Monday July 6th, 2015
Monday July 6th, 2015
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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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Victor, (left) and other members of his gang

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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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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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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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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‘I confessed to our pastor after every robbery operation’

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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

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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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“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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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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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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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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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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