End SARS: Rep endorses protests

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Dachung Musa Bagos, representing Jos South/ Jos East federal constituency has endorsed the ongoing End SARS protests by youths against the continuous and condemnable atrocities committed by the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad popularly known as SARS in Nigeria. Bagos made this …

Just in: End SARS: Edo govt declares curfew

The Edo State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew across the state. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogien said the curfew will take effect from 4:00 pm, October 19, 2020, till further notice, Channels reports. According to him, the curfew was due to the incidents …

Protesters break Benin prisons, free inmates

Protesters around Kings Square in Benin City, the Capital city of Edo State have broken the walls of the headquarters of the Nigeria Correctional Centre (Nigeria prisons in Benin). The protesters, after gaining entrance into the prison through the fence freed inmates in the prisons along Benin Sapele Road, near …

End SARS: Ezekwesili demands Buhari’s whereabouts amid nation wide protests

Oby Ezekwesili, a former minister of Education, has cried out over President Muhammadu Buhari’s silence in the face of the ongoing nationwide protests. The protests calling for the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, unit of the police have intensified despite government’s announcement of the disbandment of the operation. …

Gov Obiano visits SARS offices in Anambra, frees detainees

Chief Willie Obiano, the governor of Anambra State, on Saturday visited the three offices of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The offices are in Ekwulobia, Neni and Awkuzu. It was reported that the governor during the visit granted bail unconditionally to three detainees illegally held by the defunct unit. …