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Nigeria: security forces in Lagos open fire on protesters fighting against police brutality

Nigerian security forces have opened fire on hundreds of protesters in Lagos, as rallies against police brutality continued in defiance of a 24-hour curfew. Footage shared on social media shows shots being fired in the Lekki district of Africa’s largest city. Demonstrators continued their protest against the notorious Sars police unit, now dissolved but long-accused of extra-judicial killings, torture and extortion. The government has adopted measures including judicial panels to investigate abuses and compensation for victims, and officials have called for protesters to suspend the demonstrations to give the government time to make good on its pledges

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    EXPECT this kind of violence in America if the LEFT gets any more power. Europe already f**ked!

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    Beautiful, I love seeing communities coming together to fight the oppressors.

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    This is what police brutality looks like for anyone in the west who thinks they are living under tyranny.

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    Don't they know BLM?, no tier lockdown system there.

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    Is this London?

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    See the people commenting about BLM then insist they aren’t racist? How on a video of innocent people being gunned down by tyrants and you’re commenting trying to make jokes about an unrelated subject

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    Arrrrrhh a page out of the britsh play book
    Remember the mine protest incident a while ago

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    Now is the time for Africa revolution

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    Adrienne Robles Elisabeth Morrison

    Love you 💋💋😘😘❤️💯

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    Who gives a flying j about this 3rd world country

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    Actual oppression, West look and learn

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    I'm going to write "Enoch Powell was Right" on every single diversity 50 pence piece I find.

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    Sonwo iku we will never forget what you done. Posterity will pay you all back.

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    BLM been informed about this?

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    I have been saying it and will keep saying it
    Buhari is the worst president ever… His regime is a mess

    BTW why are some people in the comment section saying BLM?
    This isn't about racism
    It is about how the innocent citizens in Nigeria are being oppressed and killed by the so called Buhari, his fellow evil members with their bad governorship

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    How to run a country ! They couldn't run a model railway.

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    Establishment are causing this around the world.

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    Didn't these knot heads just have a military coup to overthrow their corrupt leaders?? What are they complaining about now?

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    After end of furlough we will see this pictures in UK

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    I can't see any diversity there, perhaps its what they need

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    Black Lives Matter – but this will be hidden in Western media.

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    No less than Genocide 1312

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    covid gonna go u[p

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