Lagos police command begin orderly trial of police officers who arrested and detained activist, Tunde Abass, for filming them while harassing a man (photo)


The Lagos state police command have begun the orderly trial of two police officers who arrested and detained an activist, Tunde Abass, who filmed them while harassing a Nigerian man at the Onipanu area of the state.   Abass was arrested by the police at Onipanu Division for recording the harassment and forceful arrest of one Kabir Mohammed at the Onipanu Area of the State on Friday, March 19. He was taken to different courtrooms where efforts to arraign him on forged charges were turned down by the court.   The…

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Lagos state police command arrests and parades 113 COVID19 violators (photos)


The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State,  CP Hakeem Odumosu today March 8 paraded One Hundred and Thirteen (113) men and women at the Command Headquarters, Ikeja for the violation of COVID19 protocols in the state.   Ademuyiwa Adejobi, spokesperson of the command said the violators were arrested on Sunday, March 7 at Garbana Club, Ajao Estate and DNA Club, Victoria Island, Lagos by police operatives of the command including the Lagos State Taskforce led by the Commander, CSP Sola Jejeloye.   The Commissioner of Police, while parading the suspects, vowed to go…

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Lagos state police command arrests 8 suspected traffic robbers (photos)


The Lagos Police Command in separate operations between Thursday night and early hours of Friday 12th February 2021, arrested eight (8) suspected traffic robbers in Ketu Area of Lagos State. Five of the suspects were arrested on Thursday, February 12, at about 1030pm, by a team of RRS operatives led by the Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi around Motorways end of Ketu while the other three (3) suspects were caught in the act by another RRS patrol team around 6am on Friday, February 12.   A statement released by…

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Lagos state police command raid more clubs in Surulere and Victoria Island for violating COVID19 protocols (photos/Video)

Lagos state police command in the early hours of today January 9, raided more clubs in Surulere and Victoria Island and arrested the club managers and customers for violating COVID19 protocols. Bars and nightclubs in the state have been banned from operating due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu, personally led the team of Police officers and men to enforce COVID-19 protocols across the state together with the Lagos Safety Commission. The team raided Lounge 38, Bode Thomas, Surulere and…

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Lagos state police command parade 237 clubgoers arrested for violating COVID19 protocols, charge them to court (photos)


Lagos state police command today Saturday, January 9 paraded 237 clubgoers who were arrested for violating COVID19 protocols. The clubgoers were arrested on Friday Night January 8 and Saturday, January 9 in the Surulere and Victoria Island axis of the state.   The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, while parading them, said In continuation of the vow and commitment of the command to enforce COVID-19 orders and protocols , the command has not relented on its oars in making sure that there is total compliance with covid-19 orders with a…

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Lagos state police command probe death of socialite Dapo Ojora


The Lagos Police Command says it has begun an investigation into the death of socialite, Dapo Ojora, who died Friday from fatal gunshot wounds at his Ikoyi-home on Friday, December 11.   Late Ojora is a brother-in-law to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. His sister, Toyin, is married to Saraki.   The spokesperson of the state police command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said circumstances surrounding Dapo’s death are currently being investigated and that the findings will be made public.   Read Adejobi’s full statement below “The Lagos State Police Command therefore urges the…

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Lagos police command release official statement on the murder-suicide incident that happened in Lekki. See photo of the knives used in the murder


The Lagos state police command has released an official statement on the murder-suicide incident that happened in the state on Sunday, June 21. LIB had earlier shared the sad story. Read here.   Spokesperson of the state police command, Bala Elkana, in the statement released, said the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered a thorough investigation into the matter.   Read the press statement below   On 21/06/2020 at about 1600hrs, Ilasan Police Station received an information that, a couple identified as, Olamide Alli ‘f’ 25 years old and…

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Lagos state police command have arrested LASU student seen inappropriately kissing his 3-year-old step-sister in viral video


Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested Adeyeye Oluwatosin Babatunde, a Botany student of Lagos State University, who was seen in a viral video inappropriately kissing his three year old step sister (name withheld).  The incident happened on June 2 in their home in Shagamu.   A statement from the state police command spokesperson, Bala Elkana, said the state Commissioner of Police Lagos  State, CP Hakeem Odumosu saw the video and instructed detectives from the Gender Unit to analyze the video and apprehend the suspect.   The team got Babatunde arrested today…

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Delta state police command reacts to viral video claiming its officers shot man dead in Jesse


A Nigerian man residing in Delta state took to his Twitter handle on Wednesday, to accuse policemen in Jesse community of killing a man.   Posting a video of the young man lying lifeless in front of a police station in Jesse community, the Twitter user wrote   ”Police shot this boy inside police station in jesse town near sapele, leaving him to die. I recorded this about 30 mins ago and it happened before I arrived. This is getting out of hand”  he tweeted   Watch the video below…

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