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Ibrahim Idris

Suspected female drug trafficker arrested at Kano custodial centre

The Kano Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service, NCoS, has arrested a visitor (name withheld) to the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kano State, MSCC.

Abuja Airport: FAAN gives foreign airlines ultimatum to move into new terminal

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has directed all foreign airlines operating at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja to move to the new international terminal on or before March 31.

IGP Adamu renames police complaint response unit

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the reversal of the name “Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit, PCRRU, to Complaint Response Unit, CRU.

Buhari in closed-door meeting with outgoing IGP Idris, AIG Mohammed Adamu

Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who is being mentioned as possible replacement to retiring Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Tuesday visited the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Group flays IGP Idris over alleged extended service

The Network on Police Reforms in Nigeria, NOPRIN, has called on the Federal Government to relieve Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, of his duty for allegedly acting illegally for 12 days after attaining 35 years in service on January 3.

IGP Idris appoints Lakanu as new Force Secretary

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Assistant-Inspector-General of Police, AIG,, Taiwo Lakanu as the new Force Secretary.

Why IGP Idris does not deserve tenure extension, by Adnan Tudunwada

When I came across the news of Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris’ tenure extension move, I shook my head and asked: does he deserve a tenure extension? Has he performed to the good expectation of Nigerians?

Opposition parties sue Buhari over plans to extend IGP’s tenure

Coalition of United Political Parties has instituted legal action against President Muhammadu Buhari and the Police Service Commission over what it tagged as a plot to extend the tenure of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

Boko Haram: 190 policemen abscond from counter-insurgency training in Northeast

About one hundred and ninety policemen that were mobilized for the war against Boko Haram in Borno state have fled for their lives.

Dino Melaye raises alarm, says ‘IGP plans to arrest me, inject me to death’

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has alleged that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is planning to arrest him today (Tuesday) and inject him with a deadly substance.

Police intelligence team in Nasarawa to fish out Badeh’s killers

The inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris, has deployed the Police Intelligence Response Team and the Special Tactical Squad to Nasarawa State to fish out...

Group urges police to shield Mbaka from attackers

Ndigbo Unity Forum, NUF, an Igbo socio-cultural group, on Monday appealed to the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to shield  Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka from his attackers.

Kuku’s Home invasion: Court orders IGP, 2 others to pay N10m compensation

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo state capital, on Thursday, awarded N10m damages against the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and two others for unlawful invasion into the residence of the former Special Adviser to Ex-wife President Goodluck Jonathan Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Kingsley Kuku.

Banditry: 16 policemen killed in Zamfara

Police in Zamfara on Wednesday confirmed that 16 of its personnel were killed in the November 29 clash between the command and bandits in...

2019: Atiku/Obi Vanguard vows to deliver 12 million votes

A political group under the auspices of Atiku/Obi Vanguard for Good Governance says it will deliver 12 million votes for the duo in the...

Buhari commended over welfare of police officers

The Police Service Commission, PSC, on Monday commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his commitment towards enhancing the welfare of officers and men of the...

IGP to dismiss any policeman caught on illegal patrol duty

The Nigeria Police Force on Monday said it would not hesitate to dismiss any of its personnel who engage in an illegal duty. The Deputy...

2019: Sultan urges Nigerians to hold Buhari to his words

Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari to his words on the conduct of free, fair...

Reps urge IGP to rescue kidnapped persons

The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to take necessary steps to rescue all kidnapped persons, including...

Shooting: Police urge Enugu residents not to panic

Enugu State Police Command has urged residents of Enugu not to panic as it carries out a two-day shooting exercise at its shooting range. The...

2019: IGP warns police commissioners, others against partisanship

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris has warned Commissioners of Police in the 36 states and the FCT and other senior officers against...

2019: Nigerian police working towards credible elections – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the police are currently working towards credible elections in 2019. Mr Idris made the disclosure at...

Police renew crackdown on illegal use of tinted car glasses, covered plate numbers

The Ebonyi Police Command says it will continue to impound cars belonging to government officials and other vehicle owners using unauthorised tinted car glasses...

Police arrest 93 suspects in connection with Kaduna crisis

The Nigeria Police Force said it had arrested 93 suspects who actively participated in the recent killings in Kaduna State. Following the killings in Kaduna,...

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