Rapid Response Squad
Police foil eight suicide attempts in Lagos
The Lagos State Police Command has revealed that its operatives have successfully foiled eight suicide attempts in the state in the last two months.
Students challenged on reading culture
The Commander, Rapid Response Squad, RRS, Olatunji Disu, and Taiwo Ololade Salvador, convener of TOS Educational Initiative, have admonished Nigerian students on the need to embrace a good reading culture, as this will give them opportunities in life.
RRS nabs seven for allegedly extorting Lagos motorists
Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested seven suspects posing as local government traffic officers for allegedly extorting motorists along LASU–Igando Expressway.
Two suspected armed robbers arrested by vigilance group, RRS
Two suspected armed robbers, who are also members of cult groups were at the weekend arrested by the community and the Operatives of Rapid Response Squad after a failed attempt to dispossess two occupants of a vehicle in Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos State.
RRS nabs three traffic robbers
Three suspected robbers operating in Ogun Long Bridge, Isheri, Ojodu-Berger and Agidingbi, Ikeja were yesterday arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad...
Guard nabbed for theft of cement at construction site
Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command have arrested a pick-up driver who specializes in buying stolen construction materials from site workers in Lekki area of Lagos and resell them. The suspect, Hassan Abubakar, 32, was arrested while driving a white pick-up van with a registration number KRD-474BQ loaded…
Aviation unions picket Caverton Helicopters over unpaid benefits
Aviation workers’ unions yesterday protested against alleged anti-labour activities and unpaid benefits at Caverton Helicopters in Lagos. The protesters, drawn from the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), expressed grievances over management’s refusal to pay disengaged workers agreed benefits. The protests, which started as…
Security agencies campaign against cultism, drug abuse in Lagos
Worried that the increasing rate of cultism and drug abuse among youths could pose grave danger, security agencies in Lagos State have engaged in road walk campaigns to promote awareness against the menace.
One-chance robber jumps into lagoon to evade arrest
Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command have arrested three one-chance robbers on the Third Mainland Bridge while another jumped into the lagoon with the gang’s loot. The robbers, John Akinyemi, 27; Paul Oliseh, 37 and Amos Williams, 12, were arrested on Monday afternoon on the bridge after…