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My cousin had brain damage after experiencing SARS torture in Igando – Witness

Proceedings at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing allegations of human rights abuses against men of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad continued on Tuesday with a businessman, Chukwu Vincent, telling the panel that his cousin, Basil Ejiagwa, who is now dead, suffered loss of memory and eventually developed

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LAWMA add three more people to ‘Wall of Shame’

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has added three more persons, Patrick Anyiadika, Michael and Yusuf Yunisa, to its Wall of Shame, following their apprehension by the enforcement team, for indiscriminate waste disposal and other untoward environmental practices. LAWMA’s Wall of Shame is reserved for persons caught for acts that violate the

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Lagos CP charges police officers to rise up to security challenges

The Lagos state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has challenged officers in the command to rise up to the security challenges being faced in the state. The level of insecurity in Lagos has risen astronomically since the crisis that erupted after the #EndSARS protest was hijacked by hoodlums who maimed people

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Police arrest suspected armed robbers in Alakuko

Police officers attached to Alakuko station in Lagos state police command have arrested four suspected armed robbers. A statement released by SP Muyiwa Adejobi, states that the robbers were arrested on November 24 at about 12am. According to Adejobi, the suspected robbers have been terrorizing and dispossessing residents of AMJE Bus Stop,

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Amuwo-Odofin LG Chairman flags off skill acquisition programme

The Executive Chairman, Amuwo-Odofin Local Government today flagged off the 1000 participants skill acquisition programme under the auspices of the Valentine Oluwaseyi Buraimoh Foundation. In his speech, the chairman thanked the partners of the foundation who are collaborating to execute the programme. He also admonished participants to make sure that the

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The level of insecurity right now is a cause for concern – Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state has stated that they reignited the communication link between government and the people so that fifth columnists or conspiracy theorists will not be able to infiltrate and spread disinformation and misinformation that would jeopardise the future of the country. The Governor who spoke at a

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We are focused on eliminating gender-based violence in Lagos – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State First Lady, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, vowed that the State Government will continue to implement various initiatives aimed at stamping out the heinous crime of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), especially against women and children. Sanwo-Olu, who spoke during a press briefing held at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, to unveil

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#EndSARS protest was aimed at regime change – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reportedly said the recent #EndSARS protest in Nigeria was aimed at a regime change and was sponsored by forces within and outside Nigeria. According to a statement released by Kelvin Ebiri, the Special Assistant (Media) Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, the police chief

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Family of vendor killed by Gbajabiamila’s aide demand N500m compensation

Ifeanyichukwu Okereke’s family, the vendor who was shot dead by a security aide to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has demanded N500 million for compensation. Okereke’s family in a letter to the speaker dated November 23, 2020, demanded the compensation. The letter was signed by the lawyer

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