Massive protests against police brutality continue in Nigeria as masses unsure of reforms promises

Nigerian protesters demanding an end to police brutality returned to the streets on Wednesday, saying they were unconvinced by the creation of a new police unit and a pledge not to use violence against demonstrators. Protesters have staged daily marches nationwide for a week, calling for an overhaul of police forces. Police have responded to… Read More Massive protests against police brutality continue in Nigeria as masses unsure of reforms promises

Several dead, injured following nationwide protests against police brutality in Nigeria

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised on Monday that the government would bring police officers responsible for misconduct to justice, after nearly a week of sustained protests against police brutality that were met by a harsh response. Police opened fire with live ammunition on Monday against anti-police demonstrators in the Surulere district of Lagos, marchers said.… Read More Several dead, injured following nationwide protests against police brutality in Nigeria