Tag: SARS

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Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 22, 2020

Editi Effiong’s citizen journalism is commendable and should be emulated

Filmmaker, Editi Effiong who is mostly known for his movie UpNorth has been doing an amazing reportage of the Lagos ...

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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 ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 15, 2020

We will ‘North’ have it: Northern governors kick against disbandment of SARS | #TheYNaijaCover

‘SARS is not all made up of bad elements alone as it also includes personnel who are doing their work ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 14, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Is the approval of mental evaluations for Ex-SARS operatives enough to stop protests?

The Inspector-General of the police, Mohammed Adamu, has requested that all operatives of the now-defunct police unit, SARS, report at ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 12, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: The President has spoken, but does it change anything?

When the President of Nigeria decides to give a public address to the Nigerian people, you know that it has ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 9, 2020

#EndSARSprotests: Day 3 signals an undaunting movement against Police brutality | The #YNaijaCover

You could taste it in the air. Today was not like every other day. Nigerians had had enough. The protests ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 7, 2020

#EndSARS: Is a protest still necessary now that the Police is promising change?

You can say the Nigerians vs Police debacle has seen more progress in the past few days than it might ...

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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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Michael IsaacOctober 4, 2020

#EndSARS: Nigerian celebrities have joined the fight against police brutality and a protest is underway

If we said the call to end the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police started five years ago, ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 3, 2020

Elisha Abbo’s victim finds justice in court, women are most certainly not marching against SARS brutality and other things that happened this week

With each new week, the internet gives us a new reason to talk, to be privy to recent developments, and ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 25, 2020

Here’s what you should know about the newly ‘amended’ Police Act

The cry from Nigerians to reform the Nigeria Police Force has always been met with either a lack of interest ...

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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 ...

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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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Michael IsaacJuly 4, 2020

Kemi Olunloyo is sick and tired of being targeted by SARS

Controversial Nigerian journalist, Dr. Kemi Olunloyo had an altercation with some Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives around the Badore area ...

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EditorApril 21, 2020

#1MillionBoys are a reminder that we must reform SARS

Gone were the days when all Lagosians had to deal with were the occasional burglar, driven by desperation to steal ...

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EditorFebruary 25, 2020

Its been 3 years since #EndSARS began & we are no closer to reform

This week, footballer Tiamiyu Kazeem became the latest hashtag in a long and depressing string of abuses of power by ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 24, 2019

#YNaija2019Review: 10 moments that proved that Nigeria is a jungle

Forget what you’ve heard, Nigeria is a jungle and the  shame is ours ANA owing young writer Every time this ...

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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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Temidayo 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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Temidayo 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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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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Temidayo 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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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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Temidayo 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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Temidayo 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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