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What We’ll Do To Officers Involved In Killings In Lagos – IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Adamu Mohammed, has promised that no officer involved in recent cases of extra-judicial killings in Lagos State would go unpunished. IGP Mohammed stated this on Monday during his visit to Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos state at the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja. The police boss said while most officers in the state have been performing commendably, a few unprincipled ones among them are undermining their achievements. Speaking at the Lagos House, Mohammed said: “I came to!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Nigeria Police Declares ‘War’ On Banditry, Kidnapping In Kogi State

As part of measures to curtail banditry and kidnapping in Kogi, the Police today, Monday inaugurated “Operation Puff Adder” Performing the operation, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, (AIG 8), Mr. Moses Jitoboh called on the stakeholders to join hands with the police to ensure the success of the operation. He noted that the support of the stakeholders became necessary because the operation, by its design, depended on the people in various communities to achieve its objectives. According to him, those!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Autopsy Reveals NSCDC Officer Killed By Police

Following an autopsy on the late officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Ochigbo Ogah allegedly killed by the Police, the result has revealed that his death was as a result of force and continuous torture. This is contrary to claims by the Police that late Ochigbo Ogah Jumbo slumped and died while in their custody. The late Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of NSCDC was March 20 reportedly killed by some police officers in the presence of his wife and kids in Nyanya, Abuja. The Police,!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Senate Passes Police Trust Fund Bill, Reform Bill Next

The Nigerian Senate, on Tuesday, passed the Nigerian Police Trust Fund Bill. This comes one week after the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, received the acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, in his office and promised speedy passage of the bill and the  Police Reform Bill by the upper legislative chamber. The Police Trust Fund Bill was today read for the third time on the floor of the Senate and passed to address the funding challenges of the Force. Speaking after the bill was passed; Saraki!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Rerun Polls: Police IG Deploys 5 DIGs, Other Top Officials

The Nigeria Police have deployed five Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs) to supervise the supplementary elections slated for tomorrow, March 23, in parts of the country. The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, who made the deployment on Friday, also directed zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) and their respective Commissioners of Police (CPs) in the affected states to ensure smooth conduct of the polls. Also, the police boss deployed three additional AIGs and 15 commissioners to!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Bauchi Governor Wants To Implicate Me In Criminal Conspiracy, Speaker Dogara Alleges

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives has accused the Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar, of plots to implicate him in criminal conspiracy. In a letter to the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu and copied Yusuf Bichi, director-general of the Department of State Services, DSS, Dogara claimed he has credible information of how the governor intends to execute the criminal plot against him. “I write to inform the Inspector General of Police that I am in receipt of credible!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

I’ve Ordered ‘Armed’ Policemen To Deal With Election Disruptors – IGP Mohammed

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has again warned that “armed” personal of the Force will be on ground to deal decisively with anyone caught trying to disrupt Nigeria’s rescheduled general elections. IGP Mohammed issued the warning on Friday while fielding questions from an audience at the briefing of stakeholders by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the International Conference Centre in Abuja. The police chief had recently warned that the force will comply fully with a…

IGP Echoes Buhari, ‘Snatch Ballot Box At Your Own Peril’

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned would-be ballot snatchers to do so at their own peril. Adamu’s warning is coming barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari gave the warning at the All Progressives Congress (APC), national caucus emergency meeting in Abuja. “I am going to warn anybody who thinks, he has enough influence in his locality to lead a body of thugs to snatch boxes or to disturb the voting system; he would do it at the expense of his own life,” President Buhari warned.…

Buhari, Service Chiefs, IGP, Govs In Closed Door Meeting

A closed door meeting of President Muhammadu Buhari with the Service Chiefs, the National Security Adviser, NSA and the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu is currently going on at the State House, Abuja. Others in attendance at the meeting are the Minister of Defence, Dan Mansur, Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazzau, the Director General of Departmnet of State Service, DSS, Yusuf Buchi and some other security heads. The State Governors at the meeting who are mostly from the north include the Borno…

INEC Worry Over Fire Outbreaks, Loses 8,966 PVCs, 380 Voting cubicles, 755 Ballot Boxes

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has raised the alarm over the two fire incidents in its offices in less than one week which led to the destruction of 8,966 Permanent Voters Cards. Worried by the development, the commission said it has drawn the attention of the Acting Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu to it, and requested for additional security measures to be provided to enhance security around its offices and other critical structures. While promising that all the burnt materials would…
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