ISANLU ROBBERY ATTACK : IGP orders manhunt for perpetrators …deploys IRT, STS , FSARS Crack Detectives to Kogi State

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has ordered a full-scale manhunt for the perpetrators of the attack on Isanlu Police station and a commercial bank in Yagba East LGA of Kogi State on 4th June, 2020. The IGP while condemning the incident, has deployed a team of crack detectives from the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), the Special Tactical Squad (STS) and Federal-SARS to Kogi State to ensure that the criminals are apprehended and brought to book. The IGP has also directed the Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police in charge…

Police arrest 3 over kidnap,murder of Catholic Seminarian  ….as IGP orders massive manhunt for fleeing suspects

Police Operatives have arrested a deadly criminal gang responsible for the kidnap and murder of a Catholic Seminarian, Nnadi Michael of the Catholic Good Shepherd Major Seminary at Gonin Gora, Kakau in Chikun LGA of Kaduna State. Recall that, on January 9, 2020, the criminal gang stormed the Catholic Seminary and kidnapped four (4) seminarians, murdered one of them in cold blood and released the remaining three on 31st January, 2020, having obtained a ransom. The remains of the fourth Seminarian were found in a bush where abandoned. The suspects: Tukur…

IGP deploys intervention squads to Lagos ,Ogun states …….orders DIG in charge of South-west to coordinate operations

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has ordered the immediate deployment of additional intelligence and operational assets of the Force, comprising Police Mobile Force (PMF) Units, Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Special Tactical Squad (STS), to Lagos and Ogun States to strengthen security and bolster public confidence in the affected areas. The deployment was as a result of the  recent activities of hoodlums and street urchins in the border communities between Lagos and Ogun States, The Intervention Team is being coordinated by…

EASTER CELEBRATION: Social restriction order still in force, says IGP  .,…enjoins citizens to Stay at Home, Stay Safe and emulate Christ’s Virtues

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has directed the Commissioners of Police in States where the social restriction orders have been emplaced to continue with the due enforcement of the orders. While felicitating with the Nigerian Christian Community, as Christendom commemorates the crucifixion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the IGP called on religious leaders in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as well as other States affected by the restriction orders, to continue to cooperate with relevant government agencies and use their leadership positions to…

UPDATED: Court dismisses PSC’s case, upholds IGP’s power to recruit

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday upheld the power of the Nigeria Police Force and the Police Council under the control of the Inspector-General of Police to recruit constables into the NPF. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in his judgment, dismissed the suit filed by the Police Service Commission to challenge the power of the NPF and the IGP, Mohammed Adamu, to carry out the ongoing exercise of recruiting 10,000 police constables. The judge held that the PSC’s case lacked merit. The judge held that the law guiding the enlistment…

INSECURITY : ​IGP Convenes Retreat For Strategic Police Managers

As part of efforts at dissecting the dynamics of crime and forging strong networks toward tackling prevalent and emerging crimes in the country, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu,is organizing a 3-Day Conference and Retreat for Strategic Officers of the Nigeria Police Force. The event, tagged “Repositioning the Force for the Challenges of Effective Policing in the 21st Century”, will hold from Monday, 28th October, 2019 to Wednesday, 30th October, 2019 at Jasmine Hall, Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.  The Conference and Retreat will be declared open by the President and Commander-in-Chief…

FCT Is Safe ,Secure, IGP Assures Residents

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has stated unequivocally that the Federal Capital Territory was safe, secure and not under any form of siege. This assertion came against the backdrop of recent speculations in some sections of the media, particularly the Social Media, of an upsurge in crime rate within and around the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. While observing that, like other climes across the World, the country has its security challenges, the IGP however noted that a comprehensive analysis of crime statistics on major cities across…

Islamic Movement In Nigeria Remains Proscribed – IGP

Nigeria Police Force has reacted to information going round that some members of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) intend to embark on a nationwide procession, ostensibly to cause disruption of public peace, order and security in the Country. The Force stated that in line with the Terrorism (Prevention) Proscription Order Notice 2019 of 26th July, 2019, the activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have been proscribed. Nigeria police in a statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba,maintained that all gathering or procession by the group remain ultimately…

IGP orders water-tight Security Around Embassies, Foreign Missions,Businesses In Nigeria     

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has ordered water-tight security around embassies, foreign missions, foreigners and their businesses within the country. This order was against the backdrop of the unfortunate attack on Shoprite outlets in Lekki Area of Lagos Sate on 3rd September, 2019 by some miscreants who attacked and looted the Malls ostensibly under the pretext of protesting against the incessant “xenophobic” attacks in South Africa. IGP Adamu also directed all Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and Commissioners of Police across the Federation to be on red alert…

IGP Condoles Catholic Family Over Killing of Rev. Father David Tanko        ….Orders CPs to pay special attention to security of the clergy​

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has given marching orders to the Commissioner of Police, Taraba State Command to fish-out the killers of Rev. Father David Tanko who was gruesomely murdered in the most inhuman and barbaric manner by unknown persons in the early hours of today, 29th August, 2019, at Kpankufu Village along Wukari Road on his way to Kofai Amadu Village in Taraba State. The IGP condoled the Catholic Family in Nigeria over the unfortunate incident. He also expressed deep concerns over the recent incidents of attacks on…