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Osinbajo on police reform: Measures in place will yield best results

    Osinbajo on police reform: Measures in place will yield best results

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal and state governments have introduced measures that will yield the “best possible results” on police reform in Nigeria. Osinbajo spoke when he hosted a

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‘No nation can defeat its people’ — Jonathan condemns attack on protesters

    ‘No nation can defeat its people’ — Jonathan condemns attack on protesters

Former president Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the “use of deadly force” on #EndSARS protesters in Lagos state. In a statement on Thursday, Jonathan said such actions will only worsen the

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US to Nigeria: Prosecute those involved in shooting of #EndSARS protesters

    US to Nigeria: Prosecute those involved in shooting of #EndSARS protesters

The US has condemned the shooting of Nigerians protesting against police brutality in Lagos state. On Tuesday night, soldiers opened fire at protesters at the Lekki tollgate. The shooting occurred

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#EndSARS: Police brutality and the intervention of the judiciary

    #EndSARS: Police brutality and the intervention of the judiciary

In the last two weeks, Nigerian youths have filtered into the streets of at least 26 state capitals of the federation in condemnation of the history of police brutality in

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US lawmakers write Buhari over ‘state-sanctioned violence’ against protesters

  US lawmakers write Buhari over ‘state-sanctioned violence’ against protesters

The United States Congressional Black caucus has written to President Muhammadu Buhari to express their concerns over the attack on

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UN: Replacing SARS with SWAT will not address police brutality

  UN: Replacing SARS with SWAT will not address police brutality

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, has faulted the manner in which the Nigeria police force

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#EndSARS: Ex-presidential aspirant asks court to ban Twitter in Nigeria

  #EndSARS: Ex-presidential aspirant asks court to ban Twitter in Nigeria

Adamu Garba, CEO of IPI Global who once declared his intention to contest for presidency in 2019, has filed a

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#EndSARS: 42,000 sign petition asking UK to sanction FG

  #EndSARS: 42,000 sign petition asking UK to sanction FG

At least 42,000 individuals have so far signed a petition asking the United Kingdom to sanction the federal government and

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Senator: If dialogue fails, govt should use any means possible to stop #EndSARS protests

  Senator: If dialogue fails, govt should use any means possible to stop #EndSARS protests

Adamu Aliero, senator representing Kebbi central, has asked the federal government to do everything possible to stop the #EndSARS protests.

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Omo-Agege: I’m a victim of SARS brutality… that’s why I use glasses

  Omo-Agege: I’m a victim of SARS brutality… that’s why I use glasses

Ovie Omo-Agege, deputy president of the senate, says he has previously suffered harassment and brutality from the members of the

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