The story of Nigeria's #EndSARS movement shows just how durable law enforcement institutions are – and why the road to reform goes straight uphill.
Although it's failed to deliver democracy to citizens, Nigeria is not the collapsed and disintegrated entity which a 2005 US National Intelligence Council analysis predicted it would become by 2020.
Many things have to change for Nigeria's federal system to work and accommodate its diverse citizens' interests
Young Nigerians are protesting bad governance and police brutality. Where is the music to assist them?
The International Criminal Court has been called to investigate the shooting of unarmed protesters in Lagos.
With 70 percent of its people under 30 years, Nigeria needs to harness the strength in its youthful population.
It's time to talk about police in Nigeria and the issues around special forces.
They are often framed as lazy and fraudulent and are constantly harassed by the police. Now, it seems they have had enough. We explore what it takes to be a young Nigerian living in Nigeria.
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.
For young Nigerian protesters on social media and on the streets, #ENDSARS is as much an expression of a will to modernity as it is a yearning to be treated with dignity.
The dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad is the first step, but Nigeria needs a complete reform of its police.