Lagos Assembly considers 21 years’ jail term for convicted cultists

Lagos State House of Assembly has proposed a 21-year jail term for anyone convicted of belonging to unlawful societies and cultism. The Speaker, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa and other stakeholders, who spoke during a public hearing on a new bill entitled…

*Lagos Assembly considers 21 years jail term for convicted cultists (Guardian) *30 injured, 23 buildings, event centre, vehicles razed in Lagos gas explosion (Punch)

Lagos Assembly considers 21 years jail term for convicted cultists (Guardian) Lagos State House of Assembly has proposed a 21-year jail term for anyone convicted of belonging to unlawful societies and cultism. The Speaker, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa and other stakeholders,…

Police nab 185 suspected cultists in Ikorodu, recover arms

Fresh onslaught against cultism and gang violence in Lagos State has led to arrest of no fewer than 185 suspects by special forces attached to Lagos State police command. Two weeks ago, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, had…

Thisislagos Nigeria Security Report

This week we present you a snapshot of the security situation across Nigeria from December 10 – 15, 2018 in collaboration with our security partners, PR24 Risk Management Consulting. We focus on violent crimes, civil unrests, robbery, kidnapping, insurgency, militancy,…

We have stamped out cultism from OsunPoly – Rector (Punch)

The Rector of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Dr. Jacob Agboola, on Monday disclosed that the management of the institution had stamped out cultism and successfully returned the institution to the path of academic progress. The rector said this during…

Lagos CP, Imohimi Edgal redeploys Anti-Cultism Squad (Vanguard)

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, on Monday redeployed the officer and men in charge of the Anti-Cultism Squad over alleged unprofessional conducts and corruption. The police spokesman in Lagos Command, CSP Chike Oti, said in a…

* ‘No more abuse of consumers’ rights in Lagos’ (Punch) * Cultism, biggest security challenge in Lagos — CP Lagos (Vanguard)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE MARCH 16, 2018   ‘No more abuse of consumers’ rights in Lagos’ (Punch) The Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency says it will check all forms of abuse of consumers’ rights in the state. Officials of the…

130 renounce cultism in Lagos, return arms (Guardian)

More than 130 young men yesterday renounced their membership of cult gangs in Badagry area of Lagos State. This brings to about 1,000 suspected members of different confraternities who have openly renounced their membership in the last six months in…

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