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Lagos CP Alabi assures respect for human rights by police

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: GIZ. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Abiodun Alabi, has assured residents of Lagos State of improved service delivery and respect for human rights in line with international best practices. This is contained in a statement issued by the state’s Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, on Friday in Lagos. Alabi said Read More…

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New Lagos CP Abiodun Alabi assures Lagosians of visibility policing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN photos. The new Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Abiodun Alabi, on Monday, assured the residents of the state of visibility policing to keep the state safe from criminals. Alabi while presenting his policing template and strategy during the handing over ceremony at the Police Command Headquarters in Ikeja said that the Read More…

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Alabi replaces Odumosu as CP Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Inspector-General of Police (I-GP), Alkali Baba, has directed Commissioner of Police Abiodun Alabi to take over the Police Command in Lagos State from CP Hakeem Odumosu who was recently promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG). The Deputy Force Public Relations Officer (DFPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the directive to the Read More…

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Nigeria’s auditor general reports missing police firearms

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigeria’s police cannot account for thousands of firearms, including 88,078 AK-47 rifles, an audit report published by the auditor general of the federation on Tuesday has shown. The report of missing firearms creates concern in a country fighting growing insecurity from Islamist insurgents in the northeast and armed kidnappings and banditry in the north and Read More…

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Lagos Police arrest 12 over killing of CSP Kazeem Abonde

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos, Nov. 16, 2021 (NAN) The Lagos State Police Command’s Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, says it has arrested 12 suspects in connection with the gruesome murder of police officer Kazeem Abonde, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that late Abonde, a former Operations Officer of the Command, was Read More…

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#EndSARS: Lagos CP warns against planned protest

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Al Jazeera. Lagos, Oct. 11, 2021 (NAN) The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday warned against any planned protest in the state. A statement signed by the State Police Command’s Spokesperson, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, revealed that the command had received information of a planned protest to mark one year Read More…

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Police raid black spots in Lagos, arrest 720 suspected criminals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: ThisDay. The Lagos State Police Command, on Sunday, carried out simultaneous raids on areas believed to be harbouring criminals and hoodlums, across the 14 area commands in the state. The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement issued in Lagos, said that 720 suspects were arrested, with various weapons and Read More…

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CP Odumosu reads riot act to officers, men in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has warned officers and men of the Command against negligence, indolence and complacency, especially during the ember months. Odumosu gave the warning in a statement signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, on Friday in Lagos. The commissioner urged the personnel to Read More…

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Police dismisses 10 personnel for misconduct in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Police Command in Lagos on Wednesday announced the dismissal of 10 police officers for various offences. The command’s spokesperson, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made the disclosure in a statement he signed and released to newsmen in Lagos. According to the spokesperson, the dismissal was in a bid to promote discipline and core values of policing Read More…