Police arrest man, others for allegedly defrauding online girl friend
Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Imo State Police Command have arrested alleged fake United States (US) based Nigerian, Emmanuel Obioma, 43,
Preparing private sector for next pandemic
Late in the summer of 2019, a virus makes the leap from pigs in South America to the farmers who come into close and regular contact with them. It begins as a slow burn in Brazil; by October, it is gaining momentum and becomes known to the world.
Why the police are not our friends
I don’t know who came up with the Nigerian Police Slogan “The Police is Your Friends”, but make no mistake about your relationship with Nigerian Police. Nowhere in the world is the police your police. They have a very important role in keeping us all safe from the baddies of the world, but the police are not your friend.
FG warns security operatives against harassing tech workers
The Nigerian government has warned security operatives against harassing and labelling tech workers in the country as fraudsters. This, the government said will stifle the economy. “These reports indicate that young persons are generally regarded as fraudsters by officers of security agencies if found with such devices in their possession and subsequently subjected to varied…
Again, SARS officials kill one in Lagos
Four Nigeria police officials attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have been arrested for shooting an unidentified youth to death in Lagos. Nigeria police are yet to release the names of the officers that killed the man at Akodo, Ajah area of Lagos State. An eyewitness said one of the policemen shot at the…
‘Urge for killing comes to me like hunger’
It started like the normal everyday killings by cultists, kidnappers, ritualists and other notorious criminals who have held Rivers State in their grip in the recent past.
Actor narrates how SARS operatives allegedly attacked, robbed him
Nigerian rapper and actor, Ikechukwu Onunaku has accused operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of beating and robbing him of his money at the Lekki Phase 1 area of Lagos State.
Policemen to face murder charge over Lagos killings
Four police officers arrested by the command 'decoy' operatives for alleged extra-judicial killing are to face murder charges in court. Lagos State police spokesman, Bala Elkana, who confirmed the arrest of the 'trigger-happy' officers noted that the attention of Lagos State Police Command was drawn to a video on social media showing some Police Officers…
Respect rights of citizens, Olasoji warns police officers
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State command, Zubairu Muazu, has admonished police officers in the state to give their job a human face by dealing rightly with citizens whom they are meant to protect.
Group urges IGP to implement SARS reforms
A civil society organisation, the Human Rights Society for All, has urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to implement the recommendations of the presidential panel on the re-organisation of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) arm of the Nigeria Police Force.