Tag: SARS

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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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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 9, 2017

#EndSARS: Police react to planned nationwide protest

The Nigerian Police Force has said they would not disrupt the planned nationwide protest by Nigerians as citizens have fundamental ...

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EditorDecember 8, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] #EndSARS: Jimoh Moshood, the poster boy of a failed agency

The Nigerian Police Force has not had a very good outing in 2017. The year has been laden with one ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 6, 2017

The Late 5: Okorocha renames Ministry of Happiness, Makarfi’s request to Atiku and, other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the PDP, Ahmed ...

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AzeezDecember 6, 2017

BudgIT staff granted bail, was not arrested by SARS – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has denied claims that the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) arrested Moses Motoni, a staff of BudgIT ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 6, 2017

YNaija Says: #EndSARS is an expression of everything that is wrong with Nigeria’s leadership

Nigerians have expressed outrage at the activities of men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. Top ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 5, 2017

#FreeMotoni: SARS arrest BudgIT officer for sensitising Niger communities on proposed projects

An Officer working with BudgIT has been arrested and detained after he organised people in Niger to sensitise them on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 5, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 5th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: PDP is the only party in Nigeria – Atiku ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 5, 2017

The originator of the #EndSARS campaign is being investigated – Police

The Nigerian Police Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood says politicians are behind the #EndSARS campaign. Why it matters: Nigerians took ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 5, 2017

“SARS is used to intimidate opponents and sometimes politicians” – Senator Misau

Senator Isah Misau (Bauchi Central), says Officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are used to intimidation politicians. Why it matters: Nigerians ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 5, 2017

The homepage of the Police’s website says everything about its inefficiency #EndSARS

The Nigeria Police Force has been in the news for the past few days. And this is not due to ...

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EditorDecember 5, 2017

YNaija Editorial: #EndSARS is a clear proof of the power of social media

There have been a number of studies on what it takes to make a social media post go viral. The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 4, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 4th of December

  Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: The Thread: “SARS is filled with cultists and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 4, 2017

This is why the Police IG’s order to reorganise SARS will not work

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Monday, ordered the restructuring of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) due to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 4, 2017

#EndSARS: Police IG orders immediate restructuring of SARS

As calls for the scrapping of the Nigerian Police Special Unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) intensifies, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim ...

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