- Nigeria police now have a radio station in Abuja
- The station 99.1FM is one of the legacy projects of the force within the past two years
- According to the IGP, the station will help in enlighting the public on security-related issues
In a move that will excite Nigerians, the police have established a channel in which it can disseminate information to the public.
The channel is a new Nigeria Police Radio, 99.1FM, Abuja.
It was commissioned by the inspector-general of police, M.A Adamu as a legacy project of the Force within the past 2 years.
The police believe this will help bring the police closer to the people and bolster partnership and good working relationship between the police and the people.
The IGP said the radio station will provide community-based radio broadcast services.
He added that it will serve as a veritable avenue for the Nigeria Police to engage, enlighten and inform the public on policing activities and other security-related matters.
He said the radio station will air programs targeted at involving the citizens in the security of their localities especially on ways to spot and report crimes and other necessary steps to take in the event of a crime or security emergency.
Meanwhile, the IGP thanked President Buhari for the unrelenting commitment of the federal government to the security and safety of Nigerians .
Also speaking at the occasion, the minister of information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed commended the Nigeria Police for the innovative and security-enabling initiative.
He also assured the IGP that his Ministry will continue to partner with the Nigeria Police to make useful and security-related information readily available to Nigerians.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Anambra state police command says it has arrested one suspect in connection with the attack on Professor Chukwuma Soludo, a former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor.
Soludo is a governorship aspirant under the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the forthcoming Anambra 2021 guber election.
The arrest was contained in a statement issued on Thursday, April 1, by the spokesman of the command, DSP Ikenganya Tochukwu, and seen by Legit.ng.
In another report, Legit.ng had reported that with respect to the issue of tenure extension for Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, March 30, fixed Friday, April 16, to give its final verdict.
The decision of the court, read by Justice Ahmed Mohammed, came after the parties adopted their written addresses, Daily Nigerian reports.
During the hearing on Tuesday, Ugochukwu Ezekiel, the counsel to the plaintiff and the IGP's lawyer, Alex Izinyon, informed the court that they have served the fourth defendant with their court processes, adding that they are set to commence the processes.