The morale of many police officers has been seriously dampened now because of the rampant killings of officers”- Acting IGP, Usman Baba, laments

The acting inspector-general of police (IGP), Usman Baba, has said that the recent attacks on police stations across the country have dampened the morale of police officers in the country. Police stations in the South East, as well as some states in the South-South, have been attacked by criminal elements. The most recent incident took… Continue reading The morale of many police officers has been seriously dampened now because of the rampant killings of officers”- Acting IGP, Usman Baba, laments

The law permits Adamu Mohammed to remain as IGP till 2024 – President Buhari and AGF Malami

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami who responded to a lawsuit filed at a Federal High Court in Abuja by an Abuja-based lawyer, Maxwell Opara over the tenure extension granted to the Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, have argued that the law allows the current IGP to stay in office… Continue reading The law permits Adamu Mohammed to remain as IGP till 2024 – President Buhari and AGF Malami

IGP orders arrest of Activist Sunday Igboho over eviction notice to Fulani herdsmen

The Inspector-general of police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has ordered the arrest of popular Yoruba activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, over the quit notice he issued to herdsmen in Oyo state.  Presidential spokesperson Garba Shehu according to BBC Hausa, confirmed the arrest order during its programme on Friday.  Shehu said the IGP directed Oyo commissioner of… Continue reading IGP orders arrest of Activist Sunday Igboho over eviction notice to Fulani herdsmen

#EndSARS Protest: Injured and dead police officers to get promotion – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu has announced that police officers who lost their lives and those injured following the violence that erupted during the #EndSARS crisis will be promoted to the next rank. The IGP who said this after assessing burnt police stations in Edo state on Wednesday November 4, stated that police officers across… Continue reading #EndSARS Protest: Injured and dead police officers to get promotion – IGP

#EndSARS Protest: Injured and dead police officers to get promotion – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu has announced that police officers who lost their lives and those injured following the violence that erupted during the #EndSARS crisis will be promoted to the next rank. The IGP who said this after assessing burnt police stations in Edo state on Wednesday November 4, stated that police officers across… Continue reading #EndSARS Protest: Injured and dead police officers to get promotion – IGP

BREAKING: Protect yourselves against attacks, IGP tells policemen

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has asked the personnel of the force to protect themselves against attacks from any quarter. He said the men and officers have the right to defend themselves in case of physical danger. The IGP spoke on Friday during an assessment tour of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Abuja,… Continue reading BREAKING: Protect yourselves against attacks, IGP tells policemen

Police allegedly arrest 11-year-old boy who reportedly participated in attack on Edo police station and declared himself IGP

The Edo State Police Command has allegedly arrested an 11-year-old over his ”involvement” in the attack on a police station at Evbuotubu area of Benin City by hoodlums.  Recall that hoodlums took advantage of the #EndSARS protest to attack Oba Market Police, Ugbekun Police Station, Idogbo Police station last Monday and carted away arms and ammunitions at… Continue reading Police allegedly arrest 11-year-old boy who reportedly participated in attack on Edo police station and declared himself IGP

Policemen killings: IGP begins commands’ tour, Force admits cops’ morale low

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, will on Friday begin visits to the police commands across the country to boost the morale of officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force. The PUNCH on Thursday gathered that the morale of members of the force was low following the killing of no fewer than 28 … Continue reading Policemen killings: IGP begins commands’ tour, Force admits cops’ morale low

Looting: IGP orders police commanders to reclaim public space

Following widespread looting and arson by suspected hoodlums, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered police commanders to immediately stop the descent to anarchy across the country. Adamu directed the immediate mobilisation of all police operational assets and resources to bring an end to the wanton violence, killings, looting and destruction of public and… Continue reading Looting: IGP orders police commanders to reclaim public space

IGP lists qualifications of SWAT operatives as training begins today

The Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed has announced that the training for operatives of the special weapons and tactics (SWAT) unit will commence on Monday October 19.  The police chief made the announcement in spite of the protest against the replacement of defunct and controversial police unit, SARS with the newly created unit (SWAT).  In a statement… Continue reading IGP lists qualifications of SWAT operatives as training begins today