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#EndSARS: Five Key Things To Know About Dissolution Of SARS

  Following a week of unrelenting protests and fervent calls for the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has officially scrapped the police unit. The disbandment which was bought by sweat and blood was announced on Sunday at a press briefing by the police boss. His order … Continue reading #EndSARS: Five Key Things To Know About Dissolution Of SARS

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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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Over 10,000 Sign #EndSARS Petition To Ban Top Public Officers, Policemen From US

  As the #EndSars movement continues to gain momentum, a petition to the United States government to impose visa restrictions on all Nigerian public office holders and high-ranking police officers has received over 10,000 signatures as of Sunday morning. The petition, started by data journalist Farida Adamu, was created on Friday to nudge top officials … Continue reading Over 10,000 Sign #EndSARS Petition To Ban Top Public Officers, Policemen From US

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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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#EndSARS: Davido To Lead Protest In Abuja Tomorrow

  Popular musician Davido has announced that he will be leading the #EndSARS protest on Sunday. The singer said this on Saturday through his Instagram post. He called on Nigerians living in Abuja to come and join him in the protest. Davido’s call follows other international musicians including Trey Songz, Chance The Rapper, Big Sean … Continue reading #EndSARS: Davido To Lead Protest In Abuja Tomorrow

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