Five die protesting player’s death in Sagamu as IGP orders DIG FCID to take over investigations
Five persons, including two policemen, reportedly died yesterday in Sagamu during the civil protests against the killing of a Remo Stars player, Tiamiyu Kazeem by an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police.
Makinde visits IG, says ‘we don’t want chaos in Oyo’
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde yesterday said that his administration would not condone violence in the state.A statement, signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa
Rights group decries multiple police checkpoints, escorts in Imo
The Imo Peoples’ Action for Democracy (IPAD), has decried mounting multiple police checkpoints on the roads in all parts of Imo State.It appealed to the new Commissioner of Police (CP), Mobolaji Olaniyi Fafowora, to reverse the decision of his predecessor, Rabiu Ladodo by withdrawing them.
Wrong template for election victory
In the wake of the offseason governorship election of November 16 in Bayelsa and Kogi states, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in conjunction with other concerned stakeholders
Edo community lauds police boss over divisional headquarters, donates patrol van
The Igbanke General Union (IGU), a town in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State, has commended the Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Adamu Mohammed, for siting a police divisional headquarters in Igbanke community.
Family seeks international support against alleged defilement of deceased girl
The family of the 13-year-old Ochanya Ogbanje, who was allegedly raped to death by one Andrew Ogbuja, a lecturer at the Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo, and his son, Victor, is calling for assistance of the international community to ensure justice prevails.
Mother of three plans own kidnap, collects N500,000 ransom
The police have arrested a female teacher, Chizoba for allegedly staging her own kidnap and collecting ransom in Abriba-Ohafia area of Abia State.
Buhari confirms Mohammed Adamu as IGP
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari Thursday confirmed Adamu Mohammed as the new Inspector General of police. Mohammed's confirmation was announced at the police council meeting which was presided over by Buhari in Aso Rock, Abuja. The IGP was appointed in the acting capacity on January 15. He took over from former IGP, Ibrahim Idris who retired…
Nigeria, a victim of protection racket
On 3 May after a closed door meeting, the Acting Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, announced a deal between the FG and the Miyetti Allahh Cattle Breeders Association as part of efforts to curtail security challenges in the country. Abdulrahman Dambazau, the Minister of Interior, who led the delegation to Birnin Kebbi, said it was part of a regional action plan on security challenges. Part of the deal is a plan by the FG to give Miyetti Allah the sum of ₦100 billion. There, the FG would have us believe, would lie the peace in places like Zamfara.
Two years after disappearance of UNIBEN student, IGP orders police to fish out abductors
Acting Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, has given marching order to the police in Edo State to arrest suspected abductors of a 26-year-old graduate of the University of Benin ...
Memo to IGP Adamu Mohammed
Dear IGP Adamu Mohammed, Congratulations on reaching the peak of your career. You are lucky and unlucky at the same time.