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I lost my sight after SARS torture 11 years ago, man tells Rivers panel

Some of them hit their rifles on my back. One other person hit me in the face. I couldn’t see again. Later, the policemen from the police station rescued me.”

“How my son was murdered in cold blood because of money by the disbanded police unit SARS”

“At about 6:20am on 18/7/2020, the Manager ran to the house of the owner of the Guest House, at No. 131. Adegbodu’s Compound, Gidigbo Quarters, Iwo, to inform him of the development. Alhaji Ayo Dauda Adigun, the owner of the Guest House, ran there and found the D.P.O and other officers of the Nigeria Police had been there before him.

#EndSARS: Please call off the protests, Tinubu appeals to youths

"please, please and please call off the protests, give government a chance to implement your demands”.

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu swears-in judicial panel on SARS brutality

“The panel is to make recommendations to the Lagos State Government on what must be done to ensure that the Police and all security agencies no longer abuse the rights of citizens. Recommend Standard Operating Procedures for the Police on relating with citizens while discharging its duties.

UK parliament probes govt’s funding for SARS

“Given these concerns and concerns generally with the nature of corruption and brutality in Nigeria law enforcement, it is obviously extremely important that no UK development spending finds its way into the pocket of groups within Nigeria who are guilty of such crimes.”

SARS Operatives pointed gun on my son-in-law’s head, threatened to kill him, says prominent Nigerian lawyer, Akintola

“As I’m telling you now, I’ve heard of 11 law firms including mine that are offering free legal services for anybody affected by this SARS movement just to show you the popularity of this demonstration. We are offering it free of cost,” he said.

Man narrates harrowing experience in Awkuzu SARS cell

I saw other killings at the very place. Every morning, the inmates of Cell 1 will be called to carry a dead body or two behind the torture hall. Any individual that has been detained by Sars for an extended period of time will tell you exactly that.

NHRC to set up another panel on SARS

This comes more than a year after a similar report was submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Breaking: IGP sets up new unit, orders all ex-SARS operatives to report at force HQ

In a statement on Tuesday, Frank Mba, force spokesman, said the IGP had ordered all personnel of the disbanded SARS to report at force headquarters in Abuja for debriefing

#EndSARS: CAN calls for judicial probe into illegal activities of SARS operatives

Uniformed men and women should cherish the rare opportunity the country gave them and the trust of handling the security of the nation by behaving responsibly. They should make us be proud of them,” the CAN President added.

Buhari doesn’t need Executive Order to disband SARS, says aide

We actually don’t need an executive order to fully disband the unit when the IGP with full authority has already disbanded it.”

#ENDSARS protest continues in Abuja with a new twist with a visa ban on Oyo CP

Meanwhile, Nigerian singer, David Adeleke a.k.a. Davido, met IGP Adamu, in his office over the issue of police brutality against civilians.

Police bow to pressure, releases detained #EndSARS protesters in Ogun after calls by Sowore, others

Adamu in a Facebook Live broadcast to Nigerians on Sunday afternoon said, “The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police is hereby dissolved and all officers serving within the unit are to be redeployed with immediate effect."

Gbajabiamila hails Buhari, IGP for dissolving SARS

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) must also act to identify and punish those operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) involved in the most severe cases of abuse of rights, brutality, and murder of Nigerian citizens

IGP dissolves the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)

The IGP, while noting that the dissolution of SARS is in response to the yearnings of the Nigerian people, observes that by this dissolution, all officers and men of the now defunct Special Anti-robbery Squad are being redeployed with immediate effect.

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