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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo decorates new IGP

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has decorated a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Usman Baba, as the acting Inspector-General of Police. The event took place at the Aso Villa, Abuja on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, appointed DIG Usman Baba to succeed former IGP Mohammed Adamu. Mr Adamu, whose […]

“Reform Nigerian Police Force”, Security Expert Urges New IGP

A Security Expert, Michael Adeniji has called on the newly appointed Inspector General of Police, Alkali Usman Baba to reform the Nigerian Police Force. Mr Adeniji while featuring on the BCOS TV News Magazine Programme, AM 120, frowned at the dismal state of the Police Force. The Security Expert applauded the appointment of DIG Usman […]

Buhari Approves Appointment Of DIG Usman Alkali Baba As Acting

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of DIG Usman Alkali Baba as the acting Inspector General of Police with immediate effect. The Minister of Police Affairs, Mr Mohammed Maigari Dangyadi, announced this on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, while briefing State House correspondents. President Buhari had on February 4, 2021, extended the tenure of Mr […]

Imo Jail Break: “No Hiding Place For IPOB Members” -IGP

The outgoing Inspector-General of Police, Mr Adamu Muhammed, has said there will be no hiding place for members of Indigenous People of Biafra. The IGP who spoke when he visited the Imo State Police Command to inspect the extent of damage, insisted that IPOB members were responsible for the Imo jailbreak and the razing of […]

Imo Prison/ Police Attacks: IGP Points At IPOB, ESN

Police authorities have stated that those who razed the Imo State Police Command Headquarters and freed inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Services Centre on Monday, April 5, 2021, were members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Eastern Security Network (ESN). Inspector- General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu ordered the immediate deployment […]

Ensure Full Enforcement Of COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations, IGP Orders

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has ordered that Assistant Inspectors General of Police in the seventeen (17) zonal commands and their constituent Commissioners of Police in the thirty-six (36) States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, should carry out full enforcement of the COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations 2021 signed […]

IGP Redeploys 21 Police Commissioners

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the redeployment of 21 Commissioners of Police to new Commands and formations across the country. The Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Aremu Adeniran, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, January 12, 2021; noting that nine of the Senior Officers were posted to Head State […]

IGP Sets Up New Unit, SWAT, To Replace SARS

The Public Relation Officer of the Nigerian Police Force, DCP Frank Mba, has revealed that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has set up a new unit called the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team, to replace the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Unit (SARS). This is coming 48 hours after the IGP dissolved SARS following […]

#EndSARS Protest: IPC Condemns Police Attack On Journalist

The International Press Centre, IPC, has condemned the unwarranted assault and attack by Officers of the Nigeria Police on a Cameraman with Arise Television, Mr Francis Ogbonna, in Abuja. It was reported that the Police attacked and brutalized Mr Ogbonna on Sunday, October 11, 2020, while interviewing protesters on an #EndSARS rally at Abuja. According […]

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Says SARS Dissolution Is Victory For Nigerian Youths.

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is a victory for the Nigerian youths following Nationwide protests against the Squad. The Governor disclosed this in Ikeja on Sunday, October 11, 2020, upon his return from Ondo State where he led as the Chairman of the […]