Enugu gets new commissioner of police
The Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu Tuesday ordered the immediate posting of Ahmad Abdulrahman as Enugu State's Commissioner of Police. "He takes over from CP Suleiman Balarabe, who has been redeployed to the Force Intelligence Bureau, FCID, Abuja, as the CP in-charge of Intelligence," Police spokesman Frank Mba said in a statement on Tuesday. "His…
Okorocha urges IGP to disregard Ihedioha’s petition against him
Sen. Rochas Okorocha, the immediate past governor of Imo has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu to disregard the petition against him by the present governor, Emeka Ihedioha.
Okorocha blasts Imo PDP over petition to IGP against him
The immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has tackled the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over a petition against him by the party to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), accusing him of making inciting comments against Governor Emeka Ihedioha’s administration.
CDHR extols Police, IGP over arrest of errant officers, kidnap kingpin
The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) yesterday commended the Police and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu on their resilience to push and unravel the facts of the unfortunate incident of the murder of three officers with the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) as well as some civilians killed by errant officers of the Nigerian Army at Ibi, Taraba state.
Police ban IMN’s activities nationwide, recruit 40,000
The police high command yesterday outlawed processions and activities of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) nationwide. Communicating the position of the Federal Government in the wake of the sect’s proscription by the court at a press conference yesterday in Abuja, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, warned that any person associating in the group’s name henceforth would be treated as a terrorist and tried under the Terrorism Act.
Court bars Oshiomhole, IGP from harassing Edo assembly members
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole and Inspector General Police (IGP), Adamu Mohammed, have been barred from further harassing or interfering in the legislative duties of the Edo State House of Assembly. Justice M. Umar gave the order following a motion ex parte motion filed by Clerk of the Edo Assembly,…
Imo: IPMAN, IGP task force arrest truck driver carrying illegal crude oil
Officials of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), in conjunction with the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Special Task Force team on Petroleum and illegal Bunkering have arrested a truck suspected to be lifting crude oil illegally. In a statement signed by the National Task Force Chairman of IPMAN, Melvin Asika Ajulichukwu, it…
Police launch Operation Puff Adder in Anambra, commend Obiano for support
To effectively combat crimes, the Anambra Police Command has launched Operation Puff Adder at the Okpoko Divisional Office in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state. While launching the security outfit yesterday, Commissioner of Police (CP), Mustapha Dandaura, disclosed that the operation was in compliance with Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamus’ directive for…
Senate pledges more funding support for police
The Senate, on Tuesday, pledged to give adequate budgetary support required by the Nigeria Police to enable them to tackle the increasing security challenges nationwide. Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, disclosed this on the floor of the house shortly after a closed-door session that lasted more than two hours with the acting Inspector General (I-G)…
Senate, IGP in three hours talk on insecurity
The rising wave of insecurity particularly the dimension of Kidnappings, banditry and wanton killings across the country became the subject matter of a three hour discussion between the Senate and the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday. Adamu's presence at the Senate was sequel to an earlier invitation by the Senate after…
IGP talks tough on extra-judicial killings, vows to prosecute culprits
Disturbed by the recurring incidents of unprofessional handling and misuse of firearms leading to the deaths of innocent Nigerians, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, yesterday warned his men to put an end to the ugly trend.
Groups urge police to disarm Kogi youths, NUJ decries roadblocks
Two groups, Save Kogi Movement (SKM), and Idah Club 6575, have called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to retrieve arms illegally possessed by youths in the state. In separate appeals yesterday in Lokoja, they claimed that the just concluded general elections provided a fertile ground for unscrupulous politicians to recruit and…