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Police arrest two traffic robbery suspects in Lagos hotel

Two suspected members of a robbery gang that had been terrorizing commuters along Agboju/Alakija, Two/Badagry expressway, Lagos, have been arrested by policemen attached to satellite division.

Police arrest two for alleged theft, murder of landlord

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two men for allegedly killing their landlord and stealing his Toyota Camry car.

Lagos Police command gets new spokesperson

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, has appointed DSP Bala Elkana as the new Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO).
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Police arrest 20 suspected cultists in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command, says it has arrested 20 suspected cultists, for their involvement in supremacy battle on Saturday and Sunday in Ijora area of the state.

Lagos elections: One killed, many injured as hoodlums clash

One person was on Thursday feared killed and many others injured after hoodlums clashed in Oto Awori, Ijanikin, Lagos.

Gunmen kill two motorcyclists in Badagry

Gunmen have shot two motorcyclists dead in Badagry, Lagos State, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Cook held for allegedly killing female lawyer

The police in Lagos have arrested a chef Joshua Usulor for allegedly killing a female lawyer Feyitayo Obot, 34, inside a hotel at Opebi, Ikeja.

No bus driver killed by policeman in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command yesterday denied its operatives shot a commercial bus driver dead at Ayobo on Friday.
CSP Chike Oti

Ayobo attack: Police arrest nine, deny killing bus driver

The police in Lagos say they have arrested nine persons who allegedly attacked their men at the Ayobo area of the state.

Police: No policeman killed bus driver in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command on Saturday denied its operatives shot a commercial bus driver dead at Ayobo on Friday.

Police: Why we barricaded venue of Free Lagos Movement meeting

Policemen numbering about 30 had barricaded the venue of a Free Lagos Orange Movement gathering on Thursday, citing security reasons for preventing entry into the Ikeja Airport Hotel venue of what organisers described as an avenue to review the violence that greeted the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

19-year-old girl kills husband in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arrested a 19-year-old girl Mary Adeniyi for allegedly stabbing her husband to death.

Senator Uba demands probe into rumours of his arrest over money laundering

Sen. Andy Uba, representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the Senate, has said that he was never arrested over any reason.
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Elections postponement: Lagos CP Muazu orders sustained patrols to maintain law, order

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Zubairu Muazu, has ordered sustained patrols and surveillance across the state to maintain law and order.
CSP Chike Oti

Police debunk raiding operation before elections in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has debunked a story in the social media that it will carry out general raiding in the state on Thursday and Friday before elections.

Two suspected lovers found dead inside car in Lagos

Two suspected lovers were in the early hours of Sunday found dead inside a car in Maryland Area of Lagos State.
Zubairu Halilu

CP Mu’azu: I assure Lagosians of round-the-clock security

The new Police Commissioner in Lagos State, Zubairu Mu’azu, says he is in Lagos to ensure the people are safe and secure.

Court remands two university dropouts over alleged gang rape

For allegedly raping a 23-year-old lady, two Babcock University dropouts, Don-Chima George and Olusegun Rasak, are now at the Kirikiri Prisons on the orders of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
CSP Chike Oti

Police arrest killer armed robbers in Lagos

The police in Lagos on Sunday said they arrested three suspected armed robbers who were part of a gang that robbed several homes in the Iyana Ipaja area.

Police arrest suspected cultists, recover seven machetes, axes

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have recovered seven machetes, axes and other weapons from suspected cult members.

Three faces trial for impersonating INEC officials in Lagos

The trial has started on Wednesday of three suspects arrested at the Akoka area of Lagos State for allegedly impersonating Independent National Electoral Commission officials.

Court remands Lagos Islamic cleric for defiling a 5-year-old

For defiling a five-year-old female pupil placed in his custody, a 43-year-old Islamic cleric, Abdulsalam Salaudeen, is now cooling off at the Kirikiri Prison on the orders of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

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NCDC activates Ondo state public health laboratory to its network

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has activated the inclusion of the Ondo State Public Health Laboratory to its Molecular Laboratory Network in the country.
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Fraud: Court disqualifies lawyer as defence witness

The trial-within-trial of a suspected serial fraudster, Scales Ishola Olatunji was cut short on Thursday following a ruling by Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State which disqualified one Peter Mba from giving his testimony as a defence witness in the matter.
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Senator Kalu urges Nigerian government to set up joint security committee

Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu, has called on federal government to set up a joint committee of representatives of all security forces to help existing commands to fast-track the release of the abducted students in Niger.
The Customs Area Controller, Apapa Command, on Thursday disclosed the seizure of tramadol, used clothing and others with a Duty Paid Value of N223m.

Customs seizes tramadol, used clothing, others worth N223 million in Lagos

The Customs Area Controller, Apapa Command, on Thursday disclosed the seizure of tramadol, used clothing and others with a Duty Paid Value of N223m.
The Lagos State Government on Sunday noon announced the reopening of Third Mainland Bridge earlier than 7 pm scheduled time.

Minister: Third Mainland Bridge will be totally reopened ‘this weekend’

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said on Thursday that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos undergoing repairs, would be totally reopened to traffic ‘’this weekend’’.

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Turkish Women’s Cup: Super Falcons thrash Equatorial Guinea 9-0

The Super Falcons emerged winners of the Turkish Women’s Cup after a comprehensive 9-0 win against Equatorial Guinea at the Emir Sports Complex on Tuesday morning.
The Board of Lagos-based Mountain of Fire Ministry (MFM) FC is on the verge of announcing a replacement for its former Coach, Fidelis Ilechukwu.

MFM appoint new interim head coach

The management of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Football (MFM) Club has confirmed the appointment of Olalekan Gabriel as the interim head coach of the modest Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) team.
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Chelsea boss happy with Callum Hudson-Odoi’s reaction to substitution

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel have praised the reaction of Callum Hudson-Odoi following his 31 minute appearance in Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Southampton at the St Mary’s Stadium.
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Jesse Lingard proves West Ham matchwinner in victory over Tottenham

West Ham moved into the top four of the Premier League with a narrow victory over Tottenham that increases the pressure on Spurs manager Jose Mourinho.
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10 killed, 60 injured in Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

At least 10 persons have now been confirmed killed and about 60 injured when Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Tuesday evening.