Tag: Mohammed Abubakar

April 30, 2013

Battle ready: “We are in a trying moment” – Jonathan commissions 7 helicopters, 500 patrol vans & more

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday in Abuja commissioned seven helicopters, 500 patrol vans, and armoured personnel vehicles signifying his ...

April 2, 2013

Nigerian policemen wearing ‘test run’ camouflage uniforms to be arrested

by Rachel Ogbu A few policemen reported wearing the new police camouflage uniforms which is just a test run are ...

February 10, 2013

Terrible: Grandpa stabs 27-year-old man to death in Edo

by Akan Ido Men of the Edo state police command recently arrested a 73-yrar-old man, Williams Omobude Uwadia, for stabbing ...

January 21, 2013

Police College: Heads may roll after Jonathan’s unscheduled visit

by Akan Ido There are indications that president Goodluck Jonathan might be considering a major shake-up in the Nigeria Police ...

January 20, 2013

Jonathan’s visit to police college is meaningless – House C’mittee Chairman

by Isi Esene The chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Police Affairs, Usman Kumo, has described president Goodluck ...

January 9, 2013

IGP blames Nigeria’s security challenges on ‘oil politics’

Mohammed Abubakar, the Inspector General of Police has blamed the current insecurity problem in the country on the inordinate scramble ...

January 2, 2013

Battle ready: “We will tackle violent crimes in 2013” – Inspector-general of Police

by Emmanuel Okubenji The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, on Tuesday promised that the Nigeria Police Force would work ...

December 23, 2012

Jos police helicopter crash report not ready yet – Investigation

Nine months after a police helicopter crashed in Jos, Plateau State, killing a newly promoted Deputy Inspector General of Police, ...

December 5, 2012

We are number 35! and more in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

There is something rotten in the state of Nigeria, but the debate now is whether there is actually a genuine ...

November 25, 2012

President Jonathan to grant amnesty to ex-EU leaders… in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola   …some friends of his, who spoke with A Pinch… said that if given a choice between ...

November 17, 2012

#Aluu4: Tears flow as Lloyd Toku Mike is laid to rest

by Isi Esene Llyod Toku Mike, one of the four University of Port Harcourt  (UNIPORT) students killed in the Umuokiri-Aluu ...

October 19, 2012

Ondo polls: Army, police declare readiness, threaten to deal with election thugs

by Isi Esene The Nigeria Police and the Army have threatened to decisively deal with any form of violence or ...

September 13, 2012

Controversial movie: Jonathan places military, Police on red alert

by Stanley Azuakola Yesterday in Benghazi, Libya, the embassy of the United States was attacked. Four people – three embassy ...

September 9, 2012

Guilty, but not as charged? Bayelsa speaker refunds N19.5m out of alleged N78m fraud money

by Stanley Azuakola Members of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly do not have it in them to stay away ...

September 7, 2012

Everywhere you go: IGP orders round-the-clock surveillance on telecoms facilities

by Isi Esene Telecommunications facilities in the country will soon have police security details mounting 24-hour surveillance around them due ...

September 1, 2012

Panic in Abuja: Residents mistake police drill for attack

by Stanley Azuakola It was a morning of panic at the Police Force Headquarters on Friday, for those unaware of ...

August 24, 2012

We will stamp out corruption in the police force – Police IG

by Akan Ido The inspector general of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has restated his resolve to stamp out corruption in the ...

June 8, 2012

Passing the buck: Acting IG explains reason for delayed police salaries

by Stanley Azuakola Passing the buck: Acting IG explains reason for delayed police salaries Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed ...

June 4, 2012

#Danacrash: Photos – President Jonathan, Gov Fashola visit plane crash site

President Goodluck Jonathan  and Governor Babatunde Fashola were today, June 4, at the Iju-Saga suburb of Lagos to see first-hand ...

May 28, 2012

Did you hear? Nigerian government to deploy police officers to Guinea Bissau

by Stanley Azuakola The (chronically cash-strapped and under-equipped, frequently labeled as corrupt) Nigerian Police is your friend. The Nigerian police is (also) Guinea ...

May 26, 2012

Trigger happy Nigerian police have permission to be more trigger happy

by Stanley Azuakola Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, is talking tough. If he matches talk with action, then ...

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