo. After marching with the protesters, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola was addressing them when shots were fired. Mr Oyetola was not hurt but some of his aides were wounded. Nigeria has […]

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As Nigerians continue to protest nationwide against police brutality, here’s how you can help

Following weeks of outcry online over years of recurring police brutality, Nigerians took to the streets to demand police reform and an end to the Special Anti Robbery Squad known as SARS. Roads in major cities across the country have been blocked and cities brought close to a standstill as protesters enter day eight of demonstrations across […]

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