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SARS officers collected N100,000 to release my brother, but gave us his corpse -Petitioner

Okafor Ofiebor/Rivers A middle-aged man, Chinasa Ukenna, has demanded for the sum of N30 million as compensation for the death of his elder brother, Cosmos,...

How SARS officer murdered Kolade Johnson – Witness

Mr Nana Samuel, a neighbour of late Kolade Johnson has told the Lagos State Judicial Panel how Johnson was killed by Olalekan Ogunyemi, of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

How my husband died in SARS cell – Widow tells judicial panel

Christina Nnatuanya has told the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on SARS in Awka, how her husband, Linus Nnatuanya died in SARS custody.

‘How SARS detained, tortured me for 22 days, until I lost my pregnancy’

A school teacher, Mrs Ndubuisi Obiechina, has told the Lagos State Panel of Judicial Inquiry into SARS brutality how she was detained by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad for 22 days and tortured until she lost her pregnancy.

‘How I became paralysed when SARS pushed me off from two-storey building’

A victim, Ndukwe Ekekwere, has narrated how operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, pushed him off a two-storey building 12 years ago, leading to his being paralysed.

NASS assures justice for victims of SARS abuses

The President of Senate, Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly (NASS) would ensure justice for victims of alleged abuses by the personnel of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Presidential Panel recommends 61 SARS officers for sack, prosecution

No fewer than 37 officers of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS have been recommended for sack and 24 others for prosecution for diverse offences.

#EndSARS: Faces of disbanded SARS, as Lagos CP Odumosu debriefs them

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, on Wednesday debriefed the operatives of the disbanded Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS; Anti-Kidnapping Squad, Anti Cultism Squad and Raider in Lagos State at the Command's Headquarters, Ikeja.

Nigerians’ right to protest SARS brutality, killings – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said Nigerians acted within their rights to protest the killings of, and brutality meted against citizens by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) across the country.

Okowa commends IGP for SARS dissolution

The Governor of Delta, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has commended the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force.

SARS dissolution: Commissioners of Police , others hail IGP

Two Commissioners of Police on Sunday hailed the decision of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to disband the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

#EndSARS Breaking: IGP disbands SARS nationwide

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu on Sunday announced the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, nationwide.

[BREAKING] IGP Muhammed Adamu dissolves SARS

In a broadcast on TVC News, the Inspector General, Muhammed Adamu, has announced the immediate dissolution of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad . According to...

SARS involved in extrajudicial killings must face wrath of the law – Lawan 

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that personnel of security agencies involved in the killing of innocent Nigerian citizens must be made to face the full weight of the law.

Photos, video: #EndSARS protest rocks Lagos

By Kazeem Ugbodaga #EndSARS protest rocked Lagos on Wednesday as scores of youths took to the streets to demand an end to the Special Anti-Robbery...

House of Reps ready to urgently overhaul SARS – Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday said the House will urgently look into the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, with a view to overhauling its operation.

Wizkid asks Buhari to ‘do something’ about SARS brutality

Multiple award ward-winning musician, Wizkid has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to 'do something' urgently over the excesses of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the police.

22 suspects arrested over attack on SARS’ base in Rivers

Twenty-two suspects have been arrested by the Rivers State Police Command in connection with the killing of one policeman during attack on Station of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS and burning of one its official vehicles in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State on October 1.

Riot in Osogbo as JTF chases suspected Yahoo boys to death (Video)

There was uproar in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, on Tuesday after men of some officers of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) were said to have allegedly chased some suspected internet fraudsters to death.

Amnesty International accuses FG of empowering SARS to maltreat Nigerians

Amnesty International Nigeria has accused the Federal Government of empowering officers of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to maltreat Nigerians by not holding any of them accountable.

SARS operatives kill seven police officers in robbery attack

There was pandemonium in Bayelsa and Delta states following the killing of seven policemen in Ughelli, Delta State by Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for allegedly involved in armed robbery.

COVID-19 not as deadly as SARS, MERS – Expert

A Clinical Virologist, Dr Adeola Fowotade, says that COVID-19’s death rate is not as high as similar outbreaks like the 2003 SARS or the 2012 MERS.

Remo Stars player’s killing: Zonal SARS disbanded

The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has disbanded the Zonal Intervention Squad of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in Obada-Oko, Ogun State.

SARS operative slumps, dies in Lagos

An operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State Command, Ikeja, ASP Christopher Akpan is reported to have died at the weekend while preparing for an operation.

Outrage over SARS’ killing of Remo Stars’ Assistant Captain

Nigerians have expressed outrage following alleged killing of the Assistant Captain of Remo Stars Football Club, Tiyamiyu Kazeem, known as Kaka, by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in Sagamu on Saturday.

SARS kills Remo Stars Football Club’s Assistant Captain

Men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, have allegedly killed the Assistant Captain of  Remo Stars football Club, Tiyamiyu Kazeem, known as Kaka.

Reactions as Lasisi Elenu mimics SARS & Yahoo Boys

Instagram comedian and content creator, popular for his funny skits have made a video of how Yahoo Boys and Sars clash on a daily.

SARS should arrest people praying for enemies to die – Daddy Freeze

Controversial on-air personality, Ifedayo Olarinde, popularly known as Daddy Freeze has called on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, to start arresting people praying for their enemies to die.

Read what SARS did to five suspected cultists

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, have dragged a man, Fatai Taye Sulaimon, 20, who claimed to be a Revenue collector agent with the Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos and four others before a Lagos Magistrates' Court for allegedly belonging to an unlawful society, Aiye Cult Confraternity.

Ijegun mob beats policeman to death for killing tailor

There is mayhem in Ijegun area of Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria on Saturday as a mob beats a policeman to death for killing a tailor in her shop.

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