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Insecurity: Police begins show of force in Lagos
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Insecurity: Police begins show of force in Lagos

Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu on Thursday ordered a “massive and well-coordinated show of force” across the state amid insecurity in some parts. He issued the directive to Area Commanders, Commanders of Taskforce, Tactical Teams, Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Unit, RRS, and other units of the command. Adekunle Ajisebutu, Public Relations Officer in a statement explained that the exercise is not meant to intimidate law-abiding citizens. The spokesman said the parade was to reassure them of the security agency’s readiness to take on hoodlums and other elements ahead of the ’ember months’ period. Odumosu told citizens to go about their legitimate activities and assured that the showcase would not infringe on their rights. The police appealed to residents...
Queen Salawa Abeni Celebrates as RRS Arrests 19-year-old YabaTech Student over her Nude photos
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Queen Salawa Abeni Celebrates as RRS Arrests 19-year-old YabaTech Student over her Nude photos

Waka musician Queen Salawa Abeni is currently celebrating after her blackmailer was arrested by RRS in Lagos. “I’m grateful to God , I’m grateful to Nigerian police,” were words Salawa Abeni uttered as news filtered to town on Sunday that  her ‘blackmailer’ has been arrested. Some weeks ago, a man who claimed to have her nude photos sent a text message to her. Operatives of Rapid Response Squad arrested a 19-year-old student of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, for allegedly blackmailing Nigerian musician, Salawa Abeni, with her nude pictures. The suspect, Olufowoke Oladunjoye Emmanuel, a resident of Brentfield Avenue, Peace Estate, Magboro, Ogun State, was arrested on Thursday by the decoy team of the RRS. Oladunjoye in his statement to the police, confessed to...
COVID-19 lockdown: Police nab miscreants terrorising Lagos communities
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COVID-19 lockdown: Police nab miscreants terrorising Lagos communities

The Rapid Response Squad, (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command, on Saturday, arrested five suspects in connection with attacks on residents of border communities on Saturday. This followed a raid led by the Commander, DCP Tunji Disu, after the harassment went viral on social media. He said the suspects attacked citizens in Abule-Egba, Alagbado, among other areas. The two affected local councils are on the fringes Ogun State. Ogun earlier announced the arrests of some hoodlums who were part of the mayhem. Disu assured that police personnel areas were on patrol in the Lagos-Ogun border areas. “Commander RRS, Tunji Disu, Commander Area ‘H’ and the DPOs within the area have been partrolling Ijoko, Dalemo, Saka, Akinde, Alakuko, Abule, Alagbado, etc, where hoodlums were har...
Two Uber Vehicles Rolled Over In Collision In Lagos, RRS Came To The Rescue
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Two Uber Vehicles Rolled Over In Collision In Lagos, RRS Came To The Rescue

Officers of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command rescued and administered first aid to 3 of the 8 occupants of two UBER vehicles that rolled over in collision simultaneously at Ogudu Alapere on their way to the Lagos Island around 3:00 a.m today. LASEMA arrived later to assist the victims. No life was lost in the accident. Recall that in 2017, the former Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode handed over no fewer than 150 First Aid Kits to the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Command, so as to administer First Aid to victims of emergencies. Over 380 officers of the RRS had been trained by the State Government on accident scene safety, controlling bleeding, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and moving accident victims. See photo...
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RRS Saves Man From Suicide On Third Mainland Bridge

A man, who attempted to commit suicide on the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge today, he was rescued by operatives of the Police Rapid Response Squad. About an hour ago RRS officers on 3MB prevented this man from jumping into the lagoon. The officers talked him into giving life another chance before taking him to Adekunle Police Station for his family to be contacted.
Sanwo-olu Orders Govt Hospitals To Treat Police Officers Injured In Line Of Duty
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Sanwo-olu Orders Govt Hospitals To Treat Police Officers Injured In Line Of Duty

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo – Olu has promised to improve on the welfare of the officers of the State Rapid Response squad (RRS) towards ensuring that they discharge their duties effectively and with civility to the people. The Governor made the promise today at the Parade Ground of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Alausa Secretariat, Ikeja, Lagos. Sanwo – Olu, at the start off of his working visits to selected state agencies said that Government would direct all government hospitals to give prompt attention to police officers injured in the line of duty. The Governor emphasized that the State Government would clear all outstanding special allowances due to the officers, provide kits for them to effectively combat crime as well as send them on refresher trainings. H...
‘Sanwo-Olu should instill sanity on roads, hospitals’
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‘Sanwo-Olu should instill sanity on roads, hospitals’

An advocacy group, Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistic of Nigeria (APFFLON), has called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to end insecurity on Lagos roads and extortion of patients in the general hospitals. The National President, Frank Ogunojemite, who addressed a news conference at the weekend, said it was no longer news that hoodlums seize every opportunity to dispossess motorists of their belongings, especially when they are stuck in traffic. Ogunojemite noted that the stress and inhuman conditions patients are subjected to in government-owned hospitals should also be looked into. He said: “Important steps like the executive order on waste management, zero tolerance on pot holes, the riot act on traffic management, and above all, your urgent interve...
RRS Arrests Man Who Hugs His Victims Before Stealing Their Phones
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RRS Arrests Man Who Hugs His Victims Before Stealing Their Phones

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man who specializes in hugging his victims before stealing their phones. The suspect, Olasukanmi was arrested at Ikeja under Bridge on Monday, June 25, 2019, after it was discovered that he and his gang members are fond of stylishly hugging any individual they come across at public gatherings before stealing their phones from them. According to the authorities, the suspect will be charged to court.
11 Suspects Arrested As Police Storm Shomolu Over Cult War
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11 Suspects Arrested As Police Storm Shomolu Over Cult War

Police officers have taken over Shomolu area of Lagos State following a tragic cult war that has claimed lives.   Police officers in Lagos Officers of the Rapid Response Squad stormed Shomolu area of Lagos, where two suspected cult leaders were killed in a fatal gang war. 11 suspects have so far been arrested while more are being invited for questioning, according to police report. Suspects are assisting the police in more arrest with the aim of getting to the root of the clash. Senior Police Officers who visited the scene yesterday include, Commander RRS, ACP Olatunji Disu, AC OPs, ACP Biodun Alamutu, Area Commander, Area H, ACP Miller Dantawaye among others. Notorious cultist and ex-convict, Ibrahim Oriyomi Balogun (AKA Small Jpron), whom the police have accuse...
How We Rob Stranded Motorists With Toy Guns In Lagos – Arrested Suspect Reveals
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How We Rob Stranded Motorists With Toy Guns In Lagos – Arrested Suspect Reveals

A 20 year old man arrested by operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command, has confessed that his gang use a toy gun to rob stranded motorists around Adeniji Adele end of the Third Mainland Bridge. The suspect, Rilwan Wasiu from Oyo State, was arrested last week Thursday at Adeniji Adele under bridge around 10:00 p.m. while he was fighting with his girlfriend. The officers sighted Wasiu beating his girlfriend late at night by the road side. The officers stopped to mediate in the dispute when a toy gun fell off his body. He had attempted to run away immediately the toy gun fell, when he was promptly apprehended and taken to the RRS Headquarters. On further interrogation, the suspect disclosed that he is one of a 3 – man robbery team who dispossess stranded ...
Armed Robbers Kill Taxify Driver, Sell His Car For N350,000
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Armed Robbers Kill Taxify Driver, Sell His Car For N350,000

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two robbery suspects for killing a Taxify driver and snatching his vehicle. The suspects, Simon Tyozemda (27) from Benue State and Lucky Friday (24) from Delta State were arrested on Wednesday, 14th March, 2018 with two long knives inside a UBER operated cab, a Toyota Camry Saloon with the registration number APP 145 EE, which they had planned to kill its driver and steal. The gang leader, Simon had through his girlfriend’s UBER app ordered a Taxi at past 11:00 p.m. last week. The suspects plan was to lure the driver of the Toyota Camry to a desolate location, kill the driver and take away his vehicle. The suspects were taking the driver to a lonely place on Lekki – Epe Expressway, Lagos, w...
Man Continues Smoking His Marijuana In Spite Of His Arrest In Lagos, Nigerians React
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Man Continues Smoking His Marijuana In Spite Of His Arrest In Lagos, Nigerians React

Commander of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Tunji Disu, shared the photo of a man who continues to smoke his marijuana despite he is being arrested by the police. According to Disu, the man did not even care about his arrest. His tweet read; “We did a surprise raid of a criminal hideout and caught this guy in action smoking his Ganja,he no even send us sef His accommodation is in the prison o. We arrested over 100 at Agarawu on Lagos island on Sunday morning and recovered bags of drugs We dey clear Tramadol too keh, you no see the Father and Son wey dey sell Tramadol to primary school pupils for TVC News ? We go intensified our efforts”. Here’s how Nigerians have reacted: @Kamibalz tweeted; “If you had waited a bit, he might have even offered you” @eyiteeonline ...
RRS Nabs Father, Son For Selling Hard Drugs To School Pupils
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RRS Nabs Father, Son For Selling Hard Drugs To School Pupils

The operatives of Rapid Response squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested father and son for selling Tramadol and other hard drugs to primary and secondary school pupils in Itire, Lagos. The father, Ibrahim Sheu (40) and Franku Ibrahim (23) were arrested on Friday after officials of the Office of Education and Quality Assurance, Lagos State, alerted the Rapid Response Squad officers about the incident. The suspects, who are petty traders at a kiosk in Adedeji Bus stop, Itire, Lagos were caught selling the drugs to school pupils. Some of the pupils were later interrogated and released to their parents. The officials of the Ministry of Education, Lagos State, on routine monitoring of schools around the area had gotten report of strange attitude of some of the school pup...
Oshodi Phone Thief Tattoos Names Of Different Ladies He Had Slept With
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Oshodi Phone Thief Tattoos Names Of Different Ladies He Had Slept With

A phone thief who us currently in the police net at the RRS, Oshodi has unveiled something weird about himself. As shown in the pictures taken from his arrest, the hoodlum had resorted to tattooing his body with the names of the different ladies he had allegedly slept with and all was bared in the photos. On his cuffed arms, tatoo inscriptions could be boldly seen all over and he had made it known that they were the ladies he has had a intimate romp with. More photos below…
My Uncle Slept With Me 5 Times, 12 Year Old Girl Laments
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My Uncle Slept With Me 5 Times, 12 Year Old Girl Laments

A 12-year-old housemaid, identified simply as Benita, has told police in Lagos how her uncle slept with her five times. Benita was first arrested by the police at Mile 2 area while trying to flee with two of her uncle’s children age four and six.   The girl, a primary school leaver from Imo State, was intercepted about 10p.m. on Thursday by officials of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), after alighting from a commercial bus from Olodi-Apapa, trying to board another bus to Maza Maza.   The policemen invited her for questioning during which she disclosed that her 36-year-old uncle, Mr. Chigozie Osuocha, had defiled her five times in less than seven months she stayed in his house. Benita told the police that she was going to Maza Maza to board a night bus to Imo State. ...
Ten Senior Policemen Transferred Out Of Lagos Command
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Ten Senior Policemen Transferred Out Of Lagos Command

The Police Service Commission (PSC), under the chairmanship of Sir Mike Okiro, yesterday, approved and released a signal, detailing the immediate transfer of 10 senior policemen out of Lagos State Police Command. One of those transferred is the embattled former Officer-in-Charge, Anti-Kidnapping and Anti-Cultism Squad, State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, CSP Akinade Adejobi. Adejobi and his officers, some weeks back, were alleged to have collected N50,000 for the bail of one Blessing Taiwo, over an alleged theft. His men were also accused of sexually harassing Blessing’s younger sister, Florence, whenever she comes to see the detained Blessing. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, peeved by the allegation, ordered the immediate removal of Ad...
Two Traffic Robbers Arrested In Lagos
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Two Traffic Robbers Arrested In Lagos

The duo of Moshood Olowu and Olasunkanmi Ogundipe, who allegedly robbed commuters in different parts of Lagos along with their accomplices now at large, have been arrested. While Olowu and Ogundipe carried out their operations in Ketu and Ojota areas of the state respectively, another suspect, 22-year-old Rasak Adebola, was arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in a separate incident for bag snatching. It was gathered that 24-year-old Olowu and 26-year-old Ogundipe and their two other accomplices, now at large, left New African Shrine and were heading to Ikorodu through Ojota when they committed the crime. Olowu said: “We were at Ojota around 5:00 a.m. after leaving Felabration venue to board a bus to Ikorodu. I dipped my hand into another passenger’s pocket whe...
Lagos RRS Recover AK-47 Rifle In Apapa
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Lagos RRS Recover AK-47 Rifle In Apapa

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command at the weekend recovered an AK-47 rifle from three young men in Apapa area of Lagos just as it arrested a 23-year-old bag snatcher on Friday in Alagbado during a botched operation. The operatives, who were on routine patrol of Apapa, sighted the three young men around 11p.m. on Friday carrying a bag. The officers accosted the men but the suspects on sighting the officers dropped the bag and fled the scene. A check on the contents of the bag revealed an AK-47. No ammunition was found in the bag. Meanwhile, a suspected okada robber, Ayobami Adedeji, was chased by the operatives on routine patrol of Kola bus-stop, in Alagbado area of Lagos, after snatching a handbag around 10p.m. Adedeji, in company of an ...
Police Officers Escape Death In Third Mainland Crash
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Police Officers Escape Death In Third Mainland Crash

POLICE OFFICERS ESCAPE DEATH IN THIRD MAINLAND CRASH Two men of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) attached to the Lagos State Police Command escapes death by the whiskers after a mainland bound Nigerian Custom Service car, Peugeot 406, rammed into a RRS vehicle on the Third Mainland Bridge today, Saturday, May 27, 2017. An Eyewitness who narrated to Eyes Of Lagos said that the Customs car with the registration number CS 479 HQ, lost control and rammed into the stationary vehicle which had the officers in it at the time of impact. The RRS diclosed that the Custom car, which was heading towards Oworoshoki had a burst tyre before losing control and ran into RRS vehicle park to check crime situation on the 3rd Mainland Bridge. The RRS patrol vehicle, with the registration number, RRS 39...
13-year-old Boys Who Fled Home And Lied About Being Kidnapped Nabbed In Lagos
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13-year-old Boys Who Fled Home And Lied About Being Kidnapped Nabbed In Lagos

Two fleeing 13-year-old boys, were apprehended by operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command last Monday. It was gathered that the teenagers who fled their parents home in Abuja, were re-united with their parents on Friday. The teenagers, Chidubem Amaechi, 13 and Chinedu Onyebuchi, 13 were apprehended by the RRS operatives of Monday morning after alighting from an Abuja bus at Ojodu Berger, Lagos. They were sighted wandering, before being invited for questioning. The children had lied to the officers during interrogations that they were kidnapped and blindfolded before they were driven to Lagos by their abductors. They added that they escaped from their abductors while they sleeping an under bridge before Ogun –Lagos long bridge. An investigation int...
How Dismissed Lagos Civil Servant Used Bank Statements, Alerts To Defraud
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How Dismissed Lagos Civil Servant Used Bank Statements, Alerts To Defraud

Call him evil genius, you’ll not be wrong. And this is why operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Lagos State Police Command are grilling him to unravel his web of criminal exploits. Olaogun Babatunde Amos aged 31 is now cooling his heels behind bars for allegedly using fake statement of account and bank alerts to defraud unsuspecting victims. He is said to have used these forged documents to take millions of naira from several Microfinance banks in Lagos State. He was picked up when his latest victim, a computer dealer alerted the police that Amos took goods worth millions of naira from him with no plans of paying back. According to the police, as soon the news about his arrest broke, other victims besieged the station alleging that he defrauded them through fake bank stat...
LASG Donates N55m To Families Of Slain Security Officers
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LASG Donates N55m To Families Of Slain Security Officers

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday presented cheques totaling N55 million to the families of security officers who lost their lives in the Ishawo area of Ikorodu after an ambush unleashed on them by militants. The families of four police officers that died during the operation got N10 million each, while an officer who sustained injury during the attack and still recuperating in the hospital, Sgt. Alexandra Ugadu got N5million. Also, a cheque of N10 million was presented to the family of a military officer, Capt. A Mohammed who lost his life during the attack. The gallant officers were killed after successfully rescuing kidnapped victims kept in the riverine area by the militants. The police officers’ whose families benefited from the death insurance scheme of ...
NURTW Member Disowns His Uniform, Flees To Escape Being Arrested By RRS
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NURTW Member Disowns His Uniform, Flees To Escape Being Arrested By RRS

While some of his colleagues were unlucky for extorting motorists and obstructing traffic in Ojodu – Berger Park, one Olayemi Ogunseye on Wednesday played a fast one by disowning his uniform in order to escape arrest by officials of Rapid Response Squad. According to the media personnel at the Nigeria Police Force, Malik Nasir, Ogunseye abandoned his NURTW uniform when he saw RRS operatives, who invaded Ojodu – Berger Park in an enforcement of traffic laws and were arresting his colleagues. He thereafter narrowly escaped being killed as he tried to hurriedly join a moving bus in order to escape the scene. About eight miscreants were arrested by the operatives at the park in a move to clear traffic congestion in and outward Lagos.
RCCG Woman Who Attempted Suicide In Lagos Arraigned In Court, Granted N500k Bail
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RCCG Woman Who Attempted Suicide In Lagos Arraigned In Court, Granted N500k Bail

Lady who attempted suicide in Lagos, arraigned for attempted suicide, granted N500k bail An Ebute-Meta Magistrates Court, Lagos, on Monday ordered a textile dealer, Mrs. Titilayo Momoh, to undergo psychiatric evaluation following her arraignment by the police for attempted suicide. . Momoh, 58, was also granted N500,000 bail with two sureties in like sum. The woman was on March 24 stopped from jumping off the 3rd Mainland Bridge into the Lagoon by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command. Then, Momoh, who lives in Lekki Lagos, disclosed that she was pushed to committing suicide in order to put an end to her constant sleeplessness and shame occasioned by her indebtedness to 3 Swiss textile dealers. . The member of RCCG, disclosed that on sev...
Malik Nasir Storming Lagos Creeks In Search Of Kidnappers, Shares His Experience
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Malik Nasir Storming Lagos Creeks In Search Of Kidnappers, Shares His Experience

A journalist with the Nigeria Police Force, Malik Nasir, has revealed his terrifying experience after embarking a mission in search of kidnappers in Lagos creeks. Read what he shared on his Facebook page below; Sometime in February 2017, one Rapid Response Squad patrol team was attacked in Igbo Nla in Epe. I had followed a back-up team in response to the distress calls. It was one of the swiftest journeys I have ever embarked upon with the patrol team of RRS officers. With the team, led by its fearless RRS Commander, ACP Olatunji Disu, taking the lead and combing forest after forest to rescue kidnapped victims, it was a very scary operation. I was the only civilian among the team of about 20 men. Yesterday, it was yet another scary adventure. We had more civilians on a boat ride t...
Lagos Police Demolish Criminal Hideouts In Ishawo Creeks,Arrest 3 Kidnappers
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Lagos Police Demolish Criminal Hideouts In Ishawo Creeks,Arrest 3 Kidnappers

Police demolish criminal hideouts in Ishawo creeks Arrests 13 suspected kidnappers, kills one They have murdered sleep, we will hunt them down- Cp assures Security operatives from the Lagos State Police Command deployed to the riverine area of the Ishawo Community in Ikorodu area of the State on Wednesday commenced total demolition of illegal waterfront shanties within the creeks where criminal elements hibernate to perpetrate their nefarious activities. The State’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni who briefed journalists in Ishawo on the ongoing operations in the creeks by a combined team of the State Marine Police, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), mobile policemen and the men from the anti-kidnapping squad in coordination with the local vigilante group, said 13...
Police Demolish Criminal Hideouts In Ishawo Creeks
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Police Demolish Criminal Hideouts In Ishawo Creeks

Police Demolish Criminal Hideouts In Ishawo Creeks April 19, 2017 aplus Announcement, Security 0 0 Security operatives from the Lagos State Police Command deployed to the riverine area of the Ishawo Community in Ikorodu area of the State on Wednesday commenced total demolition of illegal waterfront shanties within the creeks where criminal elements hibernate to perpetrate their nefarious activities. The State’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni who briefed journalists in Ishawo on the ongoing operations in the creeks by a combined team of the State Marine Police, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), mobile policemen and the men from the anti-kidnapping squad in coordination with the local vigilante group, said 13 suspected kidnappers have already been arrested and are curren...
Danfo Accident Kills Heavily Pregnant Woman, Fish Seller In Lagos
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Danfo Accident Kills Heavily Pregnant Woman, Fish Seller In Lagos

A danfo with the registration number, KTW 479 XQ descending Maryland under bridge this afternoon somersaulted leaving two women completely burnt while four other occupants of the bus sustained injuries. One of the victims, a heavily pregnant woman was seriously burnt before help could come her way. The two women were believed to be fish sellers coming from Oyingbo where they had gone to buy fish. The danfo was heading towards Ikeja when the incident happened. According to eyewitness account, the danfo was trying to overtake a Toyota Highland, which was equally speedily descending the Maryland Bridge when it somersaulted and caught fire instantly. The driver, conductor and four other occupants of the bus were reported to have escaped with injuries while the ladies who were trapped ...
I Order Phones Online, Send My Boys To Rob Delivery Man –Gang Boss Arrested By RRS
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I Order Phones Online, Send My Boys To Rob Delivery Man –Gang Boss Arrested By RRS

On March 7, 2017, members of a notorious gang, which specialise in robbing couriers of online trading stores, shot at an operative of the Rapid Response Squad, Sgt. Garba Kadiri, while attempting to evade arrest at Pretty Street, Iyana School, LASU – Iyana Road. Saturday PUNCH learnt that through the reports of victims of the gang, the RRS had tracked down the gang but they shot at the officers before they could be arrested. But on Wednesday, after days of tracking the suspects, operatives of the squad, apprehended four suspects. The suspects, Wilfred Ehis (30); Bright Eloho (24), Emeka Egbemedu (22) and Olanrewaju Kamilu (33) were arrested at Olamulti Hotel, New Site, Iba, Ojo, Lagos. The leader of the gang, Ehis, claimed to be a Chemical Engineering graduate of University of ...
Ambode Presents 4 Mobile CCTV Cameras & 4 Back Up Cars To RRS
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Ambode Presents 4 Mobile CCTV Cameras & 4 Back Up Cars To RRS

Undoubtedly, the use of technology has helped in the effective policing of Lagos State. A case of this was when the car of an editor of the Ovation Magazine was snatched at gun point and RRS drones and GPS tracker were used to recover it. Lagos state Governor Ambode few days ago presented 4 mobile CCTV Cameras and 4 back up cars to RRS. This is encouraging, and to whom much is given, much is expected.
RCCG Woman Rescued From Jumping Into Lagos Lagoon Reveals Her Problems
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RCCG Woman Rescued From Jumping Into Lagos Lagoon Reveals Her Problems

"As you are seeing me like this, well dressed, you would think am living fine. But in my heart is a heavy burden. A burden of huge debt, disappointment from trusting people and abandoned by a son I love and bought a car for. I am a moving corpse". Shortly after the report of Mrs. Abigael Ogunyinka who was rescued by fishermen in Lagos Lagoon early Friday morning, another woman was today prevented at about 11:25 a.m from leaping into the Lagoon by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos state Police Command. The lady, Taiwo Momoh, 58, a textile dealer in Lagos Island, had put off her shoes and was wrapping her dress around her when men of RRS 226 prevented her from jumping. The lady, who lives in Lekki Lagos, disclosed that she was pushed to committing suicide in or...
Real Body Of Dr. Oji Allwell Recovered By Police In Lagos
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Real Body Of Dr. Oji Allwell Recovered By Police In Lagos

Lagos State Police just recovered the real body of Dr. Oji Allwell, this was after the victim committed suicide on Sunday Evening. Our TVC News Correspondent, Ivy Kanu reported earlier that the man asked his driver to park his black Jeep with Lagos number plate LND 476 EE on the popular bridge and leapt into the lagoon at around 5p.m between Adekunle and Adeniji end of the Third Mainland Bridge. Officials of the State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and men of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the State Police Command were at the scene of the incident. The victim named Orji, according to account by LASEMA, was said to have told the driver to park that he wanted to have a confidential discussion with his client unknown to the driver that his boss was on a suicide mission “Befor...
RRS Searching For Corpse Of Doctor Who Jumped Into Lagos Lagoon
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RRS Searching For Corpse Of Doctor Who Jumped Into Lagos Lagoon

The man, who committed suicide by leaping off Third Mainland Bridge on Sunday evening has been identified as a medical doctor. According to sources, he was returning from church, but jumped into the lagoon on the bridge. Officers of Rapid Response Squad have arrived the scene and rescue effort is in progress.
Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested By Abia Police Including A Lady
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Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested By Abia Police Including A Lady

The operatives of the Anti-Robbery section of the State Criminal and Intelligence Department Umuahia, acting on intelligence received, on 3/02/2017 arrested one CHIJIOKE EMEKA ‘m’ of Amuri Umuaka in Njaba LGA of Imo State. The suspect had on 9th December 2016, with others at large robbed one George Agu ‘m’ of Agbama Housing Estate Umuahia, of his  Toyota High Lander Jeep with registration No. JJJ 71 DQ. The stolen Jeep was recovered from the suspect. _ The Operatives of the Central Police Station Aba, on 07/02/2017 arrested one PRINCE EZE ‘m’ aged 29 years and JONAH IKECHUKWU ‘m’ aged 23years. Suspects are notorious criminals that have been robbing and engaging in house and store breaking within St. Michael Street Aba, and its environs. Items recovered from them include; One Samsung ta...
One-Chance Robber Arrested In Lagos With Phones And Cash
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One-Chance Robber Arrested In Lagos With Phones And Cash

Ajibola Alao, 29, a member of a one-chance gang arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command, has disclosed that his failure to heed his late mother’s advice not to steal other peoples’ sweat caused his arrest. Alao was chased and arrested on Thursday afternoon during one of his routine operations in Oshodi after dispossessing their lone passenger of his two phones and the sum of N60,000:00. The suspect, in company of the driver and conductor of their operational bus, a Volkswagen Transporter, with registration number, APP 820 XE, had picked up their passenger, Asotie Benedict, at Ladipo with agreed plan to drop him at Oshodi Under Bridge. But instead, Alao and his accomplices, armed with an alternative plan did not stop at Oshodi Unde...
RRS Uncovers Diesel Adulterating Factories
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RRS Uncovers Diesel Adulterating Factories

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos Police Command on Thursday uncovered diesel adulterating factories under Oregun-Opebi Link Bridge. Over 20 suspects were arrested with surface tanks, drums and tankers. Lagos Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni has ordered investigation into the incident.

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