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MOHBAD: CP OWOHUNWA ASSEMBLES HOMICIDE DETECTIVES TO INVESTIGATE CAUSE OF DEATH

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Idowu Owohunwa in conjunction with the Lagos State Government has instituted a full-scale criminal investigation into the death of a music artist, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba aka Mohbad. Disclosing this in a statement on Saturday, the Spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin explained that the call for investigation is consequent upon the growing public concerns and the preliminary police review of the general circumstances surrounding the death of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Alobo. As a result, the Commissioner of Police has constituted...
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HOW NAVY HANDED OVER TANTITA STAFF TO POLICE FOR ENGAGING IN OIL THEFT

By Okosun Dennis The hunter has become the hunted as five staffers of Tantita Security Company, a company owned by Tompolo, entrusted with safeguarding pipeline from vandals, were on Friday handed over to the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja for stealing petroleum product and a boat. The suspects were arrested on Tuesday, 29th August, 2023 by personnel of Forward Operations Base (FOB), Nigerian Navy at lbeju-Lekki, Nigerian Navy. The suspects: Owoyele Joseph Omotuyi, Obajimi Oluwaseyifunmi, Balogun Oluwadaisi, Asonja Godday, and Awolowo Aribo were identified as staff of Tantita security company....
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IGP EGBETOKUN LAUNCHES CRU IN LAGOS

"...CULTISM, ILLEGAL FIREARMS THREATENS INTERNAL SECURITY" - CP OWOHUNWA L-R: Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Idowu Owohunwa, DIG Abiodun Sylvester Alabi (FCID), Convener, Women Arise for Change Initiative, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, and former President, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Olumide Akpata (SAN) after the inauguration of CRU at the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja on Wednesday By Okosun Dennis The much anticipated Complaints Response Unit (CRU) of the Lagos State Police Command, was inaugurated by the Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode...
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ONE WEEK OF OPERATION FLUSH: LAGOS POLICE NAB CULTISTS, VANDALS, ARMED ROBBERS

Barely a week after the launch of Operation Flush by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, to arrest pockets of crime and criminality in the metropolis, the Command has recorded streams of arrests, nipping crime in the bud. Among those arrested were dare devil-armed robbers, who had terrorised specific locations in the state, including the killers of an Inspector of police in the Ijanikin area of the state, bridge infrastructure robbers as well an Uber driver turned armed robber. Revealing the arrests and other achievements of the Command...
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CP OWOHUNWA UNVEILS ELEPHANT LOGO AT POLICE HEADQUARTERS

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa has unveiled a carved Police logo in the midst of a water fountain. The event occurred at the Command's headquarters in Ikeja GRA, Lagos on Thursday, July 27, 2023. In his remarks, CP Owohunwa said the idea was conceptualised after a visit to the former 9 Brigade Commander, Brigadier General Isangubong Akpaumontia, where a Hippopotamus, a similar structure was erected. He replicated such a symbolic project at the Command's headquarters, using the Police elephant identity. He said, "With the aid of the...