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Nigerian police called to mobilize in effort to quell unrest, protests over police brutality

NIGERIA-PROTESTS/

Nigeria’s top police official on Saturday ordered the immediate mobilization of all officers to “reclaim the public space from criminal elements masquerading as protesters” after days of peaceful demonstrations over police abuses and then violent unrest that left at least 69 people dead.

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Donald Trump casts vote in Florida as Joe Biden warns of ‘dark winter’ in U.S. due to pandemic 

TRUMP VOTES ELECTION

U.S. President Donald Trump voted in his adopted home of Florida before hitting the campaign trail for rallies in three swing states on Saturday, joining more than 54 million Americans who have cast early ballots ahead of the Nov. 3 election.

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Nigeria says dozens dead in unrest over police brutality

APTOPIX Nigeria Police Protest

Nigeria’s president says 51 civilians have been killed in unrest following days of peaceful protests over police abuses, and he blames “hooliganism” for the violence while asserting that security forces have used “extreme restraint.”

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