Tag: FSARS

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 27, 2020

Policemen in Nigeria seem to be back to their old ways as they open fire on a crowd of market women

The year 2020 has been one big convoluted story with so many life changing twists and turns that would no ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 6, 2020

Sowore’s resilience to the #EndSARS cause makes us ask questions about 2023

Looking back to every event that unfolded in October 2020, from the #EndSARS protests to the #LekkiShooting, it is safe ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 6, 2020

My dreaded story with the Nigerian Police Force | Part 2: A death in the river

In case you missed Part One: I wish I had helped, I should have helped, I want to help, but ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 2, 2020

More than early morning karate exercises, the new SWAT team needs psychological evaluation

Like the popular American one liner goes; “There’s a new Sheriff in town.” A quote often used to emphasize a ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 2, 2020

“Operation Burst” is replacing police brutality, an injury to the #EndSARS protests

It’s quite upsetting to realise that freedom of expression still remains a foreign concept to a good number of Nigerian ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 27, 2020

Yahaya Bello’s #EndSARS comments will make you question government’s will towards positive change

It is 20 days since the #EndSARS protests started and, Nigerian politicians who have relatively stayed quiet more days than ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 21, 2020

Omoni Oboli, Chioma Akpotha, others continue to lend their services to the #EndSARS movement

Solidarity in Nigeria has largely been a foreign concept, one we all claim to subscribe to but have been slow ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 9, 2020

#EndSARS: Cuppy’s tweet exposes a lot; including the insensitivity of elites towards a cycle of oppression

The public out rage against the Nigerian Police Force for the numerous and wide spread instances of police brutality all ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 8, 2020

Can Tacha use her Titans to create real change or do they only stand behind her online?

A Nigeria where Nigerians can honestly say that we demanded and the government responded, would be the closest thing to ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 5, 2020

New Ban Festival: Another year, another SARS ban | The #YNaijaCover

Following several harrowing accounts from Nigerians telling of horrific and violent encounters with the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) or ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 9, 2020

Awkuzu: Outrage on social media over allegations of extra judicial killings by SARS operatives

It is common knowledge that young Nigerians all over the country protest regularly against the brutality in the hands of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 21, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 21st of January

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija:     The Big 5: Buhari behaving like Abacha, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 29, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 29th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: UPDATE: FSARS operative who allegedly killed LASTMA official, reported ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 25, 2018

The Late 5: Don’t touch civil cases anymore – IGP instructs FSARS; Buhari orders Military to be ruthless with bandits | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation this week: President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday challenged military personnel saddled with ...

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Alexander OnukwueAugust 15, 2018

SARS reform has begun, but are there any real plans to ensure police accountability?

SARS will… attend to armed robbery, kidnapping, apprehension of offenders linked to the stated offences, and nothing more. That summarizes ...

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