It's time to talk about police in Nigeria and the issues around special forces.
Nigerian youths protest against police brutality.
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Although the Nigerian government has announced the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, protesters have not let up. They are now calling for wider reforms.
Plastic pollution remains a topmost environmental concern
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Microplastics could pose a threat to the sustenance of aquatic biodiversity when ingested by animals.
Young Nigerians protesting against the excesses of a special police squad in the country.
The dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad is the first step, but Nigeria needs a complete reform of its police.
A bottle of Covid Organics, a herbal tea that authorities in Madagascar gave to students.
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Authorities around the world can do more to ensure that correct information and messages on the pandemic reach everybody.
Riverside forests are important for freshwater ecosystem
Population growth and attendant human activities are destroying a freshwater ecosystem.
Migrants arriving on board the Aquarius ship of SOS Mediterranee, Palermo, Italy.
Harsh economic conditions at home and false picture of rosy life in Europe contribute greatly to illegal migration by Nigerian youths
The Melanoides tuberculata.
Research has found plastic in snails in Nigerian rivers -- another sign that the country needs to manage its waste better.
President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed June 12 as Nigeria’s official
June 12 is widely regarded as the most important day in Nigeria's post-independence poltiical history
Nigerians lined up to cast their ballots in the presidential elections in Abuja.
After a long history of botched elections, Nigerians are hopeful that the 2019 poll results will be more credible.
Nigerian police patrol a after a bomb blast in Kaduna.
Kaduna State in Nigeria has been the scene of ethnic and religious violence for years and there seems to be no end in sight.