Saturday, February 17, 2018

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    Falana writes IGP, demands reports of investigations into large-scale killings

Falana writes IGP, demands reports of investigations into large-scale killings

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has written a letter to Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), requesting reports of probes into various large-scale killings.In a letter dated February 14, the lawyer demanded the reports on killings which occurred from 2011 to 2017.He said the demand was necessitated by the failure to prosecute armed gangs that have engaged in the “mindless” [...]

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    IGP clears charges against Daily Times, Anosike brothers

IGP clears charges against Daily Times, Anosike brothers

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has cleared all charges against Fidelis Anosike, publisher of Daily Times, and Noel Anosike, group managing director of the newspaper, and five staff of the company.Idris has also commissioned a full investigation into allegations against Ikechukwu Obiorah, a former senator from Anambra state, who is involved in a battle with Anosike, over the ownership of [...]

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    CSOs petition reps over police ‘refusal’ to reopen Peace Corps headquarters  

CSOs petition reps over police ‘refusal’ to reopen Peace Corps headquarters  

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations for Justice and Equity (CCSOJE) has petitioned the house of representatives over the “total disregard of court judgements” by Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police.The group accused the IGP of refusing to unseal the office of the Nigerian Peace Corps against court orders.In November, a federal high court in Abuja ordered the police to unseal [...]

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    Reps reject ‘inadequate’ police budget

Reps reject ‘inadequate’ police budget

The house of representatives has rejected the 2018 budget estimate of the Nigerian police force on the grounds that it is “inadequate.”Appearing before the house committee on police affairs, on Wednesday, Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, was asked to mop up the budget estimate to meet the required standards.The N332 billion estimated budget comprises 10 percent for overhead and capital [...]

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    Ortom: I warned Buhari, Osinbajo, IGP of planned herdsmen attacks — but they ignored me

Ortom: I warned Buhari, Osinbajo, IGP of planned herdsmen attacks — but they ignored me

Samuel Ortom, Benue governor, says he alerted President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of the planned attacks by herdsmen, but he was ignored.Ortom said he also drew the attention of Babagana Monguno, national security adviser, and Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP) to the potential attack.Speaking before the senate ad hoc committee on security infrastructure, the governor blamed security [...]

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    IGP kicks against military option in Benue, says his men are on ground

IGP kicks against military option in Benue, says his men are on ground

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has kicked against the deployment of military in Benue, saying the force had deployed 660 personnel from some units to complement the security architecture in the state.Some residents had called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use military option in solving the herdsmen crisis in the state.Samuel Ortom, the governor, had said he was open to the [...]

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    Buhari orders IGP to relocate to Benue

Buhari orders IGP to relocate to Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police, to move to Benue to restore law and order, prevent further loss of lives and forestall the crisis from escalating.Jimoh Moshood, polise spokesman, said the order followed the recent unfortunate killings of innocent people in Guma and Logo local government areas of the state.Moshood said in compliance with the [...]

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    Despite persistent killings, IGP says Nigeria is secure

Despite persistent killings, IGP says Nigeria is secure

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), says Nigeria is well secure regardless of the persistent attacks in some parts of the country.Addressing journalists on Friday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock, the IGP said his men cannot be overwhelmed.Idris promised that the killings in Benue would not happen again.“Anytime we meet Mr President, the area of discussion is [...]

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    Peace Corps asks court to jail IGP

Peace Corps asks court to jail IGP

The Peace Corps of Nigeria has asked the federal high court, Abuja, to jail Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, for alleged disregard of court orders.The corps made the plea in Form 48 on contempt of court filed before the court on Wednesday.It accused the police of allegedly refusing to vacate the headquarters of the organisation which it sealed since February [...]

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    Court stops senate from probing IGP over corruption allegations

Court stops senate from probing IGP over corruption allegations

An Abuja high court on Thursday granted an interim order restraining the leadership of the senate from investigating Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police.Justice Abba-Bello Mohammed granted the application of an interim injunction pending the hearing of the substantive suit of breach of right to fair hearing by the senate leadership against the IG.The judge also granted leave to the [...]

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    Senate gives IGP 24 hours to restore Obiano’s security aides

Senate gives IGP 24 hours to restore Obiano’s security aides

The senate has asked Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), to restore the security aides attached to Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state.On Tuesday, Obiano raised the alarm about the withdrawal of his security aides, describing it as a "sign of what will come in the coming day".But the IGP said the withdrawal was based on the previous experience whereby [...]

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    IGP appears before senate committee

IGP appears before senate committee

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has appeared before a senate ad hoc committee investigating some allegations levelled against him.The upper legislative chamber set up the committee on October 4, following allegations raised by Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central.The senator had accused the IGP of illegally receiving money from oil companies where police officers were sent to provide security.Misau claimed that [...]

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    Group demands prosecution of policeman who ‘raped stranded 14-year-old girl’

Group demands prosecution of policeman who ‘raped stranded 14-year-old girl’

Ra'ayi initiative, a non-governmental organisation, has called on Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP), to probe the alleged sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl by a policeman in Anambra state.In a statement by Hamisu Gumel, its secretary, the group identified the suspect as  Barau Garba from MOPOL 7, Sokoto state, with service number 275601.The victim reportedly got stranded in Onitsha, Anambra state, after [...]

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    ‘This is an ambush’ — Garba Shehu evades question on Misau’s allegation

‘This is an ambush’ — Garba Shehu evades question on Misau’s allegation

Garba Shehu, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, was caught unawares when he was asked about allegations made by Isah Misau during a live television programme.Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, had claimed that Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP), gave two SUVs to the president’s wife upon her request for a Sienna and Hiace.Although the president's wife denied the allegation. the police confirmed [...]

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    ‘I’m still using my personal cars’ — Aisha Buhari denies Misau’s allegation

‘I’m still using my personal cars’ — Aisha Buhari denies Misau’s allegation

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has denied the allegation by Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, that Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, gave her two cars.On Wednesday, Misau had told a senate ad-hoc committee assigned to probe Idris that Buhari’s wife had requested a Sienna and Hiace bus through her aide but Idris bought two SUVs for her.According [...]

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    IGP gave Aisha Buhari two SUVs for her private engagements, Misau claims

IGP gave Aisha Buhari two SUVs for her private engagements, Misau claims

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, has alleged that Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, purchased two Prado sport utility vehicles (SUVs) for Aisha Buhari, wife of the President.According to Misau, the vehicle was purchased for her personal use and was "not part of appropriation".Speaking Wednesday before the senate ad-hoc committee assigned to probe Idris, Misau said Buhari's wife had [...]

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