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6 Oct 2020
Nigeria's police affairs minister Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi on Tuesday said a team has been mobilised to monitor and ensure compliance to the ban on routine patrol by personnel of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS). Inspector general of police Mohammed Adamu on Sunday banned the SARS) and other units of the police from carrying out…
6 Oct 2020
Nigeria police on Tuesday said it will be having a live meeting session with Afropop artiste Naira Marley to discuss reforms for the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the force. "Today, Tuesday 6th October, 2020, by 11am, the Force PRO- DCP Frank Mba will be having a live instagram chat with Naira Marley to…
5 Oct 2020
Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressive Party at the 2019 general elections, on Monday called for urgent and comprehensive reform of the Nigeria Police Force.
4 Oct 2020
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has hinted of immediate reforms of the Nigeria Police following anger over the reported upsurge of harrassment of Nigerians in the hands of SARS operatives in the country. "It is very obvious that this is a major concern, a few bad eggs in the police force are causing all of these…
4 Oct 2020
Nigeria's Inspector general of police Mohammed Adamu on Sunday banned personnel of the police from indiscriminate searching of mobile phones and laptops. "All Tactical Squads must also desist from the invasion of the privacy of citizens particularly through indiscriminate and unauthorized search of mobile phones, laptops and other smart devices," Adamu said in a statement.…
President Muhammau Buhari and Wizkid
4 Oct 2020
  Some Nigerian celebrities have called on the government to end police brutality as more evidence of illegal activities by Special Anti Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) emerged at the weekend. As Nigerians took to Twitter to air their grievances and trend the #EndSARS campaign, celebrities such as WizKid, Rudeboy and Mercy Eke said the government needs…
4 Oct 2020
The fatal police shooting footage of a Nigerian man has sparked outrage and reignited a public call for the shutdown of a controversial police unit in the country. The outrage was triggered by a post from a Twitter user who said he recorded SARS officials shooting “a young boy dead at Ughelli, Delta state .…
4 Oct 2020
Some Nigerian leaders are calling for a reform in the operations of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), after cases of harassment and extortion by members of the squad went viral on Saturday. Former vice president Atiku Abubakar and former Senate president Bukola Saraki said on Saturday said the Special Anti-Robbery Squad has become an oppressor of…
12 Aug 2020
The Convener of #EndSARS#, Mr Segun Awosanya, has urged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to make public the findings...
20 May 2019
Segun Awosanya, a civil rights activist and #EndSARS convener on Monday described the Nigeria Police Force as a terrorist organisation. "As it were I can only speak for FSARS Lagos. The remaining have bitten the evil fruit in conspiracy against our youth. They rob/abduct our youth in and out of uniform without shame along side…
12 Apr 2019
Popular Nigerian singer and actor, Ikechukwu has warned of what will happen if any official of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) ever try to harass him the way they harass other Nigerian citizens. The entertainer shared a heartbreaking video of SARS officials harassing and beating a man because he refused to let them search his…
6 Apr 2019
Grammy-nominated Nigerian singer, Femi Kuti has called for a reform of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), stating that they are meant to defend us and not kill us. The entertainer expressed this view while addressing the media at the New Afrika Shrine, Lagos where a protest against police brutality took place on Friday, April 5,…