Tag: SARS

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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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tosin adesinaDecember 8, 2017

#EndSARS: Jimoh Moshood, the poster boy of a failed agency

The Nigerian Police Force has not had a very good reputation 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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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 2, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – The 2nd of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: The Thread: “It is getting out of hand” | ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 2, 2017

The Thread: “It is getting out of hand” | Yet another story of SARS operatives killing young Nigerians

Now, this is really getting out of hand. Only a couple of days ago, a Twitter user narrated his traumatic ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

The Thread: How SARS forcefully extorted N15,000 from me

The issue of intimidation by those responsible for the protection of others did not begin today. It has been an ...

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EzinneNovember 15, 2017

The Thread: How ‘SARS officers’ almost abducted me

Nigerians are always saying that the Nigerian Police is ineffective and downright corrupt. They buttress these points with true life ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

Kidnappings, robberies in Rivers perpetrated by SARS – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has alleged that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police is behind kidnappings and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 23, 2017

Troops kill suicide bomber in Muna Garage

A suicide bomber, one civilian have died,  while seven other civilians and four SARS personnel have been injured, in an ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 26, 2017

Cross River monarch arrested for alleged cult activities

A team of the State Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Police have reportedly arrested the Paramount Ruler of Yakurr local ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 24, 2017

THE COMPLAINT BOX: Why do policemen harass young people for no reason?

This is a message we received from Adeoye Martins, a Lagos resident who seeks to understand why policemen harass young ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 10, 2016

#RiversRerun: 1 killed in Gokana

Armed men suspected to be operatives of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) have killed one person in Bodo, Gokana LGA, ...

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RoqeebahOctober 13, 2016

#BlackLivesMatter: All the times we should have used this hashtag in Nigeria

One of the many incidences of globalization is such that thousands in Nigeria can hold hands with African Americans suffering injustice at the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 8, 2016

Opinion: Black lives matter in Naija too

by Tony Ogunlowo  Recently there has been an international uproar at the number of black people being shot dead by ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Only failed systems allow police officers play God

The recent report by Amnesty International that exposes inhumane behaviour and gross human rights abuses by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 23, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today. APC adopts Akeredolu as its candidate The All Progressives Congress (APC) ...

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