Tag Archives: Ikorodu

18 Teams to compete for trophy at Joy Cometh Church football tourney

Mr. Segun Ajiroba presenting the trophy to Pastor Aromolaran while other organising team members watch

In its bid to curb crimes in the Ikorodu axis of Lagos State, an Ikorodu-based church, Joy Cometh Ministries has introduced a football tournament to engage the youths who are said to be more in crime statistics. Speaking at a press conference in Ikorodu recently to announce the maiden edition of the championship tagged ‘Pastor Lite’s Cup,’ founding Pastor of …

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34 arrested for security breech in Ikorodu

Edgal Imohimi

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi has ordered the arrest of 34 persons posing as members of Peace Corps in Ikorodu area of the state. According to the police authority, the 34 were arrested for for security breech in the Ikorodu area of the state. The suspects have been transferred to SCIID, Panti, Yaba and they would be …

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The Police will not allow jungle justice-Owoseni,

The Police Commissioner in Lagos State, Mr. Fatai Owoseni has warned residents of the state to desist from jungle justice. Owoseni who gave the warning at Ikorodu on Tuesday also promised that anyone caught involving in jungle justice would be charged to court. The CP debunked the myth name of Badoo which he said has been given a media hype …

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Stakeholders address security situation at Ikorodu marathon meeting

The Lagos State Police Command has been meeting stake holders in Ikorodu area of the state over the ongoing security situation. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni at the Ikorodu meeting on Tuesday said “This is not my first meeting here and God has been helping us and we shall overcome. For the past four days, we …

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Four killed in Ikorodu Sunday morning attack

The Lagos State Police Command has reported a murder incident at Oke Ota via Ibeshe, Ikorodu in the early hours of Sunday 30th July 2017. In a release made available to National Wire and signed by the Lagos State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, Police operatives responded to a distress call at Oke Ota, Ibeshe, Ikorodu area …

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Badoo: No breathing space for criminals in Lagos- CP Owoseni

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni has said that there would be no rest for criminals in Ikorodu and the entire Lagos metropolis. Owoseni made this known while his men combed the Ikorodu area in search of cultists of the inglorious Badoo group which have unleashed untold terror on residents of the Ikorodu division of Lagos State. …

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Badoo: Lagos Court docks cult suspects

Seven alleged members of the Badoo cult, accused of bestial killings in Ikorodu area of Lagos, were on Friday docked before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court. They were charged with conspiracy and membership of an unlawful society. The accused , Afolabi Kessington, 25,Ismaila Shaibu, 36, Mutiu Nurudeen, 26, Ibrahim Bello, 25, Lukman Mohammed, 35, Gift Itafa, 50 and Sheriff Adewunmi, …

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Badoo: Police arrest dozens in Ikorodu raid

Some apprehended Suspects in connection with Badoo

Folake Sokoya In the bid to rid Ikorodu of criminals, the Lagos State Police Command with LNSC operatives and the Ikorodu vigilante (Onyabo) group stormed Ikorodu today, Wednesday 12th July. Wednesday’s raid came as a result of the security meeting last week in Ikorodu between the security agencies and major stake holders in the various communities around Ikorodu.   The …

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Ambode vows to stamp out ‘Badoo’ – says cult members are not spirits

Akinwunmi Ambode

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has assured residents that his administration is doing everything within its power to put an end to the spate of serial killings by  the notorious cult group known as ‘Badoo’ in the Ikorodu axis of the state. Ambode, who  gave the assurance on Thursday while commissioning a rehabilitated fire service station in the Epe …

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‘Leaving RCCG was leaving my comfort zone for the unknown’

Recently, Pastor Olaitan Aromolaran received a divine mandate to leave the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) to begin a fresh ministerial assignment. Six months after he founded Joy Cometh Ministry, the Ikorodu, Lagos based ministry now has thousands of worshipers as members. Aromolaran talked with journalists on the operations of the new Church and his passion for evangelism. DAYO …

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