Saturday March 28th, 2015
Saturday March 28th, 2015
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They hid the facts after killing my only son, cries 65-yr-old widow

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Anyebe's mum

The murder of 41-year-old Peter Alechenu Anyebe in Makurdi, Benue State capital, is generating furore.
This is understandable. Alechenu was the only child of his aged mother and, until his death, was known for his gentility and humility.

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I use robbery proceeds to train my daughter in school— robbery suspect

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By Esther Onyegbula TWO suspected robbers, said to be members of a notorious gang that has been terrorizing Lagos and it’s environ for long, have been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, Lagos. Police sources said the suspects were apprehended around 11 pm in Mushin area on their way to carry

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I want to see my son, his wife alive

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Alhaja

Mother of abducted Islamic cleric, Ustadh Abdul-Ganiyy Jumoh, Alhaja Animatu Ibrahim-Jumoh, has cried out to the Federal Government and Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, to help find her son and his wife, Muinat who were abducted at gun point at their residence. The abduction took place on Saturday July 5, 2014 at number 27, Fagbemi Street, Ijoko, off Interbo bus stop, Ogun State and their whereabouts remains unknown.

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Why do women turn into suicide bombers?

  /   in Crime Alert, Crime Guard 7:42 pm   /   Comments

Female-bomber

Recently, a young Nigerian girl—just 15 years old—approached a group of police officers and blew herself up. The attack failed; she claimed no lives but her own

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‘I won’t rest until police find my son’s killers!’

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*Daniel Aifegba...Cut down in his prime

There is tension in Eme-Ora, in Owan West Local Government Council of Edo State, following the killing of 37-year-old Daniel Aifegha, Coordinator of the Kukuruku Youth Renaissance Network, a youth organization, by unknown gunmen on Tuesday, July 29

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Royal Tears: ‘They killed my son, dismembered his corpse and threw it into river’

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Christopher Ike Kebordih is the traditional ruler of Illushi Kingdom in Esan South East Local Government Council of Edo State. Meanwhile, the traditional ruler, who is supposed to be at home with his people, has fled his community following alleged threats from the people he accused of the murder of his son last year to kill him. The incident occurred on June 13, 2013 when some armed men allegedly murdered his 37-year-old son.

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Counter-terrorism war starts in Lagos

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The scene of the blast at Apapa.

Lagosians were on June 25, 2014, gripped with fear, following an explosion that rocked Apapa area of the state which left in its trail the death of four persons while others were injured.

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Sallah: Tight security in Abuja

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Ahead Eid-El-Fitri celebrations and amid terror alert, security was, at the weekend, tightened in Abuja, the FCT.
Sunday Vanguard investigations revealed that the water-tight security was provided by the anti-bomb squad from the army, the police, the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Vehicle Inspection Officers, VIO, the State Security Services, SSS, and the Join Task Force, JTF. The officers were deployed on Monday and are to remain in strategic places during and after the Sallah.

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Attack on Buhari, Sheikh Bauchi: The sun set at noon in Kaduna

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Every year, members of the Tijjaniya Muslim sect look to the day Sheik Dahiru Bauchi would deliver his Ramadan Tafsir (sermon) at the expansive Murtala Muhammed Square, in the heart of Kaduna city

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We don’t rob on Fridays and during Ramadan — Bandits arrested in Ibadan

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An unsuspecting womanizer would easily fall into their traps seeing their feminine faces made-up with cosmetics, with weave-on hairdo that dangles on both sides of their broad shoulders.

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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’

  /   in Crime Alert 12:55 am   /   Comments

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

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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’

  /   in Crime Alert 12:52 am   /   Comments

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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

  /   in Crime Alert 12:29 am   /   Comments

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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

  /   in Crime Alert 12:37 am   /   Comments

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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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Adamson

“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

  /   in Crime Alert 12:06 am   /   Comments

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

  /   in Crime Alert 12:32 am   /   Comments

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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

  /   in Crime Alert 12:21 am   /   Comments

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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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