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SWAT: Beyond change of name

The speed with which the name of the disbanded Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS, was changed to the Special Weapons And Tactics, SWAT, team by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, in response to the prolonged #EndSARS protests smacked of a well-rehearsed and anticipated containment tactic. It was the same manner in which former
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Oyo crisis: IGP deploys intervention, stabilisation forces

#EndSARS: IGP reveals criteria used in selecting SWAT team

By Rasheed Sobowale The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has reaffirmed that the new Police Tactical Team, SWAT, launched in lieu of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) will operate within very high professional and ethical standards, rule of law and dictates of best international policing practices. Highlighting the criteria included in the selection
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ASUU strike boosting EndSARS protests, FG laments

SWAT: ‘Old man in new skin?’

Following incessant outcries by many Nigerians to disband the embattled Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the Nigerian government was forced to cave into the demands of the people because the voice of the people they say, is the voice of God. Hence, this necessitated the move by the Federal Government under the leadership of Muhammadu Buhari
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#EndSARS: Law students protest alleged rape of colleague, ask IGP to resign

New twist, as #EndSARS protesters reject SWAT

…Armed thugs attack protesters in Abuja, Lagos …Sanwo-Olu appeals, says govts currently addressing demands …#EndSARS protest, reflection of leadership failure – Okowa …Motorists, commuters stranded, lament as protests trigger traffic gridlocks …#NotoSWAT protests rock Warri …Awkuzu SARS under lock as protesters paralyze Awka …Police have killed 10 #EndSARS protesters – Amnesty International …#EndSARS founder, Segalinks
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5 facts about the new tactical team ‘SWAT’

As Nigerians protest for the dissolution of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team, used to replace the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the Nigerian Police force through its Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, Wednesday announced five facts about the new team. They include: 5 Facts about the new tactical team ‘SWAT’ No personnel
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