News - Inspector General of Police

Police Sack Four Officers, Reinstates 14

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of one Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and three Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) over cases of indiscipline. This was made known in a statement signed on Wednesday by the Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani. Also according to the statement, one ASP...

Attack On Igbo Is Attack On All, Say Southern Leaders

6 days ago /
Nation 

Leaders of Southern Nigeria held an emergency meeting in Lagos yesterday where they urged the Federal Government to take urgent steps against the ultimatum given to Igbo to vacate the north as any attack on any easterner would be considered as an attack on all. At the meeting by the apex...

Militants Give Northerners October 1 To Quit Niger Delta

1 week ago /
Nation 

At the joint meeting between the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators and youth leaders across the region to review the state of the nation, the militant leaders demanded an immediate return of oil blocs owned by northerners to the Niger Delta people.

IGP Orders Investigative Panel To Probe Navy, Police Clash

2 weeks 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 Senate Wades Into Rape Cases

1 month ago /

The Nigerian Senate has urged the Inspector General of Police to investigate and prosecute violent sexual abuse to the fullest extent of the law to reduce the crime to the nearest minimum. The Lawmakers called on the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the National Agency for the Prohibition of...

Ekiti Assembly Orders Probe of Fayemi

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has ordered Governor Ayodele Fayose to set up a judicial or administrative panel to probe his predecessor, Dr Kayode Fayemi. The Assembly said the step became necessary after Fayemi, who is the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, refused to appear before it to answer questions about...

DPO Arrested For Killing Fashion Designer

1 month ago /
Security 

The Lagos State Police Command wednesday detained the Divisional Officer (DPO) of Ijeshatedo, Mohammed Yakubu, for allegedly killing a fashion designer, Jamiu Ayoade. Yakubu was detained after the state government commenced an investigation into the incident that occurred last Sunday night. This is just as residents alleged that Ayoade was the third...

Reps, Senate Summon IGP Over Invasion Of Goje’s Home

1 month ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives has resolved to summon the Inspector General of Police over the raid on the home of Senator Danjuma Goje. The House reached the resolution after a debate on a motion raised by a lawmaker, calling on it to check the excesses of security agents. The Senate on the...

Nigerian Police Warns Officers Against Indiscipline

2 months 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...

Governor Obaseki Signs CDA Bill Into Law

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has signed into law a bill prohibiting forceful and illegal occupation of landed property by Community Development Associations (CDAs) in the state. During the signing ceremony at the Government House in Benin City, the Edo state capital, Governor Obaseki said his administration will always provide...

There May Be Need To Return To London – President Buhari

3 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari who returned to Nigeria after about 50 days of medical vacation will do further follow-ups for his medical check-up in London. The President, who addressed the nation on Friday shortly after his arrival from London, said there “may be need to have further follow-ups within some weeks. He, however,...

Kaduna Airport: About 16 Flights Operated Before Noon

3 months 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

3 months 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...

IGP To Convene National Security Summit

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has announced plans to convene a National Security Summit as part of efforts to tackle the rising cases of kidnapping in the country. Speaking at a meeting with Commissioners of Police and Senior Police officers in Abuja, Mr Idris says the increasing cases of...

Osinbajo In Crucial Meeting With Heads Of Anti-Graft, Security Agencies

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday,  held closed-doors meeting with heads of security and anti-corruption agencies in the country. The meeting, it was gathered, was not unconnected with the resolve of the federal government to strengthen the fight against corruption. Among those who attended the meeting which lasted for about two...

No Gambian Money Missing, Barrow Spokesman Says

5 months ago /
International News 

New Gambian President Adama Barrow’s spokesman has denied that any money is missing from Gambian state coffers following allegations by an adviser to Mr Barrow that about $11m had disappeared. Halifa Sallah told the BBC's Alastair Leithead that The Gambia's central bank and all other banks in the country were "functioning...

Police Advocate National Unity And Patriotism

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police,  Ibrahim Idris, has appealed to religious and political leaders in Nigeria to be patriotic and exhibit acts capable of unifying the country and her people. Addressing senior officers of the police force in Abuja, Mr Idris decried the actions of some leaders in southern Kaduna, which...

Obiano Launches Smart Bikes Unit To Improve Anambra Security

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Anambra state Governor, Willie Obiano, has launched a Motor Bikes Security Unit with 50 smart bikes to complement the already existing security operations of other special units in the state. Along with the bikes, a set of fully kitted and well trained Police riders, were presented at the Governor’s Lodge,...

Obasanjo Wants More Support For Police From Community Leaders

6 months ago /
Nation 

A former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has enlisted the support of religious and community leaders for the Nigeria Police Force in the onerous task of securing lives and property of citizens. Mr Obasanjo made the request in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State at the maiden meeting of the Eminent...

Rivers Re-run: Police Vow To Punish Partisan Officials

6 months ago /
Politics 

Any police officer that aligns with any politician or political party during the legislative re-run elections in Rivers State will be severely dealt with, the leadership of the force warned on Friday. The warning was issued by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, during a meeting with police officers ahead...


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