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#EndSARS: Nigerian Police Force Files Federal Suit To Stop Judicial Panels’ Probes

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order to stop the judicial panels of inquiry set up by state governors to probe allegations of police brutality and human rights abuses of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other police tactical units. The NPF, through…

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NBA Condemns Shooting At #EndSARS Protests, Declares Support For Citizens’ Rights | #EndSWAT

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has condemned the shootings at Nigerians partaking in the ongoing protests against police brutality in the country by the members of the police force. Speaking during a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja, NBA President, Olumide Akpata, said the use of live ammunitions will only aggravate the already tensed situation in the country.…

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Police Reportedly Shoots Two Dead For Violating Curfew Orders In Lagos

Panic gripped Berger Iyana Oworo area of Lagos on Tuesday May 26 after a police officer allegedly shot two people dead for violating the State’s curfew orders. Though the Nigerian Police Force has not released a statement about the incident, it was however, gathered that the victims were a commercial bus driver, a young girl who was a passenger gunned down and bus…

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#EndSARS: People Calling For Scrapping Of SARS “Are Armed Robbers” – Police PRO

The spokesperson of the Nigerian Police Force Jimoh Moshood has said the people calling for the proscription of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) may be armed robbers, The Cable reports. Nigerians on Twitter have, since Saturday morning, with the hashtag #EndSARS, been sharing their experiences, a lot of them featuring extortion and some deaths. Although former vice president Atiku Abubakar has contributed to the…

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Edo Election: 24,000 Police Officers Deployed to Edo State Ahead of Tomorrow’s Election

Officials of the Nigerian Police Force, 24,000 of them, deployed in Edo State to ensure security of lives and property during the election have been asked to remain apolitical. In a report by Channels TV, a statement issued on Monday by the spokesman for the police, Mr Don Awunah, the Inspector General of Police, Mr…

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PDP Convention Venue Sealed Off By Police Following Court Order

  The Nigerian Police Force, earlier today, sealed off the Sharks Stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers State,the venue of the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Donald Awunah, disclosed this while appearing on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’. According to Awunah, “The warring parties need to follow due…

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Photos: President Buhari Appoints AIG Ibrahim Idris As Acting Inspector-General Of Police

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, as the Acting Inspector-General of Police. This was made known by Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity, Femi Adesina today. The Acting Inspector-General, who hails from Kutigi, Lavun in Niger State, was born on 15th of January…

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