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Three ex-convicts, two others arrested for railway vandalism in Agege

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested five suspects for allegedly stealing 28 iron ballasts meant for rail lines in the State. According to the RRS, the suspects - Hameed Atairu, Akeem Muritala, Lawal Muritala, Tunde Olaunji, and Sarafa Ishola - who

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Five arrested for allegedly shooting Catholic priest in Dopemu – Agege

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have announced the arrest of five suspects in connection with the shooting of a Rev. Father, Daniel Nwankwo, at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Onilekekere, Cement, Dopemu - Agege. According to a statement signed by the Spokesperson of the Command, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, the suspects

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Teenager lynched for stealing in Imota – Ikorodu

A teenager, Ayuba Agboola, was reportedly lynched to death in Imota community, Ikorodu, for allegedly stealing an engine block. According to The Nation, the incident occurred around 10pm at Ogunyombo Street, Imota, on Monday, September 2, 2017. The teenager was reportedly beaten to a coma and died at a hospital where he

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Lagos CP orders investigation over alleged bribe against anti-kidnapping boss

The new Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Mr. Edgal Imohimi, has ordered a full-scale investigation into the alleged corrupt practices preferred against the Officer in-Charge (O/C) of the Anti-Kidnapping and Cultism Unit of the command, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Adejobi Akinade. It would be recalled that a group, Network

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RRS apprehends fake online Custom auctioneer for admission racketeering

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested an undergraduate of Ambrose Alli University posing as an online custom auctioneer for cloning  the website of Lagos State College of Health Technology and duping several admission seekers of large sums of money. The suspect, Mayaki Best,

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Four arrested as Police uncovers fraud syndicates in Ikeja

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested four members of two fraud syndicates operating in Ikeja, Maryland, Ojodu-Berger, Agege and Oshodi parts of the metropolis. The members of the syndicates - three male and a female - were arrested in two separate

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Two killed over kidnapping, phone theft in Mushin & Agbado

While the Lagos State Police Command and other security agencies advise the public against jungle justice, an angry mob yesterday burnt two persons to death in Mushin and Agbado Ijaiye for alleged child abduction and phone theft. The suspected kidnapper was killed at Cele in Agbado Ijaye while the suspected phone

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Details on how APC chieftain was killed on eve of Lagos LG polls

Operatives of the Lagos state Police command have commenced investigations into the murder of a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Emmanuel Uba, alias Onwa, who was shot dead by gunmen on a motorcycle, at 7th Avenue, Festac Town, few hours before the last Saturday’s local government election in

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Apapa mayhem: Security operatives arrest Mobile police, 18 other suspects

Following the mayhem that rocked Apapa community, Lagos, yesterday, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, leading to the setting ablaze of two banks, the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a police officer alongside 18 suspected hoodlums for allegedly causing chaos in the area. In a statement released by the state’s police spokesperson,

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