Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "Ibrahim Idris"

    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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    ’24 vehicles’: You could have called my phone instead of addressing the media, Arase tells new IGP

’24 vehicles’: You could have called my phone instead of addressing the media, Arase tells new IGP

Solomon Arase, former inspector-general of police (IGP), has denied the allegation that he took away 24 police vehicles while leaving office.On Sunday, Ibrahim Idris, his successor, accused him and the deputy inspectors-general (DIG) who retired along with him of illegally leaving service with vehicles belonging to the force.The acting IGP had said he had written to Arase and all the officers [...]

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    Acting IGP: Arase went with 24 vehicles but I inherited an old car

Acting IGP: Arase went with 24 vehicles but I inherited an old car

Ibrahim Idris, acting inspector-general of police (IGP), has alleged that Solomon Arase, his predecessor, went away with 24 police vehicles – including an armoured BMW 7 series, while he inherited an old car.Speaking with reporters in Abuja on Sunday, Idris said the seven deputy inspectors-general of police (DIGs), who retired with Arase, also took away between seven and eight cars [...]

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    After 4 days in captivity, Sierra Leonean envoy regains freedom

After 4 days in captivity, Sierra Leonean envoy regains freedom

Nelson Williams (pictured right), Sierra Leonean deputy high commissioner to Nigeria, who was kidnapped in Kaduna state on Friday, has regained freedom.Williams was abducted on his way to Kaduna from Abuja to attend the passing out ceremony of military officers at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College in Jaji, outside Kaduna.But Don Awunah, spokesman of the police, said the diplomat [...]

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    Police service commission appoints 7 DIGs

Police service commission appoints 7 DIGs

The police service commission (PSC) has approved the appointment of one assistant inspector-general and six commissioners to the rank of deputy inspectors-general of police to the management team of the Nigeria police force.Ikechukwu Ani, spokesman of the commission, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday.The officers are: Shuaibu Gambo (DIG department of finance and administration), Joshak Habila (DIG department [...]

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    21 AIGs retired – for being seniors of new IG

21 AIGs retired – for being seniors of new IG

The police service commission has approved the retirement of Joseph Mbu, an assistant inspector general of police (AIG), and 20 officers who were senior to Ibrahim Idris, the new acting IG, before his appointment.Ikechukwu Ani, spokesman of the commission, disclosed this in a statement, saying Mike Okiro, chairman of the PSC, congratulated the retirees.Below is the list of those affected:Bala [...]

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    UN awardee, lover of agric… meet the new IGP who believes most ‘almajiris’ are foreigners

UN awardee, lover of agric… meet the new IGP who believes most ‘almajiris’ are foreigners

Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, the new inspector general of police (IGP), is a man of many sides. A lover and keeper of peace, a mix breed, and may just be the solution to Nigeria’s security problems.On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari named Idris to succeed Solomon Arase, who was the only security chief to survive Buhari’s sacking storm, when the president took [...]

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    I’ll give Nigerians nothing but the best, says new IGP

I’ll give Nigerians nothing but the best, says new IGP

Ibrahim Idris, acting inspector-general of police (IGP), says he will do everything possible to give his best to Nigeria.Addressing state house correspondents at the end of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Idris laid emphasis on accountability and integrity.Idris was accompanied by Solomon Arase, his predecessor."That is the issue of integrity and accountability, issue of respect for diversity, issue of [...]

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    Court stays execution of free movement during sanitation

Court stays execution of free movement during sanitation

A federal high court in Lagos has suspended the execution of the judgment that stopped the Lagos state government from imposing movement restriction on citizens during the state's monthly sanitation.On March 16, Ibrahim Idris, the presiding judge, described the restriction as a violation of the right of citizen to personal liberty and freedom of movement, nullifying the power of the government [...]

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    Former Kano commissioner wanted for disrupting election

Former Kano commissioner wanted for disrupting election

 The Kano state police command has declared Musa Iliyasu, a former commissioner in the state, wanted for allegedly sponsoring thugs to disrupt last Saturday’s governorship and state houses of assembly elections.Iliyasu, a commissioner of rural and community development, during the administration of Ibrahim Shekarau, allegedly disrupted the polls at Kauran Mata ward in Madobi local government area of the state.Ibrahim [...]

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    Court revokes ban on movement during environmental sanitation

Court revokes ban on movement during environmental sanitation

A federal high court in Lagos has nullified the restriction of movement of citizens during the monthly environmental sanitation exercise in the state.Describing the restriction as a violation of the right of citizen to personal liberty and freedom of movement, Ibrahim Idris, the judge, ruled against the arrest of citizens moving between 7am and 10am on the last Saturday of [...]

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September 20, 2018USDGBPEUR
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