Tag: police brutality

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Kola MuhammedOctober 22, 2020

Kunle Afolayan’s intention to script #LekkiMassacre is a path other creatives should follow

The evening of October 20, 2020, at the Lekki toll gate plaza, Lagos, is a gory moment which will be ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 22, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Osinbajo is sorry again and unlike Sanwo-Olu, accepts that lives were lost | #LekkiMassacre

It is Day 15 of the #EndSARS protests. One day after the #LekkiMassacre – a day already written in the ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 17, 2020

United by anger, Nigerian youth are only asking for one thing | #EndSARS

by Dapo Awobeku Let’s start by saying unequivocally that this has been one of the largest people power movement we ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 1, 2020

Police brutalises journalist covering protest; Is there a difference between the repressive colonial era and now? | #NigeriaAt60

Today, 60 years ago, Nigeria gained her independence from the British ‘colonial masters.’ The quest for nationhood was in the ...

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Joanne IkeSeptember 3, 2020

Believe it or not, police brutality against queer Nigerians is injustice to all

Unjustified humiliation, fear and suffering are the outcome of queer lives in Nigeria where the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act (SSMPA) ...

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Michael IsaacJune 2, 2020

Here’s what we know about the ‘Anonymous Account’ and what they stand for

The one thing about Twitter that many of its users would agree is that, sometimes, there is a mystery that ...

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Bernard DayoApril 18, 2019

Yomi Shogunle telling Nigerians how to avoid being killed by SARS is like men telling women how to avoid being raped

At this point, nothing that Yomi Shogunle says should be shocking. The Acting Commissioner of Police has, for himself, created ...

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Bernard DayoApril 17, 2019

Rape victims should never be blamed for rape, and feminists on Twitter are using SARS brutality to explain this

The conversation on rape and sexual harassment was – and still is – the linchpin of the #MeToo Movement and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 9, 2018

How Nigerian policemen brutally manhandled me – Gideon Okeke

As we continue to push for Police Reforms, Nigerian actor, Gideon Okeke, has narrated his own story. The ‘Tinsel’ actor ...

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EzinneDecember 6, 2017

The Thread: TwitterNG bands together in support of @segalink

Nigerians are adamant on proving to the government that they are no pushovers and they won’t be cowed by threats ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 6, 2017

#EndSARS: 4 things the Senate Committee should probe

by Alexander O. Onukwue   On Monday, the Senate asked its ad-hoc committee on Review of National Security Infrastructure to ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2017

Isime Esene: Dear Inspector General, we want you to #EndSARS, not re-organise it

by Isime Esene   After days of social media outrage against the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the Force high ...

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EzinneDecember 4, 2017

The Thread: How SARS officials almost raped me

Twitter Nigeria is flooded with tales of SARS officials using the power of the gun to intimidate, terrorise and murder, ...

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EditorDecember 4, 2017

[The Activism Blog] #EndSARS: Listen to Nigerians and probe police brutality, Amnesty tells FG

The EndSARS campaign which started trending on the social media on Saturday December 2, 2017 has received the attention of ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 13, 2017

The Dummies Guide to understanding why the French are protesting

  February 2nd 2017 Théo (last name withheld) arrived at a French emergency room; covered in blood. He’s a a 22-year-old ...

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RoqeebahOctober 13, 2016

#BlackLivesMatter: All the times we should have used this hashtag in Nigeria

One of the many incidences of globalization is such that thousands in Nigeria can hold hands with African Americans suffering injustice at the ...

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Mallam YeroJuly 10, 2015

Policemen severely beat unarmed man for going the wrong way (VIDEO)

According to the video description, On April 3 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Tyree Carroll, 22, was riding his bike on ...

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Mallam YeroJune 21, 2015

Unarmed man asks for help, policemen shoot and handcuff him

America gets crazier by the day. Via LA Times: Los Angeles police shot and critically wounded a man after he ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 18, 2014

Tortured couple file N100 million lawsuit against police

by Temitope Onitiju   The Lagos couple, Ejeh and Grace Smith, who were recently brutalized by a police corporal attached ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 10, 2014

Police brutality: Couple assaulted and tortured by officer

by Damilola Jagun A police officer, identified as Dada Ogunsanya, has been accused of assaulting and torturing a couple, Ejeh ...

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December 20, 2013

Man loses eye to police brutality (PICTURED)

A month after the Ghana Police Service interdicted 10 police officers, with 13 others facing Service Inquiry for misconducting themselves, DAILY GUIDE has uncovered another ...

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October 8, 2013

Sad: Protests in Oshodi after alleged killing of youth by policeman

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Oshodi area of Lagos State has been rocked by protests embarked upon by angry youth after ...

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July 18, 2013

“He was killed in cold blood” – Father wants policeman who allegedly killed his son charged with murder

by Rachel Ogbu Speaking to member of the Member of the House of Representatives, Ikorodu Constituency,  Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the father ...

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July 10, 2013

Accidental discharge: Police corporal arraigned for killing 52-year-old man in Lagos

by Rachel Ogbu Police corporal, Boma Pepple, has being charged for the murder of a 52-year-old man, Timothy Hunpoyanwa. In ...

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July 9, 2013

Accidental discharge: How I mistakenly fired 7 shots killing 3 people – Policeman

by Rachel Ogbu A policeman, Cpl. Abu Abolaji, is standing trial for killing three men while on patrol but he ...

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June 15, 2013

13 shocking pictures of Brazilian military police brutalizing protesters (PHOTOS)

Breaking news, reporting from São Paulo: Thursday night around 7:10 p.m., 20 men in riot gear arrived at the city’s protests ...

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June 9, 2013

How 5 South African policemen beat Nigerian to death

Five Limpopo police officers beat a Nigerian man to death, the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court heard on Thursday. “I put it ...

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June 7, 2013

Extrajudicial killing: Police exhume UNIBEN student’s body as inquiry begins

by Rachel Ogbu The body of 22-year-old Ibrahim Momodu, an undergraduate student of the University of Benin, has been exhumed. ...

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May 16, 2013

Justice: DPO accused of murdering #OccupyNigeria protester now in Kirikiri

by Rachel Ogbu The policeman alleged to be behind the murder of fuel subsidy removal protester, Adedamola Daramola in January ...

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May 7, 2013

2 policemen shoot tanker driver in Kano for refusing to increase N100 bribe

by Rachel Ogbu Two policemen are reported to have shot a tanker driver who refused to increase the N100 bribe ...

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