Tag: Police Brutality

Just In: #EndSARS Protesters block roads leading to Lagos International Airport – ground economic activities

Nigerians calling for an end to police brutality in the country have blocked the toll gate at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Ikeja, Lagos. Lagos is a major financial centre for all of Africa and is the economic hub of Lagos State and there are far reaching implications as the commercial nerve[Read More…]

Cheta Nwanze lead partner at SBM Intelligence writes about Police brutality in Nigeria #EndSARS

With the latest round of protest to #EndSARS, Nigerians need to know the origin of the rogue unit that has served to terrorise a large section of the populace, especially young people. The Nigerian Police has a history of extrajudicial murders. One of the most notorious was on 6 September[Read More…]

#EndSARS protesters storm police Headquarters Abuja #EndSARS #EndSARSProtest #EndSarsNow

Protesters who are demanding the disbandment of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) are currently at the police headquarters in Abuja, demanding to meet Mohammed Adamu, inspector general of police (IGP). The placard carrying protesters have been chanting, “ IGP, End SARS Now, Buhari, End SARS”, have spent the last two[Read More…]

Just In: #EndSARS protesters besiege force headquarters in Abuja paralysing vehicular movement

Protesters demanding the reformation of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad have besieged the force headquarters, Abuja. The #EndSARS campaigners sat on the Shehu Shagari Way, shouting ‘EndSARS,’ while paralysing vehicular traffic. They also wielded placards with the same inscription. The protesters poured red paint on the road to illustrate the killings[Read More…]

Appeal Court Hears Police Brutality on Nigerian Journalist 11 Years after

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday adjourned a hearing of a case of assault and enforcement of fundamental human rights filed against the Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), and six others by a journalist, Desmond Utomwen to 5th November 2020.   When the[Read More…]

Activist Awosanya says advocacy efforts against Police brutality, other issues, yielding results

Foremost campaigner against abuse of power and other corrupt practices by officers of the Nigeria Police Force, Segun Awosanya has explained some of the improvements recorded as a result of the advocacy efforts his organisation and other Civil Society Organisations have embarked on with the police. Speaking in a Tweetchat[Read More…]