Thursday May 21st, 2015
Thursday May 21st, 2015
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Mistaken identity: kidnappers abduct security man’s wife, demand N10m

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Zara mohammed Kidnap victim

“The following day, I received a call from a number that claimed they had kidnapped her and requested that I should bring N10 million ransom to Allen bus stop at Ikeja, Lagos. I told them that I wanted to speak with my wife to be sure that they actually kidnapped her. It was then I asked her how she got kidnapped. She said it was when she was returning from the naming ceremony that she was kidnapped . While she was still talking with me, the line went off. I tried severally to call back but it was switched off.

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80-yr old grandma in prison over land matter

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Grandma

Residents of Abule-Foli village in Igando-Orudu area of Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos got what they did not bargain for, recently, when a combined team of uniformed and plain-clothed policemen stormed their village and arrested 22 of them. Among those arrested was Alhaja Baseratu Balogun, an 80-year-old grandmother.

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B-I-Z-A-R-R-E How 19-yr-old drop-out hypnotizes women with strange ring

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Chukwuebuka-suspect

Detectives attached to Nsukka Area Command of the Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State, were dumb- founded, recently, following startling confessions of a 19-year-old elementary six drop-out over his exploits with girls and homosexuals using a strange ring. The suspect, Chukwuebuka Ani, who hails from Nara in Nkanu Local Government Area of the state told policemen that he uses ring to weirdly attract young girls and married women while homosexuals approach him for love tango at the cost of a whooping N100,000 per day.

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House maid hacks master to death in Enugu

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Joseph-suspect

A 65-year-old beer parlour operator, Agnes Elue residing at No 293B Agbani road has been killed by the house maid on May 6, over issues of fund diversion. The suspect, Joseph Ijeh had lived with the deceased for over twenty years as a house maid. It was gathered that the suspect had over the years built confidence on his ability to run the beer parlour until recently when the proprietress noticed that he (Joseph) had not been rendering proper account.

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Edo Police declares war on illegal arms

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CP-Samuel-Adegbuyi

Arrests were made not necessarily in violence-connected crime. You don’t expect no arrest, where you have teeming crowds of millions who were not robots but human beings, but all these were under the confinement of the law enforcement. Investigations are ongoing and machineries have been put in place by the Inspector-General of Police and the DIG to enforce criminal investigation of those involved in electoral offences.

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2 dead, as herdsmen attack more Plateau communities

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Herdsmen... as death merchants

Jos—Residents of Foron District in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State have raised alarm over renewed attacks by Fulani herdsmen. The attacks have reportedly left no fewer than 32 people dead, cattle carted away and houses burnt. On Monday, two attacks at Vat and Zakupang villages left 30 people dead and another attack on Tuesday claimed the lives of two men.

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2 siblings killed, 15-room apartment razed by fire from candle light

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OWERRI—Anguish was the lot of the people of Ulakwo, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, following the death of two sons of the same parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Ishiguzo, in a fire disaster that reportedly began from a lit candle stick. Vanguard investigations revealed that apart from the death of the duo, property worth millions of naira were also consumed in the raging inferno, which completely destroyed the 15-room building that housed the Ishiguzos and other tenants.

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Two killed, property destroyed in Delta intra-communal crisis

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ASABA—NO fewer than two persons have been killed and property worth millions of naira destroyed at Olomoro in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, following an intra-communal crisis that erupted in the area. It was gathered that the crisis was triggered by the alleged killing of a member of the community’s vigilance team from Egbo quarters, while trying to mediate a fracas between three suspected cultists from Uruabe quarters.

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Ex-Delta Commissioner’s brother killed in Warri

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WARRI—SUSPECTED armed robbers have shot dead Mr. Christopher Timinimi, brother to Mr. George Timinimi, former Commissioner for Transport, while reversing his car near Idiaregbe Junction, Okere/Ugborikoko Road in Okumagba Layout of Warri. Timinimi was later rushed to a nearby private hospital, where he died.

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Unknown policeman kills DPO’s relative, Keke Marwa operator

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Hakeem-shot-dead-by-police

LAGOS—Tragedy struck, Tuesday, at Akowonjo area of Lagos as an unidentified policeman in mufti allegedly shot a tricycle (Keke Marwa) operator to death. It was learned that the policeman boarded the tricycle at Kareem Laka Street en route Unity Estate, but was held down for some time due to traffic gridlock.

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27-yr-old generator repairer stabs security man to death

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Abimbola-Azeez-murderer

A 27-year-old generator repairer has reportedly stabbed one Tochukwu Ejika, a security man, to death in Lagos. The suspect, identified as Abimbola Azeez, who is from Ikire in Osun State, reportedly stabbed the victim several times on his belly during a misunderstanding in God’s Own Estate, Ijanikin. Vanguard learned that the suspect was on his way out of the estate when the Chief Security Officer accosted him at about 8p.m. An exchange of words followed, which degenerated into a fight.

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Trader survives Boko Haram, loses life to armed robbers

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IGP-&-Gov.-Chime

A 24-year-old trader, Chinedu Eneje, who fled from the Northern part of the country in order to save his life from the onslaught of the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents, has, unfortunately, been killed by armed robbers. He was killed a few days after returning to the warm embrace of members of his family by bandits who laid siege to the Adani/Nsukka Expressway in Enugu State.

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Suleiman Abbas’s sack as IGP: Jonathan’s pound of flesh

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President Jonathan

Speculations have continued to trail last Tuesday announcement of the sack of Suleiman Abba as the 17th Inspector-General of Police in Nigeria. The sudden sack which came barely one month to the official handover by President Goodluck Jonathan to the incoming Buhari regime, has certainly fuelled the rumour making rounds that President Jonathan was poised to take his pound of flesh against loyalists that allegedly betrayed him during the just concluded elections in the country.

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Anambra: 58 in Police net over electoral malpractices

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Cp-Okaula

The election was free and fair, very peaceful and I think we should give ourselves kudos for that. This happened because we were able to provide enabling environment for the electorate to come out freely and cast their votes. When I came here, I observed that there was a great need for me to lecture the officers and men which I did.

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Lamentations of a widow: Alfa cast spell on my hubby, milked him dry and killed him

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Barely two months after her husband Rafiu Suleiman, was allegedly murdered by an Islamic cleric called Alfa Fathia in Magbon community along Lagos /Badagry express-way, the reality of losing her husband is gradually dawning on Titilope Suileman and her little children. In a chat with Crime Guard recently, the 38-year-old mother of six recounted the events that led to the discovery of her late husband’s body after five days of waiting for him to return back to his family from work.

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Rescue of abducted children: The intrigues, rigmarole & frustrations

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Funmilayo Adeyemi alleged kidnaper of three Orekoya’s  kids

The joy of the couple whose three children were abducted by a maid in Lagos knew no bounds, Wednesday, after they found their children, hale and hearty, dumped in a building at Shasha, a suburb of the city.

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Save me before my police husband kills me, wife cries out

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The victim (Folashade carrying her twins)

Life, for 28-year-old Folashade Ayetan, a mother of four, has not been a bed of roses. Without respite, her life has been garnished daily with psychological, emotional and physical torture.Folashade’s troubles began when she became pregnant 11 years ago at the age of 17, while in Jss 3. Naïvely, she thought that getting married to a man who promised her heaven on earth would provide an escape route or, at least, give her succour. Little did she know that her marriage to a police officer currently serving at Onireke Divisional Police Station, in Ojo, Lagos, would make her sad.

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How guards slit their Indian manager’s throat

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The Suspects

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos state police command are currently investigating three security guards suspected to have attacked, robbed and murdered their boss right inside his office at Eleko area of Lagos state.

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Lagos Guber election: Police boss vows to remain in INEC until winner emerges

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Aderant

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Kayode Aderanti, could thumb his chest and say eureka! This is because, his constituency recorded a rare feat in the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections. In the past, elections in the city witnessed skirmishes and violence. This time it ended peacefully. In fact, the police recorded the lowest number of arrests in election matters in the state. Crime Guard spoke with the police helmsman in the state and he opened up on how the feat was achieved.

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We rob people who patronise prostitutes in brothels — suspects

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suspects

Recently, four daring bandits carried their luck too far when they struck at the ever-busy Federal Highway Barracks in Ikeja, Lagos. Interestingly, they carried out the operation in an area where both policemen and other security agents throng heavily. The popular but dreaded Area F, police command is also located close to the barracks. This did not however, deter the dare-devils from waylaying their victim and robbing him of his precious valuables which included; Laptop, I-phone 4, two blackberries, PSP game, two wristwatches and N12, 000 at gun point.

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In one operation, we made N90m: I built a house and bought one SUV before leaving for Japan

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criminals-ok

They disclosed that the attack on Chief Obianodo which many speculated to be an assassination attempt, was actually an attempted kidnap which was foiled by his police guards. It was gathered that the kidnappers weren’t expecting any form of resistance from his guards as they accosted his convoy on 22 Road Festac Town. “They had expected the policemen guarding the chief to run for cover when they accosted them and opened fire on his convoy. But surprisingly, a policeman guarding the Chief put up a fight and engaged the kidnappers in a shoot-out, killing two at the spot while one other died before they fled,” police sources explained.

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I bought human skull for N4,000 — Pregnant woman, suspected

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Owing to the myths attached to cemetery, several people dread going there. But, a playwright said, “Many birds dread water, but the duck sleeps in it”.

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I was offered N30,000 to convey a kidnapped woman into the bush

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Ogun-kidnap-suspect

A 24-year-old commercial motorcyclist who confessed to being a member of a kidnap syndicate that specialised in abducting their victims from Ogun and Lagos states, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Special Anti Robbery Squad. The suspect, Taiwo Akilo, was arrested at the weekend while on the verge of taking the syndicate’s female victim to their hide out inside a bush around Imodi- Ijasi, along Ijebu-ode/Ikorodu road. The captive, one Mrs Abosede Adenuga, was reportedly abducted at about 10.50pm, around Ikorodu area of Lagos, last Sunday.

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Family laments mysterious disappearance of female banker

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Kidnap-victim-(Munachiso)

When Charity Anyanwu dropped off her niece Munachiso Anyanwu, at the Lagos toll-gate to board a vehicle to the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State, little did she know that it would be the last time they would set eyes on her. Surprisingly, few hours after they waved goodbye, all efforts to ascertain whether Muna, as she was popularly called, reached her destination safely failed as nothing has been heard about her since then.

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ROBBERY ATTACK AT LEKKI: How the bandits struck

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Lekki-robbery-victim

It was like an epic Hollywood scene. Five young men, dressed in military fatigue uniforms and wielding AK47 automatic rifles, just emerged from the nearby waterway bordering the lagoon along Ikoy/Lekki bridge. Their mission was obvious because they started firing from all fronts. It was the peak hour when workers were on their way home.

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C-U-L-T-I-S-M Pastor’s son, others in Police net

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robbers

Seven members of the Supreme Eyie Confraternity said to have been terrorizing residents of Magbo, Morogbo and Agbara areas of Lagos State are currently cooling off at the dreaded cell of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja. Two locally-made pistols were recovered from the suspects who have also been accused of robbery.

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Killer of our daughter on the loose – Family of murdered Lagos housewife

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late-Oby

Narrating how the incident happened, brother to the deceased, Nnamdi Eze told Crime Guard: ‘’We are yet to recover from the brutal murder of my sister, two months after the incident. She died after serial brutal assaults by her husband. My sister, a 37- years-old graduate of Economics from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, got married to her husband in the year 2002.

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Help! My life is in danger, cries septuagenarian who claims ‘Pastor’ wants him dead over disputed land

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Pa Olusegun Meranda

As he reclines on an old creaking armless chair preparatory for this encounter, 72- year- old Olusegun Meranda, the only surviving male child of poplar Delfino Anthonio Da-Meranda family in Lagos, presents an unmistakable graphic picture of an unkempt and ailing septuagenarian needing shelter and medical attention.

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B-I-Z-A-R-R-E: How a cleric poisoned client, chopped off his hands, head, private parts

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Fatai-Aderomu

Residents of Obele community in Oko-Agbola, Magbon area of Badagry, Lagos, were taken aback at the sight of policemen at the site of a swimming pool around the area on February 13, 2015. However, before their arrival, a crowd had gathered to watch the bloated headless body of a man in the river. At the approach of the policemen, the crowd disappeared into thin air for fear of possible arrest.

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Assassination of Abuja bizman: Suspect implicates deceased’s best friend

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Late Tony Eze

By Emma Nnadozie The circumstances surrounding the gruesome murder of Tony Eze, a 39-year-old International businessman based in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, have been unravelled by detectives attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Force Headquarters, Abuja. The late Eze, from Umuagede village in Nsukka L.G.A. of Enugu State met his untimely death after a

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How trans-border car snatcher disposed a Toyota Camry for N50,000

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Suspect:..., the suspect, brandishing a locally made pistol

A notorious car snatching syndicate terrorizing motorists in Enugu State and its environs has been apprehended by the operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of Enugu Police command.

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Suspected killer of a Lagos housewife tells his stunning story from a hideout

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Residents of Oke-Afa area in Lagos State were jolted in December 2014, after the body of a 35-year-old housewife, Martha Ifeoma Ifewulu was discovered at her house in a pool of her blood. The mother of four and wife of Chief Lawrence Ugochukwu Ifewulu, 52, was murdered by an unknown person few hours before her children arrived from school. Reports said the children came home only to find their mother in a pool of her own blood, which flowed freely down the staircase.

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