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Police kill alleged notorious kidnapper in Ikorodu

An alleged notorious kidnapper Mufutau Timileyin Sulaimon alias Pencil was on Sunday night shot dead during gun battle with operatives of the Lagos State Police Command.
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Court orders demolition of 53 houses built on NITEL/MTEL land

The Lagos State High Court in Ikorodu has ordered the demolition of 53 structures built on an expanse of land acquired by the Federal Government for the Nigerian Telecommunication Limited in the Ikorodu area of the state.
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Gang-rape victim seeks withdrawal of case from court

A victim, who was allegedly gang-raped by the son of a Lagos hotelier, Don-Chima George, and his friend, Olusegun Rasak, has sought to withdraw the case from court.

Couple, son found dead in Lagos apartment

Residents of Aga community in Ikorodu, near Lagos were on Friday greeted with shock when the corpses of a father, wife and their child were found in their apartment.

Police arrest gardener for alleged murder of student

The Lagos State police command has said a gardner in a secondary school has been arrested over the alleged murder of a Senior Secondary school student.
The fake soldier, Yusuf Quadri, 22, from Ogun State, was arrested during a cautious stop and search by RRS officers.

Fake soldier, robber arrested in Lagos

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), a unit of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a fake soldier and a robber.
Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected armed robber after his gang engaged the police in gun battle.

One arrested as police, robbers clash in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected armed robber after his gang engaged the police in gun battle.

Police: We’re still searching for Ajegunle killer cop

The Lagos State Police Command has said it is still searching for a policeman, Inspector Dania Ojo, who allegedly shot dead a 20-year-old lady, Ada Ifeanyi, in the Ajegunle area of the state a few weeks ago.

Trader shot dead during robbery in Lagos

A trader, Binaebilayefa Dawudu, was short dead by c during a robbery operation on Saturday in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State.

Police deny killing rider in Lagos

There was fear and apprehension yesterday following rumours that a commercial motorcycle operator was shot dead by the Police on Ago Palace way, Okota, Lagos.There was fear and apprehension yesterday following rumours that a commercial motorcycle operator was shot dead by the Police on Ago Palace way, Okota, Lagos.
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Police rescue toddler kidnapped from Lagos church

The police in Lagos have rescued a two-year-old child abducted from the Mountain of Fire and Miracle Church (MFM) regional headquarters in Agege in March.
“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.
Policemen attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested six suspects in possession of poisonous cow skin (ponmo).

Police arrest six for alleged sale of poisonous ponmo in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command on Saturday arrested six suspects for allegedly bringing a truckload of poisonous cow skin, aka ponmo, into the state.

Police arrest six over poisonous ponmo in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has raised the alarm over large quantities of poisonous cow skins popularly known as ponmo in Lagos markets.

Guard arrested for killing colleague

Operatives of the Lagos State police command have arrested a security guard Monday Odey, for allegedly murdering his colleague at No. 16, Tunde Obitayo street, Magodo phase 2, Lagos where both of them worked as a security guard.
Bala Elkana

Lagos monarch’s son arrested for murder of NANS official

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 21-year-old man, who allegedly killed one Oshin Aderibigbe, a spokesman of the Joint Campus Committee of the National Association of Nigerian Students.
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Police: Missing boy was found dead inside woman’s deep freezer

The police in Lagos State on Friday arrested a woman in whose deep freezer, the dead body of a six-year-old boy was allegedly found at Alapere in Ketu, area of the State.
A worker holds an election poster to be displayed at a polling station (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP)

Lagos rerun: Police restrict movements at Ifelodun, Ajeromi

The Lagos State Police Command says there will be restriction of movement during Saturday’s Federal Constituency rerun elections in Ajeromi/Ifelodun areas of the state.

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Ebola death toll in DR Congo now breaks the 1,500 mark

More than 1,500 people have died in nearly 10 months after an outbreak of Ebola hit the Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said Monday.
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Cleric charged with raping five-year-old

An Islamic Cleric, Abdulsalam Salaudeen, was on Monday remanded by an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl in a mosque.

Godwin Emefiele: Central bank to continue operating managed float exchange rate regime

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it will continue to operate a managed float exchange rate regime to reduce the impact of continued volatility in the exchange rate on the economy.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders arrest of Innosson boss Innocent Chukwuma

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday issued a bench warrant for the arrest and production in court of Chairman of Innoson Nigeria Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma, and two others charged with fraud.
Italian Mafia boss Rocco Morabito has fled Uruguayan police cell in Montevideo,

Italian mafia boss Morabito flees Uruguayan police cell

El Pais reported that Morabito and three other detainees escaped through the roof of the Police Headquarters of Montevideo and entered a neighbor’s house.