Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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    7 rescued as police uncover yet another baby factory in Lagos 

7 rescued as police uncover yet another baby factory in Lagos 

The Lagos police command says it rescued seven pregnant girls believed to be from a baby factory around Cele bus stop, Oshodi-Apapa expressway, in the early hours of Wednesday. The police had earlier uncovered a baby factory, rescued 19 pregnant girls, and arrested two suspects in the state. The rescue of the new set of girls, the police said, happened around 1am [...]

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    Police arrest, name officers suspected of ‘killing’ 20-year-old lady in Ajegunle

Police arrest, name officers suspected of ‘killing’ 20-year-old lady in Ajegunle

The Lagos state police command has arrested five officers and declared another wanted for allegedly shooting and killing one Ada Ifeanyi, a 20-year-old lady, in Ajegunle area of the state. The policemen also allegedly shot one Emmanuel Akomafuwa, a 32-year-old, who sustained injuries and was rushed to the hospital for treatment. Confirming the incident in a statement issued on Sunday, Bala [...]

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    Abducted Lagos fire service director regains freedom

Abducted Lagos fire service director regains freedom

Rasaki Musibau, acting director of the Lagos fire service, and six others who were abducted on Saturday have regained freedom.The victims were abducted along the Itoikin-Epe road in Ikosi-Ejirin local council development area in Ikorodu, Lagos.Confirming their release in a statement issued on Wednesday morning, Bala Elkana, public relations officer, Lagos state police command, said they were rescued on Tuesday [...]

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    Coalition says PDP is partnering with Russia to rig presidential poll

Coalition says PDP is partnering with Russia to rig presidential poll

As the presidential election edges closer, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been accused of desperation for power.A group known as Coalition for Nigeria (CN) said this, alleging that the opposition party and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate were plotting to hire Russian hackers to compromise the polls.Dipo Samuel, secretary-general of the group, said Atiku has already released funds to [...]

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    Police shoot, arrest protesters seeking release of detained supporters of Sowore

Police shoot, arrest protesters seeking release of detained supporters of Sowore

Some supporters of Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), who marched to the Area F police command in Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday were shot, teargassed and arrested.The protesters had marched there to demand the release of six supporters of Sowore who were detained for “breaching Lagos signage law and removing posters of other political parties and candidates, replacing [...]

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    Police disclose identities of SARS officers who harassed Lagos-based writer

Police disclose identities of SARS officers who harassed Lagos-based writer

The Lagos state police command has disclosed the identities of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) officers who, on Monday, confined Immanuel Ibe-Anyawu, a Lagos-based writer, to a bank’s toilet for hours.Ibe-Anyawu had narrated how the officers humiliated him, accused him of being a fraudster, and eventually demanded money.In a statement released on Wednesday, the police command said the officers are currently [...]

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    How bribe-seeking SARS officers confined Lagos-based writer to toilet for hours

How bribe-seeking SARS officers confined Lagos-based writer to toilet for hours

If Immanuel Ibe-Anyawu had not hurriedly made that Facebook post from where he hid inside a bank's toilet, he might have ended up in the dungeon of the gun-wielding men of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS).Ibe-Anyawu’s phone was running out of power, around 2pm on Monday, when he made a post on Facebook: “I was accosted by SARS officers at [...]

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    ‘I will only surrender to IG, national assembly’ — ‘Badoo kingpin’ speaks from hiding

‘I will only surrender to IG, national assembly’ — ‘Badoo kingpin’ speaks from hiding

Alaka Kamal, suspected Badoo kingpin, says the police is after him because he refused to pay N10m bribe that was demanded from him.Kamal was declared wanted by the Lagos state police command for allegedly being involved in the activities of the Badoo cult group.His property, including a hotel and filling station, were sealed off by the command on Wednesday.But he says [...]

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    Lagos police commissioner suspends anti-kidnapping commander

Lagos police commissioner suspends anti-kidnapping commander

Edgal Imohimi, Lagos state police commissioner, has suspended Akinade Adejobi, officer in charge of anti-kidnapping unit over alleged abuse of office.The suspension of Adejobi followed a petition from the Network on Police Reform In Nigeria (NOPRIN).Olarinde Famous-Cole, spokesman of the command, confirmed the suspension to journalists on Monday.According to Famous-Cole, his removal would ensure an impartial investigation into alleged bribery, [...]

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