Beyond FSARS dissolution
The disbandment of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad in its present form by the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed is a welcome development. However, as many security experts have advised we need to carry out a holistic reform of our security...
Uproar as youths protest against SARS in Edo State
Angered by police officers’ continuous harassment and intimation of members of the public, youth in Edo State, yesterday, embarked on a peaceful protest against Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) recently restricted by Inspector General of Police (IGP), Adamu Mohammed.
Presidential panel holding Magu in detention, not police, says IGP
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, on Wednesday distanced himself from the detention of the suspended acting Chairman of the country's anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. Magu, the embattled former anti-corruption helmsman is being quizzed by Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential investigation panel. Specifically, the former EFCC boss has been…
Police arrest suspected fake government contract syndicate
An Abuja-based fraud syndicate that specialises in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public under the guise of assisting them to procure Federal Government contracts
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.