France: Police officers charged for beating man, Macron calls action a disgrace

A team of police officers in France are in trouble for assaulting a black musical producer in Paris. The prosecutor’s office has charged them of intentional violence, Le Parisien newspaper reports. Michel Zecler, on November 21, was walking in the 17th district of Parise without a mask against health protocol. Zecler saw a police car... Continue Reading →

Police dismiss 10 officers, demote 18 others

The Lagos state Police Command, on Wednesday, dismissed ten police officers for various offences. The command’s spokesperson, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, announced this in a statement issued on Wednesday made available to newsmen in the state. He mentioned that the dismissal was in a bid to promote discipline and core values of policing in the state.... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Police arrest three for kidnapping Oyo council boss

Oyo State Police Command on Monday arrested three of the suspects behind the recent kidnap of a council boss in Oyo State. Governor Seyi Makinde made the revelation while addressing top police officers at the State Police Command Headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan on Monday. Although the Police Command has not made the details of the arrest... Continue Reading →

Is This Nigeria’s Arab Spring Moment?

The protests that began as a movement against police brutality have much bigger goals—including regime change. LAGOS, Nigeria On the afternoon of Oct. 20, technicians from the Lekki Concession Co.—the company operating the Lekki toll gate that became home to Lagos residents protesting police brutality in the Nigerian state for over two weeks—showed up to... Continue Reading →

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