Tag: nigerian police

Uroupa KiakubuDecember 3, 2020

The #EndSARS Judicial Panels may already be touching the Nigerian Police in sensitive areas

Ever since judicial panels were set up across the country to investigate cases of police brutality and other related crimes ...

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 ...

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 3, 2020

#JusticeforPelumi: Another tragic story of a Nigerian youth gone too soon

For the umpteenth time now, Nigerian youths are crying out to the authorities to get justice for yet another fallen ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2020

36 states and only 7 governors think the #EndSARS protests are genuine

It is Day 14 of the #EndSARS protests. Nine days since the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, announced the ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 20, 2020

#EndBadGovernanceInNigeria, #NASSPayCut, #SecureNorth | How #EndSARS birthed other protests

by Ayodele Ibiyemi What started as a protest against Police brutality has now taken another turn. Days after the Inspector ...

Kola MuhammedOctober 20, 2020

Many aides, little aid: Is President Buhari’s silence on #EndSARS being encouraged or discouraged?

As one hand is put on a Holy Book and the other raised up, Femi Adesina, the incoming Special Adviser ...

Kola MuhammedOctober 19, 2020

How #EndSARS protest is proving the youth as the better hope of a One Nigeria

If we can all do a quick poll of one of the reasons why Nigerians appear to be disunited, our ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 19, 2020

Much ado about Segalink’s withdrawal from the #EndSARS protests

by Ayodele Ibiyemi When activist, Segun Awosanya started helping people who were arrested by Policemen through his organisation, Social Intervention ...

Kola MuhammedOctober 17, 2020

Peruzzi is crowned Inspector General of Police to tell the FG why reforms are necessary | #EndSARS

Singer and songwriter, Tobechukwu Okoh, popularly known as Peruzzi, is the new Inspector General of Police. How so? Well, the ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 17, 2020

United by anger, Nigerian youth are only asking for one thing | #EndSARS

by Dapo Awobeku Let’s start by saying unequivocally that this has been one of the largest people power movement we ...

Kola MuhammedOctober 15, 2020

Bringing back Fela: Why it is time for artistes to also speak through their art in the #EndSARS movement

Even the most insentient person in the country knows that a revolution is already being brewed. Such is the magnitude ...

Kola MuhammedOctober 14, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Dear Nigerian Creatives, we need you for this #EndSARS movement | #EndSWAT

Every possible weapon in the arsenal has been brought out in the ongoing historic fight against police brutality and youth ...

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 ...

Michael IsaacAugust 7, 2020

Naira Marley inciting the police for relevance. How long will it last?

Since making his 2019 controversial statement about how Nigerians should pray for cyber criminals, Naira Marley has built a heavy rotation ...

Chinedu OkaforJuly 15, 2020

Segalink, Nigerians on Twitter bring Policemen to justice for extorting N260,000

It’s been a never-ending battle, that Nigerians have had to endure in the hands of corrupt law officials. Police brutality ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2020

For SARS Awkuzu, it is an organised system of extra-judicial killings

When SARS appeared in China in 2002, it shook the world not just because it spread worldwide within months and ...

Edwin OkoloJune 22, 2020

If we want Seyitan Babalola safe, men must honestly address our collective privilege

Last week, Nigerian women as a collective mourned the death of Oluwatoyin Salau. Death is the tamest way to describe ...

Edwin OkoloJanuary 13, 2020

The Nigerian police raises an important question about Amotekun

Who has the right to bear sophisticated arms? That is the question the Nigerian police representatives in Ekiti, Ogun and ...

Nelson C.JNovember 27, 2019

The Nigerian Police seem to have gotten a new memo and we are worried

Every now and then, a new police brutality story emerges. But every day, the fear of its depth and gore ...

Edwin OkoloOctober 22, 2019

High ranking policemen getting kidnapped is just how bad Nigeria’s security issues are right now

Is there a more pressing sign that a country’s security has been severely compromised than the state having to protect ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 12, 2019

Nepotism in the Nigerian army cost the policemen killed last week their lives

If you follow politics in Nigeria, then the events of last weekend must have caused you some concern. The Nigerian ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 9, 2019

A kidnap kingpin is in the wind and 3 police officers are dead; This is Buhari’s Nigeria

In a turn of events that will confound even the most open minded of political commentators, the Nigerian Police Force, ...

Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

The police raided Abuja nightclubs and arrested over 70 women, sexually assaulted them and we are furious

Even though we are deeply numb from the varying attacks, assaults, and human rights violations perpetrated by the Nigerian Police, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 28, 2018

The Big 5: 121 policemen dismissed for shunning deployment against Boko Haram; APC chieftain explains why Igbos must vote Buhari in 2019 | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said Thursday, it has ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2018

The Late 5: New terrorist group reportedly emerges in Sokoto, Police kill 104 bandits in Zamfara | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The Association of Residents Doctors, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 28, 2018

UPDATE: Deji Adeyanju remanded in prison custody

Political activist, Deji Adeyanju, alongside two others, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams have been remanded in prison custody after they ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 28, 2018

Police give reasons for arresting Deji Adeyanju

The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday, November 28, explained why it detained political activist, Deji Adeyanju, alongside two others who ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 15, 2018

While we call for police reforms, yet another citizen has been killed in Abuja #JusticeForAnita

When Vice President Yemi Osinbajo called for the sack and arrest of former DSS DG, Lawal Daura, Nigerians celebrated, considering ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 7, 2018

The Late 5: PDP calls for Adeosun’s immediate sack, Buhari reacts to Saraki’s victory at Supreme court and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has on Saturday reacted to the Supreme Court’s ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 7, 2018

Police kill NYSC member, new APC faction emerges and other stories that drove conversation this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. France President, Emmanuel Macron Tuesday, visited the New Afrika ...

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