Sunday July 5th, 2015
Sunday July 5th, 2015
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How man was abducted, killed and buried by father’s client

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Late Enero Ukonga

By Evelyn Usman As he reclined on a couch in his parents  simple but tastefully decorated sitting room located on Ajanaku street in Opebi area of Lagos, listening with rapt attention to a friend who came visiting on July 19, 2014,  34-year-old  Enero Ukonga, never envisaged he would become  the subject of a bizarre occurrence

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Menace of Fulani herdsmen in Nsukka: Lawyers to the rescue

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Fulani-herdsman

When a situation gets out of hand, different measures could be devised to bring such situation under control. And nothing could be spared and no one overlooked in ensuring that positive solutions are found.

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Victim of police brutality recounts ordeal: Every day for three months, I was hung upside down and tortured

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Justin Nwankwo

For Justin Nwankwo, a doctoral student of philosophy at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, what he went through inside the cell at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Awka in Anambra State, two years ago, is better imagined than experienced. The brutality allegedly meted to him is like hell on earth.

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Our pastor is not dead; he will resurrect

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•Late Pastor Chukwuemeka Okpokpo

It was gathered that after he was shot dead, the body of Pastor Okpokpo was taken to the church clinic where it was discovered that he was shot in the stomach and the bullet pierced out from the back. Undaunted by the bodily damage, as they put it, members of the church prayer warriors reportedly went into warfare prayer from 12.30pm to 8pm, believing firmly that he would resurrect.

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We use Italian method to bypass hi-tech security – Bank robbery Suspects

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Suspects

“In February, 2015, my gang attacked SS Peter & Paul Anglican Church, in Abeokuta, where we made away with a huge amount of money including laptops, computer sets, mobile handsets and other valuables. We sold the stolen items in the market, pretending they were second hand ware.”

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We deceived victims by roaring like lions – robbery kingpin

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Taiwo-Amzat-and-Aremu

“Whenever we approached our victims and they refused to part with money befitting our assessment of them, I would….

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Robbers besiege Ijaiye Community

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Affected-area

Life has seemingly become hell for residents of Ijaiye Community in Ifako-Ijaye Local Government Area of Lagos following incessant attacks by men of the underworld. Business activities have also grounded to a halt in the area as a result of the activities of these criminals who terrorize and rob them.

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Lamentation of a widower: Police shot my son, extorted money from me

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Obina-and-his-father

“But the identities of the policemen who carried out the illegal and criminal operation are still being shielded by the authorities at Okigwe Division. “From the foregoing narrative, it is very clear that if the victim had died, it would have been very easy for the police to cover up or label him an armed robber or kidnapper.

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Ogun State notorious robbery syndicate smashed

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A suspected offender being forcefully arrested  by policemen attached to a task force team.

At the end of each operation, I was paid N40,000. I kept weapons for four different robbery gangs. The police only recovered an AK 47 riffle with three magazines and a Baretta pistol from me. The weapons belong to a particular gang”, he said. Spokesman for the Ogun State Police Command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the police was still on the trail of other fleeing members of the gang, assuring that they would get them.

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How my lover deceived me, sold our son for N.3m

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Kanayo, Kelechi and their  son

When Kelechi Ugo met Kanayo several years back at Comprehensive Secondary School, Amakohia in Imo State, she saw a young man with a promising future. She did not, in her wildest imagination, envisage that situations would make him harm her in any way.

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Police in Benue record big catch arrest cop killer, others

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The suspects

It was a harvest of arrests in the last few days across Benue State, following the declaration of renewed onslaught against all forms of crimes and criminality.

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Police arrest 5 suspected robbers in Lagos

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The suspects.

LAGOS—The Lagos State Police Command has arrested five notorious armed robbery suspects who specialised in terrorising residents, traders and commuters at Ketu, Iyano-Era, Alasia, Morogbo and its environs. The suspects, identified as Ajay Solomon, 25; Momodu Williams, 19; Kazeem Ganiu, 19; Elija Dada, 19, and Seun Ariyo, 19, were arrested on Sunday, May 24, during an operation at Ijanikin.

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Mistaken identity: kidnappers abduct security man’s wife, demand N10m

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Zara mohammed Kidnap victim

“The following day, I received a call from a number that claimed they had kidnapped her and requested that I should bring N10 million ransom to Allen bus stop at Ikeja, Lagos. I told them that I wanted to speak with my wife to be sure that they actually kidnapped her. It was then I asked her how she got kidnapped. She said it was when she was returning from the naming ceremony that she was kidnapped . While she was still talking with me, the line went off. I tried severally to call back but it was switched off.

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80-yr old grandma in prison over land matter

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Grandma

Residents of Abule-Foli village in Igando-Orudu area of Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos got what they did not bargain for, recently, when a combined team of uniformed and plain-clothed policemen stormed their village and arrested 22 of them. Among those arrested was Alhaja Baseratu Balogun, an 80-year-old grandmother.

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B-I-Z-A-R-R-E How 19-yr-old drop-out hypnotizes women with strange ring

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Chukwuebuka-suspect

Detectives attached to Nsukka Area Command of the Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State, were dumb- founded, recently, following startling confessions of a 19-year-old elementary six drop-out over his exploits with girls and homosexuals using a strange ring. The suspect, Chukwuebuka Ani, who hails from Nara in Nkanu Local Government Area of the state told policemen that he uses ring to weirdly attract young girls and married women while homosexuals approach him for love tango at the cost of a whooping N100,000 per day.

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House maid hacks master to death in Enugu

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Joseph-suspect

A 65-year-old beer parlour operator, Agnes Elue residing at No 293B Agbani road has been killed by the house maid on May 6, over issues of fund diversion. The suspect, Joseph Ijeh had lived with the deceased for over twenty years as a house maid. It was gathered that the suspect had over the years built confidence on his ability to run the beer parlour until recently when the proprietress noticed that he (Joseph) had not been rendering proper account.

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Edo Police declares war on illegal arms

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CP-Samuel-Adegbuyi

Arrests were made not necessarily in violence-connected crime. You don’t expect no arrest, where you have teeming crowds of millions who were not robots but human beings, but all these were under the confinement of the law enforcement. Investigations are ongoing and machineries have been put in place by the Inspector-General of Police and the DIG to enforce criminal investigation of those involved in electoral offences.

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2 dead, as herdsmen attack more Plateau communities

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Herdsmen... as death merchants

Jos—Residents of Foron District in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State have raised alarm over renewed attacks by Fulani herdsmen. The attacks have reportedly left no fewer than 32 people dead, cattle carted away and houses burnt. On Monday, two attacks at Vat and Zakupang villages left 30 people dead and another attack on Tuesday claimed the lives of two men.

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2 siblings killed, 15-room apartment razed by fire from candle light

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Fire-gutted-Balogun-Market-

OWERRI—Anguish was the lot of the people of Ulakwo, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, following the death of two sons of the same parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Ishiguzo, in a fire disaster that reportedly began from a lit candle stick. Vanguard investigations revealed that apart from the death of the duo, property worth millions of naira were also consumed in the raging inferno, which completely destroyed the 15-room building that housed the Ishiguzos and other tenants.

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Two killed, property destroyed in Delta intra-communal crisis

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communal-clashes-plateau

ASABA—NO fewer than two persons have been killed and property worth millions of naira destroyed at Olomoro in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, following an intra-communal crisis that erupted in the area. It was gathered that the crisis was triggered by the alleged killing of a member of the community’s vigilance team from Egbo quarters, while trying to mediate a fracas between three suspected cultists from Uruabe quarters.

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Ex-Delta Commissioner’s brother killed in Warri

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WARRI—SUSPECTED armed robbers have shot dead Mr. Christopher Timinimi, brother to Mr. George Timinimi, former Commissioner for Transport, while reversing his car near Idiaregbe Junction, Okere/Ugborikoko Road in Okumagba Layout of Warri. Timinimi was later rushed to a nearby private hospital, where he died.

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Unknown policeman kills DPO’s relative, Keke Marwa operator

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Hakeem-shot-dead-by-police

LAGOS—Tragedy struck, Tuesday, at Akowonjo area of Lagos as an unidentified policeman in mufti allegedly shot a tricycle (Keke Marwa) operator to death. It was learned that the policeman boarded the tricycle at Kareem Laka Street en route Unity Estate, but was held down for some time due to traffic gridlock.

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27-yr-old generator repairer stabs security man to death

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Abimbola-Azeez-murderer

A 27-year-old generator repairer has reportedly stabbed one Tochukwu Ejika, a security man, to death in Lagos. The suspect, identified as Abimbola Azeez, who is from Ikire in Osun State, reportedly stabbed the victim several times on his belly during a misunderstanding in God’s Own Estate, Ijanikin. Vanguard learned that the suspect was on his way out of the estate when the Chief Security Officer accosted him at about 8p.m. An exchange of words followed, which degenerated into a fight.

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Trader survives Boko Haram, loses life to armed robbers

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IGP-&-Gov.-Chime

A 24-year-old trader, Chinedu Eneje, who fled from the Northern part of the country in order to save his life from the onslaught of the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents, has, unfortunately, been killed by armed robbers. He was killed a few days after returning to the warm embrace of members of his family by bandits who laid siege to the Adani/Nsukka Expressway in Enugu State.

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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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widow-a

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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