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#EndSARS - Does Nigerian police violence have ethnic bias?

Post date: 2020-10-23 10:03:30
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I'm following the #EndSARS anti-police protests in Nigeria and have been wondering: Police violence in the Americas (US, Brazil) is an essentialy racist question. Is this also true in Nigeria to any extent? I realize that the answer is probably "it's complicated"; so I'm not looking for a simplistic answer, I just want to understand Nigerian society better.

Information is vague and I've been trying to deduce things, so sorry if this is oversimplified, naïve or offensive.

This article mentios that "S?r? sókè werey", a Yoruba phrase, has become associated with the protests.

This article mentions Nigerians in Ghana protesting against SARS, as far as I know, Yorubaland covers part of Ghana, correct?

This article indicates that the anti-police violence manifestos have been translated to Yoruba, but not Igbo.

At the same time, this article has Igbo youth condemning the disbandment of SARS.

So: does this have any igbo vs. yoruba component?
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