Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, has ordered a temporary halt of the order to withdraw police personnel attached to private individuals and companies. Ibrahim Moshood, the police spokesman, announced this in a statement on Thursday. He said the temporary halt is to carry out a thorough assessment of the deployment of police personnel. “The withdrawal will now take effect from April 20,” he said “This is to enable the force to carry out a thorough assessment of the current deployment and carry out appropriate withdrawal.” TheCable quoted Moshood as saying that the IGP has, therefore, ordered police officers across the country to “revise and return those already withdrawn to their duty posts pending the new date.” “The task force teams set up by the
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, on Monday ordered an immediate withdrawal of police officers attached to some political office holders and very important personalities, VIPs, in the country, citing the security challenges facing Nigeria as reason. Daily Post had reported that the IGP had stated that the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has perfected plans to withdraw its mobile personnel attached to important personalities in the country back to the barracks. During an interactive session with a group of civil society organisations under the auspices of, “The Situation Room’’ in Abuja last June, Idris had stated that the measure was intended to bring the police closer to Nigerians. The police boss, who announced the latest development during a conferenc
President Muhammadu Buhari summoned Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, to the presidential villa in Abuja over his “breach of the order” to relocate to Benue following the killings in the state. On January 9, President Muhammadu Buhari directed the inspector-general to move to Benue in order to check the reported cases of attacks in the state, TheCable had reported. But during an official visit to Benue on Monday, Buhari was told that rather than obey his directive, the inspector-general only spent 24 hours in the state. Responding, the president said he was not aware that Idris did not follow his instruction. On Tuesday, the inspector-general was at the presidential villa where he was reportedly queried over the Benue controversy. Buhari had a private
Anthony Ogbalor, alias Dracula may have died of complications developed from severe torture while in the custody of the police in Delta state, multiple sources who have reacted to the death earlier reported by this medium have said. While autopsy is yet to be conducted to ascertain the circumstances surrounding his death, fingers are allegedly pointing at the Delta state police Command that Mr. Ogbalor was subjected to severe tortures every morning by detectives who want to extract information concerning his alleged operations. Ogbalor was arrested in Warri alongside members of his gang in a snatched navy blue Toyota Corolla car with reg. no EPE 874 DQ, in December 2017 by operatives of the Nigerian police Delta State command and was paraded for alleged offenc...
The Inspector General of Police Idris Kpotun Ibrahim has ordered for the immediate re-organization of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad known as SARS across the country. This is in reaction to the #EndSars campaign on twitter which began on Saturday, December 2nd 2017, force Police Public Relations Officer Jimoh Moshood said in a statement on Monday, “The Nigerian 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 re-organization of the squad across the country and investigations into all allegations and complaints raised. "In this new arrangement, a commissioner of police is now the overall head of the Federal Anti-Robbery Squad nationwide under the Department of Op