Outrage over IGP’s failure to stop looting, cops shun Adamu’s order

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu • Hoodlums harass Lagos, Abuja residents as police fail to return to streets • Soldiers battle FCT looters, miscreants clash in Lagos, attack BRT bus • IGP, all heads of security agencies should face ICC prosecution, say groups Our Correspondents Federal, Lagos and Oyo state governments have received no fewer 126 petitions on human rights …

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Lawyers, Protesters grips Army Chief, Brutai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Monday dared human rights activists, who had threatened to drag him and other officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army to the International Criminal Court. Buratai, who stated this while addressing principal staff officers, general officers commanding and field commanders at a meeting in the NA headquarters, Abuja, said the …

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NAF bombs bandits’ location in Kaduna

The land and air components of Operation Thunder Strike have neutralised scores of armed bandits during a joint offensive operation on identified bandits’ camps in the Yadi and Kufai Shantu areas of Giwa Local Government Area, Kaduna State. The operation was executed on Saturday on the heels of credible human intelligence reports as well as series of aerial surveillance missions …

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Police asking for bribe before probing IGP’s men who killed my son – Former Naval Officer’s wife

Police officers probing my son’s killing by IGP’s men said they wouldn’t begin work until I give a bribe– Ex-naval officer’s wife Agori Mrs Victoria Agori, an evangelist, whose 21-year-old son was shot in her presence inside the IGP Monitoring Unit office in Rivers State by trigger-happy policemen, tells CHUKWUDI AKASIKE how getting justice has become an uphill task 17 …

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From SARS to SWAT is bad faith – Opinions

On Tuesday, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, announced a new police outfit to replace the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police. Given how vehemently the police had previously argued that it was impossible to dissolve SARS before they capitulated to public pressure, the haste with which they have replaced SARS is worrying. What exactly has changed within …

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Boko Haram kills 14 farmers in Borno

Fighters from the Boko Haram jihadist group killed 14 farmers in restive northeast Nigeria, members of a government-backed militia said Tuesday. The sources told AFP that insurgents on Monday seized 15 farmers working on their irrigation fields in Ngwom village, 14 kilometers (nine miles) north of the region’s main city Maiduguri, and cut their throats. “They slaughtered the farmers, killing …

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EndSARS: New York Protesters wants SARS operatives sacked

Anti-SARS protesters gathered in front of the Nigeria House on Second Avenue in Manhattan, New York, on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Hundreds of young anti-SARS protesters on Sunday stormed the Nigeria House in New York demanding transparency in the disbandment of the police unit back home. The protesters said operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad found wanting should be sacked …

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Sanwo-Olu, minister implore protesters not to doubt Buhari’s sincerity to #end SARS

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, have urged youths protesting against police brutality and extortion in the country not to doubt the sincerity of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), in disbanding the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. The governor made the appeal after his arrival from Ondo State where he was Chairman of the …

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