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Five ways to end police brutality in Nigeria

  Implementing police reform: This includes increasing accountability for police officers, improving training, and ensuring that officers are held responsible for any misconduct. Increasing transparency and oversight: This can be done by setting up independent bodies to investigate complaints against the police, and by making police operations more transparent to the public. Increasing community engagement: Building trust and partnership between the police and the communities they serve can help to reduce tensions and prevent police brutality. Providing better resources and support for police officers: This includes providing officers with better equipment and training, as well as better pay and benefits. Educating citizens on their rights and how to engage with the police: By educating citizens on their rights and how to interact with the police, they will be better equipped to hold the police accountable for their actions.

Abuse of power by the police in Nigeria

  In recent years, Nigeria has seen a growing concern about police brutality. Reports of excessive force, torture, and extrajudicial killings by police officers have become increasingly common, leading to widespread public outrage and calls for reform. The problem of police brutality in Nigeria is not new, but it has become more prevalent in recent times, and this is a cause for great concern. One of the most high-profile cases of police brutality in Nigeria occurred in October 2020, when a video surfaced on social media showing officers of the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) shooting a young man in the presence of other police officers. The video sparked widespread protests and demands for accountability, leading the government to disband SARS and replace it with a new unit. However, despite the government's efforts to address the problem, reports of police brutality continue to surface. In January 2021, Amnesty International reported that Nigerian police officers

The combat to give up police brutality in Nigeria

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A Short History of the Slave Trade in Nigeria

  Unknown to us, most Africans, especially West Africans are  affected by  what's  called Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome. Until first, the Trans-Saharan  slave traffic , then the Trans-Atlantic  slave traffic , the exchange of humans was "Benign". The Arab  slave traffic  started  within the  8th century AD very likely because Islam prohibits Muslims from enslaving  one another . While the Arabs' slaves could adopt Islam and their kids  a minimum of  wouldn't  be slaves, in Europe/America  it had been  different. In 1517, a Catholic Bishop, Bartolome de las Casas, wrote and suggested  the utilization  of slaves from Africa, because  consistent with  him, Africans were stronger, less likely to rebel, and  most significantly , shared  an equivalent disease  as Europeans, so were unlikely to fall sick and die. Bishop de las Casas's suggestion was well-received, so off some people  visited to  get them some slaves, and  in fact,  they saw some Delta youths willing