Buhari appoints Usman Baba as acting IGP

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, as the acting Inspector-General of Police with immediate effect. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, reportedly disclosed this to State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday.…

IGP deploys FCID officers after attack on Gov Ortom

The Inspector–General of Police (IGP) Muhammed Adamu on Sunday ordered immediate deployment of a team of specialised investigators from the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID), Abuja to Benue State. The deployment, according to the IGP, is to provide additional investigative…

States not supporting FG’s efforts to tackle insecurity- IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday in Abuja accused state governments of not supporting efforts by the federal government to tackle security challenges across the country. Mohammed spoke at the 2021 first quarterly meeting of Secretaries to State…

Nigerians kick as Buhari extends IG’s tenure

Nigerians, yesterday, kicked as President Muhammadu Buhari extended the tenure of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, and forwarded the names of the immediate past service chiefs to the Senate as non-career ambassadors-designate. Buhari extended Adamu’s tenure, which…

Buhari extends IGP’s tenure by 3 months – Minister

Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi, on Thursday, said President Muhammadu Buhari, has extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector-General of Police for three months. According to Punch newspaper, the minister disclosed this in an interview with State…

*Roommate of man accused of dating Lagos teenager stabbed to death (Punch)*Banks ready to fund Lagos rail projects –Egube (Sun)

Roommate of man accused of dating Lagos teenager stabbed to death (Punch) One Toheeb and his friends are currently on the run after allegedly stabbing one Akin Okebukola to death in the Alakuko area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered…

I think we should postpone Christmas 2020 – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Even though the minutes of the #EndSARS meeting has been written, read and adopted, there are plenty matters arising, and these matters are not funny at all. First and foremost, Nigerian police officers are on the run from their duties,…

Widow of Rivers lecturer killed by SARS reopens case against IGP, others

The family of late Dr Ferry Gberegbe, a lecturer at the Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State, who was allegedly killed by operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, has reopened the murder case against the Nigeria Police. This is…

IGP replies Amnesty, says policemen didn’t shoot #EndSARS protesters

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has rejected reports by global rights organisation, Amnesty International, that police officers shot at #EndSARS protesters. He described Amnesty’s report of October 21, 2020, that police personnel shot at peaceful protesters as “untrue, misleading…

*Lagos approves full reopening of markets (Thisday)*South-West senators visit Lagos State, sue for peace (Vanguard)

Lagos approves full reopening of markets (Thisday) Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwoolu has approved the full reopening of both food and non food markets. The markets were closed in March as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.…

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