Tag: IGP

Police brutality and victimization: Social Action to lead civil rights and women groups in protest

Social Action, a Civil Society Organisation based in Nigeria, in league with coalition of Civil Rights and Women Groups have petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris on an alleged criminal intimidation, victimization and human rights abuse of a British National in Nigeria, Mrs. Nehanda Jackson Nyakasikana by officials of the Nigerian Police; the DIG, Force CIID and CP, Interpol in collusion with some highly connected individuals in the Nigeria.

Dino Melaye dares police, to be declared wanted

Senator Dino Melaye, accused of criminal offences of conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms, is to be declared wanted.

The Nigeria Police Force is threatening to declare Melaye wanted if he fails to appear at its Kogi command on Wednesday, March 28.

But the senator has written a letter to the Inspector General of Police that he should be interrogated in Abuja.

[BREAKING] IGP Idris: Boko Haram to free Dapchi schoolgirl Leah Sharibu today

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, said the abducted Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, will be freed today from the Boko Haram captivity.

Idris spoke with newsmen when he visited the Military Command and Control Centre, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri.

‘Obviously, I am aware and that is what we are just discussing. I am supposed to go to Dapchi today but because of the girl, I learnt she may be released.