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The Impact of Police Brutality on the Mental Health of Nigerian Citizens

  Police brutality has been a major problem across the world for generations. It can have devastating effects on the people who experience it and those who witness it, particularly when it is persistent in a particular area. In Nigeria, police brutality has been a pervasive issue for many years and its effects on mental health are particularly severe. Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, has been grappling with a long-standing issue of police brutality.  Incidents of excessive force, harassment, and extortion by the Nigerian police force have left a profound impact on the mental health of its citizens. This article aims to explore the multifaceted consequences of police brutality on the psychological well-being of Nigerians. By shedding light on the experiences of victims and the broader societal implications, we can better understand the urgent need for reform and support for those affected.  In Nigeria, the police are charged with protecting and serving the citizens, yet man