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Crime rate in Nigeria has declined, says IGP

Godsgift Onyedinefu Nigeria's Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu on Monday said the crime rate in the country has been on a decline in the last one Month compared to proceeding months. The Police Boss said the crime rate declined following the launch of "Operation Puff Adder" in all states of

IGP calls for tougher laws against kidnapping, banditry

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu, has called for tougher laws against kidnapping and banditry including possible state seizure of assets linked to illicit proceeds from illegal acts. The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, in a statement said the police boss made the call on Wednesday while

Eid-el-Fitri: IGP orders water-tight security at praying grounds

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu  has ordered Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) and Commissioners of Police (CPs) in charge of Zones and State Commands nationwide to intensify security in all ‘Eid praying grounds’ and other sensitive locations including recreation centres, public highways, public utilities and critical

Adamu confirmed as IGP, vows to restructure police, decimate crime

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed Mohammed Adamu as the 20th 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

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

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