Category Archives: IGP

Making the Police accountable

THERE has been a raging controversy between Senate Committee Chairman on the Navy, Senator Isah Hamman Misau and the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, over an allegation against the Inspector- General of Police, IGP, Mr. Ibrahim Idris. Senator Misau is an ex-Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP, representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District. He accused the IGP of […]

IPOB/army clash: We’re talking with South East govs to mobilize for intervention – IGP

—–describes Gov. Wike’s allegation against SARS, as nonsense By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris Thursday said that the police hierarchy was in touch with the State governors from the South East for them to mobilize political leaders on how to intervene in the charged security situation the zone. Ibrahim […]

APC has hijacked our property, Bayelsa govt petitions IGP

By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA, Bayelsa State government has petitioned the Inspector General of Police over the alleged  hijack of the state government property for use as secretariat by the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state. The government through the Solicitor- General of the state and Permanent Secretary Ministry of Justice, Mr Preye Agedah, said […]

Police after my life, widow cries to IGP

By Ifeanyi Okolie A 43-year-old widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Iheme, has called on the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to save her life, following alleged threats by policemen at the Force Criminal Investigations Department, Abuja. She said the policemen were being sponsored by some relatives of her late husband, Chief Emeka Emenike Iheme. She […]

IGP Reads Riot Act to 36 State Police Commissioners.

**Says Acts of Misconduct will throw you out of the force. Apparently disturbed by reports of professional misconduct reaching his table, even from among Command Police Commissioners, Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has read the riot act, warning that he would not hesitate to flush out any CP involved in acts of misconduct. While […]

Boko Haram: Osinbajo meets service chiefs, IGP, DSS boss

…Orders continued search, rescue of abducted NNPC, UNIMAID staff …As Army recovers bodies of 5 soldiers, 11 CJTF, 5 NNPC explorers …Says 6 NNPC oil explorers still missing, one returns alive …Apologises for earlier misinformation By Kingsley Omonobi, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Joseph Erunke ABUJA—ACTING President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, last night, had another meeting with Service […]

Only stringent laws by NASS can end kidnapping —IGP

…Orders transfer of area commanders, DPOs in FCT, Kaduna, Niger By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—INSPECTOR-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday,  attributed increasing rate of kidnapping in the country to weak laws, saying the menace could conveniently be brought to a permanent end, if the National Assembly comes up with stringent laws. He said mere parading of […]

Kidnappings: IGP monitors Police deployment on Abuja-Kaduna Highway

By: Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja. Worried by cases of kidnappings, armed robberies and other violent crimes on Abuja-Kaduna road, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Thursday, 13th July, 2017 conducted an operational visit of the Police personnel deployed on crime prevention, control and detection on Abuja-Kaduna highway. Mr. Ibrahim Idris beaming with smiles following his […]