SARS & Police Brutality in Nigeria

Recently in Nigeria, there has been an outcry from citizens for the government to end SARS, the Nigerian Police Force’s Special Anti-Robbery Unit who have been accused of harassing, extorting, detaining and unlawfully arresting citizens across the nation. In June 2018, Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo relayed to Nigerians that following a mandate by Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari to restructure the unit, the police force would be reviewed. However, it was consequently re