Polls: Again IGP assures Nigerians of police protection

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has again assured Nigerians of the determination of the police to ensure the conduct of a peaceful, credible and hitch-free presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday. The IGP, in a statement, said adequate...

Polls: CDS, Service Chiefs, IGP read the riot act to politicians, thugs, others

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, has warned that the Nigerian Armed Forces and other security agencies would not tolerate any act that would cause security breaches before, during and after the general election. Olonisakin said the military and sister...

IGP orders restriction of vehicular movement on election day

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement on Election Day, February 16, from 6am to 6pm. Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, who made this known in a statement, said the ban on movement was to assist the...

Police ’ll wear special tags on election day – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has said all policemen deployed to different parts of the country to monitor the 2019 general election would wear special tags on election day, to guard against impersonation. The IGP disclosed this during a meeting with...

General election: IGP assures foreign observers of safety

The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has assured foreign observers of adequate protection before, during and after the general elections, contrary to the “body bag” threat issued by the governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai. Speaking at the...

IGP orders tight security around INEC facilities nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered water-tight security around offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across the county ahead of the February 16, 2019, election. The IGP has also ordered 24-hour security to safeguard all...

PSC redeploys Lagos CP, others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment and subsequent deployment of 37 Command Commissioners of Police for the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, following the recommendation of the acting Inspector-General of Police...

Ochanya: Family of girl, 13, raped to death cries out to new IGP

The family of a 13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje, who was allegedly raped to death in Benue State, has appealed to the new Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Adamu Mohammed, to arrest the fleeing suspect and prosecute him. Ochanya died in October last year due to complications...

President has the prerogative to extend IGP’s tenure — Lai Mohammed

Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, yesterday, said the President has the prerogative to either extend the tenure of the Inspector- General of Police Ibrahim Idris whose tenure ended January 3 or not . He said the planned nationwide protest by the Coalition of...

Buhari’s billboard — IGP invites Udom, campaign team for questioning

Akwa ibom state governor,Udom Emmanuel and his campaign team have been invited for questioning by the Inspector- General of police(IGP) Ibrahim Idris.     They were invited for allegedly destroying president Mohammadu Buhari presidential campaign billboards in uyo....