Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Nadia Richard sanction CNN for reporting that the country's military short on killed protesters who were demonstrating against police brutality, a government minister said on Thursday. But the U. S broadcaster has defended his journalism. Information Minister Lai Mohammed claimed CNN has used on verified and possibly doctored videos on information from questionable sources in the report, but did not specify what sanctions the government could bring. It went to town with on verified social media footage is in It's desperation toe prove that people were killed are lucky to get again. This is irresponsible journalism for with CNN deserves to be functions, a CNN spokesperson said. Our reporting was carefully and meticulously research and we stand by it. Thousands of Nigerians took to the streets to protest against special anti robbery scored a new tourism, now disbanded police unit Isis. The protests were initially peaceful. Demonstrators in an upmarket legals district were short out on October 20 by men, witnesses said, with soldiers sit down, sit down, sit down. Rights group Amnesty International said 12 protesters were killed. The army denied involvement. Mohammed said the government has fined three stations of what they're reporting off the purchase on added at the federal government was very satisfied with the role played by security services, calling them professional on, measured in their response, yeah.