Monday November 24th, 2014
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How petty trader fell victim of fraudsters

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By Esther Onyegbula When Alhaja Agbola was about stepping out of her apartment in Ikorodu on June 10, 2014, she received an international call.   Without hesitating to check who the caller was, she immediately picked the call and started exchanging pleasantries with the caller whom she assumed to be her relative overseas. But little did

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S-A-C-R-I-L-E-G-E: Police arrest Pastor that impregnates married women and young girls ‘in the name of God’

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The Police in Nsukka, Enugu State, recently, arrested a 53-year-old man who claims to be the Pastor of Ministry of the Holy Trinity in Umudikwere community whom they alleged specializes in impregnating married women and young girls in his ministry.

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How petty trader was swindled by fraudsters

  /   in Crime Alert 8:09 pm   /   Comments

When Alhaja Agbola was about stepping out of her apartment in Ikorodu on June 10, 2014, she received an international call. Without hesitating to check who the caller was, she immediately picked the call and started exchanging pleasantries with the caller whom she assumed to be her relative overseas.

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Psychiatric herbalist stabbed to death by own patient

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60-year-old Alfa Iliasu Waheed, a traditional doctor, woke up, last Tuesday, without any premonition that death was lurking around the corner of a bungalow he used as a psychiatric home in Idanre area of Ondo State.

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How 30-yr-old search for baby tragically claimed ex-Custom’s big wig, adopted daughter!

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One of the prayers rendered to the newly wed is for them to be blessed with children. But some end up spending years before having children to call their own. The years of waiting can be so traumatizing and is usually characterized by anxiety.

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Sexual Assault of 2-yr-old girl: Parents accuse police of stalling investigation

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May 21, 2014 certainly is a bad day in a family (names withheld) in Ikotun, Lagos. That was the day they alleged their two-and-a-half -year-old daughter, simply identified as Precious, was sexually assaulted by an unknown person in school (names withheld) located in Adediran Emiloju Way, Abaranje – Ikotun.

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Invasion of Enugu radio station— Police boss opens up

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The arrested Biafra Zionists Federation, BZF, members on parade.

Recently, a pro-Biafran group, Biafran Zionist Federation, BZF, led by Benjamim Onwuka, who allegedly attacked Government House, Enugu on March 8 struck again in the early hours of June 6 at the Enugu State Broadcasting Service, ESBS, in an attempt to seize the radio and television station for a broadcast. The move was, however, foiled by a team of Policemen.

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Confession of arrested suspect:‘My mother vowed to curse me if I didn’t stop robbing’

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Two members of a notorious armed robbery gang that specialized in breaking into Automated Teller Machines, ATM, in Lagos and other states in the South West, have been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja Lagos.

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End of the road for notorious expressway bandits in Lagos

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Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Umar Manko  at the scene of the blast

Members of a notorious gang of armed robbers that have been terrorizing unsuspecting passengers and motorists along Mile 2-Badagry Expressway met their waterloo recently, after the police at Ijanikin succeeded in outsmarting them.

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How Police arrested inter-state robbery, kidnap kingpins

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The Suspect

DETECTIVES attached to the Federal Anti-Robbery Squad, FEDSARS, Adeniji-Adele, Lagos, recently, arrested two members of a notorious six-man armed robbery and kidnap gang. Four members of the gang are said to be at large while detectives have spread their dragnets to round them up.

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Acres of Indian hemp farm discovered in Enugu Community

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The Indian Hemp Farm

ACres of Indian hemp farm lands have been discovered at Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area, Enugu State by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in the area

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Why Amnesty Programme should not end in 2015, by Muturu

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I don’t see any reason why the Federal Government should stop the Amnesty Programme. In fact, I advise the Federal Government not to stop the Amnesty Programme because if you look at the past and the present, the difference is very clear in terms of peace in the Niger Delta and oil exploration, so they should not stop it because it has been of great benefit to the ex-agitators and the Federal Government.

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Etsako killings: My story, by Momoh, council boss

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Mr Emmanuel Momoh is the Chairman of Etsako Central Local Government Council of Edo State. Prior to his election as Chairman last year, he was whisked to Abuja prison by detectives following the crisis in his council that led to the death of three persons and destruction of several houses.

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NPDC gets conditions to explore oil in Delta

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Urhobo People’s Right Monitoring Group (UPRMG) has given Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC) conditions under which it would be allowed to continue exploration of oil in Urhobo communities Delta State.

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How bandits pushed 60-yr-old woman, others out of moving vehicle — Victim of one-chance

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A 31-year-old graphic artist and events manager, Ajewole Gideon Olugbenga, who fell victim to robbery inside a commercial bus in Lagos has narrated how the ugly incident took place in the evening hours of May, 2014. The Osun State-born man who gave a graphic account of the incident also lamented that he was abandoned by a team of policemen on patrol after the attack.

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Man,25, stabs roommate to death in Lagos

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A 25-year-old man, Udoka Nwokedi, has been arrested by the police in Lagos State, for allegedly stabbing his 22-year-old roommate to death.

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Policeman, 43, seeks N1.250m for corrective leg surgery

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“We have been living in a different world of depression, hardship, penury and uncertainty since I got involved in this accident. All efforts to get help for my corrective surgery have not yielded desired results. I sold two of my commercial buses, and my house which was near completion for my treatment yet, no improvement. Two of my sons in the university have dropped out because I can’t afford to pay their school fees.

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‘The Presidency underestimated Boko Haram sponsors’

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Comrade Evah

Comrade Joseph Evah is coordinator, Ijaw Monitoring Group and former National Publicity Secretary, Ijaw National Congress. In this interview he says President Goodluck Jonathan retains everything that oils terrorism and insurgency in the North-east

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How bandits forge car papers at Apapa Wharf in 30 mins

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The suspects, Ekene and Sunday

TWO suspected robbery kingpins that have been terrorizing residents in Ketu area of Lagos have been arrested by the police. Two other members of the gang are said to be at large and detectives are hot on their heels. The arrested suspects were identified as Ekene Igbonezu and Sunday Emeka, while the fleeing members of the gang are Tony and Kelechi, a.k.a. Biggie.

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Our Soka evil forest story, by Oyo police commissioner

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The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, Mr. Mohammed Idabawa, has served in different states at various capacities in the force. He was the AC Operations in Anambra State and moved to the position of Deputy Commissioner of Police in 2005. He led the operations that uncovered the Okija shrine in Anambra State in 2005.

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Fighting crime in Delta: Our major challenge — CP Aduba

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The Commissioner of Police in-charge of Delta State, Ikechukwu Ayodele Aduba, is certainly not happy. His unhappiness has nothing to do with the challenges he is having with criminals in the state because he has proved that he is equal to the task. It has to do with the role of those generally referred to as “learned men” or lawyers.

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How President, Govs breach police rules, by Justice Akintan

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*File: Police

The debate as to what form the Constitution review should take has been very intensive. Some believe that it should be sovereign while some say it should not. Some even believe that such exercise was not necessary or that the matter should be left with the National Assembly as provided for in the present Constitution. While the position of those calling for a sovereign conference is not yet clearly defined, they probably envisage that the outcome of such conference should not be subjected to interference by anybody as was the position in the past.

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Boko Haram’s days are numbered — Amb. Eke

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Looking into what is called state of emergency, I could have advised the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, the Senate and the House of Representatives to put heads together with the service chiefs to redesign the concept in the troubled states. It is not supposed to be a haphazard state of the emergency. I call for a full military declaration in the states.

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Man butchered to death four days after burying mother

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Mohammed-Abubakar

A middle aged man, Oforma Itodo, has been allegedly hacked to death in Aji Community, Igbo- Eze North Local Government Area, Enugu State, barely four days after burying his mother.

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R – E – V – E – A – L – E- D ! What goes on inside SARS walls

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The arrest of one Chief Bonaventure Mokwe,a popular hotelier in Anambra State, his wife and some of his workers by the Police in Anambra State on August 1, 2013, sent shock waves all over the country. He was arrested after human heads were allegedly found in his hotel, Upper Class Hotel, Onitsha. Mokwe, alongside four of his employees were publicly paraded and later detained at the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, in Awkuzu, a suburb of the state and later, arraigned at the Magistrate court 11, Onitsha on a four-count charge of conspiracy and murder, unlawful possession of two human heads and two AK 47 rifles with rounds of ammunition. They were also accused of killing one Nnalue Okafor.

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Housewife stage manages own kidnap

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A housewife in Delta State in presently in soup for allegedly stage managing her own kidnap in a desperate bid to obtain large sums of money from the unsuspecting husband who eventually coughed out N1.5 million as ransom in the process.

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Battle for oil

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OPERATIONS at the Orient Petroleum Resources Ltd located at Aguleri Otu in Anambra East local government area of Anambra State are being threatened as about 150 youths suspected to be from the neighboring Odeke in Ibaji local government area of Kogi State invaded the area, destroying property worth millions of naira belonging to Nigercat Ltd, the major construction company working at the petroleum refinery

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Corrupt policemen, NNPC security are threatening us — Security expert

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Mazi-Kanu

One proverb says that if you want to know what happens in the kingdom of the dead, you should ask Mr. Rabbit because Mr. Rabbit made holes in the ground and lives with the dead under the earth. In other words, any bird that flies over the NNPC oil pipelines has colours which must be traced before we can know its colours.
We have 120 members throughout the federation including some retired security personnel and we move about in our cars apart from keeping watch on pipelines using foot patrol and speed boats.

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Cultists on rampage in Nsukka

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Weapons of operation

Two rival cult groups in the University Town of Nsuka, Enugu State, Vikings and Black Axe, in what looks like a reappraisal attack, clashed and killed three people including a first year student of Uiversity of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, a driver attached to Enugu State Transport Company, ENTRACO and one other notorious cult member

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Police in Rivers clamp down on fake prophets

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The Rivers State Police Command have spread their dragnet in search of fake prophets that have been duping unsuspecting members of the public of large sums of money and their hard-earned properties.

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Vigilante Group petitions Lagos Speaker over case of impersonation

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Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji

Vigilante Group of Nigeria VGN, has petitioned the Speaker Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Adeyemi Ikuforiji, over the need to revisit the case of impersonation by one Mr. Olawale Jahum, who has allegedly been falsely parading himself as the Lagos State Commander of the Vigilante group

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Countering Boko Haram : Desired results may take a while — Olaoye

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The continuous killing of innocent lives in the North is so unfortunate and very disheartening. The government at this critical stage should not allow the shedding of innocent blood not to mention the magnitude of the losses recorded.

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