A middle-age man (name withheld) was at the weekend shot dead in Ute-Erumu Community, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State by armed robbery suspect who reportedly invaded the burial ceremony of the mother.
It was reliably gathered that the mother of the victim who died at 86, was being buried in the community when some group of hoodlums got wind of the ceremony.
They were said to have allegedly shot sporadically into the air to enable them rob unsuspecting […]
According to reports, the police operatives attached to the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos have arrested one Aghatise Davis Osasunmese for his involvement in an internet fraud running into millions of naira on September 20, 2016.
On March 29, 2016, one Dr J.O.S. Okeke, based in United States of America, sent N5 million to his cousin, Iloka Ndubuisi, through First Bank Nigeria Plc.
On March 30, 2016, Ndubuisi received an e-mail, presumably from Okeke, that he should pay […]
An Ikeja High Court in Lagos, on Thursday sentenced two persons to death for robbing a supermarket manager of N5 million.
The convicts, a 20-year-old salesman, Charles Friday, and Chidiebere Ani, 21, were convicted by Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye.
“I have no doubt that the defendants are misguided youths like millions in the country.
“They are found guilty of the offences of conspiracy to commit armed robbery and armed robbery.
“The defendants are to be hung by the neck until they are dead, and may […]
According to reports, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, is advocating that the crime of rape should carry a life sentence, as what a rapist takes from his victim is invaluable compared to an armed robber that takes material things that can be replaced.
He made this call at a symposium organised by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) as part of activities marking the domestic and sexual violence awareness month.
Owoseni noted that poverty encourages […]
A top Nollywood actor has landed in trouble after he was arrested for armed robbery in Anambra State.
A popular Nollywood actor, Mr. Ifeanyi Azodo, has been arrested by the police in Onitsha for an alleged robbery. This was revealed by the Area Commander of Onistha Police Area Command, Abubarkar Yahaya.
Reacting to the matter, Yahaya said; “There was a case against him and we just invited him to make statement and we released him on bail because it is a ‘bailable’ […]
There was a robbery incident at Jumofak, Ikorodu, Lagos this morning. According to eye-witnesses, a lady was on her way to work by 6am when a thief attacked her with a dagger, gave her a cut on her left arm and collected her phones. The lady’s shouts attracted people who ran after the thief & caught him. They gave him the beating of his life and handed him over to the local security agents. See more photos
Report gathered that, A middle aged man identified as Michael Ogedengbe has been arrested by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State police command after he was caught robbing motorists of their valuable items including phones, laptops and others along the Surlere axis of the state on September 24th. When interrogated, Michael blamed his addiction to alcoholic drinks for his involvement in robbery
According to report, Michael said;
“It is true that I damaged the windscreen and side glass […]
It was reported that one Ahmed Rewanu also known as Alagbara who was arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for robbery says he could not escape the arrest because the police used charm to trail him.
Rewanu, 27, was among four suspects rounded up by the Rader Squad of the State Department of Criminal Investigation, Yaba.
The suspects, Rewanu, Rahmon Alao, Mufu Akanni, aka Olosa Oko and Lukman Suleiman, also known as Stubborn were reportedly part of gang unleashing […]
It was reported that a suspected armed robbery gang have confessed to the police in Lagos that becoming Indian hemp (Cannabis Sativa) smokers led them into violent crime.
The gang, was arrested by the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of Zone 2 of the Nigeria Police Force based at Onikan, Lagos.
One of them, simply identified as Chukwuemeka, says he was introduced into armed robbery after he joined Indian hemp (Cannabis Sativa) smokers at a popular suburb of Lagos, Ajegunle.
A human trafficking suspect, Sunday Yakubu, has explained that he engages in the criminal activity as a result of his ‘good heart.’ Yakubu said he engaged in human trafficking to help the victims become useful citizens and to earn a living.
He also said that he was pushed into the crime because of poverty, adding that he thought he could stop as soon as he made enough money.
While being paraded before journalists in Ilorin on Thursday, Yakubu, who was nabbed by […]
It was made known by reporters on saturday that, one armed robbery suspect was shot dead after a gun duel with the police during a robbery operation that took place in a supermarket at the Ikot Effa area of Calabar, Cross River State.
It was gathered that,two robbery suspects were also arrested in the process while four others were said to have escaped. One of the arrested suspects, was said to have later died..
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations […]