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Driver poses as police sergeant to secure detained relation’s bail

Attempt by 51-year-old Adekunle Gbolagade, a private driver, who posed as a Police Sergeant to effect the release of a detained suspect, has been foiled.

Two die in Ikorodu cult clash, 21 arrested

No fewer than 21 suspected cult members of two rival groups, Eiye and Aiye confraternities, in Ikorodu area of Lagos, have been arrested after a clash that left two persons dead and many injured.
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Police recover gun, live cartridge from robbery suspects in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State says it arrested three notorious armed robbery suspects, who operate at the New Artisan and its environs in Enugu metropolis.
“Today 5th April 2019 … our Criminal Investigation Department, Panti has arraigned dismissed Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan in Ebute Meta Magistrate Court and remanded in prison custody,” Lagos State police spokesman Bala Elkana said in a statement

Kolade Johnson: Court remands dismissed police inspector for 35 more days

An Ebute-Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, has extended tlll June 10, its remand order against a dismissed Police Inspector, Olalekan Ogunyemi, charged with murdering a football fan, Kolade Johnson.

Police arrest suspected armed robber, cultist in Enugu

Police Command in Enugu State has arrested a suspected notorious armed robber and cultist, Chukwuebuka Ani, 23, who had been operating within Enugu metropolis and 9th Mile areas of the state.

Police foil kidnap attempt on four-year-old boy

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 37-year-old man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a four-year-old boy at the Okokomaiko area of the state.

Police arraign eight suspected cultists troubling Lagos community

Eight men who allegedly terrorised members of the public, were on Monday brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos by the Police.

Eight students docked over secret cult membership

Eight students of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, were on Tuesday brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court over membership of an unlawful society called Eiye Confraternity.

Nigerian Army warns trouble makers to steer clear of South-East

Maj.-Gen. Emmanuel Kabuk, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, has warned trouble makers to steer clear of the entire South-East.

Police nab two cult kingpins who allegedly initiates secondary school students

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested two cult kingpins for allegedly initiating male and female secondary school students into various cult groups in the state.

30 Suspected cultists arraigned in court

Thirty men suspected to be members of an unlawful society called “Black Axe” were on Wednesday arraigned in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Police arrest suspected cultist with ‘bottle of human blood’

A man, Emeka ThankGod, was on Thursday brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly belonging to an unlawful society — Alora confratenity.

Police nab gunrunners in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a notorious gunrunner in Bayelsa, Markus Akassa aged 45-years-old.

20 Fulani herdsmen arrive Abeokuta to ‘settle and graze’

About twenty Fulani herdsmen have arrived in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, to “settle” and “graze”.

Police nab 10 suspected cultists in Lagos

The Olosan Division of the Lagos State Police Command on Friday said it had arrested 10 suspected cultists terrorising the Mushin area of the state.

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