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5 men rape 10-yr-old girl comatose in Owerri

OWERRI—For allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl, three men were almost lynched, yesterday, at the Relief Market, Egbu Road, Owerri. Vanguard gathered that the accused, two Tiv-speaking persons from Benue State and an Igbo man, reportedly lured the young girl to a lonely part of the market where she was locked up in one of the shops directly behind the Dan Anyiam Stadium Complex, before they serially raped her until she became unconscious.

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Patrick Eze

Enugu massacre: Surviving Corps member narrates experience

“The herdsmen wrote two weeks to the attack, informing us that they would invade our community.. On coming back that April 21, my kinsmen told me of the impending danger. I asked them how would an attack be possible when the Fulani do not know the nooks and crannies of our village. They have been grazing in the other parts of Nimbo but I am sure they have not grazed in our villages. Where we ran to for safety, they have not grazed there since they came to Nimbo. It was one of our kinnsmen, Ben and the police Corporal that led them to our safe haven. That black Monday, we were alert till 5am until the policemen who were around said we should go and sleep. Then we went to bed. Barely 30mintues after, this incident happened. It was obvious that Ben and the Corporal led the onslaught.

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Suspects

How we kidnapped Kaduna Pastors, others – Fulani Herdsmen

I saw Shehu with AK 47 rifle in the bush when I went to deliver the food to him. I used my motorcycle to deliver the food to them inside the bush. Shehu promised to pay me N200,000 once the ransom has been paid, but I was given just N1000 when I delivered the food. I know I have committed a crime. One of us, Mohammedu Maman, a cousin to Kasimu Shehu is our gang member, his duty is to guard the hostages in the camp. He was the one who guarded one Nassarawa State indigene in the camp when he was kidnapped.

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Journey into the creeks in search of illegal bunkerers

The raid by the Nigerian Navy Ship Beecroft, an operations base of the Western Naval Command, Apapa, Lagos, which covers the sea and coastal areas from the Nigeria/Benin border at Long 002o 49’ E to Long 006o E in Delta State from the Nigerian coastline to the limit of the nation’s Economic Exclusive Zone, was taken beyond the waters, penultimate Wednedssay. The operation which was witnessed by journalists was carried right in the den of vandals in communities such as Akalaba, Abagbo, Corner loss, Ati-Alashe Ilado-Odo , Faji Island, Atlas Cove, all in Lagos State.

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phone-thieves

Confessions of online phone robbery syndicate 

“I got the number of Gbanjo Deals on the internet and called that I needed three Samsung Galaxy S7 Dual Sim phones and they told me that they were going to get them for me. I told them I was a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, and I gave them an address at the Lagos State Ministry of Environment, Alausa. When the delivery man arrived, I took him to an open office, asked him to sit and I left through the back door.

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CP Abdulmajid Ali

Kidnap of Sen. Anisulowo: The plot, intrigue, rescue operation

“In the evening of April 27, 2016 at about 8 pm, I received a call from the Secretary to the State Government, that a top politician and former senator, Iyabo Anisulowo based in Ilaro, had been kidnapped. However, he stated that it was yet to be confirmed and promised to call back. I quickly put a call through to my Area Commander in Ilaro. He said he heard the same thing but he was going there to confirm. Later on, the Area Commander called at about 11pm, that it had been confirmed, that the woman was kidnapped and they were looking for her vehicle.

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Nwodibo Elechukwu

Enugu massacre: The limits of police hypocrisy

Nothing is as provocative as the statement credited to the Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr. Nwodibo Elechukwu, over last Monday massacre of hapless citizens of Ukpabi-Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani L.G.A of the state. He was quoted as stating that the actual figure of casualty was seven persons killed and 10 others injured while two houses were burnt. He went further to cast aspersion on the media by saying that none of them made attempt to ascertain what really happened before going to create panic with their reports concluding that the accounts published were far from the truth.

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•The Suspect Solomon

I hit the man’s head with stone to escape- Suspected killer

Fate has an uncanny way of shaping events in a man’s world. And so it is in the life of Solomon James, 20, from Bayelsa State. Last month, the interlock moulder visited a movie outlet at the popular Apple Junction in Amuwo-Odofin area of Lagos State and met an old-time friend named Tosin. While the duo were chatting and talking about old times, one Femi Daramola, 39, a driver, approached them and sought their help in loading bags of pure water into a van in a nearby factory promising to pay them N750. The two friends who were anxious to make some cash quickly agreed and accompanied Femi to the factory behind the popular eatery – Mega Chicken – at the junction. After the work was done, Femi paid them N250 with a firm promise to pay the balance the following day.

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Oriyomi

I raped friend’s daughter ‘cos of lack of money to patronize prostitutes — suspect

He bowed in shame and self pity when approached, burying his face in his palms. When asked what brought him to the Lagos State Police Command , he burst into tears, still refusing to lift his face. After waiting endlessly for his response, he slowly lifted his head, with tears trickling down his cheeks. He spoke in an inaudible voice saying , “The devil pushed me to rape my late friend’s daughter.”

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