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Covid-19: IGP orders zonal AIGs, CPs to enforce social restriction orders

…warns against unnecessary arrest, detention of suspects Godsgift Onyedinefu Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) global health threat and the subsequent social restriction orders imposed by governments at all levels, to enable its containment, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered all zonal Assistant Inspectors-General(AIGs) of Police and Commissioners

We’ve arrested 6,531 high-profile criminal suspects — IGP 

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police (IGP),  Mohammed Adamu, on Monday disclosed that ongoing police operations across the country, has resulted in the arrest of 6,531 high-profile suspects between January and December 2019. Adamu who made this known in Abuja during the end of the year conference with strategic police managers

IGP orders redeployment of senior police officers

Godsgift Onyedinefu Following the recent promotion of Commissioners of Police to the rank of Assistant Inspectors General (AIG) of Police, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, on Friday ordered the posting and redeployment of thirteen Senior Police Officers According to a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank

IGP launches automated police cooperative portal

As parts of efforts to improve the welfare of officers and men of the Nigerian police, the Inspector General Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu on Monday launched the Automated Cooperative Management Portal of the Nigeria Police Cooperative Multi-purpose Society Limited (POLCOOP) at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.  The IGP said the use of

Kidnappings: FCT is safe, not under siege, says IGP

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has stated that the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja is safe, secure and not under any form of siege. This assertion comes against the backdrop of recent speculation of an upsurge in crime rate within and around the FCT, especially the reported

IGP redeploys Enugu commissioner of police

Godsgift Onyedinefu The inspector-general of police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has approved the posting of Ahmad Abdulrahman as Enugu state commissioner of police. In a statement on Tuesday, Frank Mba, police spokesman, said he is taking over from Suleiman Balarabe with immediate effect. Mba said Adamu ordered the new commissioner to “restore sanity” in the

Insecurity: IGP to host 2019 INTERPOL week

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, will for the first time in Nigeria’s history, host the INTERPOL Week from the 23rd  to 29th August, 2019.  According to a statement by the Force spokesperson, Frank Mba on Wednesday, the event is targeted at fine-tuning the existing working partnerships amongst security organizations within

Eid-el-Kabir: IGP orders deployment of personnel, equipment

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has ordered the deployment of adequate personnel and equipment to protect public places throughout the Eid-el-Kabir celebration. A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said the IGP assured Nigerians of adequate security before,