The Nigerian Police Is Responding Violently To #EndSARS Peaceful Protests

October 11, 2020

The #EndSARS protests have now entered its fifth day.

Across the country, protesters remain determined to put an end to all forms of brutality, which the rogue police force has taken a liking to. Now, these officers are responding to protests against police brutality with even more brutality and audacious disregard for human rights or lives.

On Saturday, October 10 2020, the police violently killed Jimoh Isiaq when they opened fire on peaceful protesters at Ogbomosho, a town in Oyo State.

Later in the evening, another set of Police officers arrested 15 protesters and detained them at the State Police Headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

At the time of writing this, only two people have been released.

As the protests picked up renewed momentum on Sunday, October 11 2020, the police also continued their streak of being the arch-enemy of the people they vowed to protect. And they’re doing this by any means necessary.

In Abuja, protesters are being blasted with water cannons.

More video evidence shows policemen opening fire on protesters at Ibadan

We will never understand why these agents have chosen to play the villain. But if the events of the last couple of days have shown us anything, Nigerians are ready to let them go.


If you’ll be protesting peacefully, read this for tips on how to prepare for the EndSARS protests: Going For The #EndSARS Protests? Here’s Everything You’ll Need

If you can’t go to the protests for any reason, that’s okay too. Here are a couple of ways you can help out: Can’t Join The #ENDSARS Protests? Here’s How You Can Help From Home

Wondering what’s going on? Here’s a quick recap of what the protests are about: Everything You Need To Know About The #EndSars Protest

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