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Former Miss Commonwealth Nigeria wanted for drug trafficking, NDLEA intensifies crackdown

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intensified its crackdown on drug trafficking, with the declaration of ex-beauty queen, Ms. Aderinoye Queen Christmas, also known as Ms. Queen Oluwadamilola Aderinoye, as wanted. Ms. Aderinoye escaped from her residence in Lekki, Lagos, after NDLEA operatives raided her apartment at Oral Estate on January 24th, following Read More…

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U.S. and European diplomats strive to contain Gaza War

Top diplomats from the United States and Europe are working to prevent the Gaza war from escalating further in the Middle East. However, despite their efforts, the conflict continues to claim more lives and pose new challenges. On Sunday, Israeli aircraft fired on Palestinian militants who had attacked troops in the occupied West Bank. The Read More…

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NDLEA seizes narcotics worth millions in multiple interdictions across Nigeria

In a series of successful operations, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) seized substantial quantities of illicit drugs across Nigeria, culminating in multiple arrests. The agency’s efforts led to the recovery of Tramadol and Rohypnol pills bound for South Africa at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Ikeja, leading to the apprehension of suspects Read More…

Environmental Protection Metro

Environmental offenders sentenced to community service and fines for indiscriminate waste disposal

In Ikoyi, Lagos, the Environmental Special Offences Court has levied fines and community service penalties on 40 individuals guilty of indiscriminate waste disposal, highlighting the severity of their actions and their adverse effects on the environment. Each offender received a fine of ₦30,000 or an alternative sentence of six hours of community service in specified Read More…

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Sunak shakes cabinet, appoints Cameron Foreign Secretary

In a surprising move, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak executed a cabinet reshuffle on Monday, appointing former leader David Cameron as the new foreign minister. This decision came after Sunak dismissed interior minister Suella Braverman, whose criticism of the police had jeopardised Sunak’s authority. Sunak’s reshuffle indicates a strategic shift, opting for a more centrist Read More…

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Metro Police Top Story

Police in Lagos apprehend 32 suspects involved in various crimes in past month

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have successfully apprehended 32 individuals suspected of engaging in a wide range of criminal activities over the past month. The Command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, made this announcement while parading some of the suspects at the State Police Headquarters in Ikeja. According to Hundeyin, the suspects were allegedly Read More…

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Lagos police rescues victim from “one-chance” syndicate

The Lagos State Police Command say they have caught two members of a gang whose speciality was robbing unknowing passengers with their cars. The command’s official spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, reported the arrest on his verified Twitter account on Thursday. Hundeyin named the culprits as Folashade Sholagbe, a woman of 36, and Seun Oke, a Read More…

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Lagos more aggressive after #EndSARS – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Saturday, said it arrested over 60,000 traffic offenders on Lagos roads, between January and December 2021. Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, Sector Commander, FRSC, Lagos state, made the disclosure at an End-of-the-Year party Organised by the Badagry Unit Command of the Corps in Badagry. According to the commander, in 2021, Read More…

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34 persons arrested, arraigned by police in Lagos following #EndSARS protest

THIRTY-FOUR persons were arrested by the police following the #EndSARS anniversary protest on Wednesday, The protest, which was to commemorate the one year anniversary of ENDSARS was carried out by a motorcade bearing protesters moving through the Lekki toll gate. The protest, which began at 8am and ended two hours later, was largely peaceful without Read More…

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4 persons nabbed for tampering with pollution evidence in Lagos

Four persons are to face the wrath of the law for allegedly tampering with environmental pollution evidence. They were arrested by men of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC), in Ikorodu. According to a statement issued by the Chief Public Affairs Officer of Read More…