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Security agencies on Saturday took over strategic public spaces to frustrate protests organised across the country by activists demonstrating against what they described as bad government and unbridled insecurity.

Police confront protesters over June 12 rally

Security agencies on Saturday took over strategic public spaces to frustrate protests organised across the country by activists demonstrating against what they described as bad government and unbridled insecurity.
The Boko Haram insurgency in Northern Nigeria is largely fuelled by youth unemployment and poverty, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has said.

President Buhari reinforces shoot-on-sight order against illegal AK-47 carriers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday reiterated his directive to security agencies to shoot persons found illegally wielding AK-47s and other assault weapons.
Commissioner of Police (CP) in Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu has urged residents not to panic over reported plans by criminals to unleash violent attacks during this festive period.

Police deny shutting Lagos APC secretariat

The Lagos State command of the Nigeria Police has debunked reports in the social media and some Nigerian newspapers that it has shut down the secretariat of the All Progressive Congress situated along ACME Road, Ogba, Lagos over the rumored protest by some party members on Thursday 3rd June, 2021.
The suspect, 34 years old Oyemachi Maduabuchi, male, who escaped from the Correctional Centre, was re-arrested by Lagos State Police Command on April 23, 2021.

Fleeing Imo inmate re-arrested in Lagos for stealing sim, memory cards

One of the inmates who escaped from Owerri Correctional Center, Imo State, has been re-arrested in Lagos after allegedly stealing a sim card and memory cards.

Lagos: ‘Ritualist’ burnt to death by irate mob

A woman suspected to be a ritualist was burnt to death by an angry mob Monday evening, at Abule-Ado, along the Mile-Two Badagry expressway, Lagos.
Commissioner of Police (CP) in Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu has urged residents not to panic over reported plans by criminals to unleash violent attacks during this festive period.

Police arrest 12 suspects, repel attack on station in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has revealed that it tactically repelled some hoodlums who attempted to set ablaze the Oke Odo Division, Lagos State Command of the force yesterday and arrested 12 suspects in connection with the attempted attack.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest ‘cultists’, ‘traffic robbers’ terrorizing Lagos

Police operatives attached to the Area D Command, Mushin, are currently investigating a 30-year-old member of Aiye confraternity Nwugo Oforuike.
The Lagos State Police Command on Friday, rescued another one-month-old female child that was abandoned at the junction of a popular petrol station, by Orile Bus Stop, Lagos.

Lagos: Police rescue another abandoned one-month-old baby

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday, rescued another one-month-old female child that was abandoned at the junction of a popular petrol station, by Orile Bus Stop, Lagos.
Commissioner of Police (CP) in Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu has urged residents not to panic over reported plans by criminals to unleash violent attacks during this festive period.

Lagos CP: Omolola Ejioye was not tortured to death

The Lagos State Police Command has rebutted claims that policemen attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti tortured Omolola Rotimi Ejioye, aka Eji, to death while in custody.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Lagos: Police arrest 10 ‘traffic robbers’

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 10 suspected traffic robbers terrorising motorists in different parts of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Woman arrested for using children as beggars in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman popularly known as Mama Ajayi, for allegedly using children to beg for alms in the Chisco area of Lekki, Lagos.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police dismiss officer for ‘extrajudicial killing’

The police in Lagos have dismissed one Jonathan Kampani, an inspector of police, for “firing and killing” a man at Ogombo, Sangotedo Lagos.
Nollywood actress Biodun Okeowo has vowed to lay curses on her colleague, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha if he is found guilty of paedophilia.

Nollywood actress: I will curse Baba Ijesha if found guilty

Nollywood actress Biodun Okeowo has vowed to lay curses on her colleague, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha if he is found guilty of paedophilia.
In another development, the Police operatives attached to Orile Division of the Command on Friday, at 9 am, accosted and arrested one Udu Augustine, male, 39, of No 15, Ishola Street, Magogo, Yaba-Lagos, at Orile Bus Stop.

Suspected armed robber, fake policeman arrested in Lagos

The Police operatives attached to Itire Division of Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Samuel Ayooluwa, male, 24, of no fixed address, at No 54, Olatilewa Street by Lawanson, Surulere, Lagos State.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Nollywood actor arrested for ‘defiling’ minor

The case of defilement was reported on 19th April, 2021 by one Princess Adekola Adekanya at Sabo Police Station and transferred to the Gender Unit of the State CID, Panti, Yaba Lagos for proper investigation.
Commissioner of Police (CP) in Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu has urged residents not to panic over reported plans by criminals to unleash violent attacks during this festive period.

Driver arrested for assaulting policeman in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has announced the arrest of one Victor Ebhomenyen for driving against traffic, assaulting and causing severe bodily injuries on an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Erhator Sunday.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Four teenage ‘cultists’ arrested in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command in the Alakuko area of the state on Friday arrested four suspected cultists.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man arrested for ‘beating’ six months pregnant wife to death

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Anthony Ikpeama, over his alleged involvement in the death of his pregnant wife, Barrister Adaeze Destiny Ikpeama.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Lagos police dismiss officer for ‘shooting’ lover

The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed and prosecuted one Seargent Eze Aiwansoba attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja, for firing and attempting to kill his lady friend, Joy Ndubueze.
Commissioner of Police (CP) in Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu has urged residents not to panic over reported plans by criminals to unleash violent attacks during this festive period.

Lagos police chief warns against jungle justice

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosun, has warned against the act of jungle justice frequently unleashed on some suspects in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest two for ‘robbing’ warehouse

The police in Lagos have arrested two robbery suspects for allegedly breaking into a warehouse at Alaba International Market and stealing goods worth N3 million.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

‘Serial killer’ nabbed for death of policeman, others in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested suspected most wanted serial killer Segun Agodo at the Ikorodu area of the state.

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