Police arrest six for allegedly destroying campaign posters
Operatives of the Lagos State police command yesterday arrested six persons allegedly caught pulling down campaign posters of others political parties’ candidates and replacing them with that of the African Action Congress (AAC) presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore.
Two children kidnapped by house help found, nanny on the run
The Lagos State Police Command yesterday said the two children of Mr. and Mrs. Aneru Mutana of Gbagada Phase 2, Lagos, kidnapped...
SARS operatives in Lagos adhere to IGP’s directives on uniform
Sequel to the directive of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, officers attached to the Federal Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) of the Lagos State police command are now dressed in their official police uniform.
Lagos police boss recalls ‘power drunk’ policeman
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, has reacted to a media report about an errant Divisional Police Officer (DPO) by ordering the recall of the officer. A statement yesterday by the Command spokesman, Chike Oti, said his boss’ attention was drawn to a publication under caption, ‘Power-drunk Lagos DPO leads team to mosque,…
Stakeholders laud Lagos police boss for accountability
The Stakeholders Forum On Police Accountability (SFOPA) has applauded the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, over his accountability policy in policing. The group stated that the policy has largely accounted for improved public perception of the police in Lagos since his assumption of office. National Coordinator of Network On Police Reform In Nigeria…
Two police informants, six others arrested for alleged robbery
An eight-man robbery gang that has been terrorizing residents of Royal Garden Estate in Ajah area of Lagos State met its waterloo, following the arrest of the suspects by operatives of the Federal Anti-Robbery Squad...
Police boss orders arrest of four officers for indiscriminate shooting
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Edgal Imohimi, yesterday ordered the arrest of four policemen alleged to have fired some shots at the airport tollgate, hitting one Tunde Adeparusi, leaving him injured. Spokesman of the command, Chike Oti, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) told newsmen that the unwarranted shooting took place at…
Man nabbed for allegedly buying N77,500 phone with fake bank alert
A 27-year-old law undergraduate dropout, Destiny Otubanbo, has been apprehended by the police for alleged theft and impersonation. He was arrested and paraded on Monday by the Lagos State police commissioner, Mr. Edgal Imohimi, over a complaint that he stole a Techno Camon X-Pro phone valued at N77,500 from one Mrs. Olumide.
CP bans policemen from wearing mufti, SARS jackets
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State command, Edgal Imohimi, yesterday gave a stern warning to policemen attached to divisions in the state to desist from wearing mufti bearing ‘SARS’ (Special Anti-Robbery Squad) while carrying out official duties. He threatened to sanction any policeman who violates the directive.
Police arrest alleged cultists for observing 7-7 initiation in Lagos
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, who paraded the suspects yesterday at the command headquarters, said the suspects had earlier been warned on Thursday, July 5, against the assemblage. Based on credible intelligence available to the command, the suspects were arrested at Ikorodu...
Midwife, two others nabbed for selling two-week-old baby
Policemen attached to the Ilemba Hausa Division of the Lagos State police command have arrested three women for allegedly running a baby factory in Lagos. The suspects identified as Regina Ibeto, 50, a midwife; Joy James, 33 and one Udoju Chukwuoju, were paraded yesterday at the command headquarters for selling