Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag "Ibrahim Idris"

    Shekarau threatens to sue IGP over document ‘linking him to assassination’

Shekarau threatens to sue IGP over document ‘linking him to assassination’

Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano state, has threatened to sue Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), over a document accusing him of plotting the assassination of one Sheikh Jafaru.The said document was found in the house of Danjuma Goje, senator representing Gombe central, after the police raided it.In a letter addressed to the IGP, Shekarau said the police [...]

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    IGP orders probe of ‘policeman’ who threatened to kill 200 people if Buhari dies

IGP orders probe of ‘policeman’ who threatened to kill 200 people if Buhari dies

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has ordered a probe of Inusa Biu, said to be a police officer who threatened to kill 200 people if President Muhammadu Buhari dies in office.Biu was said to have made the threat on his Facebook account.In a statement on Wednesday, Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said police officers were under obligation not to make [...]

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    IGP orders immediate dismantling of illegal road blocks

IGP orders immediate dismantling of illegal road blocks

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has ordered the immediate dismantling of illegal road blocks across the country.According to Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the Nigeria police,  the IGP has deployed special X-squad teams across the country to commence “the removal of all forms of illegal blockage of highways and roads, and other obstructions on public highways and roads created by [...]

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    Ile-Ife crisis: IGP defends arrest of only Yoruba suspects, says ‘crime has no tribe’

Ile-Ife crisis: IGP defends arrest of only Yoruba suspects, says ‘crime has no tribe’

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has justified the arrest of 20 suspects in connection with the crisis that broke out in Ile-Ife, Osun state, on March 8.At least 40 were killed, while nearly 100 sustained injuries in the clash between Yoruba and Hausa traders in the Sabo area of the ancient city.Two weeks after the incident, the police paraded [...]

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    Police: Hospitals no longer need our report to treat gunshot victims

Police: Hospitals no longer need our report to treat gunshot victims

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has directed hospitals to treat gunshot wounds with or without police report.Fatai Owoseni, police commissioner in Lagos state, disclosed this while addressing reporters on Wednesday.Owoseni the IGP only advised hospitals to ensure that they make proper report at the nearest police station.“Any medical practitioner that insists on the production of a police report is [...]

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    Police to recruit 10,000 personnel yearly, says IGP

Police to recruit 10,000 personnel yearly, says IGP

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), says the force will henceforth recruit at least 10,000 personnel annually to enhance its operations.Idris disclosed this in Sokoto on Friday when he addressed officers and men of Zone 10 of the force in Sokoto, comprising Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara state commands.“The yearly recruitment will be based on local government basis to reflect federal [...]

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    My predecessors left with 22 police vehicles, says Arase

My predecessors left with 22 police vehicles, says Arase

Solomon Arase, former inspector-general of police (IGP), has revealed that Mohammed Abubakar and Suleiman Abba, his predecessors, took 22 vehicles of the force away at the end of their service.According to PUNCH, Arase said this in response to the claim of Ibrahim Idris, the incumbent IGP, that he took 24 vehicles while retiring.Back in July, Idris had said Arase illegally [...]

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    IGP: Nigerians will soon stop experiencing extrajudicial killings

IGP: Nigerians will soon stop experiencing extrajudicial killings

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), on Wednesday promised to check extrajudicial killings by police personnel in the country.Idris made the promise when the Association of Eze Ndi Igbo (Igbo traditional leaders in diaspora ) paid him a courtesy visit at the police headquarters.“I promise you that you will not experience extrajudicial killings in your various areas,” he said.He said [...]

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    3 soldiers, 2 policemen arrested over ‘sexual exploitation’ of IDPs

3 soldiers, 2 policemen arrested over ‘sexual exploitation’ of IDPs

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has revealed that some security personnel have been arrested for allegedly abusing internally displaced persons (IDPs).Addressing reporters in Abuja on Tuesday, Idris said two policemen, three soldiers, one prison official, an air force officer, a staff of Borno ministry for agriculture and two members of the Civilian JTF, were among those arrested.The Human Rights Watch [...]

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    Militants, religious ‘bigots’ killed 128 policemen in 3 months

Militants, religious ‘bigots’ killed 128 policemen in 3 months

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), says in the last three months, 128 police officers have been killed by militants and religious "bigots".In a statement issued by Don Awunah, police spokesman, on Wednesday, the IG "described as deeply worrisome the rate at which officers and men lose their lives in the course of discharging their statutory duties"."These line of duty [...]

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    Police deploy 26,000 officers, 20 gunboats for Ondo poll

Police deploy 26,000 officers, 20 gunboats for Ondo poll

Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police, has approved the deployment of 26,000 personnel, three helicopters, 12 armoured personnel carriers (APCs) and 20 gunboats for Ondo governorship election.Idris said this at a meeting with Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) official and representatives of political parties in Ondo.The police boss cautioned security personnel to restrict themselves to designated posts that would be [...]

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    IG defends his men, says Shi’ites provoked them to act

IG defends his men, says Shi’ites provoked them to act

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has defended his men over Monday’s clash with members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), in Kano.Trouble broke out after the police disrupted the ‘Arbaeen’ trek, an annual activity of the sect.While Ibrahim Musa, spokesman of the group, said almost 100 IMN members died in the incident, the police put the casualty figure at eight, [...]

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    Buhari’s daughter: I was surprised by the turnout at my wedding

Buhari’s daughter: I was surprised by the turnout at my wedding

Though President Muhammadu Buhari was absent at the wedding of Fatimah, his second daughter, the bride expressed satisfaction with the turnout of guests.Fatimah got married to Gimba Yau Kumo, a former managing director of Mortgage Bank, in Daura, Katsina state, on Friday.Speaking with NAN, the bride said she was happy about the turnout of guests."I am really surprised about the [...]

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    Educate yourself properly about citizen rights, Ezekwesili tells IGP

Educate yourself properly about citizen rights, Ezekwesili tells IGP

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    IGP seeks CBN support to deliver on police duty

IGP seeks CBN support to deliver on police duty

Ibrahim Idris, acting inspector general of police (IGP), is seeking the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) “logistical support” on the delivery of its policing mandate.This was disclosed by the IGP, who paid a courtesy visit to the CBN head office in Abuja.During the visit, the IGP said he was at the CBN to request the bank to collaborate with the [...]

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    IG orders arrest of killers of Plateau monarch

IG orders arrest of killers of Plateau monarch

Ibrahim Idris, acting inspector-general of police (IG), has ordered the arrest of the killers of Lazarus Agaie, the traditional ruler of Bokkos in Plateau state.According to Don Awunah, spokesman of the police, Idris has directed Joshack Habilla, deputy-inspector-general of police (DIG) operations, to proceed to Plateau to lead the task.Awunah disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday.The statement [...]

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