There was tension yesterday afternoon in Ajah area of Lagos State as some chiefs, including the Olumegbon of Lagos, Chief Fatai Olumegbon and scores of hoodlums were arrested by a team of antiriot policemen. The chiefs and others arrested were accused of sponsoring hoodlums who are unleashing terror in the community

The police had, on Monday afternoon, brought Olumegbon to his Ajah Roundabout home for a search when they invaded popular hideouts around the building.

A resident said that the police invasion created serious confusion among the hoodlums. He said: “The police brought Olumegbon to his house and saw many hoodlums around the place and they started arresting them.”

Sources added that attempts by the police to arrest the hoodlums almost resulted in violence, as some hoodlums popularly called “Olumegbon boys” scampered in different directions. To prevent the hoodlums from running away, the police, it was said, shot into the air.

The shooting created tension in the area The Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, Ngozi Braide, could not confirm the number of those arrested as at the time of filling in this report.


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  1. olumegbon must be kill, it a criminal and is also wasted many lives in ajah, and am very sure that oba akin olu is behind him including governor fashola, bcos governor fashola find nothing to do about it since 2002….i hope federal government must do something about it

  2. Please disperse only confirmed information. Olumegbon is the traditional ruler and over Lord of Ajah. Olumegbon has the supreme court judgement which declared him as the OVER-LORD of Ajah.. If there is anything superior to the Supreme court judgement in Nigeria-i would like to know.. We know the hoodlums in question-God would see us through it all.. Whenever there’s a fight in Ajah-all they mention is Olumegbon-the Ajah boys attacked Olumegon’s palace&killed 4 people left and went ahead to Ilaje to kill 2 more people.. He wrote a petition after being threatened&where desperate for a fight. The Dpo & Area commander should be questioned respectively on this issue on ground as they acknowledged and received the petition respectively

  3. I would repeat this again-he wasnt led away in handcuff.. The Ajah boys attacked Olumegbon’s palace-killing 4 went ahead to Ilaje killed 2.. Kazeem Salami aka All Rounder,the DPO and Area commander shouldvall be questioned. Olumegbon from the tribunal&supreme court judgement is the traditional ruler&OVER-LORD of Ajah. He is a land owner&the head of idejo class. Please be sure to disperse the right info

  4. who is this Ahmed and who is he to the olumegbon killer squad. he really has some inside scoop so let him give us a copy of the petition they wrote to the police


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