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Police To Take Action Against Man Who Fired Gunshots At Ladipo Market




Police Takes Fresh Action Against Officer Who Fired Gunshots To Celebrate Reopening Of Ladipo Market In Lagos

The spokesperson for the Nigeria Police Force, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, has revealed that the man who was filmed firing shots to celebrate the reopening of the Ladipo market, Lagos State, has been identified.

The man, in a viral video shared on the microblogging platform, X (formerly Twitter) on Tuesday, was seen firing shots into the air while onlookers cheered him on.

In his initial reaction, Adejobi had earlier stated that a probe had been launched and the man would be identified.

In an update on Wednesday via his X handle, Adejobi revealed that the man had been identified, and the Lagos command would address the issue.

He tweeted, “The man has been identified. The Lagos state police command will speak on it asap. Let’s wait for their reaction on the matter. I really commend the efforts of the CP on it. Excellent indeed. Thanks”

How Police Caught Pastor, Three Others With Human Skull In Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a pastor of the Christ Liberty Evangelism Church, Oyenekan Oluwaseyi, and three others with a human skull in the Saje Area of Abeokuta.

Naija News learnt that Oluwaseyi, alongside 30-year-old Ibrahim Agbowewe, 40-year-old Suleiman Ogunbunmi, and 57-year-old Gafari Akinsanya, were arrested in the early hours of Saturday.

A source in the command told PUNCH that the suspects were arrested following a tip-off from members of the public about their suspicious movement and activities in the area.

Following the intelligence, policemen were said to have stormed the area and arrested the suspects, who claimed they had intended to use the skull for rituals.

Items recovered from the suspects include one big calabash, one black Toyota Camry car, and one ram.

Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling with years of experience in the industry. She holds a BSC in Biology and also obtained a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.