There was a violent protest in Kano State on Monday morning, when some policemen attached to the Shahuci Area Command allegedly killed one Saifullahi of Kofar Mata Babban Layi, in the Kano Municipal Local Government Area of the state.
Armed soldiers have been deployed to the streets of Abuja as the ongoing mass action against the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, is becoming bloody, following clashes between protesters and other hoodlums.
A retired senior police officer who is the brain behind the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Fulani Kwajafa, has regretted creating the unit.
Nigerian Army has restated its commitment to defend the country and her democracy at all cost, saying that its officers and men are directed never to be distracted by anti-democratic forces and agents of disunity.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reiterated that no personnel of the defunct SARS will be selected to be part of the newly created Special Weapons And Tactics, SWAT, team.
The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, says it is setting up an Independent Investigation Panel to look into human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS and other segments of the Nigerian Police within the next one week.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced the setting up of a N200 million fund to compensate families of victims of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, killings.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has called on Nigerians to discontinue the ongoing protest against the Nigeria Police Forces’ disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squat, SARS, across the country.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, disclosed that training of a new police unit replacing the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, will begin next week.
The Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian government of repeated failure to tackle the alleged impunity enjoyed by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, unit of the Nigeria Police Force.
The Delta Police Command on Monday dismissed a video clip alleging that operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS shot a man to death in Ughelli town, in the Ughelli South local government area of the state.
Saudi Arabia has suspended travel to China for both citizens and non-Saudi residents of the kingdom, State News Agency, SPA said on Thursday.
Nigerian police, military, SSS arbitrarily harassing, arresting journalists, bloggers – Amnesty Int’l
Journalists, bloggers and activists in Nigeria are increasingly harassed, intimidated, sometimes physically assaulted and arbitrarily arrested by Nigerian authorities simply for doing their job or expressing dissenting opinions, Amnesty International said on Monday.
The Police in Kano on Friday said that it arrested three notorious rustlers for stealing 1,000 cows in Falgore Forest, Kiru Local Government Area of the state.
The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, of the Lagos State Police Command during a gun battle killed one Mufutau Sulaiman, a.k.a. `Pencil’.
The Police Command in Anambra says it arrested 264 suspects including kingpins that masterminded two high profile kidnap and murder cases from April 1 to date in the state.
Barely two days to the conduct of the Governorship and State Assembly elections, the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Gombe state, Usman Bayero-Nafada has alerted that the opposition All Progressive Congress, APC, in the state was planning to use the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, against his party.
The Presidential Panel on Reform of SARS sitting in Lagos on Thursday heard how a member of the squad, Police Inspector Wilson Okenya, killed...
The Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to equip...
Mr Iliyasu said the command also rescued two medical doctors who were victims of the kidnappers, adding that the gang always targeted motorists on the highway.