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IN AGUDA: Police arrest five suspects in Surulere gang war

In the aftermath of the gang war that rocked Aguda community in Surulere, Lagos Mainland over the weekend, the operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested five suspects in connection with the clash. According to Command’s spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana, the suspects were arrested after a distress call was placed to the police. He said; “On April

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UPDATE: Lagos Police confirm release of abducted Fire Service boss, 6 others unhurt

In the aftermath of the abduction of the Director of the State Fire Service, Mr. Rasaki Musibau, and six others by gunmen last Saturday, the Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the release of the abducted victims. The release of the victims was confirmed in a statement released by the state police

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Police arrest suspected killers of LUTH doctor, Stephen Urueye

The Lagos Police Command has arrested two persons suspected to have killed Dr. Stephen Urueye, a graduate of the University of Lagos, near the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba. According to a report by Channels Television, the suspects; Gbadebo Jimoh and Malik Adeboye, were arrested on Friday by police operatives from the Itire division. The suspects have been

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Kolade Johnson’s killer to spend Easter in prison

A Magistrates’ Court in Ebute Metta, Lagos Mainland, has ordered the remandment of Olalekan Ogunyemi, the dismissed Police Inspector charged with the murder of football fan Kolade Johnson, for at least 30 days at Ikoyi Prisons. The cop was arraigned by the Lagos State Police Command before the court today, Friday, April 5, 2019, a

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IN OJO: Police foil robbery attempt, arrest two suspects

The Lagos State Police Command, yesterday, March 19, 2019, foiled a robbery attempt at Imude Road, Ojo, Lagos Mainland. The 7-man gang were said to have been sighted entering Alhaji Gafaru Street, Imude Road, on motorcycles and attempted to rob the residents. According to a statement by the Command PPRO, DSP Bala Elkana, the Police

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We cut off over 20 victims’ fingers, wrists during operation, robbers narrate

An alleged notorious armed robber, Kunle Akerele, a.k.a. Poly, has given chilling details of how his gang usually cuts off victims’ fingers and wrists to force them into submitting their valuables. Akerele and other members of his syndicate: Toyin Adewale, Nurudeen Akorede (Sypon), Oluwaseyu Makinde, Tunde Yusuf (To Door) and Bankole Mohammed, alias Hunter, were

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IN IKORODU: SARS kidnap, torture man, collect N464,000 ‘ransom’ from mother

A man, Emmanuel Adegbite, on the 5th of March 2019 was allegedly arrested by SARS officers while he was playing snooker at an Ikorodu hotel on Lagos Mainland. It was learnt that the officers, without a search warrant, illegally broke into Royal Crown Hotel Asolo Ikorodu and whisked Mr. Adegbite and some other people away. They

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