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Don’t go to polling units with firearms, police IG warns personnel

Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that no security personnel would be allowed to carry firearms at polling centres during the elections. Adamu stated this when the European Union Election Observation Mission to Nigeria delegation visited him on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that while the elections last, security personnel

IGP Adamu vows to end jungle justice, human rights abuses

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said he is deeply concerned over increasing acts of impunity, jungle justice and all manner of dehumanising treatment meted out to Nigerians by unscrupulous persons. The IGP expressed this concern while reacting to recently publicized incident in the social media portraying the

IGP Adamu orders tight security around INEC offices

Godsgift Onyedinefu The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a comprehensive and water-tight security around all Independent National Electoral Commission offices (INEC) and facilities nationwide. The Force spokesman, Frank Mba in a statement on Sunday said the IGP has consequently ordered all Command Commissioners of Police in all the

IGP Adamu place embargo on issuance of New Arms Licences

The Acting Inspector- General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has placed, with immediate effect, embargo on the issuance of new licences for designated arms throughout the country. Spokesman of the Force, ACP Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Mba, who did not list the categories of arms, called

IGP’s order on FSARS mere showmanship — HURIWA

..Calls for reform in the Nigeria Police Force  Godsgift Onyedinefu A leading pro-democracy and non-governmental organization – Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has dismissed as cosmetic and mere showmanship the decision of the acting Inspector General of police Mohammed Adamu to disband the Federal special Anti-robbery response squad (FSARS). The Rights

IGP Adamu disbands F-SARS, SIP others

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate decentralization of the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, (F-SARS) which was earlier centralised by his predecessor, Ibrahim Idris. The former IG had placed the unit under the Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Operations), as part of the reforms of

Meet Mohammed Adamu, new IGP

Following the expiration of Ibrahim Idris’ tenure, President Muhammadu Buhari named Mohammed Adamu, Acting Inspector General of police on Tuesday. In his first interaction with reporters after his appointment, Adamu, who hails from Nasarawa state, pledged to give level playing field to politicians during the elections. Here are five facts about Adamu: Vice-principal, Geography

Photos: Buhari appoints Mohammed Adamu as Acting police IG

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Assistant Inspector General  (AIG) of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, as the Acting Inspector General (IGP) of Police.  The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, who retired today, 15thJanuary, 2019 from service of the Nigeria Police Force at the age of Sixty Years, was