Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Lagos RRS parade four Indian hemp peddlers

07 December 2015, 17:12

Ikeja - The Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS), an arm of the Lagos State Police Command headquartered in Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday paraded four men found with Indian hemp.

The Leader of the RRS team, Insp. Adeniba Olorunshola, told newsmen that his team stormed a hideout notorious for the sale of Indian hemp in Oyingbo area of the state on Sunday.

According to him, the team acted on a tip off and after two weeks of surveillance decided to swoop in on the hideout.

Also read: Police discover 24, 000kg of Indian hemp in Kano

Olorunshola said that six bags of Indian hemp were recovered inside the hideout which had underground escape tunnels.

He said that four suspected peddlers were apprehended but the main suspect, a man popularly known as "Aroso’’ escaped in the raid that took place on Sunday night.

He said that the suspects would be handed over to the NDLEA after investigations had been concluded.

Olorunshola said the manhunt for the drug kingpin, "Aroso’’ would continue.


Tags ikeja

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...