News - Inspector General of Police

Herdsmen Crisis Rock Edo Community

3 hours ago /
Nation 

Apana community in Etsako West, Edo State has called on the federal and state governments to stop the activities of rampaging herdsmen within their community. Ezuduemoih Richard, representative of the community in Abuja says Fulani herdsmen have taken full occupancy of their community in Etsako west with the connivance of some...

SERAP Asks Osinbajo To Improve Safety Of EFCC Officials

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo to “direct the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris to lead the investigation of Wednesday’s attack by gunmen on the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja. SERAP is also asking...

Court Adjourns Ruling On Evans’ Case Against Police

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned till Wednesday to rule on whether to hear a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans. Justice Abdulaziz Anka adjourned the case on Tuesday after listening to the submissions of counsel to Evans, Olukoya...

Sanction Any Officer Performing Below Expectation - National Assembly Committee On Police

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The National Assembly joint committee on police affairs has asked the inspector general of police and all other security agencies to sanction any officer performing below expectation. The lawmakers spoke during a meeting with the inspector general of police, officials of the defence headquarters and the department of state services over...

Police Arrest Suspected Kidnappers

2 weeks ago /
Security 

Barely one week after the launch of operation absolute sanity, residents of surrounding communities on the Abuja-kaduna highway, have expressed confidence in the Nigeria police. This renewed confidence is coming as 31 suspected kidnappers operating in the area have been arrested for being in possession of different live ammunitions. Like other surrounding...

Crime: Police Commence New Operations On Abuja-Kaduna Highway

3 weeks 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,...

House Of Representatives Deliberate On Police Welfare

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian police will have to be funded to enable it play its constitutional role of protecting lives and property of Nigerians. This is the thinking of the House of Representatives even as its committee on police affairs is conducting a public hearing on a bill to establish the Nigeria Police...

Police Officer Forms Syndicate To Extort Money Using Whistle Blowing Policy

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Superintendent of Police attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad has been accused of running a syndicate under the whistle blowing policy to harass and extort huge sums of money from contractors and top civil servants in Nigeria. The police officer is believed to be name dropping the Inspector General of...

I Didn’t Sue Police, Someone Only Trying To Put Me In More Trouble – Evans

1 month ago /
Nation 

The notorious billionaire serial kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, has denied filing any suit against the police. A motion ex parte was filed before the Federal High Court Lagos on Wednesday, where the suspect was said to have alleged grave constitutional infraction perpetrated against him. According to the suit, Evans was reported...

Evans Demands N300m Compensation From Police In Fresh Suit

1 month ago /
Nation 

Less than 24 hours after he filed a suit against the leadership of the Nigeria Police Force, Suspected Billionaire Kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans has again filed a fresh suit. In the new suit filed on Thursday morning, Evans is claiming the sum of 300 million Naira as general...

Evans Sues Police For ‘Illegal Detention’

1 month ago /
Nation 

Suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, has dragged the Inspector General of Police, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged illegal detention. In his fundamental rights suit filed by his lawyer, Mr Olukoya Ogungbeje, the suspected kidnapper is seeking a court’s order directing the respondents to...

Police Sack Four Officers, Reinstates 14

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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 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 Senate Wades Into Rape Cases

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 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...


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