The Nigerian Police Force fires teargas at protesters during a demonstration to press for the scrapping of the Special Ant-Robbery Squad (SARS) on Abuja-Keffi Expressway, Abuja, Nigeria on October 19, 2020. / AFP

Christian Leaders in Nigeria Condemn Use of Violence on “unarmed, peaceful protesters”

Oct 21, 2020

The reported use of excessive force on those peacefully protesting against police brutality in Nigeria has caught the attention of Christian leaders in the West African nation who have, in different platforms, condemned the excesses and reiterated their support for peaceful protests.

Ongoing Protests in Nigeria “a microcosm of the fundamental problems”: Bishops

Oct 19, 2020

The ongoing protests against police brutality in Nigeria represent “a microcosm of the fundamental problems” the West African nation is facing, the Catholic Bishops in the country have said.

Nigerian protesters calling for an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

Disbandment of Nigeria’s Controversial Force “a mere first aid, not the solution”: Bishop

Oct 16, 2020

The decision to disband the controversial Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Nigeria is “a mere first aid” intervention and does not address the challenges, which citizens of Africa’s most populous nation are experiencing, a Bishop has said in a report shared with ACI Africa Friday, October 16.