IGP Decorates Couple As Commissioners Of Police

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has decorated Kehinde Longe and his wife, Yetunde Longe, as Commissioners of Police. The couple were among those promoted by the Police Service Commission (PSC) recently along with 15 other Commissioners of Police. Reading their citations, the Force PRO, CP Frank Mba, said the husband and wife were course … Read more

Anambra guber: IGP removes Head of Security arrangement, DIG Egbunike, 24hrs to election

Barely 24 hours to the Saturday Anambra State governorship election, the Inspector General of Police has removed the Deputy Inspector General, DIG Joseph Egbunike as the head of the team for the election. READ ALSO; ‘Money laundering’: Obi Cubana is a man of dignity – DSS DG’s son Though when contacted on the development, Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba confirmed that DIG Egbunike has … Read more

PHOTOS: IGP Absent As Buhari Meets With Security Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over a security meeting with the nation’s service chiefs and heads of intelligence agencies. READ ALSO; LIVE: Aisha Buhari Foundation Celebrates Six Years The meeting, which was also attended by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, held at the State House in Abuja. Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky … Read more

Insecurity: Abiodun hands over 55 patrol vehicles, bullet proof vests, helmets to IGP

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Friday officially handed over 55 patrol vehicles, motorcycles, 200 bullet proof vests, a number of helmets and communication equipment to the Inspector General of the Police, Usman Alkali Baba, who was on an official visit to the state. Abiodun said the presentation of the security vehicles and gadgets to the police … Read more

IGP replies Amnesty, says policemen didn’t shoot End SARS protesters

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has rejected reports by global rights organisation, Amnesty International, that police officer shot at End SARS protesters. He described Amnesty’s report of October 21, 2020, that police personnel shot at peaceful protesters as “untrue, misleading and contrary to all available empirical evidence”. Adamu said police officers, instead, “acted professionally, … Read more

JUST IN: IGP disbands SARS nationwide

JUST IN: IGP disbands SARS nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced the dissolved the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force. He said the operatives will be redeployed to other police formations and commands. Read Also: Africa needs $1.2tn’ to recover from covid-19 losses –IMF Adamu announced this in a live broadcast on Sunday. The announcement … Read more

“Amotekun won’t operate under community policing” — Akeredolu tells Inspector General of Police

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has vowed that Amotekun Corps will not be subsumed under the Nigeria Police or under the guise of community policing. According to Akeredolu who is the Chairman of South West Governors’ Forum, the grassroot security outfit was set up by enabling law, hence its role is to complement the … Read more

Nigerians react as IGP Mohammed withdraws escorts, orders probe of 5-Star Music boss, E-Money

Nigerians have reacted to the decision of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Idris Mohammed, to withdraw 6 policemen attached to the Chairman, Five Star Group, Emeka Okonkwo aka E-Money. E-Money is the brother of Nigerian musician, Kelechi Okonkwo popularly known as K-Cee. The report emerged on different news platforms on Tuesday and trended on social … Read more

IGP arrested my father and two others because I divorced his friend – Lady cries out

Nasiba, daughter of a former chairman of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Limited, Sani Dauda, has accused the Inspector General of Police, IGP, of harassing her and her father because she divorced his friend and married someone else. According to Nasiba who spoke to The Cable, the police boss has been harassing her because she refused to … Read more

Social media, major problem confronting Police — IGP Adamu

Social media, major problem confronting Police — IGP Adamu

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has stated that social media is the major problem confronting the police. The IGP stated this during a Police Public Relations Officers workshop in Agulu, Anambra State. He said, “Things are no longer the same; technology has changed the terrain, especially in communication, and today, we … Read more

IGP gives directives ahead of Independence Day celebration

IGP gives directives ahead of Independence Day celebration

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has issued a directive to all Commissioners of Police ahead of the Independence Day celebration tomorrow. As Nigeria celebrates 59th independence anniversary, the IGP ordered the CPs to ensure a peaceful celebration across the nation. A statement issued reads: ”Consequently, all Commissioners of Police and their supervisory … Read more