IGP Warns Police officers against unlawful arrests as he decorates new CPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has warned personnel of the force against unlawful arrests and detention of innocent Nigerians. Idris gave the warning at a meeting with Commissioners of Police and above in Abuja on Wednesday. He directed all commissioners of police in the states to ensure close supervision of operations of all…

Ife clash: Why we arrested only Yoruba suspects

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, on Friday gave reasons why suspects of Yoruba extraction were arrested over the recent clash between Yoruba and Hausa communities in Ile-Ife, Osun State, which resulted in the death of about 46 persons. He said crime neither had tribe nor identity. Idris spoke with State House correspondents shortly……

U.S. donates military grade tents to Nigeria Police

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police The U.S. on Friday donated eight military grade multi-purpose tents to the Nigeria Police for a quick return of civil authorities in communities liberated from the Boko Haram insurgents. Ms Rosalyn Wiese, the Director, U.S. International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, presented the items to the Inspector-General of…

Police to sanction erring officers

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has said that the police management would not hesitate to sanction any policeman, who deviated from the norms of the force. Idris, who gave this warning on the occasion of the decoration of newly promoted officers in Abuja on Friday,…

I-G promises to check extra judicial killings

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr. Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday promised to check extra-judicial killings by police personnel in the country. Idris made the promise when the Association of Eze Ndi Igbo ( Igbo traditional leaders in diaspora ) paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja. “I promise…

I-G raises probe panel on officers’ allowances

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has set up a special panel to investigate issues surrounding the payment of entitlements of personnel engaged in adhoc duties. Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Don Awunah, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. Awunah said the…

128 policemen killed in three months- I-G

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police The Inspector-General of Police, (I-G), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, said 128 policemen had lost their lives to activities of criminals in various parts of the country in the past three months. Idris said this in a statement issued by the Force Spokesman, Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Don Awunah,…

Obtain new permit, Police tell tinted glass car owners

Nigeria-police The Ebonyi Police Command says it will start impounding and prosecuting drivers of vehicles with factory fitted tinted glasses who have not obtained the newly approved permit. Mr. George Okafor, its Public Relations Officer (PPRO), told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki on Monday that the new permit, with unique security features,…

I-G restates police commitment to protect human rights

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has again restated that the police are committed to protect all citizens and foreigners alike and uphold their fundamental human rights. Idris gave the declaration in Abuja at a “Human Rights Training Workshop for Police Human Rights Desk Officers” for all…

I-G bans deployment of police to individuals

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday, said the force would no longer deploy personnel of the Police Mobile Force (PMF) to guard individuals. Idris made the disclosure at a meeting with Commanders of the Police Mobile Force (PMF), Special Protection Unit (SPU) and the…