Tag: Joseph Mbu

Controversial Police Chief, Joseph Mbu Admits Officers Are Underappreciated

By Chris Nomjov Assistant Inspector General of Police, Joseph Mbu, has charged police officers to remain bold and never succumb to harassment and intimidation. Mbu said the efforts of police officers are hardly ever appreciated, stating that they are heavily criticized for small mistakes, while their accomplishments are never rewarded nor publicised. Mbu, who is[Read More…]

AIG Joseph Mbu Was At The National Human Rights Commission Over Case Of Abuse

Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Joseph Mbu yesterday appeared at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to defend an allegation against him of torture, threat to life and abuse of human rights. Mbu appeared at the Commission’s office in Abuja after disobeying several summons. Executive Secretary, NHRC, Prof. Bem Angwe told[Read More…]

AIG Joseph Mbu Denies Order To Shoot Civilians

by Deji Abiodun Former Rivers State Commissioner of Police and current Assistant-Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Lagos, has said he was misquoted by reports that he ordered policemen to kill 20 civilians for every officer killed in the coming general elections. Mbu in a statement signed[Read More…]

Opinion: Someone’s Taking Port Harcourt Back To Chaos And Its Not Pretty

By Uche Igwe Sometime last week, the Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Adamu Mu’azu visited Rivers State. It was reported that during his meeting with members of his party, he made pronouncements, which appeared to mean his preference for the frontline candidate in the forthcoming PDP gubernatorial primaries[Read More…]

Opinion: Mbu And His Many Controversies

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” ? George Orwell If there is something so special and interesting about democracy that the people cherish the most it is Basic Human Rights. This includes freedom of speech that[Read More…]

Amaechi, Abike Dabiri Condemn Mbu Over Arrest Of Journalist

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Amaechi has said that the recent arrest of a journalist by former Rivers state Police Commissioner, Joseph Mbu has again vindicated him and revealed the truth about Mbu. Joseph Mbu was the commissioner of Police during the crisis that rocked Rivers state and[Read More…]

Court Frees Detained AIT Journalist

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo Mr Amaechi Anakwe, the African Independent Television Journalist who was arrested and detained by the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 7, Joseph Mbu for calling him ‘controversial’ has been discharged by a Magistrate court sitting in Wuse Abuja. Mbu had ordered the arrest and[Read More…]

Mbu Detains Reporter For Calling Him Controversial, NUJ Asks For His Immediate Release

Former Rivers state commissioner of police and Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 7, Abuja, Mr. Joseph Mbu, has arrested Mr. Amaechi Anakwue the presenter of Matters Arising, an Africa Independent Television (AIT) program, for describing him as controversial. Anakwue was said to have described the[Read More…]

AIG Joseph Mbu Not Fit to Be a Police Officer, Says APC

The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress said it has read with utmost shock the “unfortunate outburst and self-glorification” of Mr. Joseph Mbu, who was recently promoted to Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), who in an unprovoked attack claimed to have tamed Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi during Mbu’s infamous[Read More…]

Delusion Of Grandeur:You Couldn’t Even Stand Up To A Woman; Amaechi Fires Back At Mbu

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo The Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Amaechi has swiftly reacted to the innuendo by Former Rivers Police Commissioner Joseph Mbu who had yesterday prided himself as the ‘Lion’ that tamed the ‘Leopard of Port-Harcout’, an obvious reference to Amaechi. Earlier, Amaechi had accused Mbu of being a Police[Read More…]