Tag: police brutality

Kola MuhammedJune 21, 2021

Policeman goes on killing spree in Enugu, 14.3m Nigerians abuse drugs | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states, here are five top stories you shouldn’t miss out on: 14.3 million Nigerians abuse drugs — ...

Bernard DayoMarch 23, 2021

The lifestyle audit is just another means to exploit Nigerians

Starting yesterday, Nigeria has made it legal to have a lifestyle audit for its citizens. Who needs a lifestyle audit? ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 22, 2021

Police violence continues unabated, the stories are piling

Many Nigerians have argued that the Nigeria Police Force learnt nothing from the #EndSARS protest. “They will wait, then return ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 15, 2021

What’s next after the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protests?

Saturday’s turn of events on the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protests confirmed what we already know: that the government would mount a resistance. ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 8, 2021

#OccupyLekkiTollGate is proof that the government can’t be trusted to deliver justice

In response to the decision to reopen the Lekki Toll Gate by the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by ...

Ado AminuDecember 23, 2020

Amotekun reminds us of #EndSARS in a negative way

In the din of the collective uproar of Nigerians against the brutality of Nigeria Police Force Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), ...

Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 11, 2020

How sustainable is the current unofficial ‘Police strike?’

Since the violence, arson and looting that followed the curfew in Lagos; officers of the Nigerian Police Force have deserted ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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) ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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