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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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IN ODOGUNYAN: Suspected cultists allegedly kill gas station manager

Residents of Odogunyan community in Ikorodu, Lagos Mainland, have alleged that suspected cultists who recently invaded the community have murdered a gas station manager identified as Kamarudeen Elegbede alias Oosa. According to reports, residents of these communities - Odokekere, Agodo Segun and Odonla – had earlier decried the invasion of their

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GHEN GHEN: You will now be arrested for tearing political posters, signages in Lagos

Ahead of the official commencement of political campaigns and rallies for the forthcoming 2019 general elections today, Sunday, December 2, 2018, criminally minded residents who are caught damaging or vandalizing political posters, billboards and other materials will now be arrested. This development was contained in a statement signed by the spokesperson

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Police arrests nine suspects during cult initiation in Ejigbo

The operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested nine suspected cultists during an alleged cult initiation at Becan Graden, Bucknor, Ejigbo, Lagos Mainland. According to the Police, the suspects belonging to the Eiye cult group, were arrested following a distress call by concerned persons who noticed their activity in

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IN AGBOWA: Suspected kidnapper killed during gun battle

A suspected kidnapper, Festus Abama has been killed and another arrested in Agbowa, Ikorodu, Lagos Mainland following a gun duel with men of the Lagos State Police Command. According to the Police, the Anti-kidnapping Squad of the Command intercepted a kidnap syndicate in Agbowa community leading to the arrest of one

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IN OYINGBO: Pandemonium as thugs destroy vehicles, cart away with traders valuables

Residents of Oyingbo community, Lagos Mainland were thrown into a state of distress on Sunday, November 11, 2018, as thugs numbering more than twenty-five decided to take their fight for supremacy to the streets at the wee hours of the night, destroying properties and carting away with some traders items

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