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By: Banjo Damilola The earlier parts of this series showed how Kaka, the notorious political thug from the Lagos State slum of Ajegunle, attacked protestors in a manner that reflected his existing pattern of human rights abuse and violation. This final installment looks at the stories of three people who died as a result of […]
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By: Banjo Damilola A Terror in a Town: #EndSARS protesters in the popular Lagos State slum of Ajegunle were murdered and maimed, it was only a reflection of an existing order of bullying through bullets, epitomized by a cruel character in the community. When this reporter first met James Yaya, he was bed-ridden. He had […]
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From Piece to Pieces: Lekki Toll Gate became the epicentre of #EndSARS protest-related violence but it was not the only place in Lagos State that was characterized by chaos and casualties. This is an investigation into similar events in Ajegunle. By: Banjo Damilola On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, Happiness Abraka, 19, woke up to a […]
The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a unit of the Nigerian Police has a long record of human rights abuses and violations. Many lives have been lost, dreams shattered and many others have experienced incalculable losses as a result of their activities. As part of the #ENDSARS movement, we're documenting the toll of SARS across Nigeria - putting names and faces to the numbers.