• Police officer, 5 others sent to prison over N6m robbery

    Police officer, 5 others sent to prison over N6m robbery

    For allegedly robbing some Chinese of N6 million worth of goods and cash, six people, including a police officer, were on Thursday remanded at Kirikiri prison by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

    The Magistrate, Mrs O. A. Akokhia, refused to hear the accused plea and remanded them in prison.

    Akokhia adjourned the case to Dec. 22 for mention.

    The accused are Sunday Onuh, 32, driver; Peter Owoicho, 30, house keeper; James Momoh, 20, driver; Emmanuel Audu, 32, unemployed; Francis Onuh, 32, and Gabriel Ochigbo, […]

  • Governor Umahi vows to sign death warrants of persons convicted of kidnap, robbery and others

    Governor Umahi vows to sign death warrants of persons convicted of kidnap, robbery and others

    Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has vowed to sign the death warrants of persons convicted of kidnapping, cultism, armed robbery and other crimes in the state.

    Umahi made the pronouncement when he visited the 20km rice field disputed by the Onweonweya and Mkpumekweoku communities in Izzi Local Government Area.

    Umahi remarked that in keeping with the government’s prison decongestion programme, murder, armed robbery, kidnapping and related cases must pass through the entire judicial process.

    Umahi said: “We will not pardon such convicts […]

  • Robbery suspects operating in military camouflage nabbed in Delta

    Robbery suspects operating in military camouflage nabbed in Delta

    According to reports, the Police in Delta have arrested a gang of robbery suspects, who disguise in military uniforms and rob victims of their valuables in Warri and environs.

    A statement by SP Celestina Kalu, spokesperson of the police command in the state, said the suspects were arrested on the Evereni axis of the East-West road, after a police Dragon patrol intercepted a tricycle.

    “On Nov. 10, 2016, a Dragon patrol team, while on duty along Ughelli/Patani road at Evereni, intercepted one […]

  • Bank manager, three others killed in Ekiti robbery incident

    Bank manager, three others killed in Ekiti robbery incident

    A manager with Heritage Bank, a cashier, and two other persons were killed on Friday in a robbery incident in Otun Ekiti, headquarters of Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the other persons killed by the robbers included a security guard attached to the palace of the paramount ruler of the town, Adedapo Popoola, and another security guard attached to Unity Bank.

    An undisclosed sum of money was carted away from the Heritage Bank branch […]

  • Recession forced us into armed robbery – Suspect confesses

    Recession forced us into armed robbery – Suspect confesses

    Two brothers, Elijah Okpara and Prince Okpara, have been arrested by men of the Ondo State Command for allegedly taking part in some of the robbery incidents that occurred in Akure in recent times.

    The suspects were specifically arrested at Abusoro in Ijoka area of Akure, the capital of Ondo State .

    One of the suspects, Elijah said he and his brother went into burglary and robbery when they lost their jobs due to the economic hardship in the country.

    But he said […]

  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye West ‘FIRE’  longtime bodyguard Pascal Duvier following robbery

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West ‘FIRE’ longtime bodyguard Pascal Duvier following robbery

    Just one month after Kim K was robbed in her Paris hotel by a group of men who made off with $11million worth of jewels, the bodyguard who was tasked to take care of her, Pascal Duvier, has been sacked.

    Pascal, who has been with the Kardashian family since 2012, was reportedly sacked this week by Kim and her husband, Kanye.

    According to reports, Pascal wasn’t the only one who was let go. “Pascal, along with a couple other security members of […]

  • Many students now into robbery, cultism – Abia CP

    Many students now into robbery, cultism – Abia CP

    Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeleye Oyebade, has said that the number of students involved in armed robbery and cultism has increased.

    Oyebade said that recent crime trend in Abia indicated that most of such students were also members of secret cults.

    The state police boss disclosed this during at an inter-denominational anti-cultism crusade organised by the Abia State Police Command at the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba.

    Some secret cult members denounced their membership of various cult groups during the event

    The crusade, […]

  • Police arrest OPC leader, 22 others for robbery

    Police arrest OPC leader, 22 others for robbery

    According to reports, the police in Ogun State have arrested a coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Segun Olaojo, for alleged armed robbery and illegal possession of firearm.

    The state Police Commissioner, Ahmed Iliyasu, paraded the suspect and 22 others yesterday at the police headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta.

    Iliyasu also displayed 28 assorted guns, including pump action, double barrel, single barrel, locally-made and pistols, recovered from suspected bandits.

    He said Olaojo, who is the OPC coordinator in Ita Oluwo area of Ikorodu, Lagos State, […]

  • Police smash highway robbery syndicate, recover two AK47 rifles

    Police smash highway robbery syndicate, recover two AK47 rifles

    According to reports, the Police in Enugu State on Saturday said it has smashed a highway robbery syndicate disguising as military officers at the Nsukka axis of the Enugu-Makurdi Road.

    The police said they recovered two double barrel guns fabricated as AK 47 rifle, money, a pair of boots and torches, among others.

    The police spokesman in the State, Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu that the hoodlums were dressed in military camouflage.

    Amaraizu said: “The Police Counter Terrorism […]

  • Kim Kardashian Sues Over Reports Claiming Her Robbery in Paris Was Fake

    Kim Kardashian Sues Over Reports Claiming Her Robbery in Paris Was Fake

    Kim Kardashian who has been silent since she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris is tired of the media and everyone else saying she lied about the incident and is now suing Media TakeOut for spearheading the story that she made up the whole robbery incident.

    According to reports, Kim filed a suit against the website Tuesday because of three posts that claimed she staged the robbery. Media TakeOut stated various conspiracy theorists on social media as evidence, one post alleged […]

  • Hilary Clinton praises Kanye West after Kim Kardashian robbery

    Hilary Clinton praises Kanye West after Kim Kardashian robbery

    Hillary Clinton heaped praises on Kanye West for rushing to Kim Kardashian’s side after she was robbed in Paris. Democratic Presidential nominee, Hilary Clinton told “Extra’s” AJ Calloway on Wednesday:

    “He was in the middle of the concert and he ran offstage, bless his heart,”. “I’m just glad nobody was hurt.”

    Clinton said she felt “really bad” for Kim K, who was robbed of about $11 million worth of jewelry and held at gunpoint in her hotel room.

    Kardashian endorsed Clinton late last […]