Tag: SARS

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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 ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 15, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 15th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories: Mary Remmy Njoku, the undisputed queen of Nollywood sells ROK to Canal+ ...

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Bernard DayoApril 18, 2019

Yomi Shogunle telling Nigerians how to avoid being killed by SARS is like men telling women how to avoid being raped

At this point, nothing that Yomi Shogunle says should be shocking. The Acting Commissioner of Police has, for himself, created ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 2, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 2nd of April

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:   The Late 5: Police release identities of alleged killers of ...

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Bernard DayoApril 1, 2019

Nigerians on Twitter are campaigning again on #EndSARS after another civilian death

Although the #EndSARS campaign on social media has dipped in and out of momentum, the hashtag is back in full ...

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Dayo 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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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 4, 2018

The Late 5: Osinbajo replies Atiku on restructuring; David Mark, Donald Duke jostle for PDP, SDP Presidential tickets | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The debate between Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and former Vice President, ...

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Dayo 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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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 24, 2018

The Late 5: Owerri court releases 114 Imo women held in detention, Gov. Ortom alleges threat to his life | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: An Owerri high court on Friday granted the unconditional release of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 17th of August

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Dapchi ransom payment: Lai Mohammed’s integrity & the costs ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 16, 2018

#EndSARS: Social Media is proving yet again an important tool for social change

“Social media is a technology available to those criminally minded and we have to be careful about how we respond ...

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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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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 14, 2018

The Late 5: Osinbajo forces IGP to reform SARS; INEC extends voters reg., announce 23 new parties | Other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday ordered the Inspector General of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 14, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 14th of August

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Just In: Acting President, Osinbajo orders immediate overhaul of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 27, 2018

Yomi Shogunle is handling the call to #EndSARS in the worst way possible

If you have lived long enough in Nigeria and are conversant with happenings on microblogging platform Twitter, then you would ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 22, 2018

The Late 5: Police dismiss 4 SARS operatives over robbery accusations, JAMB remits N7.8bn to FG and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Nigeria Police has approved the dismissal of four policemen attached to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 12, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari commissions Abuja Light Rail system, PDP leads protest to NASS over alleged assault on Fayose and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commissioned the first Abuja Light Rail ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2018

Everything you need to know about the NYSC member killed by the Police in Abuja

Police intimidation and brutality have become a big problem in Nigeria and while we mourn people who die from inadequate ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 14, 2018

The Big 5: IGP grants approval for audit of SARS detention cells, Mimiko dumps PDP and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has approved the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 26, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 26th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Wike will soon be showed the ‘red card’ – ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 26, 2017

Police have a different version of Praiz’ claim of SARS harassment

The harassment allegation made against men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) by a Nigerian artiste, Praise Adejo known as Praiz, has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 20, 2017

The Late 5: Firdaus’ case gets the attention of Reps, David Mark faults EFCC’s claims and, other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. The main opposition party, PDP has claimed that President Buhari ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 20, 2017

PCRC in Cross River explain why the #EndSARS campaign is wrong

Members of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) in Cross River on Wednesday, held a peaceful rally in support of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 20, 2017

Falana talks about #EndSARS but leaves out an important issue

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana says the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is made up of members of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 16, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 16th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: There’s a possibility of Igbo leadership after Buhari – ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 16, 2017

“We cannot throw away the bathwater with the baby” | Mike Okiro explains how SARS was created and why

The former Inspector-General of Police, Mike Mbama Okiro, the current Chairman, Police Service Commission in an interview with Daily Trust, has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 13, 2017

The Big 5: 32 SARS Operatives arrested, Amnesty International on the NGO Bill and, other stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. The Inspector General of Police has ordered the arrest ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 13, 2017

#EndSARS: Police arrest 32 Operatives

As the #EndSARS campaign begins to die down, TheCable reports that at least 32 operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad ...

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AzeezDecember 12, 2017

Armed robbery suspects no longer appear in courts…they are usually killed – Falana

Lawyer and rights activists, Femi Falana has weighed in on the recent discourse on personnel of the Special Anti-robbery Squad ...

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AzeezDecember 10, 2017

Most of the complaints, allegations against SARS are not true – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has said most of the complaints about officials of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) are not ...

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