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    2,000 indigent FG land allottees in Gwagwalada swindled by officials

    Something despicable has just happened to over 2,000 poor Nigerians allocated land in Gwagwalada, a thriving suburb of Abuja. The strategic piece of land, measuring over 200 hectares, was allocated to the beneficiaries drawn from all parts of Nigeria in 1992 when the Federal Capital Territory was more of a village than a township. Then, it was like buying poverty to be given a piece of land outside Maitama and Asokoro, the two most developed and preferred districts of Abuja. The mighty and powerful who control the levers of government flock around the two areas while the poor seek solace in Nyanya, Suleja and Gwagwalada and other slumps that have sprung up near the FCT.

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    I joined robbery to raise money to enrol in Maritime school – suspect

    A SIX-man robbery gang that specialized in breaking into jewellery shops and carting away goods in Warri, Delta state, recently, met their waterloo in the hands of eagle-eyed police detectives in the state. The robbery gang, according to police sources, usually go for specialised range of jewellery which included gold-plated and sterling silver necklaces, studded bracelets, earrings and rings and semi-precious stones, all designed to be layered for a luxe aesthetic. Thereafter, they would sell them at give- away prices to ready buyers.

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    Suspects

    Robbery suspects: They threatened to rape me to death – Victim

    In my confusion, I ran inside the toilet inspite of warning from them not to do so. Two of them (Kuye Daniels and Fashola Adewunmi ) ran after me and threatened to rape me to death for disobeying their order. They were about to carry out their threat when their partner told them to leave for the next apartment . I recognized them because they were not masked . They collected N60, 000 from my bag and N5, 000 from my wallet, including two ATM cards, one infinix phone, one Nokia Lumia, one Tehno phone and one Nokia touch”, she said.

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    Fake soldier

    Unbelievable! Dismissed, serving soldiers, policemen fight for escort jobs

    But alas! The father of one was discovered to have merely been parading himself as a Soldier. His true identity was revealed last week following his arrest over an alleged theft at a friend’s apartment. A mild drama was said to have played out when policemen came to effect his arrest. Eye witnesses told Crime Alert that Iheanacho who boasted that he could not be arrested by the policemen, put up resistance, during which he allegedly fought with the policemen.

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    •The suspects

    Murder of artisan in Lagos: We are innocent – Suspects

    THE five suspected killers of a 20-year-old artisan identified simply as Shina at Cele-Nica along the Badagry Expressway in Lagos, have stated that they knew nothing about the murder of the deceased. The suspects: Christiana Akpan (31), a sex worker, Oluwasina Aregbo (34), a disc jockey (DJ), Tureeb Ganiyu (22), Kelly Onochie (23), and Bamidele Ajibade (41); who police alleged were arrested at the scene of the crime, rather gave different conflicting accounts of how they were arrested.

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    CP Owoseni and RRS Commander, ACP Disu during an outing.

    Showcasing new, improved RRS – ACP Disu’s magic wand

    Don’t forget that RRS is just a unit in the Lagos state police setup, and the Commissioner of Police is in charge and has laid down strategies to effectively combat crime in the state. All parts of Lagos has been mapped out. That is why we are seriously battling robbery in traffic and other crimes. We have seen increase in changes and the crime is going down.

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    Levi Imoter

    I take responsibility for the killing of 34 colleagues — EX-CULT LEADER

    29- year- old Levi Imoter was a notorious cultist for over 10 years. He engaged in the worst crimes imaginable, including armed robbery, and operated from Benue, through Bauchi to Borno. In this encounter, he recounts how he led many university undergraduates into cultism and armed robbery; his waterloo during a robbery operation in Maiduguri; life in prison and how his death sentence was reversed through divine intervention. He says he would spend the rest of his life preaching the mercy and love of God through Jesus Christ who delivered him from the jaws of death. He is the brain behind Renewed Mind Foundation International.

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    The Police boss  parading the suspects and the recovered arms and ammunition

    We have superior weapons than police – suspected arms dealer

    The Police in Benue State, recently, got a shocking revelation from one of the arrested suspected criminals who deals in illegal arms in the state. The occasion was during a parade by the new Commissioner of police in the state, Paul Yakadi, after his command recorded a breakthrough by arresting about 55 cult and armed robbery suspects in a major operation and clampdown on masterminds of crimes and criminality in the state.

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