Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Tag "IGP"

    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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    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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