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[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Tension as rerun polls hold in four states

There is palpable tension in Benue, Plateau, Sokoto and Kano states as thousands of voters in selected polling units file out this morning to conclude the elections that will determine winners of the governorship polls in the states.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police deploy officers as supplementary elections hold

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has directed the Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and their respective Commissioners of Police in states where supplementary elections are taking place to ensure that adequate mechanisms are in place towards ensuring a safe and secure environment for the conduct of the elections.

Supplementary elections: Police deploy five DIGs, other senior officials

Inspector-General Mohammed Adamu has deployed five deputy inspectors-general (DIGs) to oversee election security in parts of the country where rerun had been scheduled for Saturday.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu deploys seven DIGs, 277 CPs for governorship poll

Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police (IGP) has deployed seven deputy inspectors-general of police (DIGs) for Saturday’s governorship election.

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.
The acting Inspector-General of Police (IG-P), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has assured candidates and political parties of police neutrality and fairness throughout the general elections.

Election: IGP Adamu assures foreign observers of adequate protection

The Ag Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has assured foreign observers of adequate protection before, during and after the general elections, contrary to the body bag threat issued by the governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir el-Rufai.

INEC: PVC collection deadline may be extended

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it might extend Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) collection deadline in some states.

Police commission appoints new AIGs, CPs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 18 Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the rank of Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs).
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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.

Promotion: We adhered to laid down rules – PSC

The Police Service Commission (PSC), said it was adhering strictly to rules and regulations guiding appointments, promotions and discipline in the Nigeria Police Force.

Police promote 3 AIGs, 4 CPs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Wednesday approved the promotion of three Assistant-Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) to the rank of Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIGs).

Recruitment: Nigeria Police will strictly adhere to federal character – DIG

The Nigeria Police Force on Friday said it would adhere strictly to the Federal Character policy in the ongoing recruitment of additional 6,000 policemen in the country.

2019: Police to set up task force against illegal arms, ammunition

Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Nigeria Police wednesday said it would set up task force to combat illegal firearms and ammunition in circulation across the country.

ACP Abba Kyari arrests man who cloned his Facebook

Abba Kyari, assistant police commissioner of Lagos state, says he has arrested a man who cloned his Facebook account.

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