Friday, August 2, 2019

Tag "IGP Ibrahim Idris"

    I’ll make myself available to police next week, says Melaye

I’ll make myself available to police next week, says Melaye

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says he will make himself available to the police next week.In an interview with Channels Television on Friday, the lawmaker said he is not a criminal and has no reason to run from the police.He said the invasion of his residence was unnecessary.“I was informed that my house has been invaded. Over 40 policemen [...]

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    ‘Police planning to inject me to death’ — Melaye raises the alarm

‘Police planning to inject me to death’ — Melaye raises the alarm

Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, has accused Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of Police (IGP) of planning to arrest and inject him to death.The lawmaker made the allegation in a Twitter post on Tuesday.Melaye said officers of the Nigerian police have already been deployed for the assignment."There is a plan by the IG to arrest me today and inject [...]

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    ‘Bandits’ kill 16 police officers in Zamfara

‘Bandits’ kill 16 police officers in Zamfara

The Zamfara state police command has confirmed that 16 of its officers died in a fierce gun battle with bandits in the state last Thursday. It said 20 officers have also been rescued.In a statement on Wednesday,  Muhammad Shehu, the state command’s spokesman, said Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), is saddened by the loss of the officers whom he described [...]

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    IGP reinstates Plateau police commissioner — after 24 hours

IGP reinstates Plateau police commissioner — after 24 hours

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has reinstated Undie Adie as the Plateau state police commissioner.Adie was removed on Tuesday while Bala Ciroma was appointed in his place.Adie's removal was sequel to the killing of over 100 people in the state by suspected herdsmen.In a statement on Wednesday, Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the Plateau police, said Ciroma has handed the [...]

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    Killings: IGP deploys special teams, two helicopters in Plateau

Killings: IGP deploys special teams, two helicopters in Plateau

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has deployed special teams comprising of intelligence response team (IRT), the special tactical squad (STS), five armored personnel carriers (APCs), and three police mobile force units (PMF) to Plateau state.This is in response to an attack on Gashish district of Barkin Ladi local government area of the state.Over 80 people were killed in [...]

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    ‘Direct IGP to unseal our headquarters’ – Peace Corps begs Buhari

‘Direct IGP to unseal our headquarters’ – Peace Corps begs Buhari

The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to order Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), to unseal its headquarters in Abuja.The corps headquarters located in the Jabi district of Abuja has been sealed by the police since February 2017.Despite two court orders and a resolution paseed by the house of representatives, the police have refused [...]

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    Police: We’re not after journalist who released IGP’s ‘transmission’ video

Police: We’re not after journalist who released IGP’s ‘transmission’ video

The Kano police state command says it is not on a manhunt for Aminu Nurudeen, a Liberty Television reporter, said to have published a video of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), struggling to read a speech at an event.Nurudeen is said to have gone into hiding after the Kano police invited him for questioning.In a statement on Saturday, Musa Majiya, [...]

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    Journalist who released IGP’s ‘transmission’ video ‘goes into hiding’

Journalist who released IGP’s ‘transmission’ video ‘goes into hiding’

Aminu Nurudeen, a Liberty Television reporter,  said to have published a video of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), struggling to read a speech at an event has gone into hiding, according to PUNCH.“I mean, transmission, I mean effort, that the transmission cooperation to transmission, I mean transmission to have effect, ehm, apprehend, I mean, apprehensive towards the recommendation, recommended formation [...]

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    Legislative aides to IGP: Resign if you cannot abide by the constitution

Legislative aides to IGP: Resign if you cannot abide by the constitution

The Conference of National Assembly Legislative Aides (CONASSLA), a forum of current and former aides to members of the national assembly, has asked Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), to resign.The IGP has failed to appear before the senate on three occasions. He was summoned over the growing insecurity in the country and the case of Dino Melaye, senator representing [...]

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    IGP afraid of his shadow, says senate spokesman

IGP afraid of his shadow, says senate spokesman

The senate says Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), is afraid of his own shadow.Sabi Abdullahi, spokesman of the senate, said Idris was invited to account for his performance and that the upper chamber of the national assembly is not witch-hunting him as he alleged.The senate invited the IGP over the growing security concerns in the country and the case of [...]

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    APC chieftain says IGP may end up on the wrong side of history

APC chieftain says IGP may end up on the wrong side of history

Yusuf Ali, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state, says the conduct of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has set a "terrible and dangerous" precedent in the country.Ali said this on Sunday while reacting to the alleged refusal of Idris to appear before the senate.The IGP has failed to honour the invitation of the upper [...]

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    Melaye: IGP wants to expose me so I can be killed

Melaye: IGP wants to expose me so I can be killed

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says the withdrawal of police officers from very important persons (VIPs) is targeted at him.Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), gave the order at a meeting with police commissioners in Abuja.Responding in a series of tweets on Monday, Melaye said after "escaping assassination twice", he deserve police protection as a taxpayer.He added that no amount [...]

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    IGP orders withdrawal of police officers attached to VIPs

IGP orders withdrawal of police officers attached to VIPs

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has ordered the withdrawal of police officers attached to very important personalities (VIPs), political and public office holders in the country.Idris gave the order at the monthly meeting with commissioners of police in Abuja.“A directive for the withdrawal of all police officers deployed to VIPs, political and public office holders, with immediate effect, is [...]

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    Are these the real reasons Buhari won’t let go of IGP Ibrahim Idris?

Are these the real reasons Buhari won’t let go of IGP Ibrahim Idris?

Some context first: In June 2016, Solomon Arase, the former inspector general of police (IGP), retired from the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) after attaining the mandatory retirement age of 60. He was the only "senior officer" retained from the previous administration for as long as 13 months.Arase may not have been the best police officer in Nigeria's history, but Saint [...]

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    IG, Wike inaugurate separate panels to probe Rivers rerun

IG, Wike inaugurate separate panels to probe Rivers rerun

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general (IG) of police, has inaugurated the panel setup to investigate alleged malpractices in the legislative rerun election in Rivers state.Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, has also inaugurated the commission of inquiry he set up to investigate the violence that marred the election.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said at least 70 incidents of violence were recorded in [...]

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    Reps want police to crack down on naira hawkers

Reps want police to crack down on naira hawkers

The house of representatives has urged Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police (IGP), to crack down on any person selling or hawking crisp naira notes.The house also mandated its committees on banking and currency and police affairs to interface with Godwin Emefiele, governor of the central bank of Nigeria (CBN) and IGP with a view to putting an end to [...]

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