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IGP appeals contempt charge, applies for stay of execution

IGP appeals contempt charge, applies for stay of execution

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and a Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge  of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Abba Kyari, on Monday appealed against a court order directing them to produce a crime suspect in court either “dead or alive.” The duo also filed motions asking the Federal High Court, Jos, which gave the […]

Senate tells IGP to reduce checkpoints on federal highways

Senate tells IGP to reduce checkpoints on federal highways

The Senate has urged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu to reduce the number of checkpoints on federal highways in the country. This, according to the Senate, had become necessary to reduce the gridlock on the roads. The resolutions were reached following the consideration of a motion by Sen. Chukwuka Utazi (PDP- Enugu North) […]

Police recruitment: Court dismisses PSC’s suit against IGP

Police recruitment: Court dismisses PSC’s suit against IGP

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed the Police Service Commission (PSC)’s suit, challenging Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu’s power to recruit 10, 000 police officers. Justice Inyang Ekwo, who delivered the judgement, said the PSC’s suit lacked merit. The Commission had taken the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to court over the recruitment of […]

IGP redeploys senior police officers

IGP redeploys senior police officers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the redeployment of some Commissioners of Police who were recently promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspectors General (AIG). The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. He said: “The newly deployed senior officers to zones and […]