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Light Up Lagos Project: RRS Nabs Cable Vandals

About 24 hours after the arrest of a cable vandal by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command, men of the security outfit has nabbed another cable thief on Oba Akran Road, Ikeja, Lagos early Wednesday morning. The first vandal, Bayo Agboola, a cart pusher, was arrested on Oba Akran at 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, at Oba Akran Road, Ikeja, with an armoured saw and two sets of cutting ...

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RRS Nabs Lagos Fraud Kingpin, Syndicate Members, Recovers fake dollars

Men of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command, over the weekend, arrested he alleged one Segun Akuntola, who is alleged to be the kingpin of a syndicate that specializes in defrauding innocent citizens within the State. The suspect, popularly known as Okadigbo, was apprehended by the Decoy Team of the squad in his shrine at Ijora over his involvement in fraud perpetrated by the 4 - man ...

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RRS Nabs Five In -Traffic Robbers

The onslaught on in - traffic robbers by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command is yielding results with the arrest of five robbery suspects in different parts of the metropolis. The suspects were apprehended during a special raid by the RRS operatives on robbers who were attacking and dispossessing members of the public of their valuables in traffic. The suspects, Oy ...

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Justice For The Living, Justice For The Dead, By Owei Lakemfa

Human history is replete with instances of the people  getting fed up with official policies and taking on the government. Monday January 9, 2012  was one of those days  when the Nigerian people  in anger, decided to shut down  the country. The populace  succeeded  in taking over the towns and cities across the country of  over 167 million  people, but there were desperate efforts to retake the streets.  On ...

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Policing Lagos, By Dele Agekameh

With a population in excess of 21 million, Lagos is arguably the largest city in Nigeria. In fact, it is the second most rapidly growing urban area on the African continent after Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria. As one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world, Lagos is the commercial capital of Nigeria and a major financial centre in Africa. In recent times, successive administrations have ...

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Lagos welcomes Buhari, rebrands RRS team

The Lagos State government will formally welcome President Muhammadu Buhari to the state on Friday, November 27 at a ceremony that will mark the rebranding and repositioning of its Rapid Response Squad (RRS). It will be President Buhari's first official visit to the state since he assumed office six months ago.In a press release issued by the state's Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayor ...

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Lagos: The Return Of Insecurity, By Dele Agekameh

Lagos is easily the most important city in Nigeria. There is this continuous attraction and migration to the metropolis because the city is generally regarded as the ‘honey pot’ of the country. In recent times, the state has enjoyed considerably high compliments and accolades for good governance and service delivery. Side by side good governance, are a variety of innovations in the areas of transportation, ...

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