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Special Anti-robbery Squad

4 days ago
The independent investigative panel on human rights violation by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), yesterday
4 days ago
By its original mandate, the Justice Doris Okuwobi panel of inquiry into the #EndSARS protest in Lagos State is supposed to conclude its hearing today.
28 May
Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alkali Usman, yesterday, said the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) had weakened efforts by the force to confront insecurity frontally...
6 Jan
A 75-year old man, Paul Amadi, yesterday, asked the Rivers State Judicial Commission of Inquiry to prevail on the Nigeria Police to pay him N20m for the trauma operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) caused him. Amadi said he was forced to relocate to his maternal home after experiencing hardship for over one…
20 Nov 2020
A thirty-year-old man, Mr. Ayotomiwa Elegbeleye, yesterday, told Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Allegations of Police Brutality how he was tortured by operatives...
13 Nov 2020
The unpredictability of life has always been a daunting experience for humanity. We are supposed to expect good things to happen, yet the unexpected things that throw us off balance happen all the time.
2 Nov 2020
“Without strong watchdog institutions, impunity becomes the very foundation upon which systems of corruption are built. And if impunity is not demolished, all efforts to bring an end to corruption are in vain”. — Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel laureate. One of the derivable positives from the recent nationwide protests against the now-dissolved police Special Anti-Robbery Squad…
30 Oct 2020
As the country searches for a solution to the impasse generated by the #EndSARS protest against police brutality, President Muhammadu Buhari should take his portion of the blame for failing to address the protesters in good time before the protest degenerated into a crisis. His failure in this regard is not only against expectations of…
27 Oct 2020
• Ekiti panel to begin sitting November 2 • PWDs lament non-inclusion in commissions The Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS-related abuses and the Lekki Tollgate killings in Lagos State has received not less than 15 petitions from victims of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) abuse. Chairman of the panel,…
24 Oct 2020
Fellow Nigerians, 1. This is a difficult time for our nation but together we will prevail. 2. On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, in the Lekki area of Lagos, innocent Nigerians exercising their democratic right to protest were attacked by soldiers of the Nigerian Army. Some died. Many were injured. This terrible incidence has no place…
21 Oct 2020
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), popularly known as Shiites, have joined in condemning the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the police, alleging that its members
21 Oct 2020
For a leader who once cheerfully confessed that he was never in a hurry to do anything – or did he mean certain things? - one must honestly commend President Muhammadu Buhari


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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has registered five more COVID-19 deaths and additional 176 new infections in 11 states and the FCT...
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The Emir of llorin, Alhaji lbrahim Sulu-Gambari on Friday turbaned a business morgul and Philanthropist, Mallam Salihu Mustapha as the new Turaki of the llorin emirate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event which took place at the palace of the Emir was witnessed by eminent personalities from all walks of life.…