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#EndSARS: SERAP Wants Commonwealth To Sanction Nigeria Over Attacks On Protesters

  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an Urgent Appeal to Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, urging her to use her “leadership position to apply the Commonwealth Charter to hold Nigerian authorities to account for widespread and persistent attacks on peaceful protesters, reports of human rights violations and abuses, … Continue reading #EndSARS: SERAP Wants Commonwealth To Sanction Nigeria Over Attacks On Protesters

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#EndSars: Young Nigerian Jimoh Isiaq Killed In Ogbomosho, Seven Others Injured

  A young Nigerian, Jimoh Isiaq was shot in Ogbomosho during an #EndSars protest on Saturday and later died from the resulting injuries, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed. The Governor also said seven others sustained injuries during the protest and have been taken to the hospital for treatment. Eyewitnesses said Isiaq was standing … Continue reading #EndSars: Young Nigerian Jimoh Isiaq Killed In Ogbomosho, Seven Others Injured

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#EndSARS Protest: This Is Not Clout Chasing, Jimi Agbaje Reacts

  A former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (Jimi Agbaje) has reacted to calls for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). In a series of tweets, Mr. Agbaje noted that the protest that held in Lagos was not a ploy at clout-chasing but rather their grievances were valid. He said “These … Continue reading #EndSARS Protest: This Is Not Clout Chasing, Jimi Agbaje Reacts

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#EndSARS: Some Protesters Are Genuine, Some Are ‘Desperate For Public Validation’- Frank Mba

  The Force Public Relations Officer, of the Nigerian Police Force, DCP Frank Mba, has reacted to the calls by various protesters to ban operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). DCP Mba in an interview on Friday on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily said that some of the protesters calling for the dissolving of the squad … Continue reading #EndSARS: Some Protesters Are Genuine, Some Are ‘Desperate For Public Validation’- Frank Mba

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#EndSarsProtests: DPO Cocks Gun, Threatens Protesters In Imo

   There was palpable chaos in Owerri, the Imo State capital where End SARS protesters comprising mainly youths took to the streets to protest against the crimes committed by some members of the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The protesters had gathered around the popular Imo state university junction in Owerri bearing carrying placards … Continue reading #EndSarsProtests: DPO Cocks Gun, Threatens Protesters In Imo

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Alleged Shooting: Victim Is Alive, SARS Not Responsible For Incident – Keyamo

  The Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo (SAN) has said the victim of an alleged shooting by police officers in Ughelli, Delta State, is alive. In a tweet from the Minister’s handle on Sunday afternoon, he explained that he spoke with the brother of the victim, Ochuko. “The outfit involved in this case … Continue reading Alleged Shooting: Victim Is Alive, SARS Not Responsible For Incident – Keyamo

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IGP Bans FSARS, Other Police Tactical Squads From Routine Patrols

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has banned the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Tactical Squads of the Force from embarking on routine patrols. This IGP’s ban was contained in a statement issued on Sunday by the Force, Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba. He said the ban affects personnel … Continue reading IGP Bans FSARS, Other Police Tactical Squads From Routine Patrols

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