• Ondo election‘ll be violence-free – IGP Idris assures

    Ondo election‘ll be violence-free – IGP Idris assures

    Mr. Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of Police, has expressed assurance that the November 26, governorship election in Ondo State would be free of violence, saying officers and men of Nigeria Police Force would be on ground to tackle any act of violence.

    He said the police were committed and ready to ensure that peace reign in all parts of the state during the election.

    The police boss gave this assurance while speaking at a programme titled ‘Security Threat Assessment for the […]

  • IGP Idris presents N40m to families of officers who died on duty

    IGP Idris presents N40m to families of officers who died on duty

    It was gathered that the Inspector General of Police, ‎Ibrahim Idris, has presented a cheque of over N40 million to 36 families of police officers who sustained permanent disability and those who died on active service in Bauchi.

    While presenting the amount yesterday on behalf of the IG, Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 12 Bauchi State, Yakubu Jibrin, said the money was to relieve the hardship faced by the families of the dead officers.

    “We don’t want to make life hard […]

  • Nobody can threaten #BringBackOurGirls – Ezekwesili tells IGP Idris

    Nobody can threaten #BringBackOurGirls – Ezekwesili tells IGP Idris

    Leader of the #BringBackOurGirls (#BBOG) advocacy, Oby Ezekwesili, on Thursday said nobody can threaten members of the group since they are bonafide citizens of the country.

    Ezekwesili, who said they are guaranteed their rights by the constitution, advised the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to educate himself properly about democracy and citizens’ right to peaceful assembly.

    She also said the previous administration used similar tactics to violate their rights, but those (rights) were upheld by the constitution and court.

    Speaking at the […]

  • IGP Idris solicits marine training for Police personnel

    IGP Idris solicits marine training for Police personnel

    The acting Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, has solicited support from the Nigerian Navy for specialised training to marine police designated for maritime security.

    The IGP also said the force has concluded plans to deploy marine police personnel to help in the Operation Delta Safe against the militants and to curb other criminal activities in the Niger Delta in collaboration with other security agencies.

    Idris stated this yesterday when he paid a courtesy call to the Chief of Naval Staff […]