Friday, June 11, 2021


Mohammed Adamu

Ebonyi gov’t offers N1m each to families of 4 deceased policemen

Ebonyi State Government has offered N1 million each to families of four deceased police personnel who died in an accident while returning from a...

Buhari presides over National Security Council meeting, ministers, security chiefs in attendance

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over National Security Council meeting in the Executive Council Chambers of Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Imo Assembly Crisis: Oil communities ask IGP to release arrested lawmaker

The Patrons Association of Imo Oil Producing Communities, PIOPC, has urged the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, to intervene in the release of arrested lawmaker, Heclus Okoro, in the ongoing crisis in the state assembly.

IGP appoints DIG Lemu as head of Operations, AIG Dandaura as Force Secretary

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has approved the posting of Sanusi Lemu, a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, DIG, as Head, Department of Operations of the Nigerian Police Force.

#EndSARS: Killing policemen evil, says El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday described the killing of policemen by protesters in some parts of the country as evil.

Stop burning our mosques, MURIC tells Igbos

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has condemned attacks on Muslim places of worship in Enugu and other states in Igboland.

IGP inaugurate committee to assess losses during #EndSARS protest

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has inaugurated a nine-man committee to assess losses suffered by the Nigeria Police during the EndSARS protest across the country.

#EndSARS: IGP orders policemen to protect themselves if assaulted

In the wake of violence and destruction that trailed the #ENDSARS protests, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has urged policemen to protect themselves if they are assaulted.

#EndSARS: IGP counters Amnesty Int’l, says ‘we lost 22 men, 205 stations, formations’

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has countered a report by the Amnesty International that policemen deployed excessive force against #EndSARS protesters.

No SARS operative will be selected for SWAT team – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reiterated that no personnel of the defunct SARS will be selected to be part of the newly created Special Weapons And Tactics, SWAT, team.

Recruitment: Police commission floors IGP as appeal court faults Police Act 2020

The Court of Appeal has declared the Police Service Commission, PSC, as the constitutionally recognised agency to appoint persons into offices in the Nigeria Police Force, describing the Police Act 2020 as unconstitutional and void.

Rights Commission sets up independent panel to investigate SARS brutalities

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, says it is setting up an Independent Investigation Panel to look into human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS and other segments of the Nigerian Police within the next one week.

Group drags police to court for allowing ‘common Nigerians’ use tinted glass vehicles

Justice Peter Affen of an FCT High Court has fixed November 3 to hear a suit filed by an NGO against police permits to some persons to use tinted glasses on their vehicles.

BREAKING: IGP sets up SWAT to replace SARS

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has set up the Special Weapons and Tactics Team that will replace the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

SARS: We’ll commence training of new unit next week – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, disclosed that training of a new police unit replacing the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, will begin next week.

IGP commended for enlisting retired police personnel on NHIS

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Ahmad Abdurrahman, has lauded Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for ensuring retired personnel benefited from cheap and quality healthcare.

IGP begs traditional rulers to support Nigerian govt’s war against banditry

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has urged traditional rulers to support the fight against armed robbery, banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling.

Innoson donates operational vehicles to Nigerian police

Nigeria’s automobile manufacturing company, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company Limited, has donated three operational vehicles to the Nigeria Police Force, NPF.

Police Recruitment: IGP denies suspending entry requirements

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has debunked the claim that he had suspended the entry requirement for candidates who applied to join the Nigeria Police Force as Police constables in the ongoing recruitment screening exercise.

Recruitment: Police screening begins August 24

In continuation of the ongoing recruitment of constables, the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has announced a date for the conduct of physical and credential screening.

IGP deploys crack detectives as Oyo serial killer escapes from police custody

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the deployment of additional investigative aids to Oyo State to complement the efforts of the state Police Command in the ongoing manhunt of suspected serial killer, Sunday Shodipe.

Police promote 41,863 personnel in 19 months – IGP  

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has said that a total of 41,863 police personnel had been promoted in the last 19 months.

Edo Guber: NEXIM bank replies PDP, says we don’t fund political activities

The Nigerian Export-Import Bank, NEXIM, on Friday said that it does not fund political activities under any guise, but only grant loans to support export-oriented projects in the country.

Magu begs IGP for bail

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has applied to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to be released on bail.

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