Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "Ibrahim Idris"

    Police tackle senate: Don’t trivialise the criminal offence against Melaye

Police tackle senate: Don’t trivialise the criminal offence against Melaye

Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the Nigeria police force, has asked the senate not to “personalise” or “trivialise” the alleged criminal case of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west.Melaye has been having a running battle with the police lately.The police accused him of criminal conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms after some crime suspects reportedly told the police he was [...]

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    Journalist petitions IGP: Yahaya Bello’s chief of staff after my life

Journalist petitions IGP: Yahaya Bello’s chief of staff after my life

Wale Odunsi, deputy editor of Daily Post, an online newspaper, has petitioned Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), over alleged threat to his life by Edward Onoja (pictured), chief of staff to Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state.In the petition submitted to the police headquarters on Monday, Odunsi said Onoja called him on Sunday and threatened to kill him over [...]

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    Melaye to police: You must produce my accusers dead or alive

Melaye to police: You must produce my accusers dead or alive

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has threatened to sue Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), if he does not produce two suspects who levelled allegations against him.The police had accused Melaye of arming the suspects for robbery and kidnapping.On Wednesday, the police said the suspects escaped from custody hours to their arraignment in court.Speaking on the floor of the senate on [...]

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    IGP makes U-turn, asks police orderlies to remain with VIPs — for now

IGP makes U-turn, asks police orderlies to remain with VIPs — for now

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has ordered a temporary halt of the order to withdraw police personnel attached to private individuals and companies.Ibrahim Moshood, the police spokesman, announced this in a statement on Thursday.He said the temporary halt is to carry out a thorough assessment of the deployment of police personnel."The withdrawal will now take effect from April 20," he [...]

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    Omokri: Jonathan, who was called ‘weak’, would sack an IGP that disobeys his order

Omokri: Jonathan, who was called ‘weak’, would sack an IGP that disobeys his order

Reno Omokri, former media aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for being "unaware" that Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, did not obey his order to relocate to Benue.The president had asked Idris to move to Benue after 73 persons were killed in herdsmen-farmers clashes in January, but during his visit to the state on Monday, the [...]

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    ‘I may come back to campaign in Benue’ — Buhari hints at contesting in 2019

‘I may come back to campaign in Benue’ — Buhari hints at contesting in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari says he might return to Benue state to campaign, ahead of the 2019 presidential election.He said this on Monday while meeting with Benue stakeholders in Markurdi, the state capital.Buhari, who was in the state as part of his tour to troubled spots across the country, was reacting to a “shopping list” by some stakeholders.“When coming back on [...]

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    Zamfara killings: IGP vows to crush bandits

Zamfara killings: IGP vows to crush bandits

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has vowed to crush those behind killings in Zamfara state.To underscore the resolve, Idris announced that three additional mobile police units would be deployed in the state  to beef up security.Idris made the disclosure in Gusau, the state capital, after a condolence visit to Birane village, Zurmi local government area of the state [...]

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    IGP: My heart troubled over security challenges

IGP: My heart troubled over security challenges

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), says he is troubled by the security challenges confronting the country.He said this and his experience as a police officer inspired him to write a book titled ‘Security and justice: The pathway for peace and reconciliation in Nigeria’.Idris said this on Thursday while addressing journalists after the public presentation of the book in Lagos.He [...]

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    Reps ask Buhari to replace IGP with a ‘more professional officer’

Reps ask Buhari to replace IGP with a ‘more professional officer’

The house of representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP).The lawmakers made the call during plenary on Wednesday.They passed a vote of no confidence on the IGP, after various complaints from the lawmakers on the failings of the police chief.They, therefore, asked Buhari to remove the IGP and replace him with “a more professional [...]

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    Not IBB, not OBJ… meet the men who will deny Buhari a 2nd term

Not IBB, not OBJ… meet the men who will deny Buhari a 2nd term

One of the things I have resolved to do this year is to find joy in everything I come across. The kind of joy that keeps you sane through the toughest of times. That one which keeps you going when the fiercest challenges rise; the kind of joy that makes you smile when you hit the rock at the bottom [...]

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    Police spokesman says Benue gov is a ‘drowning man’

Police spokesman says Benue gov is a ‘drowning man’

Jimoh Moshood, public relations officer of the Nigeria Police Force, has described Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, as “a drowning man”.Moshood said this in response to the demand of Ortom that Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, should resign.When he appeared before a senate committee on Friday, Idris had advised governors to suspend the anti-grazing law until ranches were put [...]

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    Ortom asks IGP to resign if he is overwhelmed

Ortom asks IGP to resign if he is overwhelmed

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue, says Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), should resign if he cannot put a stop to the killings in his state.Ortom said this in while reacting to comment of the IGP on the high level of insecurity in Benue.On Friday, Idris told the senate committee on police affairs that the anti-grazing law should be suspended [...]

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    IGP says anti-grazing law should be suspended

IGP says anti-grazing law should be suspended

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), says the anti-grazing law should be put on hold until ranches are established.Although the law which is in effect in Ekiti and Benue states was meant to check clashes between farmers and herdsmen, it has not achieved that purpose.Over 100 people have been killed since it was implemented in Benue.When he appeared before the senate committee on [...]

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    Reps to probe arrest of Elombah brothers

Reps to probe arrest of Elombah brothers

The house of representatives on Tuesday commenced investigation into the detention of bloggers of elombah.com, an online platform.Daniel and Timothy Elombah, publisher and editor of the platform, along with six other males were arrested from their Anambra residence on January 1.They werfe reportedly arrested on the orders of Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP).The decision to investigate the matter arose [...]

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    Keyamo writes Buhari, seeks removal of IGP over arrest of Elombah brothers

Keyamo writes Buhari, seeks removal of IGP over arrest of Elombah brothers

Festus Keyamo, counsel to Daniel and Tim Elombah, has accused Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), of using the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) and special tactical squad (STS) to punish his clients.On January 1, SARS operatives invaded the Anambra residence of the Elombah brothers who are behind elombah.com, an online platform, and arrested them.The publisher was released but told not [...]

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    PHOTOS: IGP moves to Benue on Buhari’s order

PHOTOS: IGP moves to Benue on Buhari’s order

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has arrived Benue state in response to the order of President Muhammadu Buhari.Buhari had directed Idris to relocate to Benue to restore law and order, prevent further loss of lives and forestall the crisis from escalating.The IGP was on Wednesday received in Makurdi by Hilda Ibifuro Harrison, an assistant inspector-general of police (AIG).At least [...]

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