Addressing Police Brutality in Nigeria through Securing Policy Reforms within the Nigerian Police Force

Introduction: The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) is a creation of the Nigerian Constitution. Being a creation of the constitution, the NPF’s existence has validity. The constitution also provides that, “members of the Nigeria Police Force shall have such powers and duties as may be conferred on them by law.” Given this provision, any power and…

SARS: One menace, several stories

Thousands of innocent Nigerian lives have been taken by the very people that were charged with the responsibility of protecting us; this injustice has been perpetrated for years on end by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) which is a branch of the Nigerian Police Force. SARS was originally established to stop crimes such as armed…