Breaking News
CP Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison

How we use local chiefs to smoke out kidnappers, robbers – Ibifuro – Harrison

The Commissioner of Police in-charge of Ondo State, Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison, seems to be giving her male colleagues in the force a big challenge. Her activities have proved she is equal to the task of policing any part of this country. She has traversed many states in the country including Rivers, Edo, Bayelsa and Lagos, where she headed the Ports Authority Police before being posted to Ondo. She bares her mind to our Crime Editor, Emma Nnadozie.

Read More
Evil forest

Drug barons set rules in Ibadan ‘evil forest’

The destruction of 68 acres of cannabis sativa farm in Gambari forest, Ibadan, Oyo State, was like a war front. A combined team of armed soldiers, Civil Defence, Department of State Security Service (DSS), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and forest management officials, operating under the aegis of Operation Burst, trooped into the forest to destroy a plantation harbouring cannabis sativa commonly known as Indian hemp or marijuana. The plantation is located within Olounde village, Ogunmakin.

Read More

I sold Sierra Leonian envoy’s car to Nigerian buyer for N1.6m – Suspect

A member of a syndicate of stolen goods receivers, Abdulrahman Hassan, weekend disclosed how the 2014 Toyota 4Runner SUV belonging to Sierra Leonian Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Major General Alfred Claude-Nelson was sold to a buyer from Niger Republic for N1.6m. The envoy was kidnapped in July on his way to Kaduna but later released few days later without his car being recovered.

Read More
The embattled trader, Chinakwe.

Dog named Buhari: Northerners in my community ganged up, killed my dog

I named it Buhari because I found out that the dog is strong. After buying the dog, I named it Bully because of the way it behaved. I decided to change it to Buhari because Buhari, being a military man, the same time, coming back for the second time as a civilian President, he stands on his word.

That is how my dog stands on his actions. So, I love the name so much and as such decided to give it to my dog. I was very surprised how a foreigner who lives around here came and said his father’s name was Alhaji Buhari. I have no business with and he went ahead to tell the police. They came to me that night and I was arrested.

Read More

Police arrest over 60 criminals in Benue

It was, indeed, two weeks of unusual operation and clampdown on criminals and criminality by officers and men of the Benue state Police command heralding Mr. Bashir Makama, as the new Police Commissioner in the state. The period saw the re-awakening of the service zeal and orientation of the average Policeman in the State leading to intensive patrols and raids of criminal hideouts in the State, resulting in the arrest of over 60 suspected armed robbers, kidnap suspects and cultists, including notorious ones with the recovery of various calibre of firearms, hundreds of ammunition, six stolen vehicles and three motorcycles.

Read More
*Police men marching to a crime scene...Are they endangered in Rivers State?

Ex, serving policemen tell their robbery story

Three dismissed police officers, who were members of a notorious robbery gang terrorizing Chinese nationals in Lagos State, have been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT. The dismissed officers who were identified as Sergeant Ochigbo Gabriel, Sergeant Onuh Francis and Corporal Emmanuel Audu, were arrested alongside three others, who were identified as Peter Owocho, James Momoh, Sunday Onuh. They met their waterloo after they broke into the home of Chinese nationals in Gbagada area of Lagos State.

Read More
Aladura (Tunde, middle, flanked by Professor Joseph Otubu and Baba Aladura Israel Akinadewo and his parents)

Attempted Suicide: Indigent undergraduate thanks Saturday Vanguard as he gets scholarship

Struggling with difficulty not to betray his emotion as he sat among family members at a congregation organised in his honour by the Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Worldwide International headquarters, last Thursday, in Ajah area of Lagos, Tunde Olaniyan, batted his eyelids intermittently, to avoid the tears trickling down his cheeks.

Read More

Arrest of cultists: Ilasamaja residents heave sigh of relief

Bloodbath was averted in Ilasamaja area of Lagos State, after eagle-eyed Policemen arrested five self- confessed members of Eiye confraternity, who were on revenge mission. Among them was a suspected leader of the Ilasamaja chapter of Eiye confraternity, Ayodele Shotayo, popularly known as AY, who has been on police wanted list. Shotayo and his gang members were alleged to have been responsible for the killing of members of rival cultists in Ilasamaja and its environs. However, in a recent clash between his group and another, one of his members was reportedly killed.

Read More