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Twitter, Google Back Nigerians Protesting Police Brutality

  • Google Africa tweets against oppression, calls for fair police
  • Twitter CEO Dorsey showed supporters how to donate to cause
People protest in Ikeja, Nigeria on Oct. 9.

People protest in Ikeja, Nigeria on Oct. 9.

Photographer: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images
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Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey and Alphabet Inc.’s Google have come out in support of Nigerians protesting a controversial police unit that became infamous for harassing young workers in the country’s burgeoning technology industry.