Tag Archives: IGP

IGP Orders Investigation Into Federal Suit Seeking To Stop State Judicial Panels’ Probes

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has directed immediate investigations into a suit purportedly challenging the legality of the States’ Judicial Panel of Inquiry, investigating allegations by citizens against officers of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The IGP, who gave the order on the heels of trending reports in the media on Thursday…

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IGP Warns Police Against Use Of Force On Peaceful #EndSARS Protesters

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday warned all police officers and their commanders across the country to desist from the use of force on peaceful protesters. According to a communique by the police spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, the IGP noted that citizens have fundamental rights of freedom of expression, assembly, and movement which must always…

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ICYMI: Federal Government Bans SARS, Other Police Tactical Squads After Public Outrage

Following the alleged brutality by security operatives in several parts of the country, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has banned the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Tactical Squads of the Force from embarking on routine patrols. Over the weekend, many Nigerians took to the social media to express their…

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Coalition Of Lawyers Implore Police IG to Ensure Justice In COZA Saga

Following the rape allegation saga involving Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) senior pastor and founder, Biodun Fatoyinbo, the Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA) has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu to ensure justice is served. Recall that Busola Dakolo, wife of Nigeria’s inspirational singer, Timi Dakolo, had accused the…

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Election Violence: Two Police Officers Were Killed, 323 Suspects Arrested – IGP

The acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammad Adamu, has confirmed the death of two police officers as a result of violence in parts of the country during the Presidential and National Assembly elections. He disclosed this on Monday during a meeting with top police officers at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, the nation’s capital.…

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IGP Apologises To Edwin Clark Over Illegal Raid, Orders Detention Of Police Officers & Informant

Chief Edwin Clark The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has apologised to elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark over an unauthorised raid carried out by some rogue policemen at his house in Abuja on the 4th of September. Idris, had already detained the informant and the four policemen who carried out the illegal raid,…

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Elombah Brothers! Tim Elombah Regains Freedom After 25 Days In Detention

Journalist, Tim Elombah has regained freedom following his illegal detention by the Police Force and the IGP, Idris Ibrahim. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Police Force released Tim Elombah who is the Editor of Elombah.com, an online news website, following Wednesday’s order of the Abuja High Court, which approved bail for…

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Elombah Brothers! Reps Investigate Unlawful Arrest & Detention Of Brothers By IGP

The House of Representatives has begun investigation of the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim over the illegal arrest and detention of Tim & Daniel Elombah – Editor and Publisher of online platform, Elombah.com. The decision to investigate the matter came as a result of the petition written by the Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN)…

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