Sunday April 26th, 2015
Sunday April 26th, 2015
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Suleiman Abbas’s sack as IGP: Jonathan’s pound of flesh

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President Jonathan

Speculations have continued to trail last Tuesday announcement of the sack of Suleiman Abba as the 17th Inspector-General of Police in Nigeria. The sudden sack which came barely one month to the official handover by President Goodluck Jonathan to the incoming Buhari regime, has certainly fuelled the rumour making rounds that President Jonathan was poised to take his pound of flesh against loyalists that allegedly betrayed him during the just concluded elections in the country.

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Anambra: 58 in Police net over electoral malpractices

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Cp-Okaula

The election was free and fair, very peaceful and I think we should give ourselves kudos for that. This happened because we were able to provide enabling environment for the electorate to come out freely and cast their votes. When I came here, I observed that there was a great need for me to lecture the officers and men which I did.

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Lamentations of a widow: Alfa cast spell on my hubby, milked him dry and killed him

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Barely two months after her husband Rafiu Suleiman, was allegedly murdered by an Islamic cleric called Alfa Fathia in Magbon community along Lagos /Badagry express-way, the reality of losing her husband is gradually dawning on Titilope Suileman and her little children. In a chat with Crime Guard recently, the 38-year-old mother of six recounted the events that led to the discovery of her late husband’s body after five days of waiting for him to return back to his family from work.

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Rescue of abducted children: The intrigues, rigmarole & frustrations

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Funmilayo Adeyemi alleged kidnaper of three Orekoya’s  kids

The joy of the couple whose three children were abducted by a maid in Lagos knew no bounds, Wednesday, after they found their children, hale and hearty, dumped in a building at Shasha, a suburb of the city.

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Save me before my police husband kills me, wife cries out

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The victim (Folashade carrying her twins)

Life, for 28-year-old Folashade Ayetan, a mother of four, has not been a bed of roses. Without respite, her life has been garnished daily with psychological, emotional and physical torture.Folashade’s troubles began when she became pregnant 11 years ago at the age of 17, while in Jss 3. Naïvely, she thought that getting married to a man who promised her heaven on earth would provide an escape route or, at least, give her succour. Little did she know that her marriage to a police officer currently serving at Onireke Divisional Police Station, in Ojo, Lagos, would make her sad.

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How guards slit their Indian manager’s throat

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The Suspects

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos state police command are currently investigating three security guards suspected to have attacked, robbed and murdered their boss right inside his office at Eleko area of Lagos state.

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Lagos Guber election: Police boss vows to remain in INEC until winner emerges

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Aderant

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Kayode Aderanti, could thumb his chest and say eureka! This is because, his constituency recorded a rare feat in the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections. In the past, elections in the city witnessed skirmishes and violence. This time it ended peacefully. In fact, the police recorded the lowest number of arrests in election matters in the state. Crime Guard spoke with the police helmsman in the state and he opened up on how the feat was achieved.

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We rob people who patronise prostitutes in brothels — suspects

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suspects

Recently, four daring bandits carried their luck too far when they struck at the ever-busy Federal Highway Barracks in Ikeja, Lagos. Interestingly, they carried out the operation in an area where both policemen and other security agents throng heavily. The popular but dreaded Area F, police command is also located close to the barracks. This did not however, deter the dare-devils from waylaying their victim and robbing him of his precious valuables which included; Laptop, I-phone 4, two blackberries, PSP game, two wristwatches and N12, 000 at gun point.

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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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criminals-ok

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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Lekki-robbery-victim

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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robbers

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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late-Oby

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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suspect-Anthony-Ugboru

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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native-doctor-copy

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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chief-Azubuko

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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