Tag "Police Brutality"

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Nigeria Should #EndSARS For EVERYONE

It is important to remember that the possession of laptops, dreadlocks and iPhones are not the only reasons SARS harasses Nigerians. That the same lens they use to brutalize Nigerians

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#EndSARS: Federal Government bans rogue Nigerian Police Unit amid Police Bill row

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police has banned the notorious police unit known as the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) from carrying out stop-and-search duties and setting up roadblocks amid growing

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“I Will Shoot You Here And Nothing Will Happen.” Jude Idada’s Story Of The Nigerian Police Brutality

They stopped me. These men, dressed in black T-shirts, some with jackets on, some wearing face caps. And all of them wearing different shades of jeans, boots, and running shoes.

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An Interpretation Of The New Police Bill That Basically Screws Every Nigerian

Have you heard about the Nigeria Police Force Establishment bill aka The ‘It Is Now Legal For the Police To Violate Your Human Rights’ bill? Well, since the Nigerian LGBT

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A THOUSAND CURSES ON THE MEN IN UNIFORM

Stories of police brutality and harassment aren’t new; in fact, they’ve become sewn into the fabric of every Nigerian citizen’s experience as a Nigerian. For LGBTQ Nigerians, these experiences are

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Simi gets called out on Twitter for her hypocrisy regarding the recognition of human rights

In March, Simi came out on her Youtube show, Stoopid Sessions, to reveal how homophobic she is and her absolute disregard for people based on their sexual orientation. “[Homosexuality] just

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How An Unlawful Arrest Led To Uchenna Samuel Noble Breaking The Silence

EDITOR’S WORD: When I learned of what happened to the Delta-based human rights activist, Uchenna Samuel Noble, and we talked about the story getting shared on Kito Diaries, he said

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MORE OF THE WAYS 2019 HAS GIVEN US LIFE

Sequel to ALL THE WAYS 2019 HAS GIVEN US LIFE, we continue with our catalogue of notable events in this soon-to-end year that had us sitting up and transferring our

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“They Arrested Me Because ‘All Male Models Are Gay’.” – Nigerian Model narrates his ordeal with the Nigerian Police

The fascination with gay people is real when it comes to the Nigerian Police. All you have to do is look like you fit any of the thousand gay stereotypes,

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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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