5 days after his release from Ikoyi prison, police arrest suspect for robbery in Lagos

By Emmanuel Udom Lagos Rapid Response Squad operatives, Lagos State Police Command have re – arrested a robbery suspect five days after he was released from Ikoyi Prison. The suspect, Tunde Okunola, 26, was re – arrested in Marwa Roundabout, Lekki with an accomplice, Segun Adigun, 27, while trying to rob one Gift Omini at around 4;45 a.m on Wednesday. While the gang, Okunola and Adigun were arrested in the morning, another robbery gang operating on okada, Raimi fatai, 16 years and Yusuph Balogun, 22 years, was arrested Wednesday night…

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‘We have killed 20 people in Ogun’, suspected cult leaders tell police

By Emmanuel Udom One Sheriff Afeeri and Owoseni Wasiu, suspected to be leaders of Aiye and Eiye confraternities in Ogun state, confessed to the police that members of their groups have killed no fewer than 20 people around Sango Ota and Ifo in recent times. Nigerian Pilot gathered that based on a tip-off on their criminal activities, the suspects were trailed by undercover police detectives to their meeting place at Agosi area of Ifo, Ogun state. Though, Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ogun police public relations officer could not be reached for official…

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MD arrested over allegation of piracy, loss of N600m

Detectives attached to the anti-vice unit, zone 2  police headquarters, Onikan, Lagos, have arrested the Managing Director of EPP books Limited, Mr. Chizozim Aguguo, a business mogul, for allegedly almost causing Tonad Publishers Limited to close shop. Tonad Publishers Limited was said to have laid-off most of its workers, after a copyright infringement that ate deep into the financial muscle of the company. The lawyer of Tonad Publishers Limited, Blessing Ahmed of Blue Diamond Law Firm, said that the publishing firm was fast sliding into bankruptcy without any fathomable reason,…

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Lagos police chief dares cultists, political thugs, others ahead of 2019 elections

By Stephen Ogundijo / Suraju Raji  Lagos The commissioner of police Lagos State Command Imohimi Edgal at his resumption in office vowed that his agenda is to make Lagos safe by riding the state of crime and criminals, that he would go all out to ensure that anybody who is not qualify to carry arm will be fished out no matter how highly placed, will face the full weight of the law. The man has been translating his word to action. His operatives charged with the responsibility of recovering illegal…

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Nigeria @ 58: Inmates display practical skills, yearn for freedom at Kirikiri prison

Nigeria’s 58th Independence anniversary was celebrated at the Kirikiri medium prison with ecstasy and fun as the inmates thrilled the audience with the skills they acquired whilst in the prison. The inmates showcased a practical example of what they are able to acquire during incarceration. Beautiful clothes, paints, shoes, insecticides, and others were displayed whilst fish ponds, poultry farm and others were shown to the public as what they can do for the development of the country. The inmates’ exploits were made possible by the Inmates Restoration Foundation(IRF) headed by…

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Lagos: Why sister ‘hired’ assassins to ‘kill’ for N4.5m

The Lagos State police command has arrested four persons for allegedly attempting to assassinate a 60-year-old woman, Gladys Osaigbovo-Omon. The suspects have allegedly confessed that they were contracted to kill the woman by her younger sister who is based in the United Kingdom. They also confessed that they were given part-payment of N500,000, leaving a balance of N4.5 million. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police,  Imohimi Edgal, who paraded the suspects, said on July 26, the Divisional Police Officer, Igando police station, CSP Taiwo Kasumu, and his team rounded up a gang…

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Woman ‘fakes’ self-kidnap, daughter to dupe husband N15m

The police yesterday paraded a 45-year-old woman, Hadijat Kabir for allegedly faking kidnap of herself and her sick daughter, Hamidat, 18, in order to fleece her husband of N15 million. Mrs Kabir was arrested alongside Ahmed Kudos, 29, who allegedly negotiated ransom with the woman’s husband, Alhaji Kabir Muraino as well as the wife of a native doctor, Adijat Rufai, 39, said to be a member of the gang. According to Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal, the native doctor, Wasiu Rufai, Luqmon Ahmed and one Jossy were being trailed by the…

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We met in prison and became gang robbers – suspect

 By Emmanuel Udom Lagos A suspected armed robbery gang leader on Monday confessed to have met his other gang members in prison and planned other robbery operations after their release. According to the suspect, Femi Adegbile, he had been in the business of forcefully dispossessing victim of their possessions especially cars for three years before he was arrested. “We were driving a stolen car while we were arrested at Idiroko. I have a barbing saloon but I had a problem which led me to one man we call Papa. “Papa…

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Lagos Assembly urges Ambode to restrict movement of long vehicles

Suraju Raji  Lagos  The Lagos  Assembly has called on Lagos state Governor Akinwunmi Ambode  to restrict the movement of long vehicles from 9pm till dawn Moving a motion on the accident of the petrol tanker that claimed lives and properties along Otedola Estate in Berger area on Thursday 28th June,  2018, the Leader of the House, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade called for a review of issues surrounding movement of trailers in the state.     The House urged the Governor to direct the State Commissioner for Transportation, Hon. Dipo Lawanson to…

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Groups to organise road show Tagged ‘Gov Okowa-walk-for-life

Onome Prosper  Integrity for Leadership Inc and Hope Alive Initiative, in conjunction with other Delta State Good Governance NGOs have concluded arrangements to host a Road Show and Rally tagged “GOV OKOWA WALK for LIFE”. According to Rev. Eke Chukwudi, the former Commissioner, Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission DESOPADEC, the Governor Okowa Walk for Life is to hold on 28th July, 2018, adding; “Walk in Celebration of Good Governance and achievements of Governor Okowa, The Road Master.” He said it’s a health-focused, sports-oriented good governance Walk and Rally,…

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