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Trigger-happy officers who shot unarmed suspects remanded in prison

A Lagos State Magistrate Court has remanded four policemen in prison custody for killing an unarmed suspect. The officers were remanded at the Ikoyi Prison following their arraignment by the Nigeria Police Force. The four defendants including Fabiyi Omomayara, Olaniyi Solomon, Solomon Sunday and Aliyu Mukaila have also been dismissed by the police. InsideMainland had earlier revealed

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Viral Video: Police arrest officers who shot suspected robbers, to charge them with murder

The Lagos State Police has arrested four police officers who shot and killed two unarmed suspects in a video that went viral on the internet. The policemen identified as Inspector Fabiyi Omomayara, Sergeant Olaniyi Solomon, Sergeant Solomon Sunday and Corporal Aliyu Mukaila were attached to the Iba Division Patrol team. According to the Police

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IN IPAJA: Police smash motorcycle snatching syndicates

Lagos State Police Command on Sunday, 12 May, 2019, said its operatives have smashed motorcycles-snatching syndicates terrorising and dispossessing people of their valuables in the state. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police in a statement made available to journalist said the Police Station received a distress call on

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Ambode neglected us after unsuccessful second term bid – Police

Policemen serving with Lagos Police Command are lamenting non-payment of allowances and running cost to ensure adequate security in the state. The officers accused Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of abandoning the state police command, thereby, grounding its activities in the twilight of his administration. According to one of the sources, “There are insinuations that the governor

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Finally, Police apprehend LNSC official for ‘assaulting’ kids

The Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) has handed over to the police one of its officials accused of assaulting three homeless children in Oshodi. The Corps’ Chairman, Israel Ajao, said the suspect, Idowu Adekunle, committed the act in a school where the kids sought refuge after being abandoned by their parents. Adekunle was said to have burnt one

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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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NURTW boss in Lagos collapses as court sentences him to death

The chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Boundary/Aiyetoro Unit, Lagos Mainland, Saheed Arogundade, collapsed after he was sentenced to death by hanging for the murder of a 32-year-old policeman, Gbenga Oladipupo. Justice Olabisi Akinlade discharged and acquitted Arogundade’s five co-defendants Mustapha Layeni, Adebayo Abdullahi, Seyi Pabiekun, Sikiru Rufai and Yusuf Arogundade of a two-count charge

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