Today's Headlines: Seun Kuti must be promptly prosecuted - PSC; 6 quick facts about Murphy Afolabi
Seun Kuti must be promptly prosecuted - PSC Photo Credit: PM News The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Sunday commended the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Usman Baba for ordering the arrest of Seun Kuti for attacking a police officer on duty. In a video that has gone viral, the “Afrobeat’’ musician wearing a red shirt atop a white pair of trousers was seen slapping a policeman standing by a police van.
IGP, Military warn troublemakers as Court hears lawsuit seeking to stop Tinubu's inauguration
In a report by Punch News, the military and the Inspector- General of Police, Usman Baba on Monday read the Riot Act to individuals and groups who are not in support of the inauguration of the President- elect, Bola Tinubu on May 29, 2023. While the likes of Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi and PDP' s Atiku Abubakar are currently contesting the Presidential Election Victory of Bola Tinubu, the former Lagos state Governor is set to be sworn in as the next President of Nigeria on the 29th of May and it seems nothing will be stopping the ceremony at this point in time despite the calls from some notable Nigerians for Tinubu not to be Sworn- In.
Today's Headlines: Police Launch Manhunt For Politicians Over Plot To Scuttle Inauguration; Peter Obi Condoles Families of Deceased Nollywood Actor, Saint Obi, Murphy Afolabi
Police Launch Manhunt For Politicians Over Plot To Scuttle Inauguration Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers The Nigeria Police Force said it has launched a manhunt for politicians, who are allegedly plotting to scuttle the forthcoming May 29 inauguration of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his vice, Kashim Shettima.
Why I Assaulted A Police Officer In Lagos - Seun Kuti
Afrobeat singer identified as Seun Kuti who was captured ealier assaulting a police officer on third mainland bridge, Lagos has explained what led to his actions. This event was reported to Nigerians by the Vanguard news broadcasting platform on their Facebook page on late hours of Saturday. However, the Inspector-General of Police Usman Baba has ordered for the arrest of the Singer, Suen Kuti
Today's Headlines: May 29: IGP Usman Vows To Defend Democracy, Sanwo-Olu Pitches Support For Akpabio
May 29: IGP Usman Vows To Defend Democracy The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba says the May 29 inauguration of former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu as the President of Nigeria remains sacrosanct and can’t be altered. News Source: Channels TV
Today's Headlines: May 29: DSS To Work With Sister Agencies For Tinubu’s Inauguration, US Debt Fight Raising Government Borrowing Costs, Says Yellen
May 29: DSS To Work With Sister Agencies For Tinubu’s Inauguration Photo Credit: Channeltv The Department of State Services (DSS) has pledged to work with sister agencies for the seamless inauguration of Bola Tinubu as the President of Nigeria on May 29. DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Tuesday, said the secret police alongside other security agencies will resist criminal elements desperate to undermine democratic transition.
Today's Headlines: Court sacks Baba as IGP; Buhari approves conferment of CFR on Olubadan
Court sacks Baba as IGP Photo Credit: The Cable A federal high court in Anambra has ordered Usman Baba to stop parading himself as Nigeria’s inspector-general of police (IGP). In a judgment delivered on May 14, Fatun Riman, the presiding judge, held that Baba’s continued stay in office after clocking the retirement age of 60 is illegal and unconstitutional.
Those planning to disrupt May 29 inauguration will be arrested, prosecuted - IGP Usman Baba
During a news conference in Abuja on Monday, Inspector-General of Police Usman Baba stated that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is committed to protecting the country's democracy at all times. Baba emphasized that the May 29 inauguration at both the federal and state levels is crucial to Nigeria's political order.
IGP Sends Warning to 'Political Actors' Plotting to Derail Tinubu's Inauguration
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba says the May 29 inauguration of former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu as the President of Nigeria remains sacrosanct and can’t be altered. “The 29th May, 2023 date for the swearing-in ceremony of the President-elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and indeed, other inauguration ceremonies at national and State levels is sacrosanct,” the IGP said while briefing reporters in Abuja on Monday.