Saturday, April 11, 2020

Tag "Inspector-General of Police"

    Geography teacher, 17 years at INTERPOL — five things you probably didn’t know about IGP Adamu

Geography teacher, 17 years at INTERPOL — five things you probably didn’t know about IGP Adamu

Following the expiration of Ibrahim Idris' tenure, President Muhammadu Buhari named Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police on Tuesday. The acting IGP took over the force at a critical period - four weeks to the presidential election. Opposition parties had mounted pressure on the government to allow Idris retire after clocking the mandatory 35 years in service. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) [...]

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    Reps to probe arrest of Elombah brothers

Reps to probe arrest of Elombah brothers

The house of representatives on Tuesday commenced investigation into the detention of bloggers of elombah.com, an online platform. Daniel and Timothy Elombah, publisher and editor of the platform, along with six other males were arrested from their Anambra residence on January 1. They werfe reportedly arrested on the orders of Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP). The decision to investigate the matter arose [...]

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    IGP speaks on arrest of Elombah brothers

IGP speaks on arrest of Elombah brothers

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has broken his silence on the arrest of journalists of elombah.com. Operatives of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) had whisked Daniel and Timothy Elombah, publisher and editor of the platform, from their Anambra residence on Monday. Daniel, who was later released in Abuja, said six males were arrested on the day the policemen broke into their house. Timothy [...]

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    IGP Arase promises special police squad at league venues

IGP Arase promises special police squad at league venues

Solomon Arase, the inspector-general of police (IGP), has said the police will work with the League Management Company (LMC) in the area of security at league venues. Arase spoke while receiving a delegation from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the LMC and the Nation Wide League led by Shehu Dikko, the LMC chairman. “I am honoured receiving your team today because I [...]

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    Tambuwal withdraws suit against IGP

Tambuwal withdraws suit against IGP

A federal high court in Abuja has struck out the suit by Aminu Tambuwal, speaker of the house of representatives, challenging the withdrawal of his security details by the inspector general of police (IGP) following his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ahmed Mohammed, justice of the Abuja high court, struck out the suit on Monday after Tunji Abayomi, Tambuwal’s [...]

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    ‎Osun poll: IG asks ‘busybodies’ to stay away

‎Osun poll: IG asks ‘busybodies’ to stay away

Those who are not directly involved with the governorship poll in Osun State on Saturday will not be allowed to move around during the election, the acting inspector general of police, Suleiman Abba, has warned. His statement is thought to be directed at party leaders from other states of the federation. The All Progressives Congress (APC), for instance, has directed all its [...]

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    Melaye: #BringBackOurGirls ruling, a victory for democracy

Melaye: #BringBackOurGirls ruling, a victory for democracy

Former member of the federal house of representatives, Dino Melaye, has described as a "victory for democracy", Wednesday's ruling of the court in a suit he filed against inspector-general of police, Mohammed Abubakar and the Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of police, Joseph Mbu. Justice Abubakar Talba of Gudu High Court, Abuja, had ruled that the police had no power to stop rallies [...]

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    Police begin security threat analysis at boarding schools

Police begin security threat analysis at boarding schools

The Nigeria Police Force is set to immediately carry out security audit and threat analysis at all boarding schools across the country. The latest effort at ensuring the safety of schools is coming on the orders of Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar. “As part of deliberate and proactive efforts geared towards bolstering security network around boarding schools nationwide and also the safety and [...]

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    Police beef up security at Makurdi schools

Police beef up security at Makurdi schools

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Abubakar, on Sunday ordered the strengthening of security in all boarding schools in and around Makurdi. Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Frank Mba, said in Abuja that this was as a result of a threat letter sent to two schools recently. The letter was issued by elements claiming to be Boko Haram members to two all-boys [...]

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    Patience Jonathan: It wasn’t me

Patience Jonathan: It wasn’t me

Nigeria’s first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has denied ordering the arrest of Naomi Nyadar, who was one of the leaders of a protest staged last Wednesday in Abuja to pressure the federal government into expediting the rescue of the Chibok girls kidnapped three weeks ago. However, Mrs. Jonathan described Nyadar as an impostor who — despite not being the mother of [...]

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