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LAGOS POLICE ARRESTS THREE SUSPECTS FOR DEFRAUDING VICTIMS WHILE TAKING A RIDE

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested three suspected fraudsters at Iyana Church Bus stop, Lagos after receiving credible information from concerned citizens. The suspects, Orji Chinedu ‘m’ 38, Uche Godwin ‘m’ 37, and Ifeoma Nathaniel ‘f’ 51 years, were arrested on October 9, 2023, are in the business of picking passengers from Iyana Church Bus Stop, with a Toyota Camry with registration number LSD 497 AA. The suspects ran out of luck when some persons recognized them and raised alarm.  On receipt of the information, police officers...
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CP OWOHUNWA CONDOLES WITH NAOSNP PRESIDENT, SAMSON OKI, OVER DEATH OF HIS MOTHER

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Idowu Owohunwa has condoled with the President of the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP), Oki Samson on the death of his mother, the late Madam Aramide Nusirat Oki. Until her death on Saturday, August 12, 2023, she was a businesswoman, a philanthropist, and a grandmother. She was buried on September 7, 2023, in Lagos. In his letter of condolence, CP Idowu Owohunwa described the late Mrs. Oki as "a revered member of our community whose absence would be felt...
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CAR WASH ATTENDANT STEALS CUSTOMER’S CAR THREE DAYS AFTER EMPLOYMENT

Three days after 22-year-old Issa Muhammed was employed as a car washer, he was arrested by the police for absconding with a Customer's Car. Disclosing the arrest on Tuesday, the spokesperson, Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said that the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) arrested the suspect after making away with a 2012 Toyota Camry handed over to him for cleaning in Isheri, Lagos. Issa Muhammed Sunday was picked up on 9th September, 2023, in the Agege area of Lagos State where he parked the car...
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FAKE POLICE COMMISSIONER, LAWYER ARRESTED FOR IMPERSONATION

A fake Commissioner of Police identified as Emmañuel Nwagu and a lawyer known as Ibrahim Bello, were on Monday paraded by the Lagos State Police Command for impersonation. Also paraded were 13 other suspects for various crimes ranging from armed robbery to illicit drug trafficking and rape. The Commissioner of Police, CP Idowu Owohunwa, who was represented by SP Benjamin Hundeyin, spokesperson of the command, called on residents to assist the police with valuable information to aid them in tracking and arresting criminals. He was given due honour as such...
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POLICE, FRSC, LASTMA OFFICERS ARRESTED FOR EXTORTING TRUCK DRIVERS, MOTORISTS

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Idowu Owohunwa has vowed to sustain the clampdown on dubious individuals, thugs that are extorting truck drivers and motorists on identified hotspots in Lagos State. In that vein, some thugs and recalcitrant law enforcement officers, have been arrested by the police in Lagos following complaints from drivers. In a statement on Saturday, the spokesperson, Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin said that the Commissioner of Police has set up an enforcement team with the mandate of raiding spots that have been identified...
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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...