Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "Ibrahim Idris"

    IG places his men on alert, deploys  surveillance helicopters in Rivers, Benue

IG places his men on alert, deploys surveillance helicopters in Rivers, Benue

Ibrahim-Idris, inspector-general of police, has ordered the deployment of additional investigative teams to Benue and Rivers state.He gave the order less than 24 hours after holding a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.Idris had told state house correspondents that the president asked the police to beef up security across the country.At least six states have [...]

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    Two killed, policeman shot as violence breaks out in Cross River community

Two killed, policeman shot as violence breaks out in Cross River community

At least two people have been killed in an attack on Iso Bendege community in Boki local government area of Cross River state.One of the policemen deployed to restore peace in the community sustained gunshot injuries in the tragic incident which happened on Thursday.Irene Ugbo, police public relations officer in the state, confirmed the incident, attributing it to a cult clash.Many residents [...]

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    IGP speaks on arrest of Elombah brothers

IGP speaks on arrest of Elombah brothers

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has broken his silence on the arrest of journalists of elombah.com.Operatives of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) had whisked Daniel and Timothy Elombah, publisher and editor of the platform, from their Anambra residence on Monday.Daniel, who was later released in Abuja, said six males were arrested on the day the policemen broke into their house.Timothy [...]

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    Could this be the reason why police are after Elombah?

Could this be the reason why police are after Elombah?

On Monday, operatives of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) arrested both Daniel and Timothy Elombah, publisher and editor of elombah.com.The publisher was later released but told not to travel outside Abuja.Subsequently, the police filed an exparte motion seeking to remand Timothy for 14 days before charges are filed against him but the court approved only seven days.The police are yet [...]

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    Peace Corps asks court to jail IGP

Peace Corps asks court to jail IGP

The Peace Corps of Nigeria has asked the federal high court, Abuja, to jail Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, for alleged disregard of court orders.The corps made the plea in Form 48 on contempt of court filed before the court on Wednesday.It accused the police of allegedly refusing to vacate the headquarters of the organisation which it sealed since February [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: 32 SARS operatives in detention

EXCLUSIVE: 32 SARS operatives in detention

At least 32 operatives of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) are currently in detention, TheCable can report.A source told TheCable that the arrested officers were moved to Abuja from different state commands during the weekend."The suspects, who are all male, are now being held at various detention cells of the Federal SARS at Guzape District Abuja," the source said."Since their [...]

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    FG files additional charges against Misau

FG files additional charges against Misau

The federal government has amended the charges against Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, at a high court in Maitama, Abuja.Two counts were added to the charges on Tuesday bringing it to seven from five.Misau is accused of making false claims against Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police (IGP), and the Nigeria Police Force.The senator had alleged that the IGP collected [...]

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    ‘You’re a threat to my source of income’ — lawyer sues IGP

‘You’re a threat to my source of income’ — lawyer sues IGP

Ademola Odusote, a Lagos-based lawyer, has filed a suit against Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), at a federal high court, Abuja.Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), is a defendant in the suit, which was filed on Wednesday.Odusote said the failure of the police to respect court orders would make litigants resort to " self-help and stop using my services".He said [...]

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    IGP: No law prevents me from marrying a serving policewoman

IGP: No law prevents me from marrying a serving policewoman

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), says the police act does not prevent him from marrying a serving policewoman.On October 4, Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, accused Idris of being romantically involved with two policewomen whom he gave special promotion.The senator said Idris married one Asta, a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), an act which he says contravenes the [...]

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    ‘I’m not here to answer your questions’ — IGP tells lawmakers

‘I’m not here to answer your questions’ — IGP tells lawmakers

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), did not entertain any question from the senate committee probing the allegations which Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, levelled against him.Idris had initially refused to appear, making the lawmakers to threaten him with a warrant for his arrest.Misau had accused the IGP of illegally receiving money from oil companies where police officers were sent to provide security.Misau [...]

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    IGP appears before senate committee

IGP appears before senate committee

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has appeared before a senate ad hoc committee investigating some allegations levelled against him.The upper legislative chamber set up the committee on October 4, following allegations raised by Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central.The senator had accused the IGP of illegally receiving money from oil companies where police officers were sent to provide security.Misau claimed that [...]

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    We have 3,000 kidnap suspects in custody, says IGP

We have 3,000 kidnap suspects in custody, says IGP

Ibrahim Idris, Inspector-general of police (IGP), says about 3,000 kidnap suspects are in police custody.Idris said this on Friday while speaking with journalists at the presidential villa in Abuja.The IGP said a task force had been set up to ensure that the suspects have speedy trials.According to him, the suspects are taken to the courts on a daily basis."Presently, we [...]

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    IGP agrees to appear before senate panel

IGP agrees to appear before senate panel

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has backed down on his decision not to honour the summons of the panel which the senate set up to probe some allegations levelled against him.Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, had accused the number one police officer in the country of collecting money illegally from banks and oil firms.The lawmaker also claimed that Idris [...]

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    Saraki to IGP: Court cannot stop your probe

Saraki to IGP: Court cannot stop your probe

Senate President Bukola Saraki says Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), cannot stop the upper legislative chamber from doing its job.Saraki said this on Thursday after Francis Alimikhena, chairman of the panel set up to probve Idris, told his colleagues that the IGP failed to appear before his committee.On Wednesday, Alex Iziyon, counsel to the IGP, had told Alimikhena that [...]

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    Senate committee threatens to issue warrant for arrest of IGP

Senate committee threatens to issue warrant for arrest of IGP

The senate committee set up to probe Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has threatened to issue a warrant for his arrest.This is as a result of Idris' failure to honour its summons.Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, had petitioned the senate, accusing the IGP of collecting money illegally from police officers and some oil companies.The Bauchi senator also alleged that the IGP [...]

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    IGP gave Aisha Buhari two SUVs for her private engagements, Misau claims

IGP gave Aisha Buhari two SUVs for her private engagements, Misau claims

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, has alleged that Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, purchased two Prado sport utility vehicles (SUVs) for Aisha Buhari, wife of the President.According to Misau, the vehicle was purchased for her personal use and was "not part of appropriation".Speaking Wednesday before the senate ad-hoc committee assigned to probe Idris, Misau said Buhari's wife had [...]

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