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SARS Brutality: Rivers Panel Vows Not To Entertain Unnecessary Adjournments

By Anayo Onukwugha, Port Harcourt The Rivers State Judicial Commission of Inquiry on Police brutality, has vowed not to entertain unnecessary requests for adjournment of hearing by petitioners as the Commission has only two months to conclude it’s assignment. The Commission was set up by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, to probe into alleged acts of […]

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‘I am ashamed I don’t know my husband’s grave,’ widow tells SARS panel

<p class="">The petitioner says the panel should award compensation of N50 million to her and her children.</p> <h1>Mrs Christisna Nnatuanya, widow of Linus Nnatuanya, who allegedly died in the custody of disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), in Awkuzu, Anambra, says she is ashamed that she can’t show her seven children the grave of their father.</h1> […]

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Alleged SARS victim presents photo of officer who allegedly paralysed him

A 34-year-old trader, Mr Ndukwe Ekekwe, allegedly paralysed by officers of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on Friday presented before a Lagos judicial panel of inquiry, a photograph of one of the officers allegedly responsible for his paralysis. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the trader presented the photograph of one Haruna […]

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End SARS: CNN staff must be sanctioned for investigation on Lekki shooting – Activist

  Activist Kenechukwu Okeke has threatened to drag CNN staff to court over its independent investigation on the October 20 shooting incident at the Lekki Toll Gate.   CNN in its footage showed how soldiers shot at protesters and proved that some protesters were killed at the protest ground.   The global cable network also […]

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End SARS: Court orders police to probe Davido, Wizkid, Falz, Moe, Tiwa Savage, others [Full list]

A Magistrate Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the Police to investigate 50 End SARS protesters. They accused them of playing active roles in the agitation. They include Aisha Yesufu, David Adeleke – Davido, Ayodeji Balogun – Wizkid, Deji Adeyanju, Sam Adeyemi, Ayo Sogunro, Tiwa Savage, Dipo Awojide, Folarin Falana – Falz, Modupe Odele – […]

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Police Brutality: Pastor Accuses SARS Officials Of Killing 2 Church Members In Ebonyi

Obinna Ogbonnaya Abakaliki A Renowned Pastor of a Pentecostal church based in Ebonyi State, Pastor Ugbala Solomon alledged that Police officers attached with the defunct Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) on 6th June 2020 allegedly shot and killed two members of his church while others would have been victims fled. The Pastor alleged that officials of […]

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Corpse of my son killed by SARS yet to be released for burial 7 months after — Father cries out

The slain law student ***Says, our lives now in danger By Ikechukwu Odu A retired police officer, Andy Samuel Ugwu, whose son, Augustine Ugwu, was extra-judicially killed by personnel of the just disbanded Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS of the Nigerian Police Force, in April, 2020, cried out over the delay in releasing the remains […]

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My son killed himself after losing N7m in SARS custody – Mother demands justice

  Mrs Funmilayo Akinade has blamed officers of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Ogun State for her sons’ death.   Seyi Akinola, who was a final-year student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) had committed suicide after he was unlawfully accused and detained.   His mother, a resident of Ifelodun, Ipaja Ayobo, […]

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Malami: There Isn’t Enough Evidence To Prosecute 33 Indicted SARS Operatives

Abubakar Malami Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has expressed that there is not enough evidence to prosecute 33 personnel of the now-disbanded special anti-robbery squad (SARS) of the police indicted by a presidential panel in 2019. Explaining why the former SARS operatives can’t face prosecution, the report observed that the cases brought against the […]

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Moral revolution needed to end ‘SARS’ in all of us – Tee Mac

<p class="">Nigerian flutist<strong> Tee Mac Omatshola Iseli</strong> on Sunday said that everybody needed a moral revolution to end the “SARS” in them for a better society.</p> <h1>Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, the cross-cultural Itsekiri and Swiss-born flutist said people needed to treat their neighbours the same way they want to […]

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SARS killed my husband, told me to marry another man – Woman recounts

Wife of a victim of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) brutality, Mrs Chidinmma Precious Edozieuno has recounted to the Anambra Judicial panel on activities of the unit and how men of the unit took away her husband in 2017 and told her to kiss him goodbye. Mrs Edozieuno who petitioned the panel and also appeared for […]

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