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#MySARSStory: Framed into a cultist

Nigeria, May 25 -- I'm Eze Ebuka, a welder, and the first in a family of three. This is my SARS story. Around 1 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2020, my sleep was disturbed by loud knocking on the door of... Read More


#MySARSStory: Lekki Shooting: How protester lost leg to soldier's gunshot

Nigeria, May 18 -- Olalekan Falaye, 23, used to actively move around before soldiers shot at protesters at the Lekki tollgate, Lagos State, on October 20, 2020. Now, he cannot walk without a wheelcha... Read More


#MySARSStory: From sleep to fear, frustration

Nigeria, May 14 -- I'm Henry Ifeanyi. I sell and repair video games in New Haven, a suburb in Enugu. My SARS experience cannot be described as a story. It was a nightmare. In my 30 years of living, ... Read More


#MySARSStory: Abba Kyari, Where is Eric Okwaji?

Nigeria, May 11 -- Eric Okwaji spotted a gold-painted Sienna car parked in front of his residence at Nosamu Street, Ajegunle Apapa, Lagos. Eric, who shared his residence with some friends, asked for ... Read More


#MySARSStory: Out of Nowhere

Nigeria, May 4 -- My family and I were returning home from church when we encountered some policemen. It was night and the headlights of our Keke (tricycle motor) illuminated the officers, making them... Read More


#MySARSStory: Caught in open fire

Nigeria, April 27 -- At 13, Isaac already knows what it means to be poor. His dream is to become a lawyer so he can protect his mother, and "take his family out of poverty." Isaac's law ambition was ... Read More


#MySARSStory: Killed by SARS, dreams shattered

Nigeria, April 23 -- Emmanuel Egbo was 13 years old when a police officer killed him. Think about the 13-year-olds in your life. They laugh a lot. Play a lot. Emmanuel was just like that. He loved to... Read More


#MySARSStory: Murdered by SARS torture

Nigeria, April 23 -- Chijioke Ugwu, who died aged 62 in July 2009, was an astute businessman who started with a pickup truck. He used the truck to supply wood to construction sites in the southeaster... Read More


Unending mourning over brutal murder by SARS

Nigeria, April 23 -- Christopher Omeje, 19, died on June 30, 2009. Cause of death? SARS. Christopher lived in Ovoko, a town in Igbo Eze South Local Government of Enugu State, where he attended the Bo... Read More


SARS Brutality: A final year to forget

Nigeria, April 23 -- I was tired, waiting for sleep, but it was trouble that came to me. Officers of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) tactical squad from Abuja stormed my family residence in War... Read More