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A Story About The Nigerian Police Brutality

Below is a story of terror and sadness, of the Nigerian Police and the power they wield over the average Nigerians. Below is a story of an experience Jude Idada had on a night in Lagos. * They stopped me. These men, dressed in black T-shirts, some with jackets on, ...

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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 his tweets and follow the story he narrates below.

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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 external coercion and intrusion, mercilessly beating a crippled man because he was putting on a Nigerian military camouflage. There have ...

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THE NIGERIAN POLICE IS A MERRY BAND OF THIEVES

I am angry. I am so angry, I’m actually shaking with the emotion. All day today, since 7am, I have been at the hospital. I’ve had to endure the bureaucratic pace of public healthcare, gotten jammed in a queue of patients, gotten shunted from one department to the other, finally ...

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OTHER SIDE OF THE COIN (The B.O. Okoji Experiences: Episode 9)

I stood in the dark, dingy cell – a tiny space that was drenched with the smell of urine, foul air and sweaty bodies – and I was clad in my native trousers, which was turned inside out with my singlet. I could hear one of the suspects preaching the ...

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