Police want court to stop judicial panels set up to investigate its abuses

Nigeria Police Force has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order to stop the judicial panels of inquiry. The panels of inquiry were set up by state governors to probe allegations of police brutality and human rights abuses of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other police tactical units.... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: Panel orders police to show evidence of corpse in morgue

The panel probing rights violations by defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has ordered the police to produce evidence it deposited the corpse of Emmanuel Ita Ephara, allegedly killed extra-judicially, in a morgue. The 11-member panel, set up by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), gave the... Continue Reading →

EndSARS: Resign, burn your uniforms – Nnamdi Kanu warns police officers, army

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has warned the rank and file of the Nigeria Police and the army not to return to their duty post again. Recall that a former Inspector General of Police, IGP Tafa Balogun, had appealed to men of the Nigeria Police Force, to return to duty,... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Police, Minister bow to pressure, arraign 72-year-old journalist in court

Consequent upon pressures from the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) and various groups across the country; the Nigeria Police Force, on Monday, arraigned a 72-year-old journalist, Pa. Oga Tom Uhia in Court. Pa. Uhia, Publisher of Power Steering Magazine, has spent 30 days in secret detention, allegedly on the order of the Minister of State... Continue Reading →

End SARS protests: Gov. Ugwuanyi begs police officers to resume work

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Wednesday, passionately appealed to men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to fully renew their ultimate commitment towards the provision of security of lives and property by returning to their duty posts across the State. Gov. Ugwuanyi made the appeal when he visited the Senior Police... Continue Reading →

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 →

‘Continue the fight. Don’t be intimidated,’ Femi Kuti tells #EndSARS protesters

Afrobeat musician, Femi Anikulapo Kuti, on Thursday appeared at the #EndSARS protest in the Alausa area of Lagos and encouraged protesters attacked by hoodlums to press on. Hoodlums had earlier on Thursday stormed the Lagos State Secretariat in Alausa and attacked the protesters. They arrived at the secretariat in BRT buses and chased the protesters away... Continue Reading →

Angry protesters push out Sowore from #EndSARS rally

#EndSARS protesters on Thursday pushed out the convener of the #RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, from one of their rallies in Lagos. In a video that has gone viral on social media, Sowore, who is standing trial for alleged treason at the Federal High Court, Abuja, was pushed out by the protesters who asked him to... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: SARS scrapping first step in police reform, Buhari addresses protesters

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said that the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad is the first step in reforming the Nigeria Police Force. He said this in a video uploaded on his Twitter handle on Monday. He said, “I will like to use this opportunity to say a word on the... 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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