Tag Archives: Mohammed Adamu

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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Nigeria’s Police Chief Adamu Says Violent #EndSARS Protests Won’t Be Allowed Again

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that the Nigerian Police Force will not allow a repeat of the #EndSARS protest that rocked the country in October. Adamu disclosed this on Friday November 27 at meeting with all Commissioners of Police in Abuja. The police chief said the force was ready to face anyone, who organises or…

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Nigeria’s Police Chief Insinuates #EndSARS Protests Were Aimed At A Regime Change

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reportedly said the recent #EndSARS nationwide protests were aimed at a regime change and was sponsored by forces within and outside Nigeria. According to a statement released by Kelvin Ebiri, the Special Assistant (Media) to Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, the police chief made the claim during his visit…

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#EndSARS: Indicted SARS Officers May Not Be Prosecuted Due To Insufficient Evidence

Following the disbandment of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and indictment of erring officers from the tactical police unit, the Attorney-General of the Federation Abubakar Malami has revealed that the evidence presented in order to facilitate their prosecution is not enough. Recall that 33 SARS operatives were found guilty in last year’s report of a presidential investigative panel. Malami, having established…

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#EndSARS: Wizkid Tackles Buhari Again, Demands Osinbajo & IGP Adamu’s Resignation

Like many others who have been criticizing the Buhari-led administration over their use of violence on peaceful #EndSARS protesters, Wizkid has called for the resignation of the President, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Inspector-General of Police Mohammad Adamu. The popular singer, reacting to the ongoing chaos in the country via Twitter, said Buhari has failed in…

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#EndSARS: Lagos Police Ban Protests, Order Deployment Of Anti-Riot Unit

The Lagos Police Command has barred all forms of protests, following numerous reports of acts of violence in the state. The ban which is coming a few hours after the state government imposed a 24-hour curfew, was contained in a press statement released on Tuesday by Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi. Before the declaration of…

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#EndSARS: House Of Reps Issues A Summons To IGP Over Extra-Judicial Killings

The House of Representatives issued a formal summons for the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, informing him of the charges and inviting him to respond within seven day. According to Channels TV, Adamu is to appear before its joint committee on justice, human rights, police affairs over allegations bothering on police brutality and extra-judicial killings. Representative…

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SARS Officers Will Not To Be Part Of SWAT, Police PRO Says | #EndSWAT

Ex-Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) officers have been barred from joining the newly-created tactical unit Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), the Nigeria Police Force spokesman Frank Mba confirmed on Wednesday. Days ago, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu disbanded SARS following nationwide protests against the extra-judicial activities of the group that have escalated over the past few years. The…

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#EndSARS: Era Of Any Police Unit Profiling People Is Gone, Not Acceptable — IGP Says

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has made it very clear that the era of police officers profiling citizens as fraudsters while engaging in illegal stop and search duties has ended. Speaking during a press conference at the Force Headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday October 14, Adamu explained that the unjust harassments and extortion is…

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