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7 Sep
About 406 people have signed a petition urging the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali, to release Bernard Ogbu, a widower, who has been in police detention since March 3, 2019, for an undisclosed offence and his family is uncertain of whether he is dead or alive.
28 Jun
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has urged the Nigerian government to fully implement the recommendations of the Presidential Panel on Special Anti-Robbery Squad
18 May
Some Nigerian friends have recently expressed concerns about China’s COVID-19 situation and showed their support to China’s efforts to fight the disease.
4 Mar
The #EndSARS Independent Investigative Panel, yesterday, expressed dismay that the police failed to appear before its sitting in Abuja.
27 Jan
Governor Seyi Makinde, yesterday, received the report of the Oyo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into police brutality and related matters, set up in the aftermath of the nationwide #EndSARS protests in late 2020.
24 Dec 2021
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), yesterday, awarded N147million in compensation to 27 victims of police brutality.
14 Dec 2021
Peace will continue to elude Nigeria if the fraud in the 1999 constitution is not expunged forthwith. The Nigerian 1999 constitution has created a failed state and is at the point
4 Dec 2021
The Nigerian police on Thursday told the Independent Investigative Panel on human rights violations by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other police units in Abuja, that Eric Ezeala, who was arrested by the officers of the Intelligence Response Team in 2017...
2 Dec 2021
A DNA test ordered by the Independent Investigative Panel on allegations of human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has shown that a woman, Ethers Tanko, is not the mother of a missing child she had been laying claim to.
26 Nov 2021
Leader of the Imo Joint Task Force codenamed: Search and Flush, Dan Iroakazi, yesterday, denied that the police shot a 19-year old student, Chigaemezu Ojinnaka in the state.
24 Nov 2021
For several years, the human rights community had called for the prosecution of the operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) over incessant arrests, detention, torture and extrajudicial killing of citizens.
24 Nov 2021
The police, yesterday, told the Independent Investigative Panel probing allegations of human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) that they have power to investigate...

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