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JUST IN: Police Council confirms Us man Alkali Baba as Inspector General of Police..

The Police Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has confirmed Usman Alkali Baba as Inspector General of Police (IGP). Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, who disclosed this to State House Correspondents after the meeting, said Baba was unanimously confirmed. President Buhari had on April 6, appointed Baba as acting Inspector General

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Acting IGP disbands Police monitoring units in Lagos, Port Harcourt…

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba has ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP Monitoring Satellite offices in Lagos and Port Harcourt, Rivers State. This followed what he described as incessant complaints of harassment and operating beyond their briefs over cases of investigations, Vanguard reports. Speaking at his maiden meetings with Command Police Commissioners

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Why ex-IGP Adamu didn’t complete his three months tenure extension- Police minister!!

Muhammad Dingyadi, minister of police affairs, has spoken on why Mohammed Adamu, former inspector-general of police (IGP), did not complete his three months tenure extension. He said it is the prerogative of President Muhammadu Buhari to decide on when to make an appointment. The president had approved the appointment of Alkali Usman Baba as the new

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Court dismisses suit seeking to stop IGP Adamu from being in Office!!

Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking an order restraining Mohammed Adamu from parading himself as the Inspector-General of Police (IGP). Justice Ahmed Mohammed gave the ruling Tuesday following a motion exparte with suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/106/21 filed by Maxwell Opara, a legal practitioner, and argued by his lawyer, Ugochukwu Ezekiel. Arguing the

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Save lives first before demanding ‘Police Report’ IGP tells Hospitals!!

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has urged doctors to treat victims of gunshot wounds first before asking for any Police report. Mr. Adamu stated this on Monday while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Newsnight programme. Shedding light on the police policy on people with gunshot wounds, the police chief said, “No,

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Paying Police officers better salaries, will prevent bribery_IGP!!

The IGP says police officers need to be taken care of to help them function better. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says a better remuneration package for police officers will effectively prevent them from being compromised with bribes. A National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) survey between June 2015 and May 2016 showed that police

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Confusion In Police as Ex EFCC boss Lamorde, parades himself as DIG!!

The announcement of Ibrahim Lamorde as deputy inspector-general of police (DIG) in charge of Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) by police spokesman Frank Mba on Friday has fueled bewilderment amongst senior officers who are lost in the mystery behind his bizarre elevation. Mr. Lamorde, 58, an assistant police inspector-general (AIG) who had previously chaired the anti-graft EFCC,

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Kaduna State begins screening of youths, for Community Policing!!

The Kaduna state government has begun screening youths as part of its preparation to commence community policing in the state. Uba Sani, senator representing Kaduna-central, disclosed this on Monday after Hadiza Balarabe, acting governor of the state, chaired a consultation meeting with stakeholders on how to address insecurity. The meeting had in attendance, federal and

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Police Service Commission approves recruitment of 925, illegally enrolled as Constables!!

The Police Service Commission has announced the approval of recruitment of 925 persons who were initially illegally enrolled into the Nigeria Police Force. The affected persons were previously ejected from the final list of 10,000 successful candidates in the 2019 recruitment exercise carried out by the NPF as they neither applied for the job nor

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