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Former IG’s Legacy: Rogue Cops Expelled, Discipline Promoted

The tenure of the former Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, was marked by a determined effort to instil discipline and professionalism within the Nigeria Police Force. His administration was characterised by swift and decisive actions against rogue officers, which resulted in a significant improvement in the conduct of the police force. Under Baba’s leadership, the …

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Kano NDLEA Arrests 1,064, Seizes 7.5+ Tonnes of Drugs in Year

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kano State has reported the arrest of 1,064 individuals from June 2022 to June 2023. The arrested suspects comprise 1,001 males and 63 females, as disclosed in a statement by Sadik Maigatari, the Acting Public Relations Officer of the Command. The NDLEA also seized 7530.813kg of drugs …

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Igp Egbetokun Honours Newly Advanced Senior Police Officers

IGP Egbetokun Honours Newly Advanced Senior Police Officers

The Police Force’s Inspector-General, IGP Olukayode Egbetokun, held a ceremony on Thursday to honour the recently promoted Senior Police Officers with their new ranks. The event occurred at the Goodluck Jonathan Peacekeeping Hall, Force Headquarters, Abuja. Among the attendees was the Executive Governor of Imo State, His Excellency Sen. Hope Uzodimma; the Deputy Governor of …

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New IGP Egbetokun Commits to Effective Community Policing

The newly appointed Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, has pledged to make community policing effective as he assumes office at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. He committed this during his official takeover from the retired IGP Usman Baba. Egbetokun warned police officers against abuse of office, corruption, and misconduct, stating that erring officers …

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DSS Investigates Suspended EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, and Associates

The Department of State Services (DSS) has searched the home and office of Abdulrasheed Bawa, the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The DSS has also extended its probe to Bawa’s close associates in the EFCC, who were invited for questioning over alleged mismanagement, misappropriation, and diversion of proceeds from sold …

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Kayode Egbetokun Assumes Role As Acting Inspector General Of Police

Kayode Egbetokun Assumes Role as Acting Inspector-General of Police

Kayode Egbetokun has officially become the Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP). Egbetokun, the 22nd IGP, was handed over the reins of the Force headquarters by his predecessor, Usman Baba, in a ceremony held in Abuja at noon. On Wednesday, the Vice President, Kashim Shettima, decorated Egbetokun at the Presidential Villa. Egbetokun’s appointment as the acting …

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EFCC and Ghana’s EOCO Join Forces to Tackle Financial Crimes in West Africa

Abdulkarim Chukkol, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has emphasised the need for robust collaboration and cooperation among law enforcement agencies throughout West Africa. Speaking at the inauguration of a Peer Exchange Programme in Abuja, Chukkol highlighted the programme’s potential to strengthen the region’s fight against economic and financial crimes. …

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Family Demands Justice for Slain Lagos Cop, Alleges Navy Neglect

The family of the late Assistant Superintendent of Police, Hezekiah Abiona, has accused the Nigerian Navy of neglect following the murder of their breadwinner in the Satellite Town area of Lagos State. Abiona was reportedly stabbed to death by two naval ratings, Onyekachi Egwin and Nnamani Anointing after a disagreement escalated into a physical altercation. …

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Civil Society Group Advocates for Lawful Appointment of Next Police Chief

The Nigerian Civil Society Contact Group has urged President Bola Tinubu to ensure the next Inspector General of Police (IGP) is appointed per the country’s laws. The group, which made this call during a press conference in Abuja, emphasised the need to set aside sentiments in selecting a successor to the current IGP, Usman Alkali, …

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NDLEA Uncovers Illicit Drugs in Taxi Driver’s Residence

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has significantly seized illicit substances, including cocaine, heroin, meth, swinol, and loud, from the apartment of a taxi driver named Godwin Ejiro. The NDLEA’s Director of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, revealed this information in a Facebook post. Ejiro, according to Babafemi, was not just a taxi driver …

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