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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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'Many dead' after Nigeria security forces shoot on protesters: Amnesty

The NGO says there is ‘credible but disturbing evidence’ on fatal shootings in Lagos involving #endSARS protesters against police brutality READ MORE : Subscribe to our channel: Watch our LIVE here: Subscribe to our thematic channels: NoComment: Euronews Living: Knowledge: Euronews is available on YouTube in 12 languages: #World

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Protesters vow to defy Nigerian curfew in fight against police brutality

Protesters have vowed to continue demonstrating across Nigeria as the country’s most populated city, Lagos, was put under a 24-hour lockdown on Tuesday. Police have continued to clash with demonstrators protesting against the notorious Sars police unit, now dissolved but long-accused of extra-judicial killings, torture and extortion.  The government has adopted …

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🇳🇬 Nigeria: Is SARS gone or is it being rebranded?

Nigerian authorities say they have abolished a notorious police unit after a week of huge protests sparked by a viral video that showed two officers shooting a man – but demonstrators are not convinced by the move. The protests, during which Amnesty International says at least 10 people were killed, …

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