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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief flags off anti-cultism campaign in Enugu

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, in Enugu yesterday flagged off the Police Campaign against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) in a bid to tackle the increasing spate of cult-related activities across the geo-political zones in the country.

Petty jealousy, envy responsible for police, army rivalry – ex-police chief

A retired Assistant Inspector General, AIG, of Police, Ambrose Aisabor, says so long as there is no proper sharing of information among security agencies, the rivalry would remain a regular occurrence.
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South-West governors set to meet with head of security agencies

The six governors of the Southwest states are to meet in Tuesday with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), heads of other security agencies and security experts for a security summit being organized by the governors.
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Why President Buhari should reject EFCC Act amendment – lawyers

Lawyers have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari not to sign the bill seeking to amend the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Act in the overriding interest of his administration’s fight against corruption.
Musa Kimo

AIG: Killing of innocent Nigerians by policemen won’t be tolerated

The Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police in Zone 6, Musa Kimo, has warned that the service will not tolerate the killing of innocent Nigerians by any of their men or officers.

Police: We’ll unmask killer of Akure Anglican bursar

The Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has vowed to fish out the killers of the Bursar of Akure Anglican Diocese, Gabriel Kola Abiodun, who was killed on Thursday by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed its disappointment and shock at the postponement of the Nigerian elections hours to the election.

CSOs urge INEC to stop supplementary elections in Nigeria

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an end to supplementary elections in the country.

Elections: NGO lauds police for ensuring law and order

A human rights organization, Crime Victims Foundation of Nigeria (CRIVIFON) has commended the Lagos State Police Command for maintaining law and order in state during the general elections.

Elections: Police to deploy ‘Tactical Teams’ to flash points in Benue

The Zone 4 Police Command in Makurdi, said it would deploy Tactical Security Teams to identified flash points in Benue during Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly polls.

Election: Governor Ortom accuses security agencies of intimidation

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday expressed worry over reports of intimidation of the masses by security operatives at polling stations in the state.

Election: Police deploy over 6,000 in Bauchi

Bauchi State police command has deployed over 6000 personnel to provide security during Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
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Police honour serving, retired officers for meritorious service

The police command in Abia on Saturday night organised an appreciation/farewell party in honour of serving and four retired officers in the command.
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IGP Muhammed Adamu names six new DIGs

Acting Inspector-General Muhammed Adamu has appointed six new deputy inspectors-general of police.

Governor Dickson urges IGP Mohammed Adamu to reposition police for effective service

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has urged Mohammed Adamu, the newly-appointed Acting Inspector-General of Police, to refocus the police for more effective service delivery with emphasis on professionalism.
Abubakar Adamu Mohammed

Governor Dickson hails Buhari on choice of Mohammed Adamu as police chief

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the choice of Mr. Mohammed Adamu as the new Inspector General of Police (IGP).

Muhammadu Buhari greets Oba Rilwan Akiolu at 75

President Muhammadu Buhari has also congratulated Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Babatunde Akiolu, on his 75th birthday.

Lagos airport workers’ strike bites harder

The strike at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos, enters its second day and the bite has forced airline operators to make alternative arrangements to fly passengers.
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Lagos airport protest: Airlines make alternative flight arrangements

Airlines operating at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) Lagos, have been forced to make alternative arrangements to fly their passengers as aviation unions continued their picketing of the terminal on Thursday.

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