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Amnesty International, others demand justice over police killing in Lagos

Civil society organisations and prominent Nigerians have condemned the killing of a Nigerian, Kolade Johnson, in Lagos and demanded prosecution of the police officers involved in the incident.

President Buhari orders total overhaul of SARS

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a total overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Police fault artiste Praiz over alleged harassment by SARS

The harassment allegation made against men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad by a rhythm and blues artiste, Praise Adejo, aka Praiz, has attracted the wrath of the Lagos State Police Command.

2019: IGP Ibrahim Idris warns officers against unethical conduct

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Tuesday warned officers of the Nigeria Police Force against unethical conduct during the 2019 general elections.

Why Nigeria police created SARS – Ex-IGP Mike Okiro

The former Inspector-General of Police, Mike Okiro, has revealed why the Nigeria Police Force set up the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Governor Wike behind #EndSARS campaign – Dakuku Peterside

The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has accused Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State of being behind the #EndSARS campaign against the Special Anti Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police.

How crime rate dropped in Rivers – SARS

In spite the #EndSARS debate by Nigerians, Mr Akin Fakorode, the Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Rivers, says crime rate has dropped to the barest minimum in the upland region of the state.

Senate begins probe of SARS

The Senate on Tuesday resolved to investigate the activities of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS).

Protesters lock horns over #EndSARS nationwide

Nationwide demonstrations were held yesterday for and against proscription of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) over which opinion is divided.

Coalition holds #EndSARS rallies nationwide on Monday

A coalition of civic groups will, on Monday, hold rallies nationwide to press home their demand for the dismantling of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad by the police authorities for high-handedness.

Nigeria Police launch #SupportSARS campaign

The police have launched #SupportSARS campaign in a bid to check the massive opposition to the state anti-robbery squad (SARS).

House of Reps spokesman Abdulrazak Namdas accuses Police PRO of blackmail

Abdulrazak Namdas, spokesman of the house of representatives, has accused Jimoh Moshood, force public relations officer, of blackmail.

Nigeria Police defend SARS against brutality accusations

A police official defended a unit of the Nigeria Police Force that has been accused of human rights violations, saying many claims of brutality were unfounded and the country needed to be defended against violent crime.

Police release held BudgIT staff Moses Motoni

The police have released Moses Motoni, a tracking officer of BudgIT, a civic tech organisation.

Senator Isa Misau backs calls for SARS scrapping

Senator Isa Misau, Bauchi-APC, on Tuesday lent his voice to the trending social media outcry against the activities of the Nigeria Police Force’s Special Anti-robbery Squad, SARS.

Politicians behind #EndSARS campaign – FPRO

Jimoh Moshood, force public relations officer, says “mischievous” politicians are behind the #EndSARS campaign.

#ENDSARS: IGP Ibrahim Idris orders restructuring of SARS

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate re-organisation of Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad following the public outcry against the squad.

Three million jobs lost under President Buhari in 2 years – Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has rejoined the opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP which he helped found some years ago, saying he took the decision after due consultations with party leaders and stakeholders nationwide.

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