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Northerners Support SARS – Governor Lalong Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong. Photo Credit: Punch
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Northerners Support SARS – Governor Lalong

The governor of Plateau state Simon Lalong has restated the undividened support of Northern states to the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police. The governor disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents on Thursday after a meeting with President Buhari at Aso Villa in Abuja. Lalong, who happens to be […]

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#EndSARS: Ruling APC accused PDP of creating SARS, lauds Buhari APC Spokesman, Yekini Nabena. Photo Credit: PUNCH
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#EndSARS: Ruling APC accused PDP of creating SARS, lauds Buhari

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of creating the embattled Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the police force, which the popular demand has crumpled down. The APC spokesman, Yekini Nabena in a series of tweets on Sunday, blamed the opposition party of creating such an havoc by […]

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JUST IN: ‘Stubborn’ IGP Succumbs to pressure, dissolves SARS
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JUST IN: ‘Stubborn’ IGP Succumbs to pressure, dissolves SARS

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adam, on Sunday, announced the dissolution of the police formation, Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS. The Police Boss made this known while addressing Pressmen at the Police Force Headquarters in Abuja. The dissolution of SARS is coming after the nationwide protests against the formation’s atrocities. Some of these atrocities include, […]

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Arrest and prosecute #EndSARS protesters, NANS tells IGP Photo Credit: NANS Facebook page
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Arrest and prosecute #EndSARS protesters, NANS tells IGP

The call to end the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) which began with a protest in Lagos state some days ago has since spread to other parts of the country. Nigerians call for scrapping of SARS, a squad in Nigeria Police, over the unprofessional discharge of duties which had resulted in harrasements, assault […]

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A ban on SARS is nothing but policy somersault with no effect – Falana File Photo of Femi Falana, SAN.
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A ban on SARS is nothing but policy somersault with no effect – Falana

A human rights activists and chairman of Alliance for Survival of COVID-19 and Beyond, ASCAB, Femi Falana (SAN), has described the IGP’s ban on the operatives of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) as nothing but ineffective policy somersault. Falana, in a statement attached to ASCAB, described the move to ban the special police squad as […]

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Noteworthy Points in Naira Marley’s chat with Nigeria Police File Photo of Naira Marley
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Noteworthy Points in Naira Marley’s chat with Nigeria Police

It was earlier reported that the Nigeria popular hip hop singer, Naira Marley who earlier planned to spearhead a protest against the Police brutality and harassment on youths has called off the planned mass actions. In return, the Nigerian born singer is to have an Instagram live chat session with the police spokesman, Frank Mba […]

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#EndSARS: Naira Marley calls off protest Photo Credit: Twitter
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#EndSARS: Naira Marley calls off protest

A popular Nigerian singer and leader of Marlians, Naira Marley has canceled his plans to lead a protest against police brutality and an end to operations of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS). Naira Marley who took to his verified Twitter handle to announce the cancelation of the planned mass action, said “a lot of […]

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Youth minister urges IGP to evince recent ban on SARS Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare and the IG of Police, IGP M.A Adamu. Credit to Nigerian Tribune
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Youth minister urges IGP to evince recent ban on SARS

– “Our youths are not all criminals” – Minister – “Any officer that goes contrary to the law would not go scot-free.” – IGP – Traders prevent SARS from arresting man in Lagos. The Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has urged the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu to evince the recent ban […]

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The call to end SARS is propagated by cyber criminals – Buhari’s aide Photo of Lauretta Onojie by PUNCH
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The call to end SARS is propagated by cyber criminals – Buhari’s aide

With Nigerians calling for an end to the operations of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS, and the Special Tactic Squad, STS, of the Nigeria Police Force, the presidency as reacted to the call by the citizens. In her reaction, the Personal Assistant to President Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, was of the opinion […]

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IGP Bans FSARS, Other Tactical Squads from Routine Patrol, Others as 2 SARS Operatives Arrested File Photo of Inspector General of Police, IGP M. A Adamu
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IGP Bans FSARS, Other Tactical Squads from Routine Patrol, Others as 2 SARS Operatives Arrested

– IGP Bans FSARS, STS, From routine patrol, others – IGP warns SARS from invading citizens’ privacy – 2 SARS Operatives, Civilian Accomplice arrested in Lagos The Inspector General of Police, IGP M. A. Adamu, has placed an indefinite ban on certain activities of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), as well as other Police […]

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