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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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LIVE: Inspector General of Police Scraps F-SARS

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Sunday announced the dissolution of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS), after days of protests across the country. The police unit was founded in 1992 to combat cases of armed robbery, kidnapping, and other violent crimes. But SARS, instead, over time, has gained notoriety for its reckless … Continue reading LIVE: Inspector General of Police Scraps F-SARS

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#EndSARS: 23 Protesters Arrested In Ogun

  Twenty-three #EndSARS have been arrested in Ogun State. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Saturday by the Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi. He disclosed that the protesters were apprehended after the protest which meant to be peaceful allegedly turned violent. “Surprisingly, the protesters who were appealed jointly by the Alake and … Continue reading #EndSARS: 23 Protesters Arrested In Ogun

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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: Kaduna Protesters Demand Deployment Of Officers To Fight Banditry In North-East

  #EndSARS protesters in Kaduna State on Saturday asked the Federal Government to deploy operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad to the North East to fight banditry, terrorism and other security challenges facing the country. The protesters made up of youths from different civil society organizations held a peaceful march in the state capital to … Continue reading #EndSARS: Kaduna Protesters Demand Deployment Of Officers To Fight Banditry In North-East

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Burna Boy Bows To Pressure, Joins #ENDSARS Campaign

  Popular singer Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, has bowed to pressure from fans and finally joined the #EndSARS campaign which seeks the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Burna Boy issued a statement on Saturday announcing the birth of a project which he called  PROJECTPROTECT, an initiative … Continue reading Burna Boy Bows To Pressure, Joins #ENDSARS Campaign

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