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End Sars protest: Nigeria police to free all protesters

Nigeria’s police chief has ordered the unconditional release of all demonstrators arrested during protests against police brutality. This was a key demand of protesters who have rallied against the hated Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars) in major cities for seven days. Amnesty International said that 10 people were killed in the …

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Two dead in Nigeria police brutality protests

A police officer and a civilian have been killed in the Nigerian city of Lagos as protests continue against police brutality for a sixth day. There are reports that police used live ammunition on the protesters in the country’s largest city. This comes a day after a notorious police unit …

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Nigerian government bows to pressure, disbands SARS

Nigeria’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, has been disbanded. Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector-General of Police, made the announcement on Sunday afternoon. This follows days of a nationwide protest against the police operation. Nigerians, mostly the youths, had taken to the streets of major cities to protest SARS’ brutality while the hashtag …

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SARS sets meeting to try and avoid strike

The SA Revenue Service (SARS) said in a statement issued on Saturday afternoon that it is set to meet with the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) and the Public Servants Association (PSA) on Monday March 25, 2019 in order to try and avoid a strike. Fin24 reported …

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