• September 30, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

Investigation looms on shooting of Lagos protesters and police abuses

A judicial panel investigating police brutality in Nigeria and the recent shooting of unarmed protesters in the country’s financial hub of Lagos has convened for the first time, as demands for …

Nigeria protest: 51 civilians, 18 security forces killed so far

Nigeria’s president announced 51 civilians were killed in unrest following days of peaceful protests over police abuses and blamed “hooliganism” for the violence while asserting security forces used “extreme restraint”. President …

Nigeria president shuns Lekki massacre, warns protesters

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to the nation about the unrest that has gripped the country in recent days without making any mention of the deadly shooting of peaceful protesters that …

Africa Union slams Nigeria violence amidst on going protest

The African Union (AU) has strongly condemned the deadly violence in Nigeria as the governor of Lagos state said the army has offered to deploy forces if needed. In a statement …

A brief history of the Nigeria SARS you need to know

In April last year, Kofi Bartels, a 34-year-old radio journalist in Nigeria’s Rivers State, was filming three police officers from the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) beating another man when they and …

Protesters shot dead in Nigeria with imposed curfew

Witnesses say security forces opened fire on #EndSARS protesters gathered in defiance of a curfew in Lagos, Nigeria. Witnesses say soldiers opened fire on demonstrators in Lagos on Tuesday evening after …

Protest turns bloody in Lagos Nigeria

Nigerian soldiers opened fire on demonstrators protesting against police brutality in Lagos and at least two people were shot, according to several witnesses, as authorities imposed a curfew and promised an …

Sports stars join Nigeria protest against police brutality

Sports personalities around the world have shown their support for the #EndSARS movement, which has enveloped Nigeria, as young people across Africa’s most populous nation protest for an end to police …

Nigeria Set Up Panels To Probe Police Brutality

Nigeria’s government has ordered the setting up of judicial panels in all the 36 states to investigate allegations of police brutality. The panels will receive and investigate complaints of police brutality, …

Nigerians demands overhaul of police for the seventh day

Thousands of people across Nigeria, especially the youth have taken to the streets for a seventh straight day to protest against police brutality, keeping up the pressure in a campaign that …