Boko Haram: Why we are absconding from training camp – Deployed officers

The controversy trailing abscondment of some mobile police officers posted to North Eastern region of the country to fight Boko Haram terrorists has not gone down as deployed officers have revealed the reason they absconded from their training camp. The Force headquarters, through its Public Relations Officers, Jimoh Moshood, had earlier on Wednesday denied abscondment […]

FG meets UN’s ratio of policing with 10,000 personnel

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris has said that to meet up United Nations’ ratio of one police to 400 people, Federal Government is to recruit 10,000 policemen. The exercise, according Idris, was to overcome challenges of police to accommodate rapid changes in nation’s economic and democratic processes. Idris disclosed this on Saturday […]

Sorry my ‘boys’ raided your home, Police IG begs Edwin Clark

The leader of Ijaw and former minister of Information, Edwin Clark whom his house was raided ‘unauthorised’ by men of Nigerian Police has received an apology from the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. Police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood disclosed to newsmen in a statement made available that the IG has sent a delegation of senior police officers to apologise […]

Journalist’s arrest: Police in trouble as NUJ petitions Osinbajo

There are indications that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris may be fired if guilty of unlawful detention of a Premium Times’ Journalist, Samuel Ogundipe, following a petition sent to the acting President Yemi Osinbajo by Nigeria Union of Journalists. Ogundipe, who was secretly arraigned on Wednesday at a Magistrate Court in Kubwa has been […]