The Nigeria Police Act, 2020 which formally came into force on the 15th day of September 2020, by the assent of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari repealed the Police Act Cap P19 Laws of the Federation 2004. The general desire or aim of the new Act is to provide for an effective police service system for Nigeria which is based on the principles of accountability and transparency, protection of human rights, management of its resources and partnership with other security agencies such as the Armed Forces etc. To make this objective a reality, the Act did not only improve on the provisions of the repealed Act, however its own new provisions were included in other to revitalize the system. The Nigeria Police Act, 2020 without any room for doubt, is a rack up on the Nigerian Police System. This is to the fact that the coming into force of the Police Act, 2020 is a necessary and fundamental upgrade and development in the issue of the incessant insecurity in the country. This Act also establishes an appropriate funding frame work for the Police Force in line with what is obtainable in other Federal Government key institutions in the bid to ensure that all police formations nationwide are appropriately funded for effective policing.
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Emmanuel, Barr Precious Chinedu . "What is Innovative in the Nigeria Police Act 2020" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/what-is-innovative-in-the-nigeria-police-act