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I accept responsibility for service chiefs’ performance, says Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari says the performance of the service chiefs may have been disappointing but he will continue to accept responsibility for not changing them. Buhari said this during an interview aired on Arise TV which was monitored by NEWSTIMES. The President said having been a military administrator, minister and …

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Akwa Ibom Elders write IGP, reject anti-terrorism unit


  Elders and stakeholders in Akwa Ibom have written a petition to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, over the plan to set up an anti-terrorism unit at the state police command, Ikot Akpanabia, Uyo, the state capital. The stakeholders led by the former national publicity secretary of …

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Police detains, grills Melaye


Senator Dino Melaye is being detained by police investigators at the Special Anti Armed Robbery Squad (SARS) offices in Guzape, Abuja over his alleged involvement in an attempted murder of a police man, NEWSTIMES has gathered. NEWSTIMES learnt that Melaye submitted himself to the police after several days of resisting …

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Police IG shuns Melaye at Force HQ


The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris  has declined meeting with Senator Dino Melaye, who had gone to the Force Headquarters to meet with the Police boss. The senator, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District, was said to have reported himself at the Force Headquarters, Abuja on Friday evening. This followed …

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For peaceful polls, let IG retire Jan 15, PDP tells Buhari

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The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to allow the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, retire on January 15, the IG’s 60th birthday. The party said this was one of the ways the President could convince Nigerians and the international community about his commitment to have …

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2019: Buhari’s actions will prove his sincerity on fair polls, says Atiku


The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration that the 2019 elections should not be a do-or-die affairs was a welcome development. Reacting to the President’s New Year message to Nigerians in Abuja, the former Vice President said Buhari’s actions and not words would show …

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Submit yourself to police, Shehu Sani advises Dino Melaye


  Senator Shehu Sani has advised Senator Dino Melaye to submit himself to police with his legal team. The Police on Friday stormed the Maitama residence of Senator Melaye, seeking to arrest him. This is happening two days after the Senator representing Kogi West raised the alarm that the Inspector …

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Why we invaded Dino Melaye’s residence – Police


The Nigeria Police Force, NPF have spoken on the siege on Senator Dino Melaye’s Maitama residence. This is happening two days after the Senator representing Kogi West raised the alarm that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, had plans to arrest and poison him to death. When contacted, …

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IG plans to arrest, inject me to death, says Dino Melaye


The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has alleged that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, was planning to arrest him yesterday (Tuesday) and inject him with a deadly substance. The senator alleged that police operatives meant to carry out the IGP’s order …

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PDP tells IGP to arrest Aregbesola for forging police report


The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to arrest the former governor of Osun State, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, for allegedly forging a police report he presented before an Election Petition Tribunal in 2007. The Osun State branch of the PDP, in a …

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