IG Police Usman Alkali Baba Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

New IG police Usman Alkali Baba Biography

Usman Alkali Baba is a Nigerian police officer and the Acting Inspector General of Police. He was the head of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID). Usman Alkali Baba was born in March 1, 1963 in Giedam, Yobe State.

Usman Alkali Profile


Usman Alkali

Real Name

Usman Alkali Baba

Date of Birth

March 1, 1963


58 Years (2021)


Police Officer

Known for

Inspector General of Police

State of Origin

Yobe State


Deputy Inspector General





Net Worth


Educational Background

Usman Alkali Baba attended Bayero University, Kano, and University of Maiduguri where he obtained a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree in Public Administration respectively.

Usman Alkali Baba career and education


Usman Alkali Baba joined the Nigerian Police Force in March 1988. He was promoted to the rank of a Commissioner for Police in 2013.

He worked as the an Assistant Commissioner of Police in the Ebonyi State police command and the Criminal Investigation Department of the Kaduna State Police Command.

Usman Alkali was a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Yola, Gombe, Kaduna, and Jos.

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Usman Alkali was the head of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID) before his appointment as an Inspector General of Police

As an Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Alkali Baba have headed several police zones including Zone-5 Benin, Zone-4 Makurdi and Zone-7 Abuja.

He has also served as a commissioner of police in FCT and Delta Commands amongst others.

IGP Alkali was a Deputy Commissioner, Administration and Deputy Commissioner, Investigation in Kaduna and Abuja respectively.

He was also in the staff college as a directing staff and have been on a peace keeping mission outside Nigeria.

Usman Alkali Baba has served as the Nigerian Police Force Secretary and the DIG in-charge Finance and Administration.

He is a member of the National Defence College and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He has also attended several professional courses/workshops including courses on investigation, insurgency and counter- terrorism, including traffic management.

Appointment as Inspector General of Police

New Inspector General of Police Usman Alkali Baba

On April 6th 2021, President Buhari appointed Usman Alkali to replace Abubakar Adamu as the Inspector General of Police.

His appointment was announced by the Minister of Police Affairs Maigari Dingyadi.

Personal life

Usman Alkali Baba Religion

Usman Alkali is married with children. He is a Muslim.


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