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30 Aug 2019
Families of two men shot dead by the police in Lagos State for alleged robbery have absolved them of any crime. They have therefore demanded a public apology, N2 billion compensation from the police and release of the bodies of their children for burial.
29 Jun 2019
The Kaduna State Police Command on Friday said it had arrested no fewer than 62 criminal suspects in two weeks. The State’s Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Ali Janga made the disclosure at a news briefing at the command Headquarters, Kaduna. Janja said that the command continued to intensify a furious manhunt on bandits and…
29 May 2019
After a show of force that took a team of security agencies to the nooks and crannies of Enugu yesterday, the state police command has asked residents to ignore tomorrow’s sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and go about their lawful duties. This comes as members of the outlawed group and other…
27 Mar 2019
The Kaduna State Police Command yesterday confirmed the abduction of a Catholic priest, Reverend Father John Bako Shekwolo by gunmen at his residence in Ankuwa village, Kachia Local Government Area of the state. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Yakubu Sabo, disclosed in a statement that he received information from the police unit in Kachia…
9 Mar 2019
To check cases of abuse against its personnel deployed to provide security in the 4,758 voting points in the 27 Councils of Imo State, the state Police Command has chattered 350 vehicles to add to the existing ones for today's elections. In the same vein, all eligible voters have been assured of their security and…
25 Feb 2019
National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Ologbodiyan and Social Democratic Party (SDP) senatorial candidate for Kogi Central district, Natasha Akpoti, have alleged that security operatives blocked opposition members from entering the state on elections eve. Speaking to newsmen yesterday in Kabba he said, “Yesterday we were barred from entering our own…
14 Jan 2019
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. Edgal, who was appointed Commissioner of Police for Lagos State on Aug. 30, 2017, has been redeployed to Bomb Unit, Police headquarters, Abuja. Born on Sept.…
5 Nov 2018
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, on Monday narrated how operatives of the command infiltrated a den of suspected kidnappers who were planning to kidnap their employer. Briefing newsmen in Lagos, Edgal said that men of the FSARS, posing as accomplices, infiltrated the ranks of the suspects who had concluded arrangements to kidnap…
5 Oct 2018
The operatives of the Lagos State police command, led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Pen Cinema Division, Pius Edobor, a Superintendent of Police, have arrested one Emmanuel Nwodu, aged 38, of Fagba, Iju area, who specializes in manufacturing fake beverages and adulterated alcoholic drinks.     The state police spokesman, Chike Oti, who made…
9 Sep 2018
The Deputy Governor of Borno State, Usman Durkwa has confirmed that Boko Haram terrorists, yesterday, attacked a military base at Gudumbali in Guzamala Council. Durkwa said he was yet to get the number of casualties from security agencies, though the Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu and Brigade Commander of Military Forces in Monguno confirmed the…
25 Aug 2018
Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Edgal Imohimi, recently paraded one Osaro Okonoboh and Lucky Oboh on August 6, 2018, for an alleged attempt to assassinate Gladys Osaigbovo-Omon at her residence in Benin City, Edo State. Imohimi disclosed that the suspects, who were arrested on July 26, 2018, made an attempt on Gladys’ life on…
19 Jul 2018
Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Imohimi Edgal has assured Lagosians of evacuating long queues of trucks parked along the Oshodi-Apapa expressway. Many vehicles have been forced to stay on the bridges for weeks, due to lack of loading bays in tank farms and oil companies. This has allegedly caused many businesses grounded, while property investments…

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