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Aftermath Of Delta Council Polls: SARS Arrest APC Members, As Emerhor Kicks

Aftermath Of Delta Council Polls: SARS Arrest APC Members, As Emerhor Kicks

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Operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS have arrested four All Progressive Congress (APC) youths in Evwerni community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state. The leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State and the party 2015 governorship candidate, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor disclosed this on Wednesday while condemning the arrest and harassment of some APC members and chiefs by SARS. While reacting to the arrest of four youths of the party at Evwerni community on Monday night by SARS, Emerhor urged the police not allow themselves be used by politicians. It was gathered that the arrest of the four boys which was allegedly mastermind by a PDP lawmaker in the area, Mr Samuel Mariere threw the once peaceful community into crisis as the youths took to t
OPAN Condemns Arrest Of Elombah Brothers; Urges Buhari, IGP To Respect Free Speech, Citizen’s Rights

OPAN Condemns Arrest Of Elombah Brothers; Urges Buhari, IGP To Respect Free Speech, Citizen’s Rights

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The Online Publishers Association of Nigeria, (OPAN), Nigeria’s premier association of digital/new media publishers, has condemned in a strong terms, the arrest of the Publisher and Editor of United Kingdom based online news website, elombah.com by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, of the Nigeria Police Force on “Orders from Above.” BigPen Online recalls that the elombah.com Editor, Tim was arrested alongside his brother, Daniel Elombah, a UK-based attorney from their family house in Edoji-Uruagu Nnewi, Anambra State, Eastern Nigeria in the wee hours of New Year’s day. While Tim’s brother and the publisher of  elombah.com, Daniel Elombah was released  late Monday night, January 1, 2018 on personal recognition, the news media Editor, Tim was today (Tuesday) remanded in prison
Wike Describes SARS As A Gang Of Criminals, Says FG Preparing Them To Rig 2019 Elections 

Wike Describes SARS As A Gang Of Criminals, Says FG Preparing Them To Rig 2019 Elections 

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS), as a gang of criminals being prepared by the authorities for the rigging of the 2019 General Elections. He spoke when Management of Sun Publishing Limited led by its Managing Director, Mr  Eric Osagie visited to present the letter of his nomination as Sun Newspaper Governor of the Year 2017. Governor Wike stated that the so-called review of the operation of SARs following the outcry by Nigerians over the deadly illegal acts of the organisation, is merely aimed at diverting public focus. Speaking during the courtesy visit on Tuesday at Government House, Port Harcourt, Governor Wike said that activities of SARs would lead Nigeria to disaster. According to him, "SARS is being prepared