Force News

We’re not under pressure to rig polls –INEC

The acting IG said the Force had identified some flashpoints, adding that it might commence the arrest of those who appear to pose a threat to credible elections.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Leaders, army to negotiate over Masaka disputed land

Masaka Municipality leaders have opted for negotiations to resolve a long standing land dispute with the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF).

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 22, 2019

IG orders immediate reorganisation of FSARS, disbands SIP, others

But Adamu, who met with Command Commissioners of Police and other senior officers in Abuja on Monday (today), explained that the squad will henceforth operate under the state Commissioners of Police, while the Force headquarters unit would be under the DIG, Federal Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Elections: US warns of Boko Haram/ISIS attacks, military denies knowledge

Therefore, I cannot imagine you getting such answer.” We’re ready to neutralise all threats, say police Also, the Nigeria Police Force said the forthcoming election was a major security operation for which it had made the necessary security arrangement.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 20, 2019

Air Force to deploy helicopter gunships to Taraba | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

The Chief of Air Staff, who was in the area on a tour of the 23 Quick Response Wing of the Nigerian Air Force situated in the council, said the Force was awaiting the arrival of five helicopter gunships from Italy and one MI 35 from Russia “any moment from now.”

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

2019 elections: Adequate security in place to neutralise any threat, say Police

Adelani Adepegba The Nigeria Police Force said the forthcoming polls is a major security operation for which it had made the necessary security arrangement.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

Beyond NHRC’s public hearings on FSARS

He also undertook some measures which then Police Spokesman, Mr. Moshood Jimoh, said would reposition the Force for “efficiency and effective service delivery”.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 18, 2019

IGP set to retain DIGs, others | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

“He has already told them to stay and work with him to move the Force forward.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Acting IG blames rot in NPF on weak leadership

Eniola Akinkuotu and Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has blamed the rot and inefficiency in the Nigeria Police Force on deficient leadership.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

IG of Police formally confirms appointment of Frank Mba as Force spokesperson [See profile]

The Inspector General of Police, Ag IGP Abubakar Adamu Mohammed, has announced the appointment of ACP Frank Mba as the new Spokesman for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019