• Any policeman checking vehicle particulars is on illegal duty – AIG

    Any policeman checking vehicle particulars is on illegal duty – AIG

    Mr Dan Bature, an Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police in Charge of Zone 11 comprising Oyo, Osun and Ondo states, says any policeman checking vehicle particulars on the highways is on illegal duty.

    Bature said this on Wednesday in Ibadan during a two-day familiarisation visit to Oyo State.

    He said that the duty of the police was not to check vehicle particulars but to ensure safer roads.

    Bature warned policemen against blocking high ways, saying police patrol vehicles were not supposed to be […]

  • Police Service Commission promotes four CPs to AIG

    Police Service Commission promotes four CPs to AIG

    It was gathered that the Police Service Commission (PSC) has promoted four Commissioners of Police to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors-General of Police.

    Those promoted include, Henry Fadairo, CP, Jigawa State Command, Pius Imue, CP, Railway Command; Felix Ogundeji, CP, Intelligence, Force Headquarters, Abuja and Ezekiel Zang, CP, Air Wing, Force Headquarters.

    A statement on Friday in Abuja by the Commission’s spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, said the promotions has been conveyed to the Inspector-General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, for implementation.

    “In the letter, […]

  • No ransom was paid for rescue of abducted Lagos landlords – AIG

    No ransom was paid for rescue of abducted Lagos landlords – AIG

    According to reports, the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Abdulmajid Ali, on Friday said no ransom was paid before the landlords kidnapped in a Lagos State estate were released.

    Ali, in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Zone 2 Police Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, rather commended the officer deployed for the operation for their steadfastness and professionalism.

    The victims, who are landlords at Oshorun Heritage Estate, are Kennedy Ucheagwu, Dr. Omololu Bello and another simply […]

  • Governor Umahi appoints AIG, 190 other aides, says no vacancy in 2019

    Governor Umahi appoints AIG, 190 other aides, says no vacancy in 2019

    Ebonyi State Governor, Chief Dave Umahi, yesterday, inaugurated 191 new sets of Special Assistants, tagged, ‘Technical Assistants’ by his administration.

    Among those appointed is Assistant Inspector-General of Police and a People Democratic Congress (PDC) governorship candidate in 2011, Chief Kevin Opoke, who has retired from service.

    The appointment is dominated by chieftains of the Labour Party (LP), All Progressives Congress (APC), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

    Speaking at the International Conference Centre, Abakaliki, […]