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Two police officers get compensated from Gov. Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday compensated two police officers with commendation letters and N250, 000 cash each, for the recovery of N5 million which fell-off a bullion van around Alausa, Ikeja. A statement by Mr Adebayo Taofiq, Lagos State Taskforce Public Affairs Officer, said the two policemen were attached to the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and ...

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Police arrests man for raping his 3 daughters in Enugu

Enugu State Police Command has arrested a father over alleged sexual abuse of his three daughters, ages five, seven and nine years. His arrest was sequel to a report brought before TAM­AR Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC), Enugu, a joint initiative of Women’s Aid Collective (WACOL) by the mother of the children. Also, a 20-year-old, Em­manuel Eze, who hails from ...

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Police dismiss two policement for alleged armed robbery in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed two ‘rogue’ policemen for their alleged involvement in armed robbery, just as it paraded 15 other robbers and rapists arrested in different operations across the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, who made this disclosure, said the command would continue to synergise with other security agencies to ensure that the ...

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Landlady arrested over setting tenants’ apartment ablaze

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a landlady, Mrs. Nike Azeez, for allegedly setting fire to her tenants’ apartment in the Ijegun area of the state. It was learnt that Azeez, who lives on Two Brothers Street, was arrested on Thursday by the Isheri-Oshun Police Division. It was gathered that the landlady allegedly set fire to the apartment, rented ...

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Robbery attacks: Students’ leaders meet with Ogun CP

Following series of robbery attacks on students of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB) the Student’s leaders today had a meeting with the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Abdul Majid Ali. In a statement signed by the Chairman, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Ogun State Chapter, Dotun Opaleye, stated “we had a meeting with the Commissioner of Police, CP ...

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13 year old teenage ‘cultist’ arrested for theft

Operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) on Sunday nabbed a 13-year-old suspected member of the notorious Awawa cult group for robbery, THE NATION reports The teenager, Opeyemi Johnson, a Junior Secondary School (JSS) student, was arrested around Fagba in Agege on Sunday morning after he, alongside 20 others dispossessed road users of their belongings. It was learnt ...

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Man, 20, jailed three years for stealing N300, 000

A 20 year old man, Joseph Nanchang, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by an Evbouriaria Magistrates’ Court in Benin, Edo State, for stealing the sum of N300,000. The presiding magistrate Mrs. C. E. Oghuma, sentenced the convict to a three -year jail terms on Friday with no option of fine. Nanchang had been arraigned on two counts on ...

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Police arrests 27 for kidnap, armed robbery in Kogi

Police in Lokoja have arrested 27 persons for alleged kidnapping and armed robbery in different parts of the state. The Kogi State Police Commissioner, Mr Yakubu Usman, paraded the suspects before newsmen on Friday in Lokoja. Usman said that one of them led his gang to kidnap a Chinese lady, Lilly Yunpin, and collected N3m as ransom. He said the ...

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Police arrests three for abducting pastor in Edo

Three persons, including a businesswoman have been arrested by the police in Edo State for allegedly kidnapping a pastor of a Pentecostal Church, Gilbert Akioyamen, in Ekpoma, Esan West Local Government Area of the State. Reports had it that Akioyamen was abducted at about 6pm on March 24, along Ukun road while on his way to the Deeper Life camp ...

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