IGP sets up committee to assess losses recorded by police during #EndSARS protest

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Friday inaugurated a nine-man committee to assess losses suffered by the Nigeria Police Force during the #EndSARS protests in the country. Adamu, who inaugurated the committee at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, said the decision to set up the committee was informed by the need to take proper... Continue Reading →

Nigeria’s youth rises up

The #ENDSars protests mobilised young Nigerians against police brutality. But they have since broadened their demands It all started on 3 October 2020, when a video of the Nigerian police shooting a man at Ughelli, a community in the South-South region of the country, was met with outrage and anger on social media. It was... Continue Reading →

Obiano orders markets in Anambra to open, as police deploy operatives around state

Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has ordered the reopening of markets in the state. The Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Mr Uchenna Okafor, in a short message, to convey the governors’ directive told all markets in the state to resume business on Monday. The commissioner’s media assistant, Judy Jeff-Nwabueze said, “With the approval of... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: End SARS: Protesters block Kogi govt house, denies security operatives access

Youths numbering over 1000 have barricaded the Kogi State Government House protesting against SARS brutality in the state. The youths who blocked the gate of the government house denied everyone, including security operatives, government officials, access into the complex. They are insisting that the disbandment of SARS by the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu... Continue Reading →

Despite rainfall, youths sustain #EndSARS, #EndSWAT protest in Lagos

Nigerian youths do not seem to be ready to drop their protest against police brutality and extra-judicial killings, at least for now. This is especially as the protesters at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos despite the heavy rainfall on Wednesday morning still trooped out in their numbers to continue the protest that started since last... Continue Reading →

End SARS: Kenny Black leads protest in Ejigbo, Lagos

Ejigbo LCDA chairman, Hon. Monsuru Bello Obe, appealed to the youths protesting against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the police today (Wednesday), assuring that federal and state governments are working together to address their demands. Addressing the protesters led by Otoloorin Kehinde Peters also known as Kenny Black in Ejigbo, the chairman advised them to... Continue Reading →

SWAT: ‘Don’t deploy criminals’ – Deji Adeyanju reacts as IGP names new team to replace SARS

Deji Adeyanju, popular activist, has reacted to the formation of a new unit to replace the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS. Adeyanju, who is the convener of Concerned Nigerian expressed hope that the police won’t deploy criminals to man the new unit. Recall that the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu had announced the formation of... Continue Reading →

Defunct SARS Operatives to Undergo Psychological, Medical Examination

*Recalled to force headquarters for debriefing *New tactical team to commence training next week The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has ordered all personnel of the defunct SARS to report at the Force Headquarters, Abuja for debriefing, psychological and medical examination. A statement by the Force Public Relation Officer, DCP Frank Mba, Tuesday said... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: IGP Orders Disbandment Of SARS Nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force. The Police Boss made the announcement in a live broadcast on Sunday. The announcement came the heels of nationwide online and offline protests against the brutality and extra-judicial killings by SARS operatives nationwide. In the... Continue Reading →

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