Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag "Jimoh Moshood"

    IT’S OFFICIAL: Frank Mba returns as police spokesman

IT’S OFFICIAL: Frank Mba returns as police spokesman

Frank Mba, an assistant commissioner of police, had been appointed the police public relations officer (PPRO).Abubakar Adamu, the inspector-general of police, appointed Mba as the police spokesman on Wednesday, a day after he assumed office.Mba had served as the police spokesman between 2012 and 2014, before being replaced by Ibrahim Idris, immediate past inspector-general of police.According to a statement from [...]

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    Melaye moved from DSS facility to SARS office

Melaye moved from DSS facility to SARS office

The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.On Friday, the police transferred the senator from their hospital to a Department of State Service (DSS) health facility for treatment after he complained that he was not getting better.The police hospital had certified him fit for trial.An associate of [...]

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    Police: Officers at Melaye’s residence won’t leave until he surrenders

Police: Officers at Melaye’s residence won’t leave until he surrenders

The police say the officers at the Abuja residence of Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi west, will not leave until he surrenders.Jimoh Moshood, force public relations officer, said this in a statement Sunday night.Some police officers have been at Melaye's residence since Friday in an attempt to arrest him over culpable homicide. The police said the senator's armed thugs [...]

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    Camp coordinator: Some policemen absconded from Yobe because of Christmas — not fear of Boko Haram

Camp coordinator: Some policemen absconded from Yobe because of Christmas — not fear of Boko Haram

A. S. Ishaq, a brigadier-general of and coordinator, Nigeria Police Force for Operation Lafiya Dole (NPFOLD), says some of the policemen deployed to fight Boko Haram insurgents in the north east, absconded from their training camp to celebrate Christmas.He said this while reacting to reports that some officers who were undergoing training at the Nigerian Army Special Forces Training School [...]

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    Police: No assassination attempt on Ekweremadu

Police: No assassination attempt on Ekweremadu

The police have commenced an investigation into the alleged assassination attempt on Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president.Ekweremadu, his wife and son, were at home when armed men invaded their Apo residence in Abuja in the early hours of Tuesday.Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, spoke on the incident while addressing journalists in Abuja.Moshood explained that the incidence was a burglary and not [...]

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    Police ‘kill’ Nenadi Usman’s niece in Abuja

Police ‘kill’ Nenadi Usman’s niece in Abuja

Officers of the Nigerian Police Force have allegedly killed Anita Akapson, a niece of Nenadi Usman, former minister of finance.Akapson was said to have been killed on Saturday night in Katampe Extension area of Abuja by four police officers.Ibrahim Idris, the inspector general of police, has ordered the detention and investigation of its officers allegedly involved in the killing of Akapson.In a statement [...]

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    Jimoh Moshood: Buhari’s directive not to invite Adeleke doesn’t exonerate him

Jimoh Moshood: Buhari’s directive not to invite Adeleke doesn’t exonerate him

Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, says Ademola Adeleke, governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun, has not been exonerated in spite of President Muhammadu Buhari's directive not to invite him.On Wednesday, the police invited Adeleke to appear at the force headquarters over an alleged malpractice while sitting for the 2017 National Examination Council (NECO) test.But shortly after the invitation, [...]

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    IGP disbands tactical squad over search of Edwin Clark’s house

IGP disbands tactical squad over search of Edwin Clark’s house

Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, has ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP Special Tactical Squad (IGP-STS).Jimoh Moshood, public relations officer, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.He said this was in connection with the invasion of the residence of Edwin Clark, Ijaw national leader. Moshood said senior officers of the squad who were linked to the raid were [...]

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    Siege at Saraki’s residence stage-managed, says Jimoh Moshood

Siege at Saraki’s residence stage-managed, says Jimoh Moshood

Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the Nigeria police force, says the siege at the residence of Senate President Bukola Saraki was "stage-managed for public sentiments".Speaking on a Channels TV programme on Wednesday, Moshood said the force had no hand in the incident.In the early hours of Tuesday, some police vehicles and officers were seen stationed at the entrance of the senate [...]

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    Jimoh Moshood: Officers killed in Abuja shows why SARS won’t be disbanded

Jimoh Moshood: Officers killed in Abuja shows why SARS won’t be disbanded

Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the Nigeria police force, says the killing of seven officers in Abuja has shown the need for the special anti-robbery squad (SARS)There has been a campaign to scrap SARS over alleged excesses.Speaking with reporters in Abuja on Tuesday, Moshood said efforts were in place to arrest those who killed the officers in the line of duty.He [...]

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    Police: 20 principal suspects arrested over Offa robbery

Police: 20 principal suspects arrested over Offa robbery

More than 20 principal suspects have been arrested in connection with the recent bank robbery in Offa, Kwara, the Nigeria police force have said.Armed robbers had attacked five commercial banks in Offa on April 5, during which 17 persons, including policemen and a pregnant woman were killed.Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said exhibits were [...]

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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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    Of drowning men and national security

Of drowning men and national security

Jimoh Moshood, the current Police Public Relations officer in Abuja is probably the most unprofessional occupier of that office since 1999. His lack of professionalism and ready capacity to perpetually say the wrong thing at the right time is the reason why he should be relieved forthwith of that important position. He obviously loves the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim [...]

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    PHOTO: Afegbua all smiles as he meets police PRO

PHOTO: Afegbua all smiles as he meets police PRO

Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of former military President Ibrahim Babangida, was at the police headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday.Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force, who announced that Afegbua had been declared wanted, received him in his office.Babaginda’s spokesman was accompanied by Kayode Ajulo, his lawyer.The trio smiled as they posed for photographs.Details of Afegbua's visit would be disclosed later.The police [...]

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    Reps ask Buhari to replace IGP with a ‘more professional officer’

Reps ask Buhari to replace IGP with a ‘more professional officer’

The house of representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP).The lawmakers made the call during plenary on Wednesday.They passed a vote of no confidence on the IGP, after various complaints from the lawmakers on the failings of the police chief.They, therefore, asked Buhari to remove the IGP and replace him with “a more professional [...]

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    Police declare Babangida’s spokesman wanted over ‘injurious falsehood’

Police declare Babangida’s spokesman wanted over ‘injurious falsehood’

The police have declared Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of Ibrahim Babangida, wanted in connection with a statement he issued on behalf of his principal on Sunday.Jimoh Moshood, force spokesman, confirmed this to TheCable on Monday."The IGP has ordered the arrest of Kassim Afegbua for making false statements, injurious falsehood, defamation of character and for an act capable of inciting public disturbance [...]

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