Posted on Fri 30 Oct 2020, 09:44 PM

The Inspector General of Police, M.A Adamu, has directed Policemen to henceforth protect themselves if attacked.

This is coming against the backdrop of attacks on personnel of the Nigerian Police Force and burning of several Police Stations after hoodlums highjacked  the #EndSARS protests.

“If anyone assaults you, you can protect yourselves. When we talk of human rights, the police are human and we have human rights too.

"Their lives should also be protected. We are sending the message that legally, we have the right to protect ourselves”.

Posted on Thu 29 Oct 2020, 06:35 AM

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday directed the Lagos State Scholarship Board to award scholarships up to the university level to the children of policemen lynched during the violence that trailed the #EndSARS protest.

The governor also made the offer to take the bill of replacing the logistics lost by the police when he visited the Command Headquarters in Ikeja to boost the morale of officers, following the demoralising events of the past week in which police officers and their stations were targeted by hoodlums.

Posted on Mon 12 Oct 2020, 05:49 PM

A policeman identified as Erinfolami Ayodeji has been reportedly killed by protesters in Lagos State.

It was gathered that two other cops are in critical conditions at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Surulere.

A senior police officer told PUNCH correspondent that the protesters sacked the Anti-Kidnapping Section of the Lagos State Police Command at Surulere.

This is coming after a policeman reportedly shot an #EndSARS protester.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the incident.


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