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What is happening in Nigeria?

After weeks of #EndSARS demonstrations against police brutality, Nigerian forces armed with automatic rifles opened fire against protesters in Lagos. On the streets of Africa’s largest city, young Nigerians are feeling increasingly angry with political leaders seen as ‘ineffectual’ and ‘out of touch’. And here’s why. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube …

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End SARS: Burna Boy on 'most important moment' for Nigeria

The Nigerian music star says that, if nothing changes after the police brutality protests in recent months “then it [the nation] is over”. Amnesty International said it has evidence of multiple fatalities after armed men used live rounds at a protest against police brutality at the Lekki Toll Gate in …

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Nigeria: Soldiers 'fire on Nigerians protesting police brutality' in Lagos

Soldiers opened fire on Nigerians protesting against police brutality in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos on Tuesday, striking at least two people, four witnesses told Reuters. Thousands of Nigerians have demonstrated nationwide every day for nearly two weeks against a police unit, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), that rights groups …

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