Thursday April 17th, 2014
Thursday April 17th, 2014
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How we stole N700m at Ikeja Airport – K Money

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The Ikeja airport robbery gang with their box of rifles and charms

They carted away N700 million from a bureau de change operator. Each member, including the informant, a cart pusher at the airport, got N90million, an amount that could have turned their lives around. But barely one year after that operation, Felix Sunday, a.k.a. K-Money, a native of Delta State became broke and went back to robbery.

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Pandemonium at Seme border

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*Customs boss, Dikko

A TRIGGER-happy customs Officer has reportedly shot dead a villager at Seme, border area of Lagos and injured two others. The deceased identified as Friday Poku was driving into Nigeria in a red Volkswagen Jetta car with registration number GGE 81 AH along with three of his friends when the incident occurred.

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Drama in court as lawyer, client quarrel over presentation of dud cheque

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*Accused in an altercation with lawyer after the court session

A mild drama unfolded at the Surulere Magistrate court, Lagos, after a woman alleged to have presented a dud cheque to her lawyer as payment for his legal services attempted to out smart him.

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Enugu Police boss tasks policemen on professionalism

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OFFICERS and men of Umuabor Division of Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command have been charged to be professional in the discharge of their duties. This charge was given by the Enugu State Commissioner of Police Abubakar Adamu Mohammed, when he led some key officers of the command on a visit to the area as part of his tour of divisions and formations under his command.

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Local government councils in Niger donate 50 vehicles to the Police

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In its efforts to beef up security in the state, Niger state government through its 25 Local government Councils has donated 50 Toyota Carina vehicles to the state police command. Each of the Councils purchased two of the vehicles to complement the 50 brand new Toyota Hilux vans with inbuilt security gadgets donated by the state government to the police command and other security Agencies in the state last year.

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Three teens docked for armed robbery

  /   in Crime Alert 12:05 am   /   Comments

Three teenagers and a 20-year-old man, Yusuf Lateef, have been arraigned before a Lagos State High Court in Igbosere, over a three-count-charge of conspiracy and armed robbery.

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Police arrest notorious robber plaguing south-west

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The Leader of a notorious robbery gang terrorizing Lagos and other south-west states was Thursday, arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Lagos.

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House wife pierces neighbour’s heart with knife during scuffle in Lagos

  /   in Crime Alert 4:56 am   /   Comments

*Stella

SATURDAY, June 22,2013, will for a long time remain indelible in the memory of Godwin Olah, 37, following an incident that claimed the life of his 28- year-old wife, Stella, during a row with a neighbour identified as Stella Omoigiafo Gilbert (31). The suspect, a mother of one, allegedly pierced the heart of the deceased, a mother of three aged between six and three, with a knife after a scuffle in their compound.

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How $92,000 scam landed suspected serial fraudster in EFCC net

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THESE are not the best of times for Dr. Princewell Arinze Chukwueze, an alleged fraudster who is currently cooling off inside the cells of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over an alleged case of fraud involving $92,000.

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Lagos Royal father raises alarm…

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THE last might not have been heard of the scuffle between two highly respected monarchs in Lagos state, as one of the parties, Oba Gbolahan Akanbi Timson, the Jagunmolu of Shomolu/ Bariga area of the state during the week raised an alarm over alleged threat to his life and that of members of his family by some individuals alleged to be loyal to HRH Oba Rilwan Akinlolu, the Oba of Lagos.

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Two brothers, another arrested over SMS threat

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Operatives at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS Ikeja Lagos, have arrested two brothers and their friend for sending a threat message to a proprietress of a school in Igando area of Lagos, pretending to have been hired to kill her.

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Man docked for assaulting policemen

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A 31- year- old man Chinedu Nwuruku, was Wednesday, arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court, for allegedly assaulting three police men. The suspect was said to have conspired with some soldiers who were fully armed and abducted the policemen to Bonny Camp in Victoria Island. The accused who is facing a five- count charge: conspiracy, stealing, assault and false information by the police, was docked before Magistrate Abimbola Oshodi-Makanju.

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Police in Enugu engage robbers in gun battle, arrest 2

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MD Abubakar, Police IG

The Police in Ogui division, Enugu State Command last weekend, arrested two suspected armed robbers while three escaped with bullet wounds. It was gathered that the operatives acting on a distress call received at about 2 am that robbers were robbing residents of 113/114 Ogui Urban area, Obiagu, Enugu, responded quickly to the call by proceeding to the scene and on sighting the operatives, the hoodlums believed to be numbering about five, opened fire on them.

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C-a-l-l-o-u-s: Woman allegedly beats maid to death in Lagos!

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A middle aged woman simply identified as madam Agnes is currently being detained at the State Criminal Investigations Department, SCID Panti, for allegedly beating an 11-year-old child that was staying with her to death.

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3 teenagers docked for robbing church

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Three teenagers and a 20-year-old man, Yusuf Lateef, have been arraigned before a Lagos State High Court in Igbosere, on a three-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery.

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R-e-v-e-a-l-e-d! Lagos house of crime where kidnappers keep their victims

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*The kidnappers den (inset) Lagos State Police Commissioner, Umaru Manko

Ago Okota area of Lagos was in the news weekend, following the discovery of a kidnapper’s den, on Oyegbusi street, where a Briton who was kidnapped shortly after arriving the country from Amsterdam, was kept for five days before he was rescued.

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T-R-A-G-E-D-Y: How Bank Manager was murdered in Lagos?

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Ayokunle

The tranquility hitherto enjoyed by residents of Salawu Street, along Galilee avenue in Iju area of Lagos was truncated last Wednesday, following sporadic gun shots from unknown gunmen. Gripped by trepidation, residents, some of whom were already on their way to their work places scampered in different directions for safety, while those who were jolted from sleep hid in their apartments.

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Man sentenced to community service for stealing

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The convict on community service

LAGOS — The Yaba Magistrate’s Court, Thursday, sentenced a man to two hours of community service after he pleaded guilty to stealing.

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How police rounded up robbery gang that killed hotelier, 6 others in Lagos

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Their operational vehicle

Five members of a deadly armed robbery gang that killed nine persons last Sunday at Ajah and Ebute-Metta areas of the State, were at the early hours of last Sunday, gunned down during an exchange of gunfire with the police at Eko Bridge, Lagos Island. The robbers, who also killed two policemen during their onslaught, met their waterloo when operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, confronted them after they attacked Ebute-Ero and Ajao Estates respectively, recovering three automatic pump action guns, five pistols, ammunitions and assorted charms.

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Stealing in God’s house

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*Most Rev. Anthony Obinna, Archbishop of Owerri

These are not the best of times for Catholic priests in Imo State, especially those in the Archdiocese of Owerri.

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Police in Enugu arrests notorious kidnap, armed robbery kingpin

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The combined operatives of the Anti kidnapping squad and special Anti Robbery Squad of the Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police Force have nabbed a notorious armed robbery/ kidnap suspect who gave his name as one Stanley Smith Anukwu alias Ejima of Ndiagu Akpugo in Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state.

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B-e-t-r-a-y-a-l: Man masterminds friend’s kidnap

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Shock and disbelief could best describe the expression on the face of Kingsley Ifeanyi, on discovering that his kidnap, two months ago, was masterminded by his bosom friend, Jimoh Olalere.

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ABOMINATION: Man rapes aunt, kills 80-yr-old grandfather

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*Asemienwalen...dead for reporting grandson’s alleged crime

It was the height of abomination: A young man in Ekpoma, the headquarters of Esan West local government area of Edo State, allegedly raped his aunt, and killed his grandfather for daring to report the incident to the police.

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Blind man, 5 others arrested for running baby factory

  /   in Crime Alert 12:40 am   /   Comments

...the Quadruplets

…baby boy sold for N530,000; girl – N370,000
AWKA —A 54-year-old blind man, Mr. Geoffrey Okoli, and five others have been arrested by the men of the Anambra State command of the Department of State Service, DSS, for allegedly operating a baby factory in the state.

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Exclusive: E-X-P-O-S-E-D, Suspected killers of CP Asadu

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Late  Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Chinwike Asadu

IN the beginning: THE precarious security situation in the country assumed a frightening dimension on March 2, 2013, when a serving Commissioner of Police, Chinwike Asadu was gruesomely killed by gun men in Enugu. The Police boss who was in-charge of Kwara State was in the city en route to Port Harcourt for the annual police games when he was brutally shot to death in front of his private residence.

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No hiding place for criminals in Enugu – CP Adamu

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By Emma Nnadozie & Chinenye Ozor POSTING to Enugu: So far so good, I came to Enugu state and met a crop of officers that are dedicated to their duty. I met officers that understand the terrain, I met officers that knew the nooks and crannies of the state. I came and met a state

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Rape In Church: The devil used me – Bishop

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Bishop Chibuike Nwabueze

MANY found it hard to believe. They made calls to confirm if those close to the bishop had heard the story.

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How we catered for kidnapped Justice’s wife, daughter – Suspect

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The suspects

It was harvest of arrests in Benin City, Edo State capital after men of the Department of State Security (DSS) paraded three members of a gang suspected of kidnapping the wife, daughter and driver of a justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, in May.

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Journey of no return to Borno: Tears for 10 Oyo Boko Haram victims

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FOR SLAIN IBADAN TRADERS—Sympathisers and relations of the slain traders weep as their bodies arrive Ibadan. Photos: Dare Fasube.

If weeping could raise the dead, tears from hundreds of traders at Bodija Market, Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, would certainly do. But the grief that trailed the death of ten traders, allegedly murdered by Boko Haram in Muguna, Borno State was not enough to wake the dead.

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KIDNAP OF LAGOS COUNCIL BOSS: Police arrest more suspects

  /   in Crime Alert 7:34 pm   /   Comments

•The  suspects

A trader and an illegal money transfer agent believed to have links with the gang of kidnappers who abducted the Ejigbo Local Council Development Area, LCDA, Chairman, Kehinde Bamigbetan, as well as Federal High Court Judge, have been arrested by operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, Lagos.

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Award galore as IGP honours FED-SARS, others  

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The IGP, MD Abubakar presenting an award of outstanding dedication to  the Deputy  Commissioner of Police, Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Chris Ezike (L),  at the the Force CID Annual Award in Abuja on Wednesday. With the them is the Deputy  Inspector General of Police in Charge of CID, Mr. Peter Gan.

The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Dahiru Abubakar and the Police Management team, Wednesday, honoured some officers and men of the force who excelled in their respective assignments. Those honoured included; two Commissioners of police, Ogunsakin Tunde Johnson of the Special Fraud Unit(SFU), Lagos; Idris Faruk Umar of the Anti Fraud Section. Two Deputy Commissioners of Police: Chris Okey Ezike of the Federal Special Anti- Robbery Squad, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi of the Interpol section; CSP Ibrahim Bako of SEB section, ASP Eseile Irioje, Inspector Yusuf Audu of the Federal SARS and Sgt. Joy Oloh of anti-fraud section. One of the recipients, DCP Ezike spoke with Crime Guard. Excerpts:

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Gruesome Murder at Mangoro

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Gutter-scene

A middle aged man identified as Christopher Ezenwaka from Anambra state, is currently cooling his heels at the Homicide Department of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba, over the alleged gruesome murder of a 25 year old plumber identified as Samuel Ikeokwu Nwoke at Mangoro estate, two weeks ago.

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