Tags : Mohammed Adamu

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 […]

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 […]

IG Deploys Squad To Investigate UNIBEN Undergraduate’s Killing

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has intervened in the on-going investigation of the death of a 100-level student of the University of Benin, Uwaila Omosuwa, by the Edo State Police Command. The Inspector-General of Police, has deployed investigation and forensic support to aid on-going probe of the circumstances surrounding the death of Uwaila Omosuwa. […]

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 […]

Police Deploy Special Forces Against Hoodlums, Arrest 191 In Lagos,

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate deployment of additional intelligence and operatives to strengthen security and bolster public confidence in the affected areas. The move is coming after suspected hoodlums had evaded and looted shops and homes in Lagos and Ogun states following the COVID-19 lockdown in both states.  The Force […]

COVID-19: IGP, Other Officers Tests Negative

The Inspector-General of Police, (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has tested negative to Coronavirus. In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba revealed that the IGP received his test result on Tuesday morning, March 31, 2020, having submitted samples on Friday, March 27, 2020. The statement also disclosed other officers who tested negative […]

Tiamiyu’s Killing: 12 Zonal Intervention Squad Disbanded

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has disbanded the 12 Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS) following the killing of Remo Stars Football Club player Kazeem Tiamiyu. Tiamiyu was killed on Saturday after being allegedly pushed out of a moving police vehicle by the operatives who had arrested him and were taking him to Abeokuta, the […]

Footballer’s Death: Reps Vow To Defend Nigerians Against Extra-judicial Killing

The House of Representatives has vowed to defend Nigerians against extra-judicial killings, harassment and human rights abuses by men of the Nigeria Police Force. The Speaker of the House, Rt. Jon. Femi Gbajabiamila, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at a public hearing organised by the House Committee on Police Affairs, […]

“Explore Amicable Resolution, Court Urges Oyo Govt, Sacked L.G Chairmen;

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, the State capital, has adjourned the suit filed by the State Government in which it is seeking to restrain the sacked Council Chairmen from forcefully taking over the Council Secretariat in the State till 21st February, 2020. The sacked Council Chairmen under the aegis of Association of […]

S/West Governors Launch Operation Amotekun; Say Outfit’s Mandate Not To

Governors of the South-West geopolitical zone have launched the Western Nigeria Security architecture codenamed “Operation Amotekun”, insisting that the security of lives and properties of the people in the zone remained paramount to them. The Governors also clarified that the new outfit would in no way hinder the Federal Security Agencies from performing their constitutionally-assigned […]