Tag: Solomon Arase

“I Didn’t Steal Police Vehicles” – Former Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase

The immediate past Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase on Monday dismissed as lies the claim by his successor, Ibrahim Idris that he carted away 24 vehicles belonging to the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, while retiring. Idris had told reporters at the weekend that Arase went away with 24 police vehicles[Read More…]

Acting Police IG Accuses Predecessor Arase And Deputy Inspector Generals For Stealing Police Vehicles

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, says his predecessor, Solomon Arase, went away with 24 police vehicles while the seven Deputy Inspectors-General of Police, who retired alongside him, also carted away between seven and eight cars each. Idris stated that he had written Arase to return the cars, which[Read More…]

IG Of Police Explains Why The Police Had To Takeover The PDP National Headquarters

Nigeria’s Inspector general of Police, Solomon Arase has explained why scores of armed policemen occupied the Abuja headquarters of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. In a statement released by Force PRO, Kolawole Olabisi, the police said their action was meant to thwart the plan by a faction of the PDP[Read More…]

IGP Solomon Arase Says Police Did Not Favour APC In Rivers Re-run

Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, Tuesday debunked allegations that the favored the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) during last weekend’s National and State Assembly re-run elections in Rivers state. The IGP who exonerated the police in the violence that greeted the Rivers re-run maintained that the Police discharged its[Read More…]

House of Representatives Orders Police IG To Produce Female Students Abducted From Lagos School

House of Representatives on Wednesday asked the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, to urgently deploy his men to rescue the three girls abducted from Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary School in Ikorodu, Lagos State, on Monday night. The news of the abduction of the girls broke on Tuesday just as[Read More…]

Sad News: 14-yr-old Ese Abducted From Bayelsa To Kano Is 5 Months Pregnant

14 year old Ese Rita Oruru, the Bayelsa born girl child who was abducted by Yunusa Dahiru, alias Yellow but rescued by the Police in Kano, has been discovered to be about 5 months pregnant, very reliable sources have told Vanguard. Consequently, it was gathered that the white Hijab dress[Read More…]

Police Quiz Alleged ‘Architects’ Of Multiple Abuja Blasts

By Chris Nomjov The Nigerian Police scored a major point in its anti-terrorism campaign, as it announced Monday, that perpetrators of the multiple blasts that rocked Abuja, on October 2; had been arrested. Disclosing this to newsmen in Abuja, the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase announced the arrest of two[Read More…]

Inspector General Of Police Directs Hospitals To Treat Gunshot Victims

Solomon Arase, inspector-general of police, has directed hospitals to give medical care to victims of gunshot wounds. It has been the unwritten rule of Nigerian hospitals to deny people with gunshot wounds medical care for fear of being implicated without the involvement of the police. But on Friday, Arase enjoined citizens, including medical personnel, to[Read More…]

Armed Anti-riot Policemen In Yenogoa Aborted N-Delta Ex-Militant Leaders Meeting

Armed anti-riot policemen, yesterday, sealed off Ijaw House, in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, venue of the meeting of the leaders of former militants in the Niger Delta. The meeting, summoned by the leader of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta, MEND, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo,[Read More…]

Solomon Arase Confirmed As Nigeria’s Inspector General Of Police

by Musa Abdullahi The National Police Council (NPC) has confirmed the appointment of Solomon Arase as Inspector-General of Police. Arase was confirmed today, May 12, 2015, at an NPC meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan, at the State House in Abuja. Arase since he was appointed in acting capacity[Read More…]