Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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    ICYMI: Trending video of IGP doctored, say police

ICYMI: Trending video of IGP doctored, say police

The Nigerian police says a trending video of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), struggling to read a speech, was doctored.People have differed over the authenticity of the video which surfaced online on Wednesday.While some argued that it was edited, others of the opinion that it is real, with speculations that he exhibited signs of dyslexia.In the video, Idris found [...]

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    Nigerians can search police officers, says IGP

Nigerians can search police officers, says IGP

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, says police officers must first "surrender themselves" to be searched before they search Nigerians.He said this is the “procedure.”Idris said this during an interactive session with Nigerians on Twitter.“If an officer wants to search you in your house/car, he must first surrender himself for searching. This is the procedure. Ask politely,” he said in response [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: ‘I mean, transmission transmission’ — IGP struggles to read speech

TRENDING VIDEO: ‘I mean, transmission transmission’ — IGP struggles to read speech

A video of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), struggling to read a speech is trending online.In the video, Idris finds it difficult to pronounce the words, as he constantly repeats "I mean" and "transmission".There were traits of dyslexia, a learning difficulty, in his delivery. What is Dyslexia?According to a definition by NHS.co.uk, it  is a common learning difficulty that can [...]

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    IGP accuses Saraki of diverting attention from probe of ‘hired assassins’

IGP accuses Saraki of diverting attention from probe of ‘hired assassins’

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has denied the claims by Senate President Bukola Saraki that he (Idris) is plotting to frame him up.During senate plenary on Wednesday, Saraki said he had been hinted of a plot by Idris to implicate him in the trial of some suspected cultists arrested in Ilorin.He quoted Abdulfatah Ahmed, governor of Kwara state, as telling [...]

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    Police reply senate: Why turn back IGP’s representatives if you’re worried about killings?

Police reply senate: Why turn back IGP’s representatives if you’re worried about killings?

The Nigeria police have accused the senate of “playing politics” with the lives of Nigerians and attempting to prevent the course of justice.The police said the senate's invitation of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, was only secondary as their major concern was intervening in the case of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west.Idris was summoned thrice but sent representatives on [...]

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    IGP to Nigerians: Support Buhari to carry on with fight against corruption

IGP to Nigerians: Support Buhari to carry on with fight against corruption

Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police, has called on Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption to put the country back on the path of greatness.Idris made the call at the customary dinner organised for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detective superintendent course (7) 2017/2018 at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna.He said the feat achieved [...]

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    Falana to senate: Accept my sympathy, you lack power to summon IGP

Falana to senate: Accept my sympathy, you lack power to summon IGP

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the senate "did not get it right" by tagging Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), "an enemy of democracy".Following Idris’ failure to appear before the senate on three different occasions, the upper legislative chamber said he is unfit to hold any public office.The IGP had been summoned over the growing insecurity in the country and [...]

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    Saraki: IGP known for disobeying orders… he did it to Buhari

Saraki: IGP known for disobeying orders… he did it to Buhari

Senate President Bukola Saraki says he is not surprised that Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP) refused to appear before the senate.The senate summoned the IGP on two different occasions — to brief them on the travails of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, and on the security situation in the country — but he sent a representative.Last week when [...]

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    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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    Mace theft: Senate asks IGP, DSS to beef up security at n’assembly

Mace theft: Senate asks IGP, DSS to beef up security at n’assembly

The upper legislative chamber has resolved to put in place measures aimed at beefing up security at the national assembly.This comes one week after the senate's mace was snatched from the red chamber by suspected thugs.The suspects were said to have been led by Ovie Omo-Agege, a suspended senator from Delta state.On Tuesday, the senate asked its committee on security, [...]

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    Police keep mum on withdrawal of VIPs’ escorts as deadline expires

Police keep mum on withdrawal of VIPs’ escorts as deadline expires

Friday, April 20, is the extended deadline given by Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), for the withdrawal of police officers attached to very important personalities (VIPs), political and public office holders in the country.But as the deadline expires, the police has kept mum on whether the order is still in place or not.Giving the directive on March 19, Idris said [...]

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    IGP ‘under pressure’ to release Omo-Agege

IGP ‘under pressure’ to release Omo-Agege

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), is reportedly under pressure to release Ovie Omo-Agege, senator representing Delta central.A source told TheCable that some top persons in the presidency and the national assembly have been asking the IGP to release Omo-Agege.The senator was arrested after he and some suspected thugs disrupted plenary and made away with the mace on Wednesday.The senate had [...]

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    IGP reinstates Kogi police commissioner

IGP reinstates Kogi police commissioner

Ali Janga has been reinstated as the commissioner of police in Kogi, William Aya, the state police command spokesman, has confirmed.Aya told NAN in Lokoja on Thursday that Janga returned to office on April 3 on the order of Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police.He said Janga was reinstated after meeting the one week ultimatum given to him by the [...]

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    IGP removes Kogi CP over ‘escape’ of Melaye’s accusers

IGP removes Kogi CP over ‘escape’ of Melaye’s accusers

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has removed Ali Janga, commissioner of police in Kogi, over the escape of suspects who allegedly indicted Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west.The suspects were said to have accused Melaye of supplying arms to them. They were to be arraigned at a federal high court in Lokoja on Wednesday.But Janga later announced that the suspects escaped [...]

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    IGP orders 24-hour security in Yobe schools

IGP orders 24-hour security in Yobe schools

Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP), has ordered a 24-hour police surveillance to provide security in schools across Yobe. The IGP made this known on Saturday while addressing students of Government Girls Secondary School, Damaturu.Idris said the development is to provide students and parents with adequate security to pursue their studies and realise their dreams."We will deploy additional policemen to the [...]

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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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