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7 Oct
To a large extent, the outfit under the supervision of CP Fulani Kwajafa, a retired and quintessential officer, who was the pioneer Head of the Section, led the outfit successfully.
26 Jan
If there was something that took away sleep from the eyes of Enugu governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, two years ago, it was how to settle the age long rift between Umuode and Oruku communities in Nkanu East council of the state.
17 Nov 2020
The recent formation of SWAT by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) appears to be a veritable response of the intense #EndSARS protests, but it is bereft of the requisite guarantees and restrictions required of the 21st century institutional policing. Fears are that it is merely a change in nomenclature, and may not portend or…
28 Oct 2020
Nigeria’s democracy has scored a notable point vis-à-vis the mantra, “power belongs to the people.” Following intensive protests by youths, human rights activists and other concerned persons over excesses of the Nigeria Police particularly...
27 Oct 2020
Nigerian rapper and singer Folarin Falana better known as Falz TheBhadGuy is a year older today and he has expressed mixed feelings about it. The "Talk" crooner in an Instagram post to celebrate the big 30 reflected on the recent happenings in the country. Accoridng to him, he prays for a better tomorrow for the…
26 Oct 2020
There is no gainsaying the fact that the nationwide protest with the theme #ENDSARS is unprecedented in the history of our country. The protest was initially centred on the demand for the scrapping...
21 Oct 2020
We Ithe self-sponsored protesting Nigerian youths, the future, and owners of the Nigerian state, are now ready to die in defence of our dear, battered fatherland, Nigeria. We have had enough of All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Patriotically United Nigerians In Suffering and Hardship (PUNISH), currently on the streets of our…
20 Oct 2020
Since 1992 when the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was established its modus operandi has been basically kill-and-go. This was during the military era where a military ruler arrogantly told Nigerians...
19 Oct 2020
The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, says training for the new police tactical team, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
19 Oct 2020
Despite stiff opposition, the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit, which was established to replace the recently dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), will today, commence training at the Police Mobile Force ...
19 Oct 2020
It’S been 12 days of sustained nationwide street protests against police brutality under the aegis of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Last week’s reported dissolution of the wayward units and their replacement with the Special Weapon and Tactics..
18 Oct 2020
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reassured Nigerians that members of the Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) are without cases of human rights violation in their service records. Adamu said in a statement that the SWAT members will commence training on Monday, 19th October 2020 at the Police Mobile Force (PMF) Training School, Ila…

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