Friday November 21st, 2014
Friday November 21st, 2014
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Aftermath of bus conductor’s death: Children out of school

  /   in Crime Guard 12:52 am   /   Comments

Victor-and-Destiny

The harsh reality of the tragic end of Ikechukwu Abasirim, the bus conductor who was allegedly crushed to death by policemen attached to the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, along Apapa/Oshodi expressway , last month, has begun to take its toll on his pregnant widow and four children.

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Ajegunle boils as thugs go berserk

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Ifelodu-under-attack-Pix

Palpable fear has gripped residents of Ajegunle community in Ifelodun Local Government, Lagos State, following incessant attacks by heavily armed hoodlums who parade the streets, terrorizing people.

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Bloody tales of Okija shrine re-echoe

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•The suspected Chief Priests and worshippers arrested in 2004 with recovered human skulls

Echoes of the controversial and dreaded Okija shrines resonated, Weekend, in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State following fight for supremacy between the Chief Priests of the shrines and youths in the area. The elderly priests alleged that the youths have hijacked their shrines and are duping and killing unsuspecting patronizers of the notorious Ogwugwu—Akpu and Ogwugwu—Isi—Ula shrines by parading themselves as priests.

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Enemy at the door: I watched in horror as cultists killed my six-year-old boy — Bereaved mother

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*Deborah Bernard...Emma, you have killed my son

Little Samson Bernard had his life cut down by bullets from suspected cultists in the North Bank area of Makurdi, Benue State capital.

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2015 elections: Lagos CP wants politicians to surrender illegal weapons

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Cornelius Kayode Aderanti

Newly posted Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Cornelius Kayode Aderanti paints grim pictures here, makes hopeful gestures there, proffers solutions and ends up very optimistic as he speaks on his assignment in Lagos. He bared his mind exclusively to our Crime Editor, Emma Nnadozie.

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How I escaped from kidnapper’s den in Ogun State

  /   in Crime Guard 6:24 am   /   Comments

Victim-pix

A middle-aged woman, Mrs. Patience Igho, recently narrated how she escaped from kidnapper’s den in Agbara forests at the outskirts of Ogun State.

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Life has been hell for me — Victim of alleged police brutality

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Matthew-the-victim

They thought I was a cat with nine lives. The two shots that were fired at me did not kill me. One of them cocked his gun, hit it on the ground and released the shot that got me on the leg.

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How I slaughtered two teenage Tiv girls —Suspect

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The prime suspect -  20-year-old Adamu Ibrahim

There was an outburst of anger and outrage in Benue State few days ago when news of the slaughter of two teenage girls by a 20-year-old Fulani herdsman at Zongo village, Mabala Council Ward in Makurdi, the state capital, filtered into town.

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Police uncover fake healing homes in Ogun

  /   in Crime Guard 10:08 pm   /   Comments

The Shrine

Residents of Erukun community in Itori, Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, were jolted over the weekend after detectives stormed the area and arrested suspected members of a syndicate that hide under the cover of spiritualists to swindle unsuspecting members of the public.

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Why I brought three of my friends from Delta state to rob my uncle in Lagos – suspect

  /   in Crime Guard 12:22 am   /   Comments

The Suspect (Oyoma)

Six suspected armed robbers said to be members of a gang that has been terrorizing Lagos, Delta and Imo states for long have been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, Lagos.

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‘I started armed robbery after Ogboni Confraternity failed me’

  /   in Crime Guard 1:43 am   /   Comments

If yes, never attempt to alight to check the damages done on your vehicle, or exchange words with the erring motorcyclist, particularly if the rider is not alone. This is because you could fall prey to robbers who have devised such method to snatch vehicles from unsuspecting motorists.

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Evil youths kill, bury 22 year old crane operator

  /   in Crime Guard 10:34 am   /   Comments

Chimnumezi’s mother, Mrs Nkiruka

SOME sinful youths of Ovogo community, Odoegu clan in Emohua Local Government Area, Rivers State, have outrageously murdered and buried a 22-year-old crane operator with a Port-Harcourt construction company, Chimnumezi Wokoma, in a pit toilet.

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How Covenant Varsity student, 20, was kidnapped, murdered in Lagos

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John Chinedu Okere

Lagos State Police Command is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the kidnap and murder of a 20-year-old undergraduate, identified as John Chinedu Okere, who until his death was a 300 level Electrical Engineering student at Covenant University, Otta in Ogun State.

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Man poisons night guard, leads gang to rob Lagos compamy

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*All kidnapping, robbery suspects

A gang of vicious armed robbers who swooped on the warehouse of a popular company in Victoria Island, Lagos, carting away goods worth over N1 million met their waterloo recently, after detectives from the Federal Anti-Robbery Squad, Adeniji-Adele, rounded them up.

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I couldn’t marry because of my robbery operations

  /   in Crime Guard 8:36 pm   /   Comments

Suspect

Its end of the road for a 33-year-old man, Obinna Okolie, who was dubbed the most notorious receiver of stolen goods and a key financier and recruiter of hijackers, terrorizing major highways in Lagos and other parts of the country.

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Police in Anambra know who planted human heads in my hotel – hotelier

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Bonaventure Mokwe

Remember Upper Class Hotel, situated on 8 Old Market Road, in the commercial city of Onitsha , Anambra state that was demolished on the order of Mr Peter Obi, the immediate past governor of the state, following the discovery of human heads and ammunition inside one of the hotel rooms?

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Married man ends up in jail after acid attack on lover

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Paulina before and after the acide burnt

The incident of August 28, 2010 will remain with Ms. Paulina Imuere (41) forever.
It was a day her vision was cut short and dreams shattered. it was a day she hoped never happened.

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General Overseer’s wife in baby factory scandal, flees to USA

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Emeka Precious Chinyere

Policemen attached to the Special Fraud Unit, Milverton, Ikoyi and those of the Rivers State Police Command, are currently on the trail of a fleeing wife of the General Overseer of a popular Pentecostal Church (name withheld) in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, alleged to be operating the biggest baby factory in the southern part of the country.

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Untold story of how and why dreaded kidnapers killed former Deputy governor

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sus

Recently, the Lagos State Police Command paraded three suspected members of a deadly kidnap gang who confessed to have masterminded the kidnap of the wife and daughter of a sitting Supreme Court Judge, Justice, Bode Rhodes Vivour and the gruesome murder of a former Deputy Governor of Anambara State, Chudi Nwike.

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Why do women turn into suicide bombers?

  /   in Crime Alert, Crime Guard 7:42 pm   /   Comments

Female-bomber

Recently, a young Nigerian girl—just 15 years old—approached a group of police officers and blew herself up. The attack failed; she claimed no lives but her own

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Why I killed my lover – Kelechi Williams

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The suspect, Kelechi Williams and  late Njideka Lizzy Nzewe

The police at Area E, Festac, Lagos, recently made a breakthrough by arresting a 33-year-old man, Kelechi Willaims Mojekwu, for strangulating his 39-year-old lover, Njideka Lizzy Nzewe, to death in her apartment at Green Estate, Amuwo-Odofin, Lagos. The arrest of the suspect within seven days of committing the offence was spectacular going by the fact that he eloped to Ghana soon after killing the mother of four.

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Man stabs lover to death because she refused him marriage

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Suspect and late Gift

As 26 year-old girl, Gift Sunday, left her abode in Ketu , Lagos, to meet her boyfriend, Raphael Effiong, who had invited her over on phone, Monday, July 28, 2014. Never, in her wildest imagination, did she envisage that would be her last day on earth.

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Lagos abduction/ritual saga: Suspect makes u-turn – names another pastor

  /   in Crime Guard 6:38 pm   /   Comments

The suspect in chains

Detectives investigating recent allegations of abduction against a Lagos based woman, Rosemary Chukwu, were recently jolted when the prime suspect named another pastor as the mastermind of the abduction.

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God directs me to impregnate married women and their daughters- Pastor

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The-pastor

A 53-year-old man who claims to be a Pastor, has been arrested by the Police in Nsukka, Enugu State, for allegedly impregnating married women and young girls in his church.

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Police job, the best in Nigeria

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police

It was pomp and pageantry recently at the Delta State Police Command Headquarters when the state police boss, Ikechukwu Ayo Aduba, bowed out after 35 years of dedicated and active service to the Nigeria Police.

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Akwa Ibom stands up against Baby Factories

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ondo-baby-factory

By  CHIOMA ONUEGBU, Uyo It’s bizarre. Baby factory      businesses and child stealing have become a twin social menace plaguing the country today especially in the Niger Delta and South Eastern states. The heinous acts reportedly appear rampant in Imo, Abia, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Anambra, and Cross Rivers States. In Akwa Ibom, for instance, between

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We don’t rob on Fridays and during Ramadan — Bandits arrested in Ibadan

  /   in Crime Alert, Crime Guard 7:37 am   /   Comments

The-suspects1

An unsuspecting womanizer would easily fall into their traps seeing their feminine faces made-up with cosmetics, with weave-on hairdo that dangles on both sides of their broad shoulders.

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Lagos Pastor ‘implicated’ in ritual saga opens up

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Chukwuemeka Nwankwo

The news broke, just like a thunderbolt. Mrs. Rosemary Chukwu, a mother of four, residing at 33, Omolegede street, a suburb of Ikorodu area in Lagos State, abducted a seven-year-old primary School pupil, Emmanuel Emeka, and was about taking him to a den when it was foiled .

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How I was raped by my guardian’s son

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Peace

When 12-year-old Peace(not real name)left her home town in Imo state to live with her aunt in Lagos, last December , her parents expectation was for her to get the best of education her guardian could afford. Enthusiastic Peace was said to have bid her parents farewell, with a promise to be a good girl and at also, grow up some day to lift the burden of poverty off them.

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How Lagos socialite smartly stole in Port Harcourt

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•Ifeoma with the  stollen goods

It was the end of the road for a 32-year-old woman alleged to be engaged in stealing in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, following her arrest by operatives of the Rivers State Police Command.

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Kidnap:How Onitsha lawyer regained freedom

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•Members of the group.

Combined efforts of members of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Idemili Branch and family members may have contributed towards securing the release of an Onitsha-based legal practitioner, Ejike Efobi, who was abducted penultimate Sunday night at Nkpor Junction in Anambra State, by unknown gunmen.

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‘How we fought armed robbers on expressway’

  /   in Crime Guard 11:15 pm   /   Comments

The bus

Members of a notorious gang of armed robbers that have been terrorizing unsuspecting passengers and motorists along Mile 2-Badagry Expressway met their waterloo recently, after the police at Ijanikin succeeded in outsmarting them.

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