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CRIME AND CHRISTMAS- Are we safe in our cities?(1)

It is a norm in this part of the world that the end of the year comes with a lot of activities, most of which is geared towards spending lots and lots of money on food, clothes and other luxuries we’ve probably been denying ourselves throughout the year. Sadly, the period of Christmas here does not bring just glad tidings, but sad and traumatic ones too. Crime rate sky rockets, money and valuables stolen, lives lost, people injured etc

Fortunately, critical intelligence assessment of some major cities in Nigeria and locations that can be classified as high-risk areas.The list is not exhaustive, but is meant to serve as a guide, especially as we approach the end of year and even as the 2019 election campaigns continue. So this week, I will be taking you through different major cities in the country and crime prone areas to watch out for in them.

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Isheri Olowo-Ira Under Bridge (Armed robbery, Road Traffic Assault & theft, shooting and violent clashes between rival groups etc.),

*Long Bridge linking Mowe in Ogun State -Robbery especially carjacking

* Abiola garden/Otedola estate Bridge -Road Traffic Assault & theft

*Toyota Bus, Apapa/Oshodi Expressway -Road Traffic Assault & theft

*Ikorodu -Ritual activities

*Fadeyi/Onipanu/Palmgrove -Cult gang rivalries and clashes

*Ajegunle, Ijora -Cult gang rivalries and clashes

*Mile 2 under bridge,Obalende Bridge descending Onikan and Maza-Maza- Snatching of valuables

Stay glued on this channel for more updates on different crime prone areas in across the country.

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