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An official within Nigeria’s presidency on Thursday expressed shock after the Nigeria Police Force launched a legal bid to arrest the ongoing proceedings by judicial panels set up by state governments to investigate allegations of brutality against the law enforcement agency’s personnel, which triggered the #EndSARS protests that later snowballed into an orgy of violence in October. A top presidency official, responding to THISDAY inquiry on whether or not the police suit has the consent of the Buhari administration, said they were surprised when the news broke. Earlier, the police had filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja, praying for an order stopping the various states’ jud... Full story

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