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Oshodi Crisis: Police intensify patrols, surveillance in Lagos, dispels reported attack on Igbo traders

As a result of the aftermath of the Saturday’s general election and the emanating tension in Oshodi, the Lagos State Police Command has intensified its efforts to maintain peace and order in the axis by deploying its personnel in order to forestall any breakdown of law and order. The Command spokesperson, CSP Chike

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Panic in Oworo as cult gangs destroy 50 vehicles, loot shops

Residents of Oworonshoki community, Lagos Mainland, had a torrid time yesterday, Sunday, February 17, 2019, as rival cult groups held sway in the neighbourhood. It was learnt that during the fracas that ensued between the warring cult gangs, fifty vehicles and several shops were vandalised leading to panic among residents of the community. Reports have it

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IN MUSHIN: Police apprehends teenager for suspected robbery

The operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a teenager, Adewumi Sodiq, for suspected armed robbery in Mushin community, Lagos Mainland. According to the Police, the teenager was arreste in possession of two cut-to-size rifles and six rounds of ammunitions. The suspect was arrested by detectives attached to Area D Command at the weekend while he

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IN IKOTUN: Police begin manhunt for hit-and-run driver for crushing four family members

The operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have launched a manhunt for the driver of a Nissan pickup van who fled the scene after he reportedly rammed into four family members and two other vehicles on New Year Day in Ikotun community, Lagos Mainland. According to reports, the accident has left the family of an

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UPDATE: Police denies arresting journalist for having dreadlocks

The Lagos State Police command has denied that its Anti-Cultist Unit arrested and detained Yinka Badmus, a photojournalist in prison for allegedly sporting dreadlocks, describing the report as ridiculous. In a statement released by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, the Command said, Yinka Badmus and 13 others were charged to Ogudu Magistrate

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#AbuleEgbaExplosion: Police apprehends four suspects

In the aftermath of the recent pipeline vandalism in Awori community, Abule Egba, Lagos Mainland that rocked the entire neighbourhood, the Lagos State Police Command has announced the arrest of four suspected pipeline vandals in connection with the incident. Recall that InsideMainland extensively reported the incident which occurred on Wednesday, December

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IN IGBOGBO: Residents groan over alleged incessant ‘harassment’ by Police

Residents of Igbe and adjoining communities in Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos Mainland has aired their displeasure on the incessant harassment alleged to committed by men of the Lagos State Police Command deployed to the community. According to the residents, the policemen, who are usually in groups of three and four, were fond of

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