We can’t abandon, demoralise police – Kwara Gov      ….  hails security agencies for their sacrifices

Kwara State Governor,AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday made a passionate appeal to Nigerians to never turn their backs or abandon the police and other security agencies, stated the vast majority of the officers are patriots who are equally committed to a greater Nigeria. AbdulRazaq said the events of the past few weeks, especially the #EndSARS protest, should not be framed in a way that might leave officers and men of the police demoralised or dejected. “Demoralising the security forces, especially the police, might play into the hands of criminals who prefer…

CNPP demands immediate release of Nigerian Journalist, Tom Oga

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has called for the immediate release of a Nigerian journalist, Tom Oga who have been in detention for 15 days without trial. The CNPP in a statement signed by its Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu wondered why “the Nigerian government is paying lip service to police reform if the police will continue to detain citizens indefinitely without trial. “The CNPP strongly condemn the detention without trial of Nigerian journalist, Tom Oga since October 13, 2020 at a time Nigerians are clamouring for police reform.…

End Police brutality, reform the force, Oyo Speaker tells Buhari

The Speaker Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin said it is time the federal government hearkens to the popular call for the total overhaul of the Nigeria Police Force just as he called for an end to Police brutality across the country. The Speaker stated this when he joined ENDSARS protesters who gathered at the main entrance of Oyo State Secretariat, Ibadan. Ogundoyin said total reform was long overdue in the Nigeria Police Force stressing that the protest by Nigerians on the activities of men of the NPF…

IGP replaces SARS with SWAT ,orders Ex-SARS operatives to undergo psychological, medical examination

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A. Adamu has, today, 13th October, 2020, in accordance with Section 18 (10) of the Police Act 2020, ordered all personnel of the defunct SARS to report at the Force Headquarters, Abuja for debriefing, psychological and medical examination. The officers are expected to undergo this process as a prelude to further training and reorientation before being redeployed into mainstream policing duties.   The medical examination will be carried out by the newly set-up Police Counselling and Support Unit (PCSU), a Unit, which henceforth shall engage in…

Atiku hails disbandment of SARS, commends Nigerian Youths

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has paid tribute to Nigerian youths for their resilience in exerting pressure on the police authorities to disband the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in response to public agitations to end abuses by that of the Nigerian Police Force. Emporium Reporters earlier reported that the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced the dissolution of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)unit of the Nigeria Police Force.   He said the operatives will be redeployed to other police formations and commands. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in…

Police release Numbers To Call For Complaints Against FSARS,Others

Nigeria Police Force as part of its efforts to deepen transparency and accountability in the operations of FSARS and other Tactical Squads units,released the following numbers and Social Media handles to members of the public to report complaints (as well as commendations) against members of the FSARS and other Tactical Squads:   IGP Monitoring Unit: 08036242591 FSARS: 08038537625 08036067446 08036059332 08069702133 FORCE PUBLIC COMPLAINT BUREAU 07056792065 Calls/SMS/whatsapp 08088450152 Calls/SMS/whatsapp Email: pressforabuja@police.gov.ng Twitter: @PoliceNG facebook.com/ngpolice COMPLAINT RESPONSE UNIT (CRU) 08057000001 – Calls Only 08057000002 – Calls Only 08057000003 – SMS &…

IGP bans FSARS, other Police Tactical Squads from routine patrols ​     ….. as Police arrest 2 FSARS Operatives, 1 Civilian accomplice in Lagos State

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has banned the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Tactical Squads of the Force including the Special Tactical Squad (STS), Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Anti-Cultism Squad and other Tactical Squads operating at the Federal, Zonal and Command levels, from carrying out routine patrols and other conventional low-risk duties – stop and search duties, checkpoints, mounting of roadblocks, traffic checks, etc – with immediate effect. A statement signed by DCP Frank Mba,Force Public Relations Officer added that no personnel of…

IGP partners AUGF to curb fraud in governance  

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has reaffirmed his commitment to the Federal Government’s efforts at curbing fraud, enhancing transparency and accountability in government. The IGP made this known during a courtesy call on him by the Auditor-General for the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine on Friday, 25th September, 2020, at the Force Headquarters, Louis Edet House, Abuja.   The high-powered courtesy visit of top Management personnel of the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (OAuGF) was informed by the need for both institutions to collaborate, foster mutual understanding and build…

Police partner WAEC to promote integrity in its examination processes      …..arrest twelve for various examination offences

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested twelve (12) suspects for their involvement in various examination malpractices in the just concluded West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in some States across the country. The arrest of the suspects was consequent upon the renewed partnership between the Examination body and the Police aimed at ensuring and promoting the integrity of examination processes in the country.   Investigations by Police operatives revealed that the suspects used their privileged positions as invigilators, supervisors and school functionaries during the 2020 WASSCE to conspire, perpetrate…

IGP meets PMF Commanders over Edo,Ondo Guber Elections     ….Charges them to be neutral,adopt citizen-friendly approach 

 The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has charged Commanders of the seventy-nine (79) Police Mobile Force (PMF) Squadrons spread across the nation to exhibit high-level professionalism, neutrality and embrace a citizen-friendly approach in policing the forthcoming Gubernatorial elections in Edo and Ondo on 19th September and 10th October, 2020 respectively. The IGP gave the charge during a conference with the commanders held at the Force Headquarters, Abuja on 7th September, 2020.   The conference centred on the deployment of the PMF for the elections and general review of the current internal security…