News - Inspector General of Police

Peace Corp Wants IGP Idris Jailed For Contempt

18 hours ago /
Security 

The incorporated trustees of the peace corps of Nigeria has asked  the Federal High Court, Abuja to commit the inspector general of Police, Ibrahim Idris to prison for his persistent disobedience of court orders relating to the corps. The corps wants Idris committed for refusing to vacate the corporate headquarters of...

Senate To Investigate Rights Abuses By SARS

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate wants its ad-hoc committee on security to investigate the alleged human rights abuses and extra-judicial killings by the special anti-robbery squad, SARS. This follows a motion raised by senator Isa Misau who called for urgent intervention of lawmakers before the situation gets out of hand. President of the senate,...

IGP Orders Immediate Reorganisation Of SARS Nationwide

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Police Force in reaction to the recent trends in social media with calls for scrapping SARS #ENDSARS the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has ordered the reorganisation of the squad across the country. The IGP in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood has directed immediate...

BREAKING: Three Policemen Feared Dead After Clash With Suspected Herdsmen

1 week ago /
Nation 

At least three policemen are feared killed in Bolon in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State, North East Nigeria. The incident occurred after a clash between suspected herdsmen and the security personnel sent to keep the peace in the area following recent clashes between the herdsmen and farmers. The Inspector General...

FG Amends Charges Against Senator Misau

2 weeks ago /

The Federal Government has told an Abuja high court that it has filed an application seeking to amend the criminal charge it filed against Senator Isa Misau by increasing the counts from five to seven.  When the matter resumed on Tuesday, Prosecution Counsel, Alex Izinyon informed the court that the attorney general of the...

Numan Killings: Police Vow To Unmask Perpetrators

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Police High command has vowed to fish out the brains behind the bloody clash between farmers and herdsmen in Numan, Adamawa State, North East Nigeria. The police officially confirmed that the bloody clash claimed thirty lives while properties worth several millions of naira were destroyed. Already, the Inspector General of...

House Committee Commences Hearing On Maina’s Case

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

A House of Representatives ad-hoc committee set up to investigate the disappearance, re-appearance, reinstatement and promotion of the former chairman, Presidential Pension Reform Task Force, Abdulrasheed Maina, has commenced hearing. In attendance is the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau; the Head of Civil Service,...

Buhari Sends Military After Bandits In Zamfara

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a military crackdown on bandits operating in rural communities in Zamfara State. President Buhari gave the order on Wednesday in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, following fresh attacks on some communities in Shinkafi and Maradun Local...

IGP Commends Police, Others For Peaceful Anambra Election

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has commended personnel of the police and other security agencies deployed to Anambra State to ensure adequate security during the just concluded governorship election in the state. Mr Idris gave the commendation in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr...

Kidnapping: Declare State of Emergency On Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Community Tells FG

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Residents of Sabon Gaya community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have appealed to the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the Kaduna-Abuja highway due to the incessant kidnapping of travellers and killing of innocent citizens along the highway. The residents want the government to deploy...

Buhari Orders Reinstatement Of Obiano’s Security Aides

4 weeks 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...

PSC Delegates Team To Monitor Police Conduct In Anambra Election

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Police Service Commission (PSC) will send a high-powered team of monitors to Anambra State for the governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday, November 18. A statement issued Tuesday by the Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, said the team, made up of six members (Commissioners) and 11 senior staff...

I Will Not Answer Any Question On Misau’s Allegations – IGP

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has refused to answer questions from the Senate Committee investigating the allegations levelled against him by Senator Isa Misau. Mr Idris, who appeared before the Senate Committee on Ethics on Wednesday at the National Assembly in Abuja, told the lawmakers that the matter...

IGP Approves Establishment Of Training School In Yobe

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has approved the establishment of police training school in Yobe state, north east Nigeria. A statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer of Yobe State Police Command, Jafaya Zubairu (ASP) says the approval for the establishment of the training school is to enhance...

IGP Idris Ready To Appear Before Senate

1 month ago /
Nation 

The inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris says he is  ready to appear before the senate committee investigating allegations leveled against him by Senator Isa Misau. Idris made this position known while speaking to reporters after meeting with president Muhammadu Buhari on Friday at the state house, Abuja. He said he will...

Emir Sanusi Asks Police Wives To Join Fight Against Rape And Drug Abuse.

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Emir Of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has asked  police officers wives to join the fight  against illicit drugs consumption  and rape in the society. The emir made the call when he received the wife of Nigeria’s inspector general of police in his palace ..the call is coming at a time a mobile policeman is accused...

Anti-Open Grazing Law: Benue Youths Denounce Threat Of Violence

1 month ago /
Nation 

With less than twenty-four hours to the enforcement of the anti-open grazing law in Benue state, in north central Nigeria, some Benue youths are calling for the arrest of the leadership of the Miyetti Allah cattle breeders over violent resistance to the new law in the state. The youths who staged...

SGF’s Sack: Senate Has Been Vindicated – Saraki

1 month ago /
Nation 

The President of the Senate ,Dr Bukola Saraki has said that the sack of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babchir Lawal had vindicated the senate. This is even as he has directed all committees of the Senate to quickly conclude all corruption investigations currently pending before them. The President of...

Calabar Police/Navy Clash: Government Hands Over N2m Compensation To Families

1 month ago /
Nation 

In fulfillment of the promise made when he visited the scene of the clash between the Nigerian Navy and Police in may this year, Cross River state Governor Ben Ayade  has handed over two million naira cash to be shared for the  three affected families during the fracas. Cross-river state commissioner...

NPF Set Up Anti-Electricity Vandalism Squad

1 month ago /
Security 

At least over five hundred million has been lost to vandalism of electricity infrastructure in Abuja and its environs since January 2017 to date. The figures were disclosed during the takeoff of an anti-electricity vandalism response squad set up at the Nigeria police force headquarters in Abuja. In a goodwill message to...


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