Perugia de Montclos: "The real question in Nigeria is the impunity of the police"

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Protesters gathered in a street in Lagos, despite the curfew, on Tuesday October 20, 2020. REUTERS / Temilade Adelaja

By: Laurent Correau Follow

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The city of Lagos, the immense economic capital of Nigeria has been under tension since the repression on Tuesday, October 20 of a demonstration against police violence ... The subject of abuses by the police is not new in Nigeria where the mobilization was relaunched at the beginning of October with the publication of a video showing the murder of a man by the police.

Since then it has taken on a scale that seems unprecedented.

Who are the actors of this movement, what are they asking, do these demonstrations pose a threat to the current power?

Our guest is researcher Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos, research director at IRD, specialist in Nigeria.

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