Court Orders SARS to Produce Incarcerated Suspect January 3

A Federal high court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Nigeria Police to produce  Kolawole Bidemi Adeleye who has been incarcerated by the member of Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) Ikeja division since 15th of November, 2017 in court on Wednesday 3rd of January 2018. Justice Adizat Shagari made the order  base on the passionate oral application made by Bidemi’s counsel  Barrister Olanrewaju Ajanaku on Friday 29th of December, 2017. In a motion on notice file by Ajanaku the applicant allege that he was arrested since the 15th of November 2017…

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$15 5m Fraud : EFCC Urges Court to Dismiss Patience Jonathan’s Application

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to refuse an application by four companies which pleaded guilty to laundering $15,591,700. The commission alleged that a former Special Adviser on Domestic Affairs to President Jonathan, Waripamo Dudafa, allegedly got part of the money from former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki. EFCC said Dasuki withdrew the money from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and “handed it” over to Dudafa. The commissioner said Dudafa laundered the money through the companies. He is currently…

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Lagos Opens Nigeria’s First DNA Forensic Lab

…To Render Free Legal Services In Commemoration Of Int’l Day Of Peace The Lagos State Government has completed the construction of the first ever high-powered DNA Forensic Laboratory in Nigeria, the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem has disclosed. The State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode had last year approved the construction of the DNA forensic lab as part of the criminal justice sector reforms designed to solve crime through technology and fulfil an unmet need for DNA profiling which is a unique forensic technique that is…

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Man Arrested, Arraigned for Impersonating Lagos Deputy Governor

A middle-aged man, Adamu Aminu was on Friday arraigned before an Ebute-Metta Magistrate Court for fraudulently collecting N1million from an unsuspecting victim for a bogus orphanage falsely claimed to be owned by Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule. Aminu (45), who was arraigned by the Lagos State Government on a four-count charge before Chief Magistrate Oluyemisi Adelaja, was said to have perpetrated the crime sometime in August in Agege area of the State. In count one, the defendant (Aminu) allegedly conspired with others now at large to commit…

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EXTORTION: Lagos CP Orders Arrest of Three Officers

Lagos State Commissioner of Police Imohimi Edgal has ordered the officer in charge of ‘X’ SQUAD to arrest three police officers who were caught extorting motorists along Surulere area of the State. Edgal has also ordered the Deputy Commissioner of police, DCP, in charge of Administration of Lagos command to issue the DPO in-charge of the area a query and also report the conduct of the DPO to higher authorities for poor supervision of his men according to the Inspector-General of police directives. The CP also ordered that henceforth only…

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Kidnapped Students in Igbonla, Epe Regain Freedom in Akure

Six boys, all students of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe who were kidnapped from their school on Sunday, May 28, have regained their freedom. According to reports, the boys were released in Ajakpa Community in Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, while feelers say they have all been moved to the Ondo State Police Command headquarters in Akure, the state capital. We are still staying on the story and promise to bring you details as they emerge.

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Ambode Sacks Traditional Ruler, -Baale of Shangisha for Faking Kidnap

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday approved the immediate suspension of the Baale of Shangisha in Magodo, Chief Yusuf Ogundare for faking his kidnap which allegedly took place on July 5 along Center for Management Development (CMD) Road in Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of the State. In a memo with reference number OLGAS.83/S./Vol.1 dated July 13, 2017 addressed to the Sole Administrator of Ikosi-Isheri LCDA and signed by the State’s Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Hon Teslim Folami, Governor Ambode directed Ogundare to stop parading himself henceforth as the…

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Badoo Shuns Clampdown, Attacks Church, Kills Woman, Two Girls

As Ikorodu residents grapple with the threat of Badoo Ritualist Cult, the dreaded group has struck again, attacking a church in Owode-Ajegunle, killing a woman and two kids. According to reports, the cultists attacked a Church known as Crystal Church of Christ (C&S) Aladura at no 4, Victor Anibaba Street, Owode Weighbridge, along Ikorodu Road Wife of the Church founder, Mrs Ajidara, her two-year old daughter and another woman who lived in the church with her daughter were attacked. While a woman and the two little girls were killed, others…

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See the Dungeons Where Billionaire Kidnap Kingpin Kept Victims

As police continue investigation of the criminal activities of the notorious billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, popularly known as EVANS, the serial kidnapper today led some policemen to houses where he kept his victims. The two houses are located in Ejigbo and Igando areas of Lagos. Earlier, Evans’ wife, Uchennna Onwuamadike with her children took to the social media to appeal to the police set her husband free, claiming that she didn’t know the nature of ‘business’ her husband was into. She said: “I was not aware that he was into…

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You are Free to Leave Lagos if You Cannot Shun Bribery, Lagos CP Warns DPOs, Others

The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni has threatened to deal severely with Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state police command who take or encourage bribery among subordinates. Mr Owoseni dropped this threat today during a lecture on Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officers at the Police Officers’ Wives’ Association (POWA) Hall, Ikeja. He gave the police chiefs an option of shunning bribery or leaving the state. The Police commissioner emphasized that the era of impunity and corruption among police in Lagos was gone, while…

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