IGP never withdrew police officers from VIPs – Adejobi

The Nigeria Police Force have said the Acting Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has never withdrawn police officers attached to important personalities in the country. A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, clarified that the IGP only withdrew Police Mobile Force (PMF) personnel from certain important personalities. According to Adejobi, the…

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Police Council Confirms Egbetokun as IGP 

The Nigeria Police Council has confirmed Kayode Egbetokun as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP). Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State disclosed this after police council meeting held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday. The Bauchi governor also said that President Bola Tinubu, who chaired the police council meeting, intervened in the…

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IGP Attributes Difficulty in Policing To 190,000 Personnel Shortfall

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Olukayode Egbetokun says insufficient manpower is hindering the agency’s efforts to tackle crime, saying the police need an extra 190,000 personnel to effectively man the country. IGP Egbetokun said this in a paper presentation to the Senior Executive Course 45 at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru,…

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