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Exclusive: Inside the youth gangs terrorizing parts of the Mainland

The COVID-19 inspired lockdown in Lagos State has been dominated by the news of youth gangs terrorising residents in different communities of the Lagos Mainland. Two gang names were more prominent in the reportage: The 1 Million Boys, and The Awawa Boys.   The terror unleashed by these gangs operating across neighbourhood

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IN OSHODI, AGEGE: Task Force arrest 26 Awawa boys, 64 others in combined raid

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit has arrested 26 suspected cultists. It was gathered that the cultists belonged to Awawa group and were arrested along with 64 suspected miscreants during an overnight operation tagged, Operation Restore Sanity to Lagos, in the Agege and Oshodi communities. The Chairman of the agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, in a statement said

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Residents cry out as notorious teenage cult group, ‘Awawa Boys’, stage comeback, unleash terror in Agege, Ikotun

Months after InsideMainland reported the nefarious activities of the dreaded Awawa Boys, it appears the criminal activities of the notorious gang would not abate soon as residents have raised the alarm over a comeback of the group. The once annihilated gang are back in the Agege area of Lagos Mainland after about months of hibernation. In

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Four Awawa Boys Arrested In Dopemu

The Dopemu Division of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested four cultists suspected to be members of the Awawa Boys terrorizing the Agege community. The suspects; Sherif Nahim, Platelet Ismail, Jamiu Amusa and Abel Babatunde, were arrested by the anti-crime operatives in a building on Abeje Street, Agege. According to

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