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1 Jun 2021
The new Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police in charge of Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Johnson Kokumo, has said that henceforth, Lagos and Ogun states will no longer be a safe haven for kidnappers and criminals.
18 Nov 2020
Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, solicited support of the media and other stakeholders in the actualisation of his second term vision for sustainable development of the state.
8 Aug 2020
The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, yesterday, refuted claims that he declared his support for members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who visited him in his office last Thursday
6 Mar 2020
The Osun police command yesterday said it has arrested a 29-year-old-man, Adeleye Olusesan, for alleged rape of the three-year-old daughter of his lover.
10 Nov 2018
The Edo State Police Command has arrested eight suspects, who allegedly traded in Nigerian currency at different locations across Benin City, the Edo State  capital. Parading the suspects yesterday, the state Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, said the “offence contravenes the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Act,” which criminalises the sale of  Nigerian currency. Kokumo…
20 Sep 2018
Nine persons including six final year students of the Edo State-owned university, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, have been reported killed at a graduation party.
24 Mar 2018
The Edo State Government yesterday handed over 70-year-old Francis Ezomo, his two sons- Nosa Ezomo, 26, and Festus Ezomo, 29- to the state Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo...
2 Mar 2018
Ahead of tomorrow’s local council election in Edo State, the police said they have deployed no fewer than 10, 000 officers for the exercise.
7 Feb 2018
The Police Command in Edo says it has arrested members of its patrol team allegedly responsible for the killing of a commercial driver on Tuesday morning.
26 Oct 2017
The new Commissioner of Police, Edo State, Johnson Kokumo, yesterday said community policing and intelligence gathering were sure ways of checking crimes in the state.


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