Tag: SARS

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AzeezSeptember 23, 2016

Stop torturing suspects, IGP warns SARS operatives

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Thursday warned operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to desist from torturing and ...

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ToluSeptember 22, 2016

Nigerians say Amnesty International report on police extortion is the absolute truth

According to a newly released report by Amnesty International (AI), “an elite Nigerian police squad set up to combat violent ...

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Janeth JJanuary 23, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Tompolo must face the law | MTN given 2 months lifeline | 2016 budget to be passed in February | More stories

Ijaw elders want Buhari to hunt down militants behind recent pipelines attacks. Leadership PDP raise 18-man search team for new ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 13, 2015

Tired of being sued, SARS adopts a common sense approach

According to the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has plans to adopt less lethal ...

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SolaFebruary 27, 2015

How we mistakenly snatched bag containing faeces, female underwear – Robbery suspect

by Anike Jacobs An armed robbery suspect, Aekanmi Najim, who was recently arrested by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), of ...

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SolaFebruary 24, 2015

Boxer, Bash Ali arrested and remanded in prison custody

by Anike Jacobs Popular Nigerian boxer, Bash Ali has been arrested for reportedly disturbing the peace at a bank in Abuja last Thursday. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 17, 2014

I bought human head for N12,500 in Cotonou

by Temitope Onitiju A 35-year-old man, Olorunto Dipe, who is suspected of dealing in human parts, has been arrested by ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 18, 2014

I have stolen over 20 cars – Vehicle thief nabbed by SARS

by Kolapo Olapoju A car snatcher, Alhaji Kabiru Akorede, has confessed to have stolen not less than 20 cars after being ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

Female arms dealer nabbed by SARS operatives (PICTURED)

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 34-year-old female gun-runner has been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad for selling guns ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2014

After five operations, fake officers nabbed hijacking oil trucks

by Azubuike Azikiwe A group of highway oil hijackers, which include fake military officers, has been apprehended by the operatives ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 4, 2014

“We pray to God, then we go robbing” || Holy robbers give testimony after being nabbed

by Azubuike Azikiwe A robbery gang of four were arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the command, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

We are not killers: Human parts dealers arrested in Sagamu

by Damilola Jagun Three people have been arrested by the operatives of  the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Tanker driver shot dead by SARS policemen in Ibadan (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju Members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Oyo State shot and killed a 24-year-old tanker driver, ...

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Isime EseneAugust 13, 2014

Police say these 2 men rob cab passengers in Lagos (PHOTO)

by Isi Esene Two armed robbery suspects were recently arrested and paraded by operatives of the operatives of the Special ...

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July 5, 2014

Why I renounced Ogboni fraternity and burnt my shrines – Ondo traditional ruler

by S’ola Filani     Sunday Boboye, a traditional ruler, ‘Ogboni’ cult member and renouned herbalist has dumped his deities, ...

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June 20, 2014

Nigerian Army kills notorious terrorist in Bauchi (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Mallam Husseini, a notorious terrorist suspected to be a member of the Boko Haram Islamic sect has ...

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May 22, 2014

This is the woman accused of being a flying witch by Ajegunle residents (PHOTO)

by Akan Ido It was a bit of a chaos in Ajegunle, a suburb of Lagos yesterday morning as a ...

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January 22, 2014

How I went into full time armed robbery – Suspect confesses

by Oge Okonkwo A robbery suspect, Godwin Olukporibe who is currently in police detention confessed he was pushed to steal when ...

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January 11, 2014

Why we shot and killed Sesan Ogunro (Snr) – Suspected armed robber confesses

by ‘Jola Sotubo Justice may finally be done in the case of slain advertising guru, Sesan Ogunro (Snr) as some ...

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December 29, 2013

How we foiled ATM robbery in Ogun – Police

by Oke Efagene The Ogun State Police Command is said to have foiled an attempted robbery of an Automated Teller ...

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December 25, 2013

Police arrest grandson, driver over kidnap of 90-year-old woman in Anambra

by Oke Efagene The driver and grandson of a 90-year-old woman, simply identified as Mrs Madueke, who was kidnapped by ...

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December 15, 2013

Terrible: Armed robbers kill senior police officer after raiding bank in Ekiti

by Akintomiwa Agbaje An assistant superintendent of police (ASP), Iheme Wilfred, was gunned down by armed robbers who raided a ...

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November 29, 2013

Stella Oduah’s armoured cars will buy 51 police patrol vans – Fashola

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, in a meeting of the 7th  Annual Town Hall Meeting ...

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November 10, 2013

We are just cultists, not armed robbers – Suspects confess

by ‘Jola Sotubo Two suspected hoodlums arrested by police officers in Lagos State have maintained that they are not criminals ...

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October 26, 2013

“Police caught us because we ignored the oracle’s instruction” – Armed robbery kingpin (PICTURED)

Kingpin of a notorious robbery gang operating in Ore axis of Ondo State, Sunday Odina has confessed that his late ...

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October 14, 2013

6-man kidnapping gang gunned down by police in Anambra

by ‘Jola Sotubo   The operations of a gang of kidnappers in Anambra State have been smashed by men of ...

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October 10, 2013

“They confessed to kidnapping 3 children” – Police arrest three suspected kidnappers in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo A kidnapper’s den in Lagos State has been raided by operatives of the state police command leading ...

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August 9, 2013

TERRIBLE: Why we enjoy raping our victims’ daughters – Robbery suspects confess (PICTURED)

Everyone around was startled when they recounted their escapades before their reign in the underworld was forced to a halt ...

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July 15, 2013

How armed robbers who killed a hotelier in Ajah were gunned down by the police (PHOTO)

by Rachel Ogbu Special Anti Robbery Squad have taken down five men believed to be the criminals who stormed the ...

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June 23, 2013

Terrible: 20 armed robbers strike in Ogun, kill 6 people

by Akan Ido A gang of armed robbers yesterday attacked Ifo community in Ifo local government area of Ogun State killing ...

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