News - Inspector General of Police

Senator Misau Reacts To Charges Of Falsehood

20 hours ago /
Nation 

Senator Hamma Misau, representing Bauchi central senatorial zone, has said that he is ready to meet the federal government in court to defend the allegations of falsehood levelled against him. Misau in a statement by his counsel, Godwin Obla on Tuesday in Abuja said   he is facing criminal trial because...

Workshop On Police Welfare Ends In Abuja

2 days ago /
Nation  Security 

A two-day training workshop for members of the Nigerian police multi-purpose co-operative society has ended in Abuja, with a pledge to continue to better the welfare of police personnel across the country. The workshop was held in collaboration with the West Africa project and risk management consult. The commissioner of police in-charge...

Lagos Police Boss Edgal Not Demoted

5 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria police force has said it is not aware that acting commissioner of police, Lagos state Police command, Imohimi Edgal, and Ali Jangi have been demoted to deputy commissioners of police. This is in reaction to a letter from the police service commission, PSC addressed to the inspector general of...

House Of Representatives To Investigate Extra-Judicial Killings

6 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has mandated its committee on human rights, police affairs and justice to investigate acts of harassment, torture extra-judicial killings and other unwholesome practices by operatives of the federal special anti-robbery squad in rivers state and other parts of the country. The house took the decision to address...

We Have No Power To Punish IGP Over ‘Rot’ In Police – PSC

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Police Service Commission has absolved itself of blame for the alleged rot in the Nigerian Police Force, especially as it does not have the powers to discipline the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. As a result of its limited powers, the PSC says the IGP ignores its recommendations, which makes...

IGP hails Senate on kidnap bill

1 week ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s inspector general of Police Ibrahim Idris has hailed the national assembly for speedily passing the bill on kidnapping. The police chief who made the commendation at a south-south public lecture in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital also promised to secure conviction against kidnap kingpins henry chibueze popularly known as...

Police Holds Security Summit In Uyo

1 week ago /
Security 

Insecurity in Nigeria’s south-south geopolitical zone became a major issue at a conference in Uyo Akwa Ibom state as the Nigeria police convened a stakeholders meeting to address the security challenges. Both the inspector general of police Ibrahim Idris and the south-south governors seem to be on the same page in identifying...

IGP Seeks Nigerians’ Support For Effective Policing

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has called for the involvement of all Nigerians to help in intelligence gathering to ensure an effective form of policing for the country.   The IGP made this known when he and his team visited the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, ahead of the South...

Buhari Observes Special Jumat Prayers For Independence Celebrations

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Special prayers were offered today at the Presidential Villa mosque during the weekly Jumat prayers in commemoration of the 57th Independence Celebration. The Chief Imam, Abdulwahid Abubakar, who led the two rakaat prayers, prayed for peaceful coexistence and prosperity of the Nigerian nation. President Muhammadu Buhari attended the prayers in the company...

Dermatologists Offer Services At Borno IDP Camps

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A group of Nigerian dermatologists comprising eight doctors from across the country have been offering specialized dermatological outreach, to internally displaced persons' camps, in Borno state. The outreach involves a 5-day free consultation and treatment, of skin related diseases.    The community dermatological contribution to the IDPs in Borno State, is coming under...

Again, IGP Orders Removal Of Roadblocks Nationwide

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the dismantling of all roadblocks nationwide with immediate effect particularly on Lagos-Ibadan, Shagamu-Benin, and Benin-Onitsha highways. The order also affected Okene-Abuja, Kaduna-Kano, Katsina – Kano, Otukpo – Enugu, Enugu – Port Harcourt expressways, according to a statement on Monday night by the police...

IGP Idris Confers With V.P. Osinbajo

1 month ago /
Nation 

The inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, says in addition to the deployment of personnel, authorities of the force are taking steps to mobilize the political class in the south east to intervene and quell the current tension in the region.  Speaking on Thursday to state house correspondents after conferring with...

IGP Idris Assures Of Security For Anambra Election

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, says the police in Anambra have been provided with all the necessary manpower and logistics to secure the electorates, electoral officials, elections monitoring and observers ahead of the governorship election in the state. Idris said during a situation room dialogue that additional policemen have also...

We Will Keep Doing Our Best, Buhari Promises

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has returned to the country with renewed hope and strength to pursue policies that will improve the livelihood of the people and reposition Nigeria for good. This is just as the President received associations of farmers, businessmen, youths, elders and politicians from Katsina State at his...

I’ll Keep Doing My Best To Give Nigerians A Better Life – President Buhari

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians of his continuous commitment to serving the nation, attributing his recent convalescence to a divine act of the almighty god. Receiving associations of farmers, businessmen, youths, elders and politicians from Katsina at his country home, Daura on Monday, president Buhari said he returned to the...

BREAKING: Court Fails To Deliver Judgment On Evans Suit

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Lagos has failed to deliver judgment in the N300m Fundamental Rights Enforcement Suit brought by a suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, against the Nigerian Police Force. This follows the claim by the police that the Inspector General of Police and the Nigerian Police...

Nigerian Police Vow To Find Killer Of Governor Ortom's Aide

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian police Thursday condoled the Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom over the recent murder of his special assistant on knowledge economy and investment Tavershima Adyorough stressing that it will stop at nothing until the perpetrators of the gruesome murder are apprehended. Acting inspector general of police zone four Baba Usman...

Police Public Relations School Takes Off In Abuja

1 month ago /
Security 

A police-public relations school aimed at improving the relationship between the police and the public has formally commenced academic activities. Located in Abuja, the move is part of measures to rebrand and reposition the Nigeria police for effective performance. At its take-off ceremony this Monday, the inspector general of police Ibrahim Idris...

Herdsmen Crisis Rock Edo Community

1 month 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 months 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...


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