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27 Police Personnel suffer assault and attacks while enforcing COVID 19 Lockdown
27 Police Personnel suffer assault and attacks while enforcing COVID 19 Lockdown

The Nigeria Police Force says 27 police personnel have suffered series of attacks and assaults from members of the public since the enforcement of the COVID19 lockdown began. These include ASP Adeyemo Ogunyemi, as well as Inspectors Ojola Abiola and Queen Eguaoje, who were assaulted by a woman identified as Kehinde Afolake at Gbolagunte, Okeola area of…

President Buhari’s Full Address on COVID-19 lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and FCT
President Buhari’s Full Address on COVID-19 lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and FCT

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE CUMULATIVE LOCKDOWN ORDER OF LAGOS AND OGUN STATES AS WELL AS THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ON COVID- 19 PANDEMIC AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJA, MONDAY, 27th APRIL, 2020 Fellow Nigerians I will start by commending you all for the resilience and patriotism that…

Buhari declares interstate lockdown as nationwide curfew begins on Monday
Buhari declares interstate lockdown as nationwide curfew begins on Monday

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday ordered a nationwide curfew from 8pm to 6am beginning from Monday next week to curb COVID-19 spread. He also ordered two-week total lockdown in Kano State with immediate effect. Buhari had, on March 30, ordered lockdown for an initial period of 14 days in the federal capital Territory,…

Spike in Criminal Attacks: Lagos CP leads patrol teams in trouble communities
Spike in Criminal Attacks: Lagos CP leads patrol teams in trouble communities

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, HAKEEM ODUMOSU, has been visiting some of the areas where armed gangs are alleged to have been disturbing residents in a bid to assure the people of the police resolve to provide security for them. CP ODUMOSU and other senior police officers from the Lagos State Police Command visited Agege, Iju…

Police deploy special forces in Lagos, Ogun, arrest 191
Police deploy special forces in Lagos, Ogun, arrest 191

The Police High Command in Abuja has confirmed the arrest of one hundred and ninety-one suspects around Agbado, Ifo, Otta and Agege axis of Lagos and Ogun states. The Inspector General of Police, MOHAMMED ADAMU, has also ordered the deployment of police intervention squads in two states due to increase in robbery attacks. The intervention squad include…

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