(CNN)Nigeria has been rocked by days of nationwide protests over police brutality, following widespread claims of kidnapping, harassment, and extortion by a controversial police unit known as the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
So what is SARS and why is it so controversial?
How did the recent unrest begin?
After weeks of outcry online from young people in the country over claims of kidnapping, harassment and extortion by SARS, protesters began taking to the streets about two weeks ago.
What happened in Lagos?
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