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#EndSARS: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo orders the ‘overhaul’ of notorious anti-robbery unit

Nigeria’s acting president Yemi Osinbajo has ordered the immediate “overhaul” of Nigerian police’s special anti-robbery squad (SARS). Osinbajo’s directive came after months of street and social media protests against the

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Mama Knows Best

So I decided to go to church yesterday. (Don’t ask me what made me want to go). I woke up very early and I was shining my shoe and ironing

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Lagosian reveals he was arrested by the police for being “too slim” and “looking gay”

Lagos-based hair stylist, Idowu Oluwatosin Olakunle, recently underwent a harrowing instance of police brutality. His crime? Apparently he was “too slim” and “looked gay”. In an account which he posted

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The Shocking Story of Betrayal and Police Brutality

A few days ago, a member of the Nigerian Police, Aliyu Giwa, via his twitter account, gave a narration of police brutality and betrayal you never saw coming. Check out

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WHEN ‘NO’ IS A WEAPON FOR YOUR OWN GOOD

Just a few weeks ago, we woke up to the viral video of two Nigerian military men, men who are charged with protecting our national interest and national borders from