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Intelligence Response Team

28 Nov
Crack operatives of the Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested Okechukwu Edison, 42, and Sunday Morison for alleged armed robbery and kidnapping of a female lawyer in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
30 Aug 2022
Acting on credible tip-off, operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested a deadly kidnap-for-ransom gang who abducted the wife and two children of a serving lawmaker Hon. Ibrahim Aminu in Katsina State.
18 Jul 2022
Mrs Patricia Afolabi, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)’s first prosecution witness, on Monday, testified in the alleged drug offence preferred against DCP Abba Kyari and others.
29 Oct 2021
The Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Nigerian Police Force led by DCP Olatunji Disu, has arrested two suspects, a Cameroonian and a Nigerian for illegal possession and sale of explosives and ammunition.
16 Jul 2021
Operatives of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) have arrested no fewer than eight persons in connection with the kidnap of former Governor Joshua Dariye’s father.
7 Sep 2019
Efforts by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP)’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) to rid Taraba State of kidnappers and armed robbers have started yielding fruits, as the team has arrested another kidnap kingpin.Confirming the report, a senior police officer....
24 Jul 2019
A 46-year-old notorious arms dealer, Godwin Chinyere, who was alleged to have sold most of the firearms, ammunition and rocket launchers used by billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Owuamadike, A.k.A Evans has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT). Evans who was arrested on June 2017 in his mansion at the…
23 Apr 2019
Four policemen attached to the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), were last Wednesday attacked by armed thugs at the Ogoja Town in Cross Rivers State, when they attempted to recover a Toyota Sienna space-bus from a notorious car receiver. The attack left them with severe machete injuries.   It was gathered that…
26 Jan 2019
The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has not been disbanded, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of the unit, Abba Kyari, has said. Kyari told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that the clarification became necessary in view of IRT’s reported disbandment in the social media. He said…
13 Aug 2018
Four policemen yesterday lost their lives in a gun-battle with armed bandits in Kaduna State in a fresh confrontation with insurgents in the state.


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