Saturday January 31st, 2015
Saturday January 31st, 2015
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‘I confessed to our pastor after every robbery operation’

  /   in Crime Guard 12:12 am   /   Comments

David-Chineye

“ Joining a robbery gang is the worst mistake of my life. Had I known, I would have listened to my wife.

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Man, 65, attempting to transfer money from a murdered man’s account in police net

  /   in Crime Guard 12:27 am   /   Comments

Suspect: Joseph Akpan

A look at 65-year-old Akpan Joseph , will never pass him for a fraudster, owing to his seemingly calm disposition. But he is currently cooling his heels at the dreaded Lagos State Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in Ikeja.

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OUR MISSION WAS TO KILL

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suspect ...Defemi Oladega, Odukoya Deji, Oladeji Hoteyin

“ We were on a mission to kill members of Eiye group, which Damilare Ayodele belonged. We took that decision because ….”—suspect

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I turned to robbery after govt demolished my shop — robbery suspect

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Suspects-Jolly-Abienekpen-a

“We formed our gang at an Indian Hemp joint under the Ijora Bridge.”—Suspects

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Two men fight over a girl, one dies

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Death-warrant

Never in the wildest imagination of Samson Ibrahim, did he envisage he would not live to see his agenda for 2015 actualize, as he set off to a bar in Paiko Idimu, a Lagos suburb on January 1.

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Sacrilege!Man 50, arrested for sleeping with 14 year-old daughter

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His seemingly fixed countenance reminded one of a frowning mask as he was being whisked into the police waiting van . 50-year-old Isiaka Alade as he was later identified, was led by a teeming crowd, right from the uncompleted building which serves as home for him and his 14 year-old daughter , Sadia,…

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I killed my neighbour in self defence — murder suspect

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suspect-Anthony-Ugboru

Never in the wildest imagination of 29-year-old Anthony Ogboru did he envisage to spend the just celebrated Christmas and New Year behind the counter, let alone to end up in one of the prisons in Lagos, for as long as the courts ruled!

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How herbalist masterminded kidnap of hotel MD

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native-doctor-copy

Armed men later discovered to be kidnappers, struck at about 7pm on December 4, 2014, in Ikorodu area of Lagos. The kidnappers who operated in a Toyota vehicle, veered off its lane in a commando-like manner and blocked a vehicle . Two armed men reportedly jumped out of the vehicle and ordered its lone occupant, later discovered to be the Managing Director of a popular hotel around the area, to come down. They whisked him away.

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I killed my master because I needed N150,000 for Dubai trip – motor boy

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Sani-Saidu

A look at 32 year-old Sani Saidu , will never pass him for a betrayer, let alone a killer , owing to his quiet disposition and soft way of speaking. But his disposition has only proved to be deceptive after all , as he is currently cooling his heels at the Lagos State Criminal Investigations Department ,SCID, Yaba , Lagos, over a case of alleged murder.

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I am under a spell, reveals robbery suspect

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Ugochukwu

God has spared my life on several occasions, thereby giving me a second chance to turn a new leaf. But, I have been recalcitrant. I wonder if I would come out of this alive.”
This was the exact words of Ugochukwu Felix, 28, a self-confessed member of a five-man robbery gang that has been terrorizing Ajegunle, Apapa and its environs.

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‘How Okija shrines kill liars, fraudsters’

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chief-Azubuko

Prominent indigenes of Okija community in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, have risen in defence of the dreaded shrines in the area popularly known as Alusi Okija in Igbo parlance, saying that the shrines do not kill innocent persons, as being portrayed.

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Niger Police foil attempt to rob politician N8m campaign funds

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Policeman get sets to quell protect of students of Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye in Abeokuta

Police in Niger state have foiled an attempt by a gang of five suspected armed robbers to rob a politician in the state of N8m collected from a commercial Bank in Paiko town, near Minna, the state capital for campaign rallies in parts of the state.

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Enugu community protests release of murder suspects by Police

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By Chinenyeh Ozor; Nsukka The people of Aji, an agrarian community in Enugu Ezike, Igbo Eze North Local government area, Enugu State, are at present living in fear. This is as a result of the release of seven members of a rival vigilante group by the police in Abuja after they were arrested for alleged

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Abuja biz man killed by unkonwn gang after night out

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The Police in Abuja are fighting hard to unravel the mystery surrounding the brutal killing of a 39-year-old International businessman,Tony Eze, recently, at Tungama area of Zuba. The father of two was killed around 7:20pm after he had drinks with three of his friends on the fateful day.

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Stephanie Okereke’s brother charged for allegedly raping UNILAG student

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Daniel Okereke

November 6, 2014 was like every other day for 300 level student of Computer Science (names withheld) at the University of Lagos, Akoka Yaba. As the ailing student who managed to attend lectures stepped into her apartment located at Moremi hall, never in her wildest imagination did she envisage she would end up being a victim of rape.

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My link with Ogun politician – Cultist

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Abiodun Taiwo

By Esther Onyegbula The Police in Lagos, recently, recorded a breakthrough after detectives arrested suspected leader of a notorious cult gang that has been terrorizing Bariga and its environs.’ The 29-year-old suspect identified as Abiodun Taiwo, was arrested in Shomolu area while allegedly attempting to mobilize members of his gang for an operation in Ogun

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Aftermath of bus conductor’s death: Children out of school

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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

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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

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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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