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Protests challenge the Nigerian government
After a young man was killed by officers of the specialized SARS police unit, Nigerians took to the streets. Protests rapidly spread throughout the country, forcing the government to impose curfews and deploy the anti-riot police. While the authorities in Lagos have agreed to dismantle SARS, without deeper structural change, demonstrations will inevitably return during the remainder of President Buhari’s term.