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The ring swallowing suspect, Taofeek Adebayo, 19, along with an accomplice, Toheeb Tijani, 20 were arrested in Oshodi – Oke shortly after dispossessing two ladies occupying a grey Sienna bus of a gold ear – ring and a set of wedding rings.

Robber swallows woman’s wedding ring

A traffic robber who swallowed his victim’s wedding ring after threatening to kill her was Friday arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Command in Oshodi and CMS part of the metropolis.
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.

Police arrest ex-convicts for allegedly robbing lady

The police Rapid Response Squad in Lagos have arrested three robbery suspects in the Lekki area of the state for allegedly dispossessing a 25-year-old of her valuables.

39 suspected criminals arrested in Bauchi as Police launches special operation

No fewer than 39 suspected criminals were arrested in Bauchi State on Thursday as the State Police Command launches a special operation code named “Operation Adder” to tackle crimes affecting the state.

59 rescued in Lagos school building collapse

Following the building collapse at Baden Private Primary School at no 10 Dagara Street, Itafaji area of Lagos Island, six persons, including a pregnant woman, have been confirmed dead, while 59 persons have been rescued alive.

Pupils trapped as school building collapses in Lagos

Pandemonium erupted at Itafaji, Lagos Island, this morning, as a three-storey school building collapsed, trapping scores of pupils inside the rubble.
Kayode Egbetokun

Kayode Egbetokun replaces Imohimi Edgal as Lagos police commissioner

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Imohimi Edgal, has been redeployed while Kayode Egbetokun, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, was appointed to replace him in acting capacity.
One person has been confirmed dead while several people were feared injured this morning when two train coaches reportedly derailed along Mangoro-Agege axis in Lagos.

One confirmed dead, many injured as train derails in Lagos

One person has been confirmed dead while several people were feared injured this morning when two train coaches reportedly derailed along Mangoro-Agege axis in Lagos.
Several passengers are reported to have been injured following a train accident at the Mongoro area of Ikeja, Lagos.

Several injured as train derails in Lagos

Several people have been reported injured as a train coming from Ijoko, Ogun State, and heading to Ebute Metta, Lagos, derailed at Mangoro/Agege area.

Police arrest 20 suspected robbers, kidnappers in Abuja

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Force Headquarters, Abuja, has arrested 20 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and “one chance” operators and they are in police custody for interrogation.

Police nab three suspected robbers

Three persons suspected to be involved in Wednesday’s robbery attack on Editor-in-Chief of Guardian Newspapers, Mr Debo Adeshina, have been apprehended.
A journalist with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) on Friday drowned having jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge in Lagos.

Journalist drowns after jumping into Lagos lagoon

A journalist with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) on Friday drowned having jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge in Lagos.

Two suspected spare parts robbers arrested

The police in Lagos have arrested two suspected armed robbers for invading vehicle spare parts shops at Fashola Estate, Sango-Ota in Ogun.

Guard: How I stopped robber after machete wounds

A security guard, Kenny Peters, attached to a haulage company located in Ogun State, has disclosed how suspected robbers stormed the company where he works and attacked him with machetes.

Police nab three armed robbery suspects in Lagos

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested three suspected members of a robbery gang, which specialised in dispossessing motorists and commuters of their belongings at the Mile 2 Bridge traffic in Lagos State.
Barely 24 hours after a fuel tanker exploded on Otedola Bridge, Ojodu-Berger, Lagos killing nine persons and burning 54 vehicles, another accident happened in the same vicinity involving two commercial vehicles Friday

10 injured in another accident on Otedola Bridge

Barely 24 hours after a fuel tanker exploded on Otedola Bridge, Ojodu-Berger, Lagos killing nine persons and burning 54 vehicles, another accident happened in the same vicinity involving two commercial vehicles Friday.
Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Ambode visits tanker explosion scene, commends response team

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday evening visited the scene of the tanker explosion which occurred on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, describing the incident as sad and unfortunate.
A tanker laden with fuel has reportedly caught fire on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on the bridge near the Otedola Housing Estate.

President Buhari: Lagos fire incident shocking

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sorrow over Thursday’s fire incident in Lagos where many people are feared killed with several vehicles burnt.

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Emmanuel Amuneke: I’m not under Tanzania AFCON pressure

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