Okiro, who spoke with a crop of journalists in Ikeja, Lagos State, also charged the current IGP, Alkali Usman Baba, and the service chiefs to take responsibility for any violent act that erupts in polling units across the country during the next Gubernatorial and States House of Assembly elections on March 18.
Browsing: Mike Okiro
According to Okiro, Tinubu is a man with foresight and capacity to fix Nigeria with a glaring developmental legacy.
The former IG spoke in Abuja at a programme tagged: “Presidential aspirants’ media interactive platform.”
A statement by Supreme Ibitomi, Special Assistant, Media to Okiro said he made the call when leaders of the ex-agitators visited him on Sunday in Abuja.
In a statement by Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity in Abuja, Buhari joined in celebrating the landmark age with family members, friends and associates of Okiro.
Former Inspector General of Police, Mike Okiro on Tuesday, enjoined ex-militants to be peace ambassadors in the Niger Delta region of the country.
Smith, who takes over from another former IGP, Mike Okiro, was inaugurated at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja shortly before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting
Smith was confirmed by the Senate alongside six other members of the Commission on Tuesday, following the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Police Affairs, presented by the Chairman, Senator Abu Ibrahim.
The case which was supposed to hold on June 18 was adjourned with the consent of counsel in the matter until July 3 .
The Coordinator, African Centre for Media and Information Literacy, Chido Onumah, stated this in a press statement on Wednesday.
The Eagle Online learnt that the four Deputy Commissioners of Police, who are being primed to become Commissioners of Police, were at the Abuja office of the PSC on Thursday for the interview for the promotion.
According to highly reliable sources, The Presidency, after the story by The Eagle Online on June 1, 2018, titled: “Police Chiefs angry as Okiro prepares another special promotion list as ‘parting gift,’” stepped in.
This news came just as Okiro is clearing his office table in preparation for vacating the seat of the chairman of the PSC.
The Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja
A medical report issued by a consultant with the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Dr. I.A. Mustafa, made available to newsmen revealed that the victim, who had since lost the use of his left leg, sustained open fracture of the left tibia and fibula from which he bled profusely
This final action was triggered by a National Industrial Court judgement of November 28, 2017, after almost three years of victimization, activism, advocacy, petitions and litigations for his reinstatement.
Idris made the disclosure at the monthly meeting with Commissioners of Police and above on Wednesday in Abuja
He said that two commissioners of police and 13 Deputy Commissioners of police were promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police and commissioners respectively within the period under review.
In a petition sent to the office of the SGF and signed by the CSNAC Chairman, Olanrewaju Suraju, the group said the continuous stay of Okiro as PSC chairman is a contemptuous disregard of the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a petition forwarded to the anti-graft Commission and signed by CSNAC’s Chairman, Olanrewaju Suraju, the Network said it is calling for the review of a report with the reference number ICPC/INV/GBP/HOD/362 and dated August 6, 2015, and prosecution of Okiro based on a petition sent to it by a whistleblower in the PSC, Aaron Kaase