Sunday, December 2, 2018

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    APC tackles PDP for asking INEC chairman to resign

APC tackles PDP for asking INEC chairman to resign

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the call by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Mahmoud Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), to resign, is suspicious.Uche Secondus, PDP national chairman, made the call at the national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the party in Abuja on Thursday.In a statement on [...]

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    Okorocha sues IGP, EFCC, demands N1bn damages over home invasion

Okorocha sues IGP, EFCC, demands N1bn damages over home invasion

Rochas Okorocha, Imo governor, has sued Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police (IGP), over an alleged breach of his fundamental human rights in respect to the “ransacking” of his house in Jos.The governor, who filed his case before justice Musa Kurya of the Jos federal high court, is demanding N1.25 billion as general damages for the action.Joined in the suit [...]

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    Police to charge 400 Shi’ites with terrorism

Police to charge 400 Shi’ites with terrorism

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has placed all commissioners of police on red alert over the activities of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN).Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said the commissioners, especially those facing likely threats by the Shi'ites, to deal with them decisively in accordance with the law."They are to deal decisively in accordance with the law [...]

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    Offa robbery: Kwara governor’s aide sues IGP over his detention

Offa robbery: Kwara governor’s aide sues IGP over his detention

Olalekan Alabi, personal assistant on political matters to Abdulfatah Ahmed, Kwara state governor, has sued Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, for alleged contempt of court.Alabi filed an application against the IGP before a Kwara state high court for allegedly disobeying a court order directing his release from police custody.He has been in police custody since May 30 over his alleged [...]

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    Malami, IGP say Saraki not exonerated from ‘link’ to Offa robbery

Malami, IGP say Saraki not exonerated from ‘link’ to Offa robbery

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, says Senate President Bukola Saraki was never cleared of his alleged complicity in the robbery in Offa, Kwara state.Malami, alongside Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, countered insinuations that the director of public prosecution (DPP) exonerated Saraki of any role in the robbery incident, as contained in its interim report regarding it.According to The Nation, [...]

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    Group demands release of Ogundipe, says he can’t be forced to disclose his source

Group demands release of Ogundipe, says he can’t be forced to disclose his source

Accountable Leadership for Better Nigeria Initiative (ALBNI), a civil society group, has condemned the arrest of Samuel Ogundipe, a Premium Times reporter.In a statement signed by Remi Adebayo, president of ALBNI, the group said Ogundipe cannot be forced by the police to disclose the source of a factual story.On Tuesday, operatives of the special tactical squad (STS) arrested Ogundipe over [...]

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    Dear Acting President Osinbajo, one more thing is needful…

Dear Acting President Osinbajo, one more thing is needful…

In the past year, I have written at least three opinion pieces about Ibrahim Idris, the inspector general of police (IGP), and the Nigerian Police Force. If I did not know myself better, I may suspect that I have a personal issue with the former Kano commissioner of police. But I have no personal issues with him, I just have [...]

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    IGP renames SARS, asks all its operatives to undergo psychiatric test

IGP renames SARS, asks all its operatives to undergo psychiatric test

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has ordered immediate psychological evaluation on all operatives of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS). Idris has also announced new measures aimed at overhauling the police outfit.Part of the measures include the constitution of a team that would review SARS operations and as well as the appointment of a new commissioner of police to head the squad.This [...]

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    IGP sets up panel to probe killing of policemen in Abuja

IGP sets up panel to probe killing of policemen in Abuja

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has set up an eight-man team to probe the killing of seven police officers in the federal capital territory (FCT).Gunmen attacked the policemen while on stop-and-search duty in Galadimawa area of Abuja, on Monday night.Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the Nigeria police force, said the team comprises specialised crack investigation detectives, police scene of crime experts [...]

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    Malami: N’assembly lacks power to declare no-confidence vote on IGP

Malami: N’assembly lacks power to declare no-confidence vote on IGP

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF) and minister of justice, says the national assembly does not have the power to declare a vote of no confidence on Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police.The lawmakers declared the no-confidence vote on the IGP after an emergency joint meeting on Tuesday.They accused the police IGP of harassing their colleagues, including Senate President Bukola [...]

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    IGP meets Osinbajo ‘over Saraki’, refuses to speak with journalists

IGP meets Osinbajo ‘over Saraki’, refuses to speak with journalists

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met with Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, and Lawal Daura, director-general of Department of State Security, (DSS) at the presidential villa in Abuja.A source told TheCable that the meeting was about the ongoing case of Senate President Bukola Saraki with the police.The police had invited Saraki for questioning after suspects arrested in connection with [...]

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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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