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Stop Going After ‘Yahoo Boys’ – Police IG, Ibrahim Idris Warns SARS

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has sounded a note of warning to the operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) to desist from running after internet fraudsters aka 'yahoo boys', Dailytrust has reported. He said they had the mandate of curbing armed robbery and kidnapping, warning that any

Nigerian Police Announces New Steps To Reform SARS

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to wear police uniforms with full identification, pending the launch of new FSARS uniform, NAN reports. The force spokesman, Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Jimoh Moshood, said in a statement in Abuja on Friday that

Psychiatric Tests To BE Carried Out On FSARS Personnel

Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of operation, Joshak Habila, has met with the Special Anti-Robbery Squad commanders at the force headquarters. He used the opportunity to brief them about the planned overhaul and renaming of the squad to Federal SARS. Habila, who heads the overhaul committee set up by the

Student Involved In Fatal Accident During SARS Chase, Dies (Photos)

One of the two students of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo who got hospitalized after having an accident while being chased by SARS Operatives has died. It was gathered that Seun Ogunmola and Deborah Iyanuoluwa, both Accounting students were accused of being fraudsters by the security operatives. The operatives chased after

Officers in Lagos Police command banned from wearing mufti & SARS jackets

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos Edgal Imohimi has issued a directive to all police officers in the state, saying no officer attached to the command should wear mufti bearing ‘SARS’ (Special Anti-Robbery Squad) while on official duty. Imohimi made this known at the third Stakeholders Security Meeting on Community Policing

‘How angels shielded me from SARS’ arrest — Dino Melaye explains

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says angels of the Lord rescued him from a high court in Abuja after operatives of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) attempted to arrest him. On Thursday, the federal government arraigned the senator for allegedly framing Edward Onoja, chief of staff of Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state,

How a first timer was caught stealing phone in church (photos)

A man identified as Seun Ajayi Hicks has been arrested by Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives for allegedly stealing mobile phone in a church. The man who claimed to be a first timer at the church in Lagos allegedly stole a member’s Samsung Grand Prime phone on Sunday 4th December, 2017

SARS Officers Beat Radio Lagos/Eko FM Staff, Siblings

Radio Lagos/ Eko FM Staff, Damilare Olalekan popularly known as Ajikawo and his siblings were assaulted by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Divisional Headquarters, Ikotun Egbe, on Sunday 14 January, 2018. According to Ajikawo, it seemed like an event where hoodlum attack you at gunpoint. He sustained injuries

Lagos auto parts dealer dies in SARS custody

An auto parts dealer in the Owode Onirin area of Lagos State, Lukman Ogundele, has died in the custody of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command. Although the police formation had been reportedly evasive on the whereabouts of the father of two children, a police charge sheet sighted by

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