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Lagos State Police Command appoints new PRO

A new public relations officer has been appointed for the Lagos State Police Command. He is SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.  At a handing over ceremony held in PRO’s office located at Oduduwa, GRA Ikeja, on Monday, September 7, the outgoing Police PRO, SP Elkana Bala, briefed his successor on the general happenings in the state. The new […]

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COVID-19: Police extend enforcement to markets, shopping malls, others

by Badejo Seun The Lagos State Police Command yesterday appealed to hoteliers to render only lodging/accommodation services and ensure they have a fewer number of workers on duty for now. The command also banned all swimming pools, conferences, and events as well as any other service that could attract a crowd to hotels, urging hoteliers […]

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7 Ghanaians arrested for drug trafficking in Abule-Egba

by Damilola Agekameh The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 7 Ghanaian nationals in Abule-Egba on charges of drug trafficking.  The suspects, who were arrested on Saturday, March 14, 2020, by policemen attached to Oke Odo Police Station of the Lagos State Police Command, had attempted to smuggle illicit substances into the country. Upon being […]

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Tenant arrested after pushing landlady to her death

by Damilola Agekameh The family of Olayemi Adetola-Odekoya has been thrown into mourning following her death as a result of a misunderstanding between her and one of her tenants, Saheed Lateef, at their place of residence on Apata Street in the Palmgrove area of Shomolu, Lagos State. It was gathered that Olayemi’s tenants had complained […]

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School Teacher arrested for brutalizing student in Bagadry

by Damilola Agekameh The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, arrested a teacher, Chuks Igbani, for allegedly brutalizing a student in the Igborosun area of Badagry. A clip that went viral on the social media reveals Igbani beating the student aggressively with a cane and pushing her against some furniture. The student […]

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SHOCKING: Retiree commits suicide in Ikorodu

by Damilola Agekameh  A retiree of a five-Star hotel, Afolabi Taiwo, allegedly committed suicide in his home at Adamo area of Ikorodu, Lagos on Sunday, March 1, 2020. According to neighbors, Afolabi was found dead in his bedroom with an empty container of Sniper, beside his body and a suicide note on his death bed. […]

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Lagos Police nabs 86 in multiple raids

by Leslie jacks Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested 86 suspected cultists alleged to be responsible for violent attacks in Ikorodu, Lagos Mainland. The suspects were nabbed on January 25, 2020, at about 06.00 hours by the new Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants established by the Commissioner of Police (CP), Lagos […]

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Panic as maid commits suicide in Ikeja

by Paul Agada Reports has it that a Beninese domestic worker resident in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos Mainland committed suicide, after she allegedly drank a pesticide a few days to her scheduled trip back to her hometown in the Republic of Benin to see her parents. It was learnt that the 18-year-old had worked for a […]

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How Lagos policemen abducted fashion designer, extorted N185, 000 via bank transfer

by Paul Agada A Lagos resident, Joseph Ejiro has narrated his ordeal with some operatives of the Police, after he was allegedly abducted by some policemen from the Festac Town Police Post, Lagos Mainland, and made to pay a ransom before he was released. It was gathered that the fashion designer was on his way […]

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IN OJO: Police apprehend suspect allegedly terrorising residents with toy gun

A 25-year-old man, John Nwosu, has been arrested for allegedly robbing members of the public armed with toy gun along Iba Bridge, in Ojo area of Lagos Mainland. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, confirmed the arrest to journalists yesterday, June 18, 2019. He said that the suspect usually operates on the […]

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