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22 Jan 2019
A human rights lawyer, Adeola Oyinlade, has urged the new Inspector-General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, to be professional and write his name in gold by giving Nigerians the new police they are craving for to gain the trust of the society. He called for a human rights based approach to policing, by ensuring that the…
20 Dec 2018
A civil rights group, International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety), has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to replace retiring Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, with an officer of Igbo extraction. The chairman of its board of trustees, Mr. Emeka Umeagbalasi, made the call in a report to The Guardian. Intersociety…
31 Aug 2018
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, and political stakeholders in the state have promised a conducive atmosphere for peaceful poll. Idris spoke yesterday in Osogbo, the state capital, at a one-day seminar he organised for stakeholders in the election. The theme of the seminar was, “Imperativeness of police collaboration with essential stakeholders: Towards…
15 Aug 2018
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has d­irected Inspector General of Police ­(IGP) Ibrahim Idris to immediately overhau­l the management and activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
14 Aug 2018
A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday insisted that the Inspector-General of Police must arrest and produce the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu in court on Aug. 16. Justice Stephen Pam gave the order following the absence of Yakubu’s team of lawyers in court and there was no explanation as to…
5 Jul 2018
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris had on Tuesday set up a team of investigators to unravel the killers of seven policemen in Abuja within 21 days. The 7 police officers were killed by unknown gunmen at the Galadimawa roundabout area of Abuja during a stop and search on Monday night. The cracks…
28 Apr 2018
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris yesterday warned the newly admitted Cadets to the Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, to adhere strictly with the rules and dictates guiding their training. The IGP, who specifically cited the rampant cases of drug abuse among youths, insisted any cadet found with drugs would be sanctioned. Speaking at the…
19 Feb 2018
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the arrest of the perpetrators of the February 14, 2018 attack on Zurmi council area of Zamfara State. The incident led to the death more than 40 persons. Suspected armed herdsmen had on the fateful day invaded Birani village in the council. The attack reportedly…
1 Feb 2018
The Senate has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, to appear before its committees on police and intelligence today to explain why he failed to comply with the two-week ultimatum issued him to identify and arrest the perpetrators of the New Year Day massacre in Guma and Logo council areas of Benue State.…
22 Jan 2018
In a move to curb the rampant criminal activities in Ikorodu, the police high command on Monday inaugurated the Squadron 63 Mobile Police Base in Igbogbo Baiyeku area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the Squadron 63 Police Mobile Force (PMF), headed by a superintendent of police, was equiped with dozens…
20 Jan 2018
The Senate has given the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, 14 days to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of violence in Benue State. A Senate report on Wednesday said ‘faceless people’ were sponsoring and harbouring foreign mercenaries who have been killing people in Benue and other parts of Nigeria. The Senate’s interim report by…
21 Dec 2017
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has enjoined the commissioners of police (CPs) in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to be ready for free, fair and credible elections in 2019. He also warned officers to be wary of politicians who might want to induce to perpetrate untoward motives before,…

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