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Special Anti-robbery Squad

23 Sep 2019
The police in Ogun State have arrested one Abiodun Makinde, a suspected ‘one chance’ robbery after being sighted and identified in public by two ladies, who were once his victims.
17 May 2019
Mr Gasser Nasser, an expatriate worker with the Zenith Construction Company, Mbiaya, in Uruan Local Government Area (LGA) of Akwa Ibom has been rescued from kidnappers. Nasser was rescued by officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the state police command. Police Public Relations’ Officer, SP Odiko Macdon, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at…
25 Nov 2018
Nigerian music star, Yomi SARS who also doubles as a SARS operative has disclosed that the campaign to end the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Nigeria, popularly tagged END SARS campaign, affected his music. Born Abayomi Ekundayo but better known by his stage name of  Yomi SARS, he told Sunday Scoop that at a time, he…
28 Aug 2018
Consistent with his usual knack for seeing seemingly intractable challenges through to a tolerable state, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s order to the Inspector General of Police to “overhaul” the controversial police unit called the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and follow-up directive to the National Human Rights Commission to set up a panel to probe allegations…
26 Aug 2018
A former Commissioner of Police, Mr Lawrence Alobi, on Sunday in Abuja, called for a robust capacity building on democratic policing for men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that then Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Aug. 14, directed the immediate overhaul of the SARS. The…
21 May 2015
The powers of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) are to be subsumed under Assistant Commissioners of Police in-charge of Criminal Investigation Department

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