News - Deputy Inspector General of Police

Police Recruitment: DIG Says Exercise Will Be Free Of Political Influence

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, in charge of Training and Manpower Developments, Emmanuel Inyang, says no politicians or any higher authority will influence the ongoing recruitment exercise into the force no matter how highly placed.

Buhari Orders Reinstatement Of Obiano’s Security Aides

6 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigeria Police to immediately return Anambra Governor,  Willie Obiano's security aides. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina in a statement on Wednesday, November 15 said Buhari made this order during his visit to Awka, Anambra State. Obiano, while welcoming the...

Crime: Police Commence New Operations On Abuja-Kaduna Highway

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed a Joint Police Team with a mandate to wipe out kidnappers on the Abuja-Kaduna Highway. The team deployed in Rijanah, Kaduna State comprises the Special Police Force, Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Squad, Anti-Kidnapping Units, Intelligence Response Team, Special Tactical Squad,...

IGP Orders Investigative Panel To Probe Navy, Police Clash

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered an independent panel to investigate the recent clash between the Nigeria Police and Navy clash. Following the clash, two officers were reported dead while others wounded are currently receiving treatment. According to the IG, the recommendations of the report will be followed and...

Nigerian Police Warns Officers Against Indiscipline

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police has said it would not condone any act of corruption and indiscipline from officers and men, that would dent the image of the force. The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Finance and Administration, Shuaibu Lawal Gambo, gave the warning when he paid a visit to the Nasarawa State...

Kaduna Airport: About 16 Flights Operated Before Noon

1 year ago /
Nation 

It has been a busy day at the Kaduna International Airport, as local airlines arrive in their numbers. About 16 inbound and 16 outbound flights operated before noon. Most passengers have mixed feelings about the transit arrangement while some are excited as the bus and train services are free. About five passenger loads...

Abuja Airport Closed, Traffic Shifts To Kaduna

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja is now shutdown for traffic, effective today. All flights are now headed to the Kaduna airport which will serve as the alternative for the next six weeks. There had been mixed feelings first day of operations at the facility. On Wednesday, passengers queued to obtain their tickets and process...

Rivers Rerun: INEC, Security Agencies Meet With Political Parties

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the various security agencies, as well as political party leaders and their candidates have met again in continuous efforts to ensure that Saturday’s re-run polls in Rivers State are hitch-free. With the poll already generating tension, the deputy Inspector General Of Police in charge of...

Ondo Election: IGP Deploys 26,000 Police Men

1 year ago /
Politics 

Ahead of the Ondo state governorship elections, Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has approved deployment of additional 26,000 conventional Police personnel. This is following his directive that a robust and elaborate security arrangement be implemented in Ondo State to ensure peaceful, credible, free and fair elections. According to a statement released...

#BayelsaDecides: 14 Gov Candidates On AIG, CP - LTP

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

For a free, fair and credible governorship supplementary election in southern Ijaw council area of Bayelsa state, the Deputy Inspector General of Police hashimu Argungu and Bayelsa Police Commissioner Nasiru Oki should be redeployed. This is the position of 14 out of 20 governorship candidates that participated in last Saturday’s Bayelsa...

IG Restates Commitment On Security

3 years ago /
International News 

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, on Tuesday expressed the force commitment toward improving its performance on security of lives and property in the country. Abba spoke in Lagos at the inauguration of the reconstructed Area `C’ Police Command’s building, which was burnt during army/police clash on Oct. 5, 2005. The...

Adamawa Acting Governor Sets Up Panels To Probe Nyako’s Administration

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The acting Governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Umaru Fintiri, has approved the constitution of two investigative panels of inquiry to investigate the former administration of Governor Murtala Nyako from June 2007 to June 2014.

IGP Has Urged Officers To Show Commitment In Fight Against Terrorism & Crime In The Country

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has called on officers and men of the force to show greater commitment in the fight against terrorism and all other forms of crime in the country.

Inspector General Of Police To Go On Terminal Leave

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Dahiru Abubakar has been directed to proceed on terminal leave by President Goodluck Jonathan.

 

NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE PROMISES TO END FULANI HERDSMEN ATTACKS

4 years ago /
Security 

The Nigeria Police says it is very ready and determined to restore peace and calm in areas affected by the frequent Fulani attacks in some states.

Inspector General of Police makes righteous demands from promoted officers

4 years ago /
Security 

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has urged newly promoted senior officers to intensify the war on terrorism and other violent crimes.