Nigerians turn anger on corrupt police unit

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 4:36pm

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Protesters in Nigeria have forced government officials to disband a rogue security force, the "Special Anti-Robbery Squad," also known as SARS. But many demonstrators are skeptical that the move will halt police abuse. Amara Nwankpa, director of the Public Policy Initiative in Abuja, talks with host Marco Werman about the prospects for police reform in Africa’s most populous nation.