June 20, 2024

June 20, 2024

No Going Back On Withdrawal Of Mobile Police From VIPs, IGP Egbetokun Insists

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, has dismissed reports of a possible reversal of the PMF reform policy to withdraw Police Mobile Force (PMF) personnel from certain important personalities.   A statement released by the spokesperson of the force, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, says the decision to withdraw the PMF personnel from escort and […]

May 29: IGP Warns Against Attempt To Truncate Inauguration

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba has said that the May 29 inauguration date remains sacrosanct while giving out a warning to politicians and political parties. Giving the warning on Monday, May 15, the police chief said they’ve been working closely with the national intelligence community to stop any incident that will affect […]

Just In: Seun Kuti Arrested, Detained By Police Over Alleged Assault

Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, currently in police custody, has been handcuffed and taken to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, in Panti for further investigation and possible detention. This was disclosed in a video shared by Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, via his verified Twitter handle on […]

IGP Commends Woman Police Fighter

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has congratulated the Nigeria Police Force multi-dexterous Combat Athlete PC Juliet Ukah, following a successful Professional Training Tour fought and won against South Africa’s Crystal Van Wyk who until the bout was undefeated, in Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) 102. IGP Alkali Baba’s congratulatory message was contained in […]

FBI Indictment: No Formal Extradition Request For Abba Kyari, Says IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, says he is yet to see or receive a formal extradition request for Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Mr Abba Kyari following his indictment by a US Court. Kyari had earlier in the year been accused of being a conspirator in a 1.1-million-dollar fraud deal involving […]

IRT smashes syndicate that supplies dynamites to Cameroonian separatists

Operatives of the Intelligence Response Team ,IRT of the Nigeria Police Force have smashed a syndicate that specialized in illicit sales of explosives and ammunition to Cameroonians in the ongoing crisis between the separatists and Cameroonian government , arresting two suspected members of the syndicate. The arrest of the suspects : a Nigerian and Cameroonian, […]