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Protest against police brutality: Protesters loot shopping mall in Philadelphia (Video)

Protesters in have taken to the streets to break into and loot into businesses for a second night after officers in Philadelphia shot and killed a black man who was holding a knife in an encounter that city officials say raises questions. The protests began after a Philadelphia Police officer fatally shot a Black man […]

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‘End SARS Protest Is Beyond Police Brutality. It Is Battle Between The Rich And Poor’ – Filmmaker Chika Lann

Chika Lann Nigerian filmmaker, Chika Lann, has tagged the ongoing violence resulting from the End SARS protests as a ‘rich vs poor’ fight. According to the television personality, it’s a sort of uprising against the rich. Taking to her Instagram page, the actress and former model advises her fellow celebrities to go out there and […]

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Wike tasks panel to probe if govt officials sponsor police brutality

The setting up of such an investigative panel across Nigeria has been one of the demands of the #EndSARS protesters in the country. The post Wike tasks panel to probe if govt officials sponsor police brutality appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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#ENDSARS: "I'm so proud of your strength…" – Rihanna Supports Nigerians' Fight Against Police Brutality

Barbadian singer, actress, and businesswoman, Rihanna has lent her voice to the #ENDSARS movement after the killings of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Tollgate on the 20th of October, 2020. The Fenty boss via her Instagram page posted a picture of the blood-stained Nigerian flag with the caption #ENDSARS while her Instastory contained another message […]

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#ENDSARS: "We stand with you…" – Beyoncé Speaks Up Against Police Brutality in Nigeria

American superstar, Beyonce has finally reacted to the #ENDSARS protest which is a peaceful protest against police brutality. The Black is King creator in an Instagram post stated that she and her team have been working behind the scene to support the protests and they will continue to do with “the coalitions”. She said; I […]

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#EndSARS: Umahi decries police extortion, brutality in Ebonyi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State. Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi on Monday said the state government would no longer tolerate extortion and brutality on the people by police personnel in the state. Umahi, who made the announcement at the old-Government House complex while addressing #EndSARS protesters, said that any form of roadblocks would no […]

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Delta State will set up a support fund for victims of police brutality

<p class="">Okowa said that it is unfortunate that those empowered to protect Nigerians are killing and brutalising them instead. </p> <h1>Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has announced that the state government would establish a Special Victims’ Support Fund for the payment of monetary compensation to deserving victims of police brutality or related extra-judicial killings in […]

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#EndSARS: Ibadan protesters hold candlelight vigil for victims of police brutality

The vigil which obstructed vehicular movement in the early hours of the night and caused massive gridlock in the middle of the night. The post #EndSARS: Ibadan protesters hold candlelight vigil for victims of police brutality appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Napoli’s Osimhen celebrates first Serie A goal with ‘End Police Brutality’ shirt

Victor Osimhen has joined thousands of Nigerians in calling for an end to police brutality in the country after scoring his maiden goal in Serie A on Saturday. The Nigeria forward got off the mark in the Italian top-flight as Gennaro Gattuso’s side bagged their third win of the season. Osimhen sealed the hosts’ 4-1 victory over Atalanta at […]

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Enugu sets up panel to investigate police brutality, extra-judicial killings

The panel will be chaired by a High Court Judge. The post Enugu sets up panel to investigate police brutality, extra-judicial killings appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Police Brutality: Delta Govt Constitutes Judicial Panel Of Enquiry

Delta State Government has constituted an eight-member Judicial Panel of Enquiry to investigate allegations of police brutality and extra-judicial killings in the state. A statement signed by Secretary to State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie, in Asaba, said that the panel, as approved by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, would receive and investigate complaints of police brutality or […]

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