300 schoolgirls kidnapped in Northwest Nigeria

Several hundred girls are missing after a raid by suspected armed bandits on a school hostel in Zamfara, northwest Nigeria, police said Friday, in what would be the latest mass kidnapping in the troubled region. “The Zamfara State Police Command in collaboration with the military have commenced a joint search and rescue operation with a … Continue reading 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in Northwest Nigeria

Belarus police detain more than 30,000 protesters

Police in Belarus on Sunday arrested more than 160 participants in demonstrations calling for the ex-Soviet nation's authoritarian president to resign. Protests have rocked the ex-Soviet nation for the sixth straight month following the Aug. 9 presidential vote, which was widely seen as rigged to give President Alexander Lukashenko a sixth term in office. The … Continue reading Belarus police detain more than 30,000 protesters

#EndSARS: Burna Boy signs new petition to the UK govt

Award-winning singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy is promoting a new petition in the United Kingdom. His intention is to get the UK government to impose sanction on the federal government of Nigeria and public officials for human rights abuses during the #EndSARS movement. The petition to the UK government and parliament … Continue reading #EndSARS: Burna Boy signs new petition to the UK govt

BREAKING: Nigeria’s IGP scraps SARS

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has announced the dissolution of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS). He made the announcement around 1.30 pm at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. The IGP said the police unit is dissolved across all formations, the 36 state commands, and the Federal Capital Territory. He said officers and … Continue reading BREAKING: Nigeria’s IGP scraps SARS

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One feared dead in Oyo state as #EndSARS protesters clash with police

One student was feared shot dead on Saturday during a clash between #ENDSARS protesters and police operatives in Ogbomoso, Oyo state. It was learnt the protest was allegedly hijacked by hoodlums who attempted to free detained suspects in Owode Ogbomoso Area Command Police station. But the Police Command denied it shot any protester dead, stating … Continue reading One feared dead in Oyo state as #EndSARS protesters clash with police

French officers’ wives slam government for negligence

Several dozen women protested in support of French police in central Paris on Saturday as discontent within the country's law enforcement agencies swells over what they feel is the government's unfair treatment of officers over racism. Police have been holding wildcat protests everyday in towns and cities across France at government attempts to change their … Continue reading French officers’ wives slam government for negligence

Neighbors react after police points gun at black teens

Residents of Clayton County, Georgia are calling for the firing of a police officer who was filmed pulling a gun on five teenagers, leading to a tense confrontation with neighbors. In a video shared on Instagram, the officer can be seen pointing the gun at the Jonesboro teens as neighbors urge him not to shoot. "There … Continue reading Neighbors react after police points gun at black teens

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Biden warned to focus on policing or lose Black voters

More than 50 politically left-of-centre groups in the United States have signed a letter to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, warning he could lose Black voters' support unless he commits to more transformative policing reforms. Biden's criminal justice agenda has drawn renewed attention following weeks of nationwide protests since George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, … Continue reading Biden warned to focus on policing or lose Black voters

5 Protesters did this to protect vulnerable police officer from angry crowd

Officer Galen Hinshaw heard the call over the radio. One of his fellow officers was in trouble. A crowd of protesters had surrounded a police cruiser at the base of the Clark Memorial Bridge. The officer inside radioed for help as protesters — strobed in blue and red patrol car lights — banged on the car’s hood and windshield. Hinshaw, … Continue reading 5 Protesters did this to protect vulnerable police officer from angry crowd

7 Policemen killed In Kogi bank robbery (video)

Armed robbers on Thursday killed a Divisional Police Officer and seven other policemen when they invaded a community in Kogi State to attack an old generation bank. The incident, which took place in Isanlu under Yagba East Local Government Area of the state has since sent panic across the region. Media reports confirm that the armed … Continue reading 7 Policemen killed In Kogi bank robbery (video)