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#EndSARS: Mother Recalls How Police Killed Her Son Before Her
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#EndSARS: Mother Recalls How Police Killed Her Son Before Her

A Nigerian mother has tendered her petition before the National Human Rights Commission panel investigating allegations of human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), as she relived the horror of watching her son killed before her. The panel, on Tuesday in Abuja, received the petition of how Rivers state policemen killed the […]

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82,779 Police Officers Bags Promotion
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82,779 Police Officers Bags Promotion

16 bags posthumous promotion, 70 others received special promotion. The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed A Adamu has approved the promotion of 82,779 junior police officer into the next rank. The promotion which was announced on Monday, 23rd November, 2020 saw the elevation of 56,779 Sergeants into the rank of Inspector. Similarly, 17,569 Corporal […]

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Senate President Solicite Support for Community Policing
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Senate President Solicite Support for Community Policing

The Senate President, Alhaji Ahmed Lawan, has on Sunday called in citizens to give their support towards community policing. Lawan made this call in Abuja on Sunday at the finale of a Community Policing Awareness Polo Tournament. Speaking on the community policing, the senate president expressed the hope that it will further enhance the security […]

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Just in: Man, 31 Arraigned for Killing Girlfriend in Ogun State
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Just in: Man, 31 Arraigned for Killing Girlfriend in Ogun State

The operatives of Nigerian Police Force, Ogun State command has arraigned a 31-year-old man for alleged murder of his girlfriend. The 31-year-old Rexlawson Johnson, an indigent of Ebonyi state was paraded on 30th of October, 2020 for gruesome murder of his 26-year old girlfriend, Patricia John. According to a statement by the Ogun State Police […]

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Police Arrest 56 Suspected Looters in Kogi State
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Police Arrest 56 Suspected Looters in Kogi State

The CP Ayuba Ede-led team of police force in Kogi State has arraigned 56 suspected looters in Lokoja, the state capital on wednesday. Ayuba Ede, the Kogi state Commissioner of Police, disclosed that the arraignment was in compliance with a directive given by Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police (IGP), to put a stop to killings, […]

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4 Officers Killed, 11 Police Stations Burnt, 20 Vehicles Destroyed – Anambra Police Claims Anambra State Commissioner of Police, CP John Abang. Photo Credit Nigeria Tribune
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4 Officers Killed, 11 Police Stations Burnt, 20 Vehicles Destroyed – Anambra Police Claims

The Anambra State Police Command has disclosed her ordeals in the hands of vandalisers and hoodlums disguising as #EndSARS protesters in the state. According to the State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, in a press briefing at the command’s headquarters in Awka, about four officers were killed and eleven police stations destroyed, while over […]

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Just in: Angry Mob Burnt Down Filling Station in Lagos
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Just in: Angry Mob Burnt Down Filling Station in Lagos

An angry mob has on Thursday morning, burnt down another filling station belonging to the Nigeria Police Force on fire in Lagos. The inferno at the Nigeria Police properties located at Ojodu Berger axis of Lagos State has been reported to have destroyed properties worth millions of Naira. A report by Guardian disclosed that dozens […]

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#EndSARS: IGP names SWAT, calls ex-SARS members for screening Photo of IGP Mohammed Adamu by The Nation
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#EndSARS: IGP names SWAT, calls ex-SARS members for screening

– IGP names new police squad “SWAT” to replace SARS. – IGP calls ex-SARS for screening before redeployment. The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has named a new police squad as a replacement for the dissolved Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS). SARS was disbanded by the police head on Sunday in submission to the majority […]

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