Tag: Special Anti Robbery Squad

Breaking: “The disbanding of SARS is only the first step” – Buhari breaks silence, addresses #EndSARS

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja pointedly addressed some of the concerns of Nigerian youths, who have been on the streets of many cities, calling for the scrapping of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, notoriously known as FSARS. He declared that disbanding of SARS is the first step to the[Read More…]

Just In: #EndSARS protesters besiege force headquarters in Abuja paralysing vehicular movement

Protesters demanding the reformation of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad have besieged the force headquarters, Abuja. The #EndSARS campaigners sat on the Shehu Shagari Way, shouting ‘EndSARS,’ while paralysing vehicular traffic. They also wielded placards with the same inscription. The protesters poured red paint on the road to illustrate the killings[Read More…]

Nigerian Police Say Those Advocating #EndSARS “May Likely Be Armed Robbers”

The spokesperson of the Nigerian Police Force Jimoh Moshood has said the people calling for the proscription of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)may be armed robbers. Nigerians on Twitter since Saturday with the hashtag #EndSARS, been sharing their experiences, a lot of them featuring extortion and some deaths. Speaking to newsmen, Moshood said[Read More…]

“SARS Officers Are Getting Rich And Torture Is A Lucrative Business” – Amnesty International Says

Amnesty International has accused the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force, of torturing suspects and demanding bribes to free them. In a report published on its website on Wednesday the group alleged that officers attached to SARS were getting rich from lucrative bribes. The report alleged[Read More…]

SARS In Kogi State Arrests 15 Relatives Of Fmr Gov. Audu’s, Family Source Says

Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Kogi State have arrested no less than 15 relatives of the former Kogi Governor Abubakar Audu in one sweeping operation, according to a family member. “The eldest of his sons Mohammed, as well as siblings and cousins have all been arrested” the source disclosed to[Read More…]

How We Planned Kidnap of 3 Lagos Schoolgirls – Says Suspect

The prime suspect in the kidnap of the three girls of Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary, Ikorodu, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, Emmanuel Arigidi, has narrated how they plotted the kidnap of the girls. Arigidi, 37, from Ondo State, said they were 12 in number who planned the operation, but noted that one[Read More…]

‘We Sold Our Five-month-old Baby “Chidera” To Start Business’ – Anambra Man Confesses

Many people were stunned when a 30-year-old father of two, without showing remorse, confessed to have sold his five-month-old son, Chidera, in agreement with his wife, for N500,000. The man, Okwuchukwu Ibekwe, said he and his wife, discussed the issue several times before they sold the baby to a lady[Read More…]

Ladies Arrested With Human Heads, Flesh In Ogun State

Ogun state Police Command Saturday morning arrested two ladies and three men for possessing human heads and some pieces of human flesh. The suspects were arrested in Joju area of Otta in Ado Odo Ota Local Government Area of the state in a joint operation conducted by a team from[Read More…]