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From End Sars to End Swat, Nigeria protests explained

For days thousands of Nigerians have been protesting against the infamous 'Special Anti-Robbery Squad' (Sars), a police unit plagued with allegations of extrajudicial killings, theft and abuse.

But what sparked the widespread protests and why are demonstrators outraged by the unveiling of a new police unit to replace Sars?

Produced by Azeezat Olaoluwa and Princess Abumere

Edited by Faith Ilevbare