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JUST IN: Buhari confirms Mohammed Adamu as Inspector General of Police

President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector-General of Police, (IGP). Buhari made the confirmation on Thursday at the Council of State in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Mohammed was appointed as the acting IGP on January 15 to replace former IGP, Ibrahim Idris, who proceeded on retirement.

Police kill ‘Shaho’, mastermind in Kidnap of UBEC Chairman

•Arrest seven others Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) says its Operatives of Operation Puff Adder has killed one Sumaila Sule, alias SHAHO, the kidnapping kingpin and notorious armed robber, who recently masterminded the kidnap of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Chairman along Abuja- Kaduna road. The suspect died in the

Community Policing: IGP seeks cooperation of NGOs, CSOs, others

Godsgift Onyedinefu and Nosa Enobhayisobo    The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has called for the support and cooperation of  Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Human Right Groups and other critical stakeholders to achieve effective and efficient as well as community policing in the country   Adamu made this

Police uncover plots to attack, destroy oil facilities

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigeria Police Force has uncovered specific plots by some "subversive elements masquerading as climate and environmental activists" to commence massive and coordinated attacks on oil installations across the country especially in the Niger-Delta region and adjoining States. The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba disclosed in a statement on

Trans-border Crimes: IGP Adamu to host ECOWAS Police chiefs in Abuja

Godsgift Onyedinefu Nigeria's Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu will be hosting West African Police and Security Chiefs  under the auspices of The West African Police Chiefs Committee (WAPCCO) in Abuja. The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba announced this in a Statement on Monday. Mba explained that the aim of the

IGP to SARS: take war against violent criminals to their door steps

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Adamu Mohammed has charged officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) anti-Kidnapping squad and other special units to the door steps of violent criminals. The IGP gave this charge on Thursday in Abuja at an interactive session with the SARS officers and the Anti-Kidnapping

IGP launches new Counter-Kidnapping strategies

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Acting Inspector-General (IGP) of the Nigerian Police Force on Thursday rolled out a new Counter-Kidnapping operational strategies to speedily bring to an end the current internal security challenges being experienced in some parts of the Country. The Force Spokesperson, Frank Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) disclosed

IGP Adamu in closed-door session with senate over insecurity

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Muhammed Adamu on Tuesday appeared before the Senate to brief the lawmakers on the spate of insecurity, banditry and kidnapping in the country. Adamu was invited by lawmakers at the upper chamber and is expected to also brief the lawmakers on the activities of

Dear IGP Adamu, begging bandits is not a security strategy

Fredrick Nwabufo Dear Police Inspector-General Mohammed Adamu, You cannot tackle the atrophic security threat assailing the country by pandering to the whims of the antagonists. Of course, being a sterling security professional, you know this; hence my befuddlement by your statement at the meeting in Kebbi state yesterday. At the indaba with the

FG delegation meets leaders of Miyetti Allah over insecurity

The Federal Government delegation on Friday met with the national leaders of Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, as part of efforts to curtail security challenges in the country. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, who led the delegation that held a closed-door session with the MACBAN leaders in