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IGP Ibrahim Idris directs immediate withdrawal of personnel from politicians, others

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Monday ordered the immediate withdrawal of police personnel attached to politicians, multi-national companies, business entrepreneurs and corporate individuals.

Outrage in police over alleged lopsided promotions

There is discontent among some officers and men from South-East and South-South geopolitical zones in the police over what they described as “marginalisation of our officers” from the regions in the promotion of personnel.

Police give 10-day ultimatum to militias, bandits to surrender arms in Jigawa

Mr Bala Zama, the Police Commissioner in Jigawa, has issued a 10-day ultimatum to militias, bandits and vigilance groups to surrender prohibited arms in their possession.

Police commission approve promotion of 414 senior police officers

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 414 senior police officers to their next ranks.

Police burst illegal guns dealers, recover 11 assorted weapons in Kebbi

Following Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim K. Idris’ directive to all Commissioners of Police across the states in Nigeria to flush out proliferation of illegal arms and ammunition, the Kebbi State Police Command has busted an illegal gun manufacturer and buyers syndicate.

Police in Nasarawa want Illegal firearms holders to surrender them within 21 days

The Nasarawa State Police Command has given a 21-day ultimatum to all those in possession of illegal firearms in the state to surrender them or face arrest and prosecution.

Police give Ondo residents 21-day ultimatum to surrender illegal arms

Police in Ondo State have given residents of the state a 21-day ultimatum to submit all illegal firearms to the nearest police station.

Police set up joint-task force on illegal firearms in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has set-up a Joint departmental task force to mop-up illegal fire arms and ammunition in the state.

IGP Ibrahim Idris gives vigilante groups 21-day ultimatum to surrender illegal firearms

The inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris, has directed commissioners of police to commence the recovery of prohibited firearms in the country.

2019: Police to set up task force against illegal arms, ammunition

Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Nigeria Police wednesday said it would set up task force to combat illegal firearms and ammunition in circulation across the country.

Interior minister seeks enforcement of law against illegal possession of firearms

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, has called for strict enforcement of the law against illegal possession of firearms in the country.

Ibrahim Idris: Police lose 9,028 to retirement, dismissal, death annually

The Inspector General of Police ( IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, says the Nigeria Police Force loses 9,028 officers to death, dismissal and retirement annually.

Police arrest mastermind of Benue killings

Following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police, the mastermind of the Fulani herdsmen responsible for the recent attacks in Benue State, was arrested by the police.

Full Text: President Buhari’s letter to Senate on crisis in Benue

I thank you for your letter Reference NASS/8S/R/01 /33 dated 18th January, 2018 and I have carefully studied the resolutions and comments contained therein.


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