ASP Mariam Yusuf bags proficient Spokespersons Award

The FCT Police Command PRO, ASP Mariam Yusuf has been honoured as the 2021 Swift Reporters Proficient Public Relations Officer.   The award was presented to ASP Mariam Yusuf on Tuesday, 4th May, 2021 at the FCT Police Command amidst Senior officers of the Command.. In his remarks, the Publisher of Swift Reporters, Adewole Kehinde said the award is held to recognize the PPRO immense contribution to the media and the FCT Command as a whole. “ASP Mariam Yusuf exhibits such qualities that will not only help the media in…

INSECURITY: Gov Sani Bello to strengthen local security outfits 

Niger state Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello said his government was beefing up local security outfits in the state to compliment the efforts of conventional security agents in tackling the insecurity in some parts of the State. Governor Sani Bello stated this while briefing Journalists on some security efforts made after he interacted with some community leaders and the new General Officer Commanding (,GOC), 1 Mechanized Division, Nigeria Army, Major General Danjuma Hamisu Ali-Keffi at the Government House, Minna. Sani Bello and the GOC having analysed the security situation in the…

Nigerian military remain loyal to Nigerian constitution ,Govt – Defence Hq

The Nigeria Military has reiterated its total loyalty to the constitution and government of Nigeria. The military authority also distanced itself from a call made by a legal practitioner,Robert Clark,SAN asking the civilian government to handover to the military. This was contained in a statement signed by Acting Director Defence Information,Brig.Gen.Onyema Nwachukwu Read the statement in full : The attention of the military high command has been drawn to a statement purported to have been made by one Robert Clark SAN, suggesting that current political leadership should hand over power…

War on terror must be won,Chief of  Air Staff assures NiDCOM Boss

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has given assurance that the insecurities in the North East and other parts of the Country will be won by the Nigerian Military. Chief of the Air Staff, stated this when he received the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa at the Nigerian Airforce Headquarters in Abuja. Air Marshal Oladayo Amao believed that with the professional competence of the air service men and women and a well boosted  morale, the terrorists and their kind will be brought to…

Shake up in Nigeria police as IGP redeploys Commanders, others

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Friday, 9th April, 2021 has approved the posting of AIG Hafiz Inuwa, as the Force Secretary and member of the Force Management Team. The IGP also approved the re-appointment of CP Frank Mba and Ag. CP Idowu Owohunwa as the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) and Principal Staff Officer (PSO) to the IGP respectively.   The new Force Secretary, AIG Hafiz Inuwa took over from AIG Mustapha Dandaura who has been redeployed to Zone-7 Police Headquarters, Abuja. AIG Hafiz Inuwa hold a Masters…

Defence HQ denies reports on alleged military attack in Benue community

The Defence Headquarters has debunked numerous publications in the media and other online blogs reporting massive killing and destruction of houses and other property by the military in Konshisha LGA of Benue State.   The Defence Headquarters which has oversight responsibility for Operation WHIRL STROKE deployed to maintain peace in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States refuted  spurious allegations   There have been incessant cases of communal clashes in recent times between the people of Konshisha and Oju over boundary demarcation. As part of efforts to resolve the crisis, the Benue…

ARPON condemns attacks on Police, says Nigerian no longer safe

The Association of Retired Police Officers of Nigeria (ARPON), has condemned the attack on the Imo State Police Command Headquarters, Owerri.   This was even as the association noted that when police became a regular target of hoodlums, they dare to say that the entire populace is no longer safe.   A statement signed by the President, ARPON, Fidelis Oyakhilome, on Friday and made available to newsmen, said in its wildest imagination cannot fathom the reason for this emerging worrisome culture of unprovoked violence against the Police and Police infrastructure.…

IGP Usman Alkali Baba assumes duty as former IGP Adamu bows out 

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba today, 7th April, 2021 assumed duty as the Inspector General of Police of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was appointed by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari on 6th April, 2021. He took over from IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu who retired after 35years of meritorious service to the nation. The handing/taking over of leadership between the former and new Police Chief was held in a brief but colourful ceremony at the Force Headquarters, Abuja. The…

Buhari sacks Mohammed Adamu, appoints DIG Usman Baba acting IGP

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed DIG Usman Alkali Baba as the acting Inspector General of Police. The Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi, who announced this on Tuesday, while briefing State House correspindent said Baba’s appointment is with immediate effect. President Buhari had on February 4, 2021, extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for three months. Adamu had, however, spent two months and three days out of the three month extension before Baba’s appointment. The appointment of the acting IGP is subject…

EASTER CELEBRATIONS: IGP felicitates with Christians  ….  orders AIGs, CPs to ensure round-the-clock security of public space

In line with his resolve to ensure that Nigerians enjoy crime free Easter celebrations, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A. Adamu has ordered an intensive round-the-clock security of all public spaces and critical national assets. Specifically, all State Commissioners of Police and their supervising Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) have been ordered to ensure adequate deployment of police personnel – both covert and overt operatives, and other operational assets to areas of security interest within their respective areas of responsibility (AoRs). They are also to ensure confidence boosting, proactive and high…