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Nigeria: #EndSARS protests continue despite Buhari’s appeal

Youths in Nigeria continued their #EndSARS protests in major part of the country  despite an appeal for calm by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The Punch reports that the youths protested at Ikorodu and Lekki areas of Lagos State. They are protesting against brutality and extortion of operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad. The placard-carrying …

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Nigeria: #EndSARS protests turn violent in Osun, Abuja

There was violence in Osun and Abuja on Friday as youths protest against police brutality and extortion, The Punch reports.It was gathered that in a bid to disperse the protesters, policemen shot indiscriminately.In Osogbo, the protest caused gridlock at the Ola-Iya junction.It was learnt that the protesters pelted stones at the security operatives in a …

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