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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 […]

IGP Says SARS Disbandment Was In Response To Yearnings Of

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has said the dissolution of SARS is in response to the yearnings of Nigerians. According to a press release signed by the Force PRO, DCP Frank Mba, and made available to Journalists on Sunday, October 11, 2020, the IGP observed that by this dissolution, all Officers and men […]

#EndSARS Protests: Buhari Orders IGP To Address Nigerians’ Concerns, Calls

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, to address the concerns of Nigerians. Channels TV reports that the President’s directives followed the ongoing protests against brutality and extortion by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). In a series of tweets on Friday, October 9, 2020, President Buhari ordered […]

Lagos Ex-CP Faults Ban Of FSARS, Calls For Audit Of

A former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, has faulted the ban of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS). Speaking during an interview on Channels Television, the ex-Police Commissioner called for the audit of what he described as the organisation’s internal mechanism. He said: “It is not the best way to go; […]

Oyo Serial Killer: IGP Orders Rearrest Of Wanted Suspect, Sunday

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the rearrest of a suspected serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, who escaped from the custody of the Oyo State Police Command. Condemning the unfortunate escape of the suspect, IGP Adamu asked the Commissioner of Police in the State to intensify efforts and ensure his prompt rearrest. The Force […]

IGP Orders Redeployment Of 11 Police Commissioners

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting and redeployment of 11 Commissioners of Police to various Commands and Formations. The postings and redeployment are as follow: Edo State, CP Johnson Babatunde Kokumo; Osun State, CP Undie J. Adie; Bauchi State CP Lawal Jimeta Tanko; Ebonyi State, CP Philip Sule […]