• Suspected robbers confess on how they robbed Basketmouth of $200, phones in Lagos

    Suspected robbers confess on how they robbed Basketmouth of $200, phones in Lagos

    The suspects, who robbed veteran Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth, at gun point at his residence in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State, on September 7 have been arrested.

    The comedian was in company of his family when unknown gunmen broke into his home and carted away valuables.

    They were paraded before newsmen at the state Police Command headquarters, Ikeja on Saturday.

    Twenty-four-year old Chibuzor Ugwu, the suspected leader of the three-man gang confessed, saying “Anytime I come to Lagos, I take my gang to vandalise […]

  • Buhari’s hard condition led us into temptation – Robbery suspects confess

    Buhari’s hard condition led us into temptation – Robbery suspects confess

    Two armed robbery suspects arrested by the Department of State Service in Anambra State, Uche Ezeugo and Somadina, have attributed their actions to the current hard times in the country.

    Ezeugo said he was forced into the act to enable him give his late father a befitting burial.

    He said, “I’m not a natural thief. It’s this Buhari hard condition that led me into this temptation.”

    They were arrested for allegedly stealing some laptops.

    Somadina, on his part, blamed his action on hunger and […]

  • Vanguard publisher’s guard gave us a hint – Robbery suspects confess

    Vanguard publisher’s guard gave us a hint – Robbery suspects confess

    Three suspected robbers, who attacked the Publisher of Vanguard Newspapers, Sam Amuka-Pemu, in the Anthony Village area of Lagos State, have said they got inside information from one of his security guards.

    The robbers, who are nationals of Republic of Chad, were identified as Umar Hussein, 46; Atim Abukakar, 31; and 35-year-old Abdulrazak Hassan.

    They claimed to have made away with N200,000, phones and valuables kept in Amuka-Pemu’s wardrobe.

    It was reported that a four-man gang invaded the publisher’s residence at about 1am […]

  • We kidnapped 4-year-old girl in Imo, sold her in Anambra – Evangelist, others confess

    We kidnapped 4-year-old girl in Imo, sold her in Anambra – Evangelist, others confess

    The Imo State Police Command has arrested four child traffickers, including an evangelist for allegedly kidnapping a 4-year-old girl, identified as Chinasa Okeke.

    The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Andrew Enwerem, paraded the suspects on Friday at the Command heaquarters in Owerri, the state capital.

    According to him, said the little girl was abducted by a self-professed Evangelist, Ijeoma Ogbuehi, a 20-year-old man, Chibueze Okorie, Chinonso Ogbedi, and Joy Nwosu all of Orsu Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

    The PPRO said, […]