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Sagamu footballer killing: Trigger-happy SARS inspector for dismissal, prosecution – Police

  The trigger-happy operative of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) who allegedly killed the Assistant Captain of Remo Stars Football Club, Tiamiyu Kazeem, is to be dismissed and prosecuted, police authorities said. Police insisted that the officer, whose name was...

Ogun Gov. orders investigation into Remo Stars player’s killing by SARs

  Upset by the killing of Remo Stars Football Club defender, Kazeem Tiamiyu, Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, has ordered an investigation into the extra-judicial death by the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARs). He also appealed to residents of the state to remain...

Acting President Orders Immediate Overhaul of notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS

....Directs investigation on alleged violations of the squad By Opeoluwa Abegunde In apparent bid to breathe life into the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to, with immediate effect, overhaul...

Senate set to probe SARS brutality allegations

The senate voted on Tuesday to launch an investigation into alleged acts of brutality by  Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The move follows a social media campaign calling for the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to be scrapped. The campaign, which has...
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Arrest of pilots: FG knocks Gov. Wike, says Caverton helicopter pilots were duly authorized to fly

  … threatens to punish Police Commissioner, Air Force Base commander The Federal Government has reacted to the arrest of the...
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FG hands off refineries — NNPC GMD

  … says fuel subsidy removal for ordinary Nigerians' benefits The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will no longer run and manage the nation’s...

Covid-19: Chinese medical team arrives in Abuja 

    The expected 15-man medical team from China has arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.  The team came in a chartered Air Peace plane...

GM signs contract on 30,000 ventilators for U.S National Stockpile

  U.S Health officials announced Wednesday that General Motors has signed a contract under the Defense Production Act to make 30,000 ventilators by August, almost...

Nigeria’s $3.4bn facility request receiving attention, says IMF

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Nigeria’s application for a $3.4 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is currently under review. “We are...